George Atkinson

Challenge Cup Competition
DOB: 1852 cira Armadale
Games: 1
Career: 1871

George Henderson "the tumbler" Atkinson
Played with Albert Park. 1868, 1870-1876, 1878

1871 The Argus has G. Atkinson named in the Carlton squad of 20, plus emegencies, to play Geelong on the Argyle Street ground Geelong Saturday 25th. May.
No mention of his name in match reports, presumed to have played.

1871 June 10
George was named the Carlton squad of 20 to play Melbourne on the Melbourne Football Ground (The gravel patch)
The match was called off due to the weather.
George Atkinson does not appear in any Carlton squads again. Looks like he returned to Albert Park.

1871 September 09
The was an Atkinson playiing for Albert Park v Collingwood at Collingwood's ground in North Fitzroy

George Henderson Atkinson
Born: 1851 England
Died: 15 November 1913
Brother of Thomas Scott (Little Tommy) Atkinson, who played for Albert Park 1865, 1867-69
Born: 1847 England
Died: 1883
George named as brother in Thomas' will.
( Ref: "R" of Ad) (Pennings' Vol.5)

1905 There was a George Henderson Atkinson an accountant, residing in Mt. Pleasant Grove Armadale.
Same person?
(Argus June 08 p4)

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