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BIOGRAPHIES

 

I have compiled comprehensive biographies of more than 130 Croydon Common players, most of whom also appeared for clubs which were then, or now, in the Football League or Premiership.  The names of these players appear below - click on a name to see the biography.  Many of the biographies contain photographs and so may take some time to load, depending upon the speed of your internet connection.  Please note that the pages are constantly being updated and you may need to empty the cache on your browser to see the latest version.  Please also note that the pages do not appear to open fully when viewed on an iPad.

The content of the biographies should be self-explanatory.  The key to the initials used for the various leagues shown in the appearances section of the biographies can be found by clicking the first link below:

CLICK FOR THE KEY        CLICK FOR CLUB & PLAYER LINKS        CLICK FOR A CALLERY OF PLAYER PHOTOS

CLICK FOR THE TOTAL APPEARANCES AND GOALS RECORD FOR ALL PLAYERS

Where there is a quotation in italics in the "Jottings" section of a biography, it has been taken from a newspaper, periodical or club handbook of the day.  Please note that many of the biographies comprise more than one page and so need to be scrolled down.

I am keen to obtain further details, particularly photographs, of players who appeared for the club.  If you have anything of interest, please contact me on ajf@westsussex.myzen.co.uk.  I am also interested in purchasing any items of memorabilia connected with Croydon Common or any player who appeared for the club.

ALLEN Walter

FOX C.

KITTO Richard Henry

ROUSE Frederick William 

ALLMAN Messina Wilson

FRESIA Attilio

LATHERON Robert

RYAN Charles William 

BACON Samuel Thomas

FROST James Lewis

LEIGH Thomas

RYDER George Fredrick

BALMER William Atherton

FURR George Melville

LEVI Harold Joseph

SCANES Albert

BARNFATHER Percy

FURR Harold Frederick

LEVI Reginald Samuel

SCOLLARD Alfred

BARTLETT John William

GARDNER David Richmond

LEWIS John Richard

SILOR William

BENNETT John Kenneth

GEORGE John Spencer

LITTLE Joseph

SMITH Cyril C.

BODEN John William

GITTINS Alfred George

LLOYD-EVANS James

SPARROW Harry

BOWMAN John William

GOODFELLOW William

MacDONALD Alexander

SPOTTISWOOD Robert

BOX Arthur

GOODMAN Albert Abraham

MASON T.

SPREADBURY Bertie Arthur Sidney

BURKE W.W.

GORMAN John

MATTHEWS F.G.

STEWART Charles Harold

BUSHELL William

HADLEY Harold

McCOURT John Francis

STOCKDALE Edmund

CHAMBERS Horace Frank

HAMMOND George H.

McDONALD J.

STOCKDALE George Alfred

CHESTER Albert Edward Nixon

HARROW Jack Harry

MESTON Samuel

SUTHERLAND Albert

CHICK Francis William John

HARTNESS Harold

MILLS Albert Henry

TAIT Alexander Gilchrist

CHRISTIE John Coubrough

HAYWARD Ernest

MORETON R.

TAYLOR William

CLARKE William Gibb

HEMNELL Russell Johnson

MORRISON Sidney F.

THOMPSON George Wilfred

CLEGG Harold

HESHAM Frank James

MUNDAY James R.

THOMSON Robert John

COCK John Gilbert

HEWITSON Robert

NASH Robert Albert

TOAL James

CODLING Rowland James

HODGE W.

NEWTON Thomas

TOMKINS Albert James

COLEMAN Ernest Herbert

HODGES Arthur

NISBET David B.

UPEX Dick

COLPUS Ernest Harry

HODGKINSON Albert Victor

NIXON John

WALKER Albert

CRETNEY John Thomas

HOLLIDGE Charles William

PACE Arthur

WARDLAW Thomas James

CRITCHER Charles Edward

HOLMAN E.

PAGE Percival Edmund

WATSON Guy Harold

DAVIDSON Andrew

HULLOCK James

PAYNE H.G. WATSON Joseph

DAWSON Harold

HUMPHREYS Arthur W.

PEART John Charles

WEAVER John A.

DOWNING Samuel

HUNTER George H.

POTTS Edward J.

WEBBER George Albert

EGGETT John Henry

HUTCHINS Arthur Victor

PRICE Edward

WILLIAMSON Ernest Clarke

ELLISON Thomas Henry Jack

JACKMAN Vincent

RAMSAY James Low

WISEMAN Alfred

EVANS Robert Owen

JEX William

RAYNER Walter Jesse

WOLSTENHOLME Samuel

EVERIST Frank James

KINGABY Herbert Charles Lawrence

REYNOLDS William

WOOD Norman Arthur

FENTON Frederick

KIRBY William

ROMAIN Charles Frederick

WOOLDRIDGE William Thomas

FORDHAM Norman Mills

KIRK Thomas ROSE Arthur YENSON Philip Owen (William)