Edwin Burwood

Victorian Football Association
DOB: 1866 January 21 Steiglitz Vic
DOD: 1955 September 02
Games: 3
Career: 1893

Edwin William "Ned" Burwood (Origins Of Australian Football Vol 5)

Ex Richmond F.C. (1886-1890) where he played 63 - 86 games.
Ed "Ned" Burwood was Richmond captain in 1890.
Played with North Melbourne 1891 - 1892 for 20 games.

1893 April 18
H. Burwood "splendid follower" (Herald p3)
H. Burwood or a misprint?
This might be Herbert Burwood, a younger brother who previously played with Edwin at Richmond Football Club.

1893 April 29
Burwood named in squad to play Carlton District at the University ground.

1893 May 6
Edward Burwood debuted for the Blues in round one of the 1893 Premiership season against North Melbourne at Arden Street.
He was named the squad for another 6 matches this year. (see 1893 )

According to tigerlandarchive Ned''s profession was a butcher/carpenter.

Edwin pictured above in 1887 as a Richmond Football Club player.

In his first few years as a footballer, he was absent from several games, as he was also a sometime player in the Geelong area, and also a cricketer. His disappearance from Carlton after July 1893 might have had something to do with his purchase of, and move to a farm at Berrigan in the southern Riverina of New South Wales.

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