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Charles Wilson

Hendon FC & Corinthians FC

2 appearances, 1 goal

P 2 W 1 D 0 L 1 F 4: A 1
50% successful

1884

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Charles Plumpton Wilson
Born 12 May 1859 in Roydon, Norfolk [registered in Freebridge Lynn, June 1859].

Census Notes

According to the 1861 census, the only son to Plumpton S. and Elizabeth. His father is the curate of Ringstead. They live in Hunstanton Road in Ringstead, with two servants.

According to the 1871 census, Charles is now the oldest of six children, including Kenneth, to their parents. They have two servants and they live at Pinchbeck Vicarage in Spalding, where his father is the vicar.

According to the 1881 census, .

According to the 1891 census, Charles is married and lives with his parents and five younger siblings, including Geoffrey, at Hobling Vicarage in Bourne, along with two servants. He is an Assistant Master at Elstree. His wife, Elizabeth, is at home in Elstree with their two children, Alan and Joyce.

According to the 1901 census, Charles is still married and with them is just the one daughter. He is a Schoolmaster, heading the Private School at Sandroyd in Cobham, Epsom.

According to the 1911 census, Charles remains married and with them are their two children. He is still a schoolmaster in charge of the Sandroyd Preparatory school in Cobham.

Married to Elizabeth Sille Smith [registered in Bourne, June 1888]
Died 9 March 1938 at Eckling Grange, East Dereham, Norfolk, aged 78 years 301 days [registered in Mitford, March 1938].
Height/Weight not known

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Educated at Uppingham School and Marlborough College.  He then attended Cambridge University, but did not gain a Blue.  Played his football with Hendon FC, as well as Casuals FC and guested with the Corinthians FC team in 1883;
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Assisted Norfolk Cricket Club 1881-85;

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 111th players (111) to appear for England.
Position(s) Half-back
First match No. 21, 15 March 1884, Scotland 1 England 0, a British Championship match at Cathkin Park, Cathcart Road, Glasgow, aged 24 years 307 days.
Last match No. 22, 17 March 1884, Wales 0 England 4, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 24 years 309 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1883-84;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions One of only three men capped for England at Football and Rugby, John Sutcliffe and Reg Birkett, the others;
Brother of Geoff Wilson and Kenneth Wilson

Beyond England

A schoolmaster by profession, a master at Elstree School between 1881 and 1898.  He was joint-headmaster of Sandroyd School in Cobham, Surrey, from 1898 to 1920. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.271/2.

 

Charles Wilson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 2 180 0 180 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Charles Wilson - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0

 

Charles Wilson - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1883-84 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0
BC All 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 4 1 +3 1 1 2.00 0.50 50.0 =0

 

Charles Wilson - Match History
 Club: Hendon F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 2 full capsx

Age 24
1 21 15 March 1884 - Scotland 1 England 0, Cathkin Park, Glasgow BC AL Start hb
2 22 17 March 1884 - Wales 0 England 4, The Racecourse, Wrexham AW Start hb

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