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Club Members 1872-1945


This project aims to eventually identify all club members (playing and non-playing) and guest players. It is being started from 1872 to 1945.


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Name Joined Club Details Photograph
Haggart, William Jackson 1913-14

Born 1883 in South Shields. South Shields High School. National Provincial Bank of England, Newcastle and Bedminster. Killed in Action 31st August 1918.


Haines, Charles 1873-74 Believed to be Charles Haines. Born 1849 Clifton, Bristol. Son of William Haines, Baker, and Matilda (nee Bradgate). Christened 4th February 1849 St. Andrew's Church, Clifton. Printer/Compositor. Married 1879 Emma Maria Thomas in Bristol. Died 1929 Bristol.  
Haines, Ernest Edward 1883-84 Born 3rd May 1859 Faringdon, Berkshire. Son of George J. Haines, Solicitor. Clifton College 1873-1877. Solicitor. Master of the Faringdon Workhouse. Died 1929 Faringdon, Berkshire.  
Haines, R. 1896-97    
Hale, N.W. 1907-08 Possibly Norman Wyatt Hale. Born 1888 Ireland. Son of John H. Hale Lanc Regt. and Olive H. M. (nee ?).  
Hall, Arthur Aylmer 1888-89

Born 8th November 1867 Cork, Ireland. Son of Robert Constable Hall, JP Cork, and Geraldine Maria (nee Aylmer). Brother of Robert. His mother was the daughter of Sir Arthur Percy Aylmer. Clifton College 1881-1885. Died 31st May1888 aged 20. His father died 5 months later.

Hall, Robert 1880-81 Born 2nd August 1866 Blackrock, Cork, Ireland. Son of Robert Constable Hall, JP Cork, and Geraldine Maria (nee Aylmer). Clifton College 1881-1882. Married 28th July 1888 Isabel Travers Forrest, daughter of Very Rev. R.W.Forrest, Dean of Worcester. Son Gerald Percy Hall killed in WW1. Died 16th February 1926 Cork, Ireland.
Hall, B.W. 1920-21  
Hall, John de Souza 192? Son of Joseph Hall, Director George's Brewery and Vice President Clifton RFC, and ? (nee Holder). The family business was Hall & Sons Brewers of Lodway which was acquired by George's Brewery in 1911.
Hallowes, Francis William 1884-85 Born 28th May 1866 Curragh, Ireland. Son of William Hallowes, Lt.Col. Shropshire Light Infantry, and Louisa (nee Coleman). Gainsborough Grammar School. Chitral Relief Force, 1895; with the Hazara Expedition of 1888; and in Somaliland, 1903-4. Colonel Indian Army. One of the massed 600 officers from Indian Regiments who took part in the Coronation Procession of George V in 1911. Married 26th June 1891 Martha Musgrave Beadon at St. Thomas's Cathedral, Bombay, India. Died 11th May 1942 Otterhead, Ruiru, Kenya. Buried St. Pauls Church, Kiambu, Kenya.  
Ham, Arthur Fenton Burrington 192? Born 1907. Accountant Ham, Jackson and Brown, Albion Chambers, Bristol. Married 1935 Emily J. Hill in Bristol. RAF WW2. President GRFU 1952-54. Died 1967 Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.
Hamersley, Alfred Hastings St. George 1909-10

Born 20th March 1892 Vancouver, Canada. Youngest son of Alfred St George Hamersley the 2nd rugby captain of England, and Isabelle Maud (nee Snow). Haileybury College, Hertfordshire 1905-1909. RMC 1911 King's Shropshire Light Infantry 1912. Captain 1915 MC Mention in Despatches. Order of the Crown of Romania. Order of the Nile. attached Egyptian Army 1921. Major 1921. Married 1920 Violet C McComb in Marylebone, London. Married 1973 Frances E Hamersley in Westminster, London. Commandant of Police Bahrain. retired 1961. CBE. Died 15th November 1977.

