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Alf Hearnden

Career: 1893, 1899
Debut: Round 1, 1899 vs South Melbourne
Carlton Player No. 66
Games: 3 plus 2 VFA
Goals: 0
Last Game: Round 4, 1899 vs Essendon
Height: ?
Weight: ?
DOB: 19 January, 1874

Recruited from Fitzroy Crescent (he also played for Carlton VFA & Fitzroy VFA), Hearnden played 3 games for Carlton after debuting in 1899. He played his last game aged 25 years and 127 days.

Hearnden was born in North Melbourne, and passed away on the 23rd October 1951 aged 77.

Victorian Football Association
Games: 2
Career: 1893

1893 A. Hearnden "best all round man" Carlton Juniors. (Herald April 18 p3)

Mark Pennings in his Volume 5 of 'Origins of Australian Football' has Alfred Henry Hearnden playing 2 games in 1893.

1893 August 26
Hearnden was not named in the initial Carlton squad, but appears in Mark Pennings' Carlton line-up in the forward pocket.

1893 September 02
Once again not named in the squad but appears on the half forward flank in Pennings' Carlton line-up

A funeral for Alfred Henry Hearnden was held on October 25 1951 leaving from 76 Dundas Street Thornbury for the Fawkner Crematorium.
(Age October 25 p8)

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