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Hubert Heron

Uxbridge FC, Wanderers FC & Swifts FC

5 appearances, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 0 L 1 F 0: A 2
30% successful

1873-78

disciplined: none
captaincies:
one
minutes played:
450

Profile

Full name George Hubert Hugh Heron
Born 30 January 1852 in Hillingdon, Uxbridge, Middlesex [registered in Uxbridge, March 1852].

Census Notes

According to the 1861 census, George H. is a pupil at the Preparatory School for boys, in Hillingdon End, Hillingdon.

According to the 1871 census, George, and his older sister, Ellen, are visiting the Hole family at Castelnau Villas in Barnes. George is a brewer.

According to the 1881 census, George is the eldest of the eight children living with his parents at 162 High Street in Uxbridge, with one servant. He is a commercial clerk, his father is wine merchant and auctioneer.

According to the 1891 census, George or his family cannot be found, but he is married and has a son, George, born in Bournemouth in 1885.

According to the 1901 census, George is a widower and lives with his son at 50 Woodgrange Road in West Ham. He is a brewer's clerk.

According to the 1911 census, George is remarried to Edith. His only son lives with them at 'Cowley', Honchurch Road in Romford. George is still a brewer's clerk and they have one servant.

Married twice, firstly to Emily Frances Berkeley or Mammie Eliza Dimmock [registered in St. George Hanover Square, London, March 1882], secondly to Edith Mary Grimsdale [registered in Brentford, Middlesex, June 1905],
Died 5 June 1914, aged 62 years 126 days [registered in Brentford, June 1914].
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Heron attended Mill Hill School. On leaving school he played as an amateur for Uxbridge before playing with the Wanderers on 4 March 1874.  Also appeared for Swifts.  As well as representing Middlesex and London.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1875-76, 1876-77, 1877-78;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & Rob Cavallini's The Wanderers FC [2005].

England Career

Player number One of nine who became the 12th players (19) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
First match No. 2, 8 March 1873, England 4 Scotland 2, a friendly match at The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London, aged 21 years 37 days.
Last match No. 7, 2 March 1878, Scotland 7 England 2 Scotland 2, friendly match at Hampden Park, Hampden Terrace, Glasgow, aged 26 years 31 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Brother of Francis Heron.

Beyond England

Heron served on the F.A. International Select Committee between 1873 and 1876 and earned his living as a commercial clerk in Uxbridge and a wine merchant in Bournemouth, apparently with his brother, Francis. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.127./FindMyPast.com

 

Hubert Heron - Career Statistics
Squads Appearances Minutes Goals Goals Av.min Captaincies Discipline
5 5 450 0 0 min One none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time cf injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Hubert Heron - 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 1 1 0 6 4 +2 0 0 3.00 2.00 75.0 +1
Away 3 0 0 3 3 12 -9 1 0 1.00 4.00 00.0 -3
All - Friendly 5 1 1 3 9 16 -7 1 0 1.80 3.20 30.0 -2

 

Hubert Heron - Match History
 

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 5 full capsx

 Club: Uxbridge F.C., Wanderers F.C. & Swifts F.C. - 5 full caps  
Age 21
1 2 8 March 1873 - England 4 Scotland 2, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HW Start cf
Age 22
2 3 7 March 1874 - Scotland 2 England 1, The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Partick Fr AL Start cf
Age 23
3 4 6 March 1875 - England 2 Scotland 2, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HD Start cf
Age 24
4 5 4 March 1876 - Scotland 3 England 0, The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Partick Fr AL Start cf
Age 25
- 6 3 March 1877 - England 1 Scotland 3, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HL Umpire
Age 26
5 7 2 March 1878 - Scotland 7 England 2, Hampden Park, Glasgow Fr AL Start cf

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