Hamilton, James Archibald Gordon 1879-80 Born 1855 Chipping Camden, Glos. Son of Rev James Hamilton, Vicar of Doulting, Shepton Mallet, Somerset. Baptised 1st November 1855 Chipping Campden. Bradfield College. St. Johns College, Cambridge BA:1878. Solicitor. Called to the Bar, 26th January 1880. On the Western Circuit. At one time a regular follower of the Devon and Somerset staghounds and a writer on sport. Served in the Boer War, 1899-1902, as Lieut. and Quartermaster, 18th Batt., Imp. Yeomanry. Died 21st December 1906 at Taunton Railway Station.  
Hamilton, William Andrew Thomas Cole- 1883-84 Born 6th July 1864 Tyrone, Ulster. Son of Captain William Claud Cole-Hamilton, and Caroline Elizabeth Josephine (nee Stuart). Captain 4th Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Boer War. Died 25th May 1903 Colchester, Essex. Brother, Colonel Arthur Richard Cole-Hamilton (kia Gallipoli), and son, Con William Eric Cole-Hamilton (flying accident) killed in WW1.  
Hance, Henry Malkin 1902-03

Born 18th April 1879 Wavertree, Liverpool, Lancashire. Son of Edward Walker Brandard Malkin Hance, Barrister-at-Law and Clerk to the Liverpool School Board. Mother Mary Amelia Hance (nee Bennett). Victoria University (University College, Liverpool) BSc:1901, MSc:1902, BEng:1915. A.M.I.C.E. Surveyor and Mine Manager, Bristol 1902-1905. General Manager to the Indian Manganese Co. Ltd., Nagpur 1905-14. Married Dorothy Bennett, sister of Clifton players Henry Ryan and John Piers Bennett in 1923. Major Attached 176th (Mining) Company, Royal Engineers in WW1. Palestine, 7th Indian Div. 1918. Indian Army 1941. Died 24th September 1945 Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, Middlesex. Buried Golders Green Cemetery, London. Listed by CWGC as having died in WW2.


Hance, H.N. 1911-12    
Hannam, Francis John 1898-99

Born 1880 Bristol. Bristol Grammar School. Clifton Captain 1901-1903. Married to tennis champion Edith Boucher. Killed in Action 5th July 1916 carrying out a night time raid on German trenches at Aubers. Buried Laventie Military Cemetery, La Gorgue, France. A memorial service was held for him on 23rd July 1916 at St Mary's, Tyndall Park. As well as his family, rugby players and officials from all over Bristol attended. At the service the Reverend F. Norton, in his impressive address, said that "just as the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton, it is true, in a measure, that Frank Hannam's energy, courage and coolness, daring and self sacrifice was learned in no small degree upon the playing fields of Bristol."


Hannington, B. 1902-03    
Hardy, Arthur Henry 1913-14

Born 1889 Norton Hawkfield, Pensford, Somerset. Son of Thomas Henry Hardy, Farmer (of 400 acres) and Mary Jane (nee King). Model Farm, Chew Magna. Colstons’s School. Warehouseman. Died 1970 Bournemouth, Dorset.

Harper, Ernest Sydney Langdon 1911-12 Born 1875 Barnstaple, Devon. Son of Dr. Joseph Harper and Augusta Mary (nee Robinson). Blundells School. Banker. Married 12th December 1914 Elizabeth Rose Chancellor Collyer in Weston, Bath. Died 1954 Barnstaple, Devon.  
Harris, Edward Alfred 1903-04 Born 14th August 1883. Son of John Morris Harris, Wool Merchant, and Louise Holland (nee Powell). Clifton College 1894-1902. Chartered Accountant. Married 1912 Alice Weir. Died 6th November 1963 St. Mary's Hospital, Byron Place, Clifton, Bristol.
Harris, Donald Frank 1909-10 Born 1892 Bristol. Son of Frank James Harris, Solicitor, and Gertrude Mary (nee ?). Married 1920 Edith Elizabeth Waddington in Bristol. Bristol University. Articled to F. J. Harris, of Bristol. Joined Sept. 30, 1914, as 2nd Lieut., 6th Batt. Gloucestershire Regt. (T.), promoted Lieut. June 1916, Capt. Dec. 1917, attached Trench Mortar Brigade, 48th Division, B.E.F., May 1917, attached 48th Divisional Artillery Headquarters as Divisional Trench Mortar Officer Sept. 1917. Once mentioned in Dispatches. Served at Home and in France, Belgium, and Italy. Solicitor Barry & Harris, 50 Broad Street, Bristol. Died 17th July 1961 Bristol at Clifton Court, Clifton, Bristol.  
Harris, T.D. 192?  
Harrison, J. 1905-06    
Harrison, W. 1883-84    
Harrison, C. 1910-11  
Harrison, C.T.H. 1910-11  
Harrison, K. 1910-11  
Harrison, William Basil 1911-12 Born 1890 Budleigh Salterton, Devon. Son of Charles Harrison, Wesleyan Minister, and Tinney (nee ). Brother of Charles. Accountant. Died 1971 Watford, Herts.  
Hart, Charles Herbert. 1903-04 Born 20th September 1885 Calcutta, India. Clifton College 1901-1903. Bristol University. Doctor. Great Ormond Street Hospital. Died 1956 North Cotswolds, Glos.  
Hart, J. 1905-06    
Hart, R 1907-08

