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Charlie Shelton

Notts Rangers FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 5: A 1
100% successful

1888

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Charles Shelton
Born 22 January 1864 in Sneinton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire [registered in Nottingham, March 1864].


Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Charles, and his young brother, Alfred, are the two youngest sons of four sons to Robert and Hannah. His father is a greengrocer and they live at 11 Orchard Street in the Castle area of Nottingham. His older brother, Cecil, is blind in one eye following an accident.

According to the 1881 census, the family of six, including Charles and Alfred, and one servant, live at 4 Castle Street in the Sneinton area of Nottingham. His father is a shopkeeper and all of the sons work with him.

According to the 1891 census, Charles is a bookkeeper, married to Eliza with two children, Archibald Charles and Mabel Ivy, and they live at 3 Queen's Walk in the St. Mary's area of Nottingham.

According to the 1901 census, Charles is still a bookkeeper, still married to Eliza and now have a third child, Alfred Reginald. They all live at 15 Epperstone Road in West Bridgford.

According to the 1911 census, Charles and Eliza are still married and still with three children, although Alfred had died and they now had Edna Blanche. Charles is a Municipal Clerk and they all live at 2 Devonshire Road in West Bridgford.

Married to Eliza Kirkham [registered in Nottingham, September 1887].
Died summer 1955 in Melton Mowbray, aged 91 years [registered Melton Mowbray, September 1955]
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played junior football in Nottingham before joining Notts Rangers FC.  Joined Notts County FC in cs 1888 and remained there until 1892;
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 147th player (149) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-half
Only match No. 34, 7 April 1888, Ireland 1 England 5, a British Championship match at Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast, aged 24 years 76 days;
Major tournaments British Championship 1887-88;
Team honours British Championship winners 1887-88;
Individual honours None
Distinctions Older brother of Alf Shelton;

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.222.

 

Charlie Shelton - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 1 1 90 0 0 min 0 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.

 

Charlie Shelton - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Charlie Shelton - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1887-88 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Charlie Shelton - Match History
 Club: Notts Rangers F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 23
- 29 5 February 1887 - England 7 Ireland 0, Bramall Lane, Sheffield BC HW reserve
- 30 26 February 1887 - England 4 Wales 0, The Oval, Kennington HW reserve
 

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 24
1 34 7 April 1888 - Ireland 1 England 5, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW Start lh

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