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Kenneth Wilson

Hendon FC




Full name Kenneth Plumpton Wilson
Born 31 May 1861 in Ringstead, Norfolk [registered in Docking, September 1861].

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Kenneth is the second oldest, behind Charles, of six children to Rev. Plumpton and Elizabeth. 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 Scottishcensuss, Kenneth remains a schoolmaster of classics and English at Fettes Colle.e.

Cannot be found on the 1911 census.

Died 18 May 1949 in Hillingon, aged 87 years 352 days [registered in Uxbridge, June 1849]
Height/Weight not known


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Club 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.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Was also a cricketer, playing for Lincolnshire CCC and Norfolk CCC, as well as Cambridge University.

England Career

Player number Uncapped
Position(s) Centre-forward
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
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.


Kenneth Wilson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Capt. Disc.
1 0 0 0 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.


Kenneth Wilson - Match History
 Club: Hendon F.C. - 0 full caps

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

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