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Frederick Soden

Crystal Palace FC




  Frederick Brewer Soden
Birth Monday, 30 March 1846, at 16 The Crescent, Clapham, Surrey [registered in Wandsworth, June 1846].
Baptised 1 May 1846, at Holy Trinity Church in Clapham
Cannot be found on the 1851 census, but he was living at 16 The Crescent in Clapham.
  According to the 1861 census, 15 year old scholar, Frederick B., is second oldest of the three children living at home with John Ross and Maria Darling (née Goad), still at 16 The Crescent. is father is working at the Stock Exchange. They have five servants.
  According to the 1871 census, and still at 16 The Crescent, Frederick B. is one of four children living at home with their parents, along with five servants. Frederick, like is father, is working at the Stock Exchange.
Death Friday, 13 April 1877 at 45 Ferndale Road in Clapham, aged 31 years 14 days [registered in Lambeth, June 1877]. Buried 17 April in Norwood Cemetery in Lambeth.
"SODEN.—13th, after a brief illness of five days from congestion of the lungs, Frederick Brewer Soden, of Ross House, Lillishall-road, Clapham Common, aged 31." - Saturday, 14 April 1877, The Standard/Tuesday, 17 April 1877, The South London Press..


"Our readers will be sorry to hear the death of a good all-round athlete, Mr F. B. Soden, of the London Athletic Club, who has, we regret to learn, passed away at the early age of 31. Mr Soden was a capital football player and cricketer, and by no means a bad sprinter, and all of the old school will miss his genial face at our principal athletic meetings. He was universally respected, and although some might describe his style of running as anything but elegant, he won several good races, and was never afraid to back his fancy, a trait in his character that may be looked upon by the 'unco guid' as a failing, but in our idea seemed a characteristic of what Mr Soden was—a true Englishmen." - Saturday, 21 April 1877, Bell's Life in London.
Probate SODEN Fredrick Brewer.

     Personal Estate £163 14s. 7d.
    30 May [1889].    Administration of the Personal Estate of Frederick Brewer Soden late of 45 Ferndale-road Stockwell in the County of Surrey Gentleman a Bachelor who died 13 April 1877 at 45 Ferndale-road was granted at the Principal Registry to Alfred John Baker of 37 Throgmorton-street inn the City of London Stock Jobber a Creditor.



Playing Career

Club(s) Played for Crystal Palace FC and was a member of the London Athletic Club at the time of his death.
Club honours not known
Height/Weight not known

England Career

Position(s) not known

Beyond England

Following an apprenticeship with his father, Soden was a spectaclemaker in his own right from 1874.

The Numbers
parties member only
1 1
Match History

 Club: Crystal Palace F.C. - no full appearances

F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - no full appearancesx

Age 26
1 30 November 1872 - Scotland 0 England 0, The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Partick Fr AD party member