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Frank Coulton

Aston Villa FC




  Frank Coulton
Birth February 1867 in Ladywood, Birmingham, Staffordshire [no registration found].

According to the 1871 census, Frank is the sixth of seven children to George and Ellen living at 17 Milton Grove, Ladywood. His father is a stock keeper.


Cannot be found on the 1881 or 1891 census.

Marriage to Henrietta Walton [registered as Francis Frank in Birmingham, September 1892]

According to the 1901 census, Frank, now a pubican of 'The Horse & Jockey', is married to Henriretta, and they have two children, Frank Archibald and James Francis, living at 35 Wheeler Street in the St. George area of Birmingham, with one servant.


According to the 1911 census, Frank, an 'assistant' for The National Telephone Company, is still married, and with their two children, are living at 1 West View on Mole Street in Sparkbrook.

Death Monday, 11 March 1929 [registered in Birmingham South, March 1929]


Playing Career

Club(s) Played for Aston Unity FC, Walsall Swifts FC, before joining Aston Villa FC for the beginning of the Football League era.
League honours
36 appearances
Aston Villa FC 1888-94 36 appearances
debut: 8 September 1888 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC 1 Aston Villa FC 1.
last: 3 March 1894 Aston Villa FC 3 Bolton Wanderers FC 2.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1886-87;
Football League
runners-up 1888-89 (19 apps), Champions 1893-94 (one);
Individual honours not known
Distinctions Also played cricket
Height/Weight not known

England Career

Position(s) Full-back
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After retiring, became a licensee in Birmingham, including The Fluter's Arms in Deritend, The Red House on Broad Street, and also the White Horse on Constitution Hill.

The Numbers
parties reserve
1 1

Match History

 Club: Aston Villa F.C. - no full appearances

F.A. Committee - no full appearancesx

Age 20
31 19 March 1887 - England 2 Scotland 3, Leamington Street, Blackburn BC HL reserve