Victorian Football Association
DOB: March 04 1856 St.Kilda
DOD: February 22 1920 Melbourne Hospital
Carlton Secretary: 1881
Left: Image; T. H. Chuck, Weekly Times February 28 1920 p22
Thomas Henry Chuck born March 04 1856 in St.Kilda, son of Thomas Foster Chuck who emigrated to Melbourne in 1852.
Thomas Chuck (senior) became a well known photographer in Melbourne and Ballarat. His son Thomas Henry joined his father's business and was also a photographer. 'T. H'. was the Carlton Football Club secretary for just one year, 1881.
He died just short of his 64th birthday after an illness on February 22 1920 in Melbourne.
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The Age (p6) October 05 1881
Ballarat Star July 08 1881 (p3)
T. H. Chuck from the St.Kilda Cricket Club, was elected the Victorian Cricket Association's (V.C.A.) Hon. Sec.
Argus September 20th 1881 (p6)
In March 1882 Chuck resigned from this position.
Trove; Weekly Times Feb. 28 1920 (p22)
Australian Xl which includes former Carlton football players, John Conway , Thomas Horan, John Blackham Tom Kendall, and H. F. Boyle .
The writing in the bottom left hand corner says, "Presented to highest scorer. Won by D. W. Gregory in match Australian XI v 18 Victoria, played March 1878."
Chuck Photographers Ballarat, 1878
(Image: Courtesy of National Museum of Australia)