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Kenneth Wilson

Hendon FC




  Kenneth Plumpton Wilson
Birth Friday, 31 May 1861 in Ringstead, Norfolk [registered in Docking, September 1861].
Baptism Sunday, 7 July 1861 in Ringstead

According to the 1871 census, Kenneth is the second oldest, behind Charles, of six children to Rev. Plumpton Stravcusan and Elizabeth (née Walker). They have two servants and they live at Pinchbeck Vicarage in Spalding, where his father is the Vicar.


According to the 1881 census, Kenneth P. is an undergraduate at Cambridge, he is attending Pembroke College, on Trumpington Street in Cambridg..


According to the 1891 Scottish census, Kenneth Plumpton is a tutor of history at Fettes College, Edinburgh.


According to the 1901 Scottish census, Kenneth remains a schoolmaster of classics and English at Fettes College.


Cannot be found on the 1911 census.
Berkshire Electoral Registers place Kenneth at Heatherdene, on Ravenswood Avenue in Crowthorne from at least 1930.

Death Wednesday, 18 May 1949 at Moorcroft House in Hillingon, aged 87 years 352 days [registered in Uxbridge, June 1849].
Probate "WILSON Kenneth Plumpton of Heatherdene Crowthorne Berkshire died 18 May 1949 at Moorcroft House Hillingdon Uxbridge Middlesex Probate London 15 September to the right reverend Roger Plumpton Wilson lord bishop of Wakefield and Ernest Cleave of no occuation.
Effects £12711 7s. 10d." [2019 equivalent: £452,551]


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Playing Career

Club(s) He attended and played for Rossall School, Fleetwood in 1878-80, captain in his last two years. Also attended Pembroke College at Cambridge University and earned a triple blue. Also played and scored for the South against the North in February 1884, that resulted in him getting picked for England. And represented the Old Rossalian side.
Distinctions Was also a cricketer, playing for Lincolnshire CCC and Norfolk CCC, as well as Cambridge University.
Height/Weight not known

England Career

Position(s) Centre-forward
Distinctions Brother of Geoff Wilson and Charles Wilson

Beyond England

Appointed master at Fettes College, Edinburgh, in July 1884 until 1925. A Latin/Greek teacher, who also wrote Lower Latin Prose and Lower Greek Prose, both in 1899, First Latin Sentences and Prose in 1900 and A First Latin Reader in 1903.

The Numbers
parties withdrew
1 1

Tournament Record

British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1883-84 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0

Match History
 Club: Hendon F.C. - no full appearances

F.A. Committee - no full appearancesx

Age 22
20 23 February 1884 - Ireland 1 England 8, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW withdrew