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Charles Wollaston

Oxford University AFC, Wanderers FC & Lancing Old Boys FC & Clapham Rovers FC

4 appearances, 1 goal

P 4 W 0 D 1 L 3 F 8: A 12
13% successful

1874-80

disciplined: none
captaincies:
one
minutes played:
360

Profile

Full name Charles Henry Reynolds Wollaston
Born 31 July 1849 in Felpham Rectory, Felpham, Sussex [registered as a male in West Hampnett, September 1849].

Census Notes

According to the 1851 census, Charles is the youngest of two children to Charles B. and Eleanor. His father is the Vicar of Felpham and along with four servants, they live at Felpham Rectory. 

Cannot be found on the 1861 census.

According to the 1871 census, C.H.R. is a visiting Law Student to Hayes Common. Headed up by the Morris family.

According to the 1881 census, Charles H.R. is a Solicitor lodging at 14 Coleshill Street in Westminster. He is lodging with the Wheatley's.

Cannot be found on the 1891-1911 census'.

Died 22 June 1926 at 46 Belgrave Road, Victoria, London SW, aged 76 years 326 days [registered in St. George Hanover Square, June 1926]
Buried on 3 July 1926 at London Road cemetery, Reading.
Height/Weight Not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Wollaston attended Lancing College, and Oxford University.  Also played for Lancing Old Boys and Clapham Rovers before joining Wanderers and playing in the first FA Cup Final in 1873 and scored in the second final of 1872. In all he won five winner's medals, the first player to achieve this feat.  Also represented Middlesex.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1871-72, 1872-73, 1875-76, 1876-77, 1877-78;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 21st players (24) to appear for England.
Position(s) Forward
First match No. 3, 7 March 1874, Scotland 2 England 1, a friendly match at The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Hamilton Crescent, Partick, Glasgow, aged 24 years 219 days
Last match No. 10, 13 March 1880, Scotland 5 England 4, a friendly match at Hampden Park, Hampden Terrace, Glasgow, aged 30 years 225 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Referee for Match No. 9, England 5 Scotland 4, a friendly match at The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London.

Beyond England

A solicitor by profession, admitted 1875.  He was in the employ of the Union Bank of London 1878-98, first as assistant secretary and then as secretary. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.274.

 

Charles Wollaston - Career Statistics
Squads Appearances Minutes Goals Goals Ave.
minutes
Captains Discipline
4 4 360 1 360 min one 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 Wollaston - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 0 1 1 3 5 -2 0 0 1.50 2.50 25.0 -1
Away 2 0 0 2 5 7 -2 0 0 2.50 3.50 00.0 -2
All - Friendly 4 0 1 3 8 12 -4 0 0 2.00 4.00 12.5 -3

 

Charles Wollaston - Match History
 Club: Oxford University A.F.C. - 0 full caps

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 1 full capx

Age 22
- 5 24 February 1872 - England 1 Scotland 0, The Oval, Kennington Fr HW Start for
 Club: Wanderers F.C. & Lancing Old Boys F.C. & Clapham Rovers F.C. - 4 full caps  
Age 24
1 3 7 March 1874 - Scotland 2 England 1, The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Glasgow Fr AL Start for
Age 25
2 4 6 March 1875 - England 2 Scotland 2, The Oval, Kennington Fr HD Start for
Age 27
3 6 3 March 1877 - England 1 Scotland 3, The Oval, Kennington Fr HL Start for
Age 29
- 9 5 April 1879 - England 5 Scotland 4, The Oval, Kennington, Fr HW replacement  referee
Age 30
4 10 13 March 1880 - Scotland 5 England 4, Hampden Park, Glasgow Fr AL Start for
Age 33
- 17 3 February 1883 - England 5 Wales 0, The Oval, Kennington Fr HW umpire

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