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Thomas Hooman

Wanderers FC



Full name Thomas Charles Hooman
Born 28 December 1850 in Kidderminster, Worcestershire [registered in Kidderminster, March 1851].

Census Notes

According to the 1851 census, The youngest son of four, to parents James and Mary Ann Hemming. Three months old, living at The Copse, Kidderminster.  His father ran a carpet business, employing 700 persons.

No record in the 1861 census.

According to the 1871 census, he lived at Holly terrace in Pancras, London, with his parents, and an older and younger sister.,

According to the 1881 census, Hooman is a Merchant Shipbroker, married to Louisa Hole, living at 53 High street, Sevenoaks in Kent.

According to the 1891 census, now with two children, Hooman is a manufacturer with Portland Cemenet, and lives at Fernleigh, London Road in Ditton, Kent.

According to the 1901 census, now 50 years old, Hooman is still a manufacturer with Portland Cement, and remains at Fernleigh,.

According to the 1911 census, now 60 year-old and retired. In Frogmore, Torquay.

Married to Loisa Holt [registered in Axbridge, Somerset, September 1879].
Died 22 September 1938 in Hythe, Kent, aged 87 years [registered in Elham, Kent, September 1938].
Height/Weight not known


Andy Mitchell's First Elevens [2012], FreeBMD & FindMyPast.co.uk

Club Career

Club(s) Attended Charterhouse School between 1863 and 1868, where he played football and cricket.  After leaving he joined Wanderers FC, until he left the club, possibly through ill-health in 1873.
Club honours FA Cup winner 1871-72
Individual honours None
Distinctions Hooman represented North versus South and played for London against Sheffield. 

England Career

Player number Did not appear for England.
Position(s) Forward
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Started in business as a ship insurance broker, then went into cement manufacturing. LIved in Kent before retiring to Torquay and spent his final years in Hythe. - First Elevens: The Birth of International Football. Andy Mitchell (2012), Andy Mitchell Media, page 117


Thomas Hooman - Career Statistics
Squads Appearances Minutes Goals Goals Av.min Captains Discipline
1 0 0 0 0 min 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.


Thomas Hooman - Match History
 Club: Wanderers F.C. - 0 full caps

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 0 full capsx

Age 19
- u/o 19 November 1870 - England 1 Scotland 0, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HW start n/a
Age 20
- u/o 25 February 1871 - England 1 Scotland 1, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HD start n/a
- u/o 18 November 1871 - England 2 Scotland 1, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HW injured
Age 21
- u/o 24 February 1872 - England 1 Scotland 0, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HW start n/a
- 1 30 November 1872 - Scotland 0 England 0, The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Partick Fr AD withdrew
Age 22
- 2 8 March 1873 - England 4 Scotland 2, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HW withdrew