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George Vidal

Oxford University AFC




Cornborough House George Studley Sealy Vidal
Birth: Wednesday, 12 February 1862  in Cornborough House [left], Abbotsham, nr Bideford, Devon [registered in Bideford, March 1862]
Baptism: Sunday, 16 March 1862 in St. Helen's Church, Abbotsham.

According to the 1871 census, nine-year old William Sealy is the fifth of seven children to Edward Urch Sealy and Emma Harriet (née Eyre). His father is a magistrate and a barrister, living at Cornborough House [left] at Abbotsham. There are eight servants.

According to the 1881 census, George is a pupil at St. Mary's College in Winchester.

Marriage to Constance Isabella Know Homan in St. Helen's Church, Abbotsham [registered in Bideford, September 1889]

According to the 1891 census, George S.S., a clerk in Holy Orders, is visiting 2 Warwick Road in Coventry, the home of Francis Haig, a medical practitioner.


According to the 1901 census, George S.E., a clergyman, is married to Constance, with two daughters, Mary and Margaret, living at The Rectory in Barnsley village in Cirencester, with a governess, four servants and three boarders.


According to the 1911 census, George Studley Sealy is a clerk in the Holy Order, is still married to Constance Isabella Knox, a chocolate maker, with their two daughters and four servats, still at Barnsley Rectory..

Death Wednesday, 18 July 1928 at the Barnsley Rectory, Cirencester, aged 66 years 157 days [registered in Cirencester, September 1928]
Probate "VIDAL the reverend George Studley Sealy of The Rectory Barnsley Cirencester Gloucestershire clerk died 18 July 1928 Probate London 28 August to Constance Isabella Knox Vidal widow.
Effects £6220 3s. 11d." [2019 equivalent: £393,691]


Playing Career

Club(s) Played for Oxford University AFC.
Distinctions not known
Height/Weight not known

England Career

Position(s) Goalkeeper
Distinctions Younger brother of Walpole Vidal and William Vidal

Beyond England


The Numbers
parties withdrew
1 1

Match History

 Club: Oxford University A.F.C. - no full appearances

F.A. Committee - no full appearancesx

Age 23
24 14 March 1885 - England 1 Wales 1, Leamington Street, Blackburn BC HD withdrew injured