England Football Online
Players Index Page Last Updated
23 February 2024
 
 

Tom Perry

West Bromwich Albion FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 3: A 0
100% successful

1898

captain: none
minutes played:
90

Tom Perry

Timeline

  Thomas Henry Perry
Birth Thursday, 2 November 1871 at 2 Mill Street, West Bromwich, Staffordshire
registered in West Bromwich October-December 1871
 

According to the 1871 census, Henrietta Elizabeth (née Tonks) is pregnant with her fifth child. His father, Charles, is a whitesmith and they live at 2 Mill Street in West Bromwich.

 

According to the 1881 census, Thomas H., is the fifth of eight children, they remain at 2 Mill Street, his father is still a whitesmith.

 

According to the 1891 census, Thomas is one of eight children still at home at 2 Mill Street, although Charlie has left, they have another younger brother (the seventh). Thomas is a spring balance maker.

Marriage  
 

According to the 1921 census, Thomas H., still a balance maker (at George Salter Co.), still married, and still with four daughters and still at 50 Dagger Lane.

Death Monday, 18 July 1927 at 50 Daggers Lane, West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Left £1233 10s. to his widowed wife.
aged 55 years 258 days registered in West Bromwich July-September 1927
Source

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

Playing Career

Club(s) Played schoolboy football in West Bromwich before joining local junior side, Christ Church FC and West Bromwich Baptist FC. He also played with Stourbridge FC, from where he signed for West Browmich Albion FC in July 1890. Joined rivals Aston Villa FC in October 1901, retiring in 1903.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1894-95
Individual honours Football League (three appearances)
Distinctions None
Height/Weight 5' 10", 12st. 0lbs [1903].

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became 240th players (240) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
Only match No. 63, 28 March 1898, Wales 0 England 3, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 26 years 146 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1897-98;
Team honours British Championship winners 1897-98;
Individual honours None
Distinctions One of five footballing brothers, including older brother, Charlie, whom he died just twelve days after

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.197. But we know from his census returns' that he was a member of the clockmaking industry.


The Numbers
parties Appearances comp. apps minutes captain
1 1 1 90 0 none
The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3 0 100 +1
His only match was played in the British Championship competition and at an away venue

Tournament Record

British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1897-98 1 1 0 0 3 0 +1 0 0 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +1 0 0 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 3 0 +1 0 0 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 0 3 0 100 +1

Match History

 Club: West Bromwich Albion F.C. - one full appearance (90 min) F.A. International Select Committee - one full appearance (90 min)x

apps match match details comp res. rundown pos

Age 26
1 63 28 March 1898 - Wales 0 England 3
The Racecourse, Wrexham
BC AW   rh
 

one of two who became the 240th players (240) to appear for England
the eleventh West Bromwich Albion FC player to represent England
his brother Charlie also played for England in 1890-93 - the eleventh set of brothers to do so

     

 
cg