Possibly Robert Donald Harvey, brother of Inman. Born 1878 Bristol. Merchant. Died 1954 Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.

Harvey, A. 1896-97    
Harvey, Charles Alfred Leech 1901-02 Born 31st March 1884. Son of Charles Octavius Harvey, Wine Merchant, and Ada Margaret (nee Leech). Brother of Joseph and Robert. Baptised 3rd May 1884. Clifton College 1894-1901. Wine Merchant. Captain South West Borders WW1. Married Lydia Maud Mary ?. Died 25th October 1938 Ismere House, Kidderminster, Worcs. Funeral 28th October 1938 St Marys Church, Kidderminster.  
Harvey, Edward 1887-88 Born 15th December 1866 Clifton, Bristol. Son of John Harvey, Wine Merchant, and Mary Russell (nee Prentice). Clifton College 1877. Uppingham School. Selwyn College, Cambridge 1885-BA:1889, MA:1895. Married 1895 Beatrice Granville Long Fox in Bristol. Chairman of J.Harvey and Sons Ltd., Wine Merchants, Bristol. Died 1st October 1950 Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.  
Harvey, Joseph John Leech 1902-03 Born 15th April 1883 Clifton, Bristol. Son of Charles Octavius Harvey, Wine Merchant, and Ada Margaret (nee Leech). Brother of Robert and Charles. Christened 12th May 1882 Bristol. Clifton College 1892-1902. Queen's College, Oxford. Married 1917 ? Roberts. Solicitor, Straits Settlement.
Harvey, Robert Black Leech 1905-06 Born 19th August 1887. Son of Charles Octavius Harvey, Wine Merchant, and Ada Margaret (nee Leech). Brother of Joseph and Charles. Christened 14th September 1887. Clifton College 1896-1905. Sandhurst. Captain Kings African Rifles WW1. Somaliland 1920. RAF WW2. Hudson Bay Co. after 1946.  
Harvey, Inman Henry 1912-13 Born 1877 Bristol. Son of Herbert Rhyce Harvey. Brewer. Died 1961 Bath, Somerset.  
Harvey, Kenneth Gordon 1930s

Born 12th August 1913. Clifton College 1925-1926. Died 2001 Somerset.

Harwood, Herbert Edward 1910-11 Born 13th May 1889 Bristol. Son of Charles E Harwood, Sugeon Dentist, and Eliza (nee ?). Clifton College 1903-1906. Travelling Auditor, United Fruit Company, USA. WW1 USA Secret Service. Chartered Accountant. Havana, Cuba 1918-1920. Rodriguez & Co., Malaga and Alicante, Spain 1921-1928. Own Business, London 1929-1945.  
Hasler, Arthur Gerald 1920-21 Born 1902 Bristol. Son of Arthur Joseph Hasler and Clara Helen (nee Sherwood). Married Eileen Bridger. Died 1977 London.
Hassall, John 1889-90 Born 1871 Bristol. Son of John Hassall, Mill Furnace Manufacturer and Annie (nee Bonehill).  
Hatcher, Clifford Newberry 1919-20 Born 17th September 1901 Taunton, Somerset. Son of Robert Hatcher, Draper, and Ellen Newberry (nee Lilly). Brother of Leslie. Mill Hill School. Clifton captain 1925-26. Also played rugby for Honiton and Somerset. Honiton Golf Club 1940-46 and 1953-55. The family business was Hatcher & Sons Department Store, High Street, Taunton. It is  still an independent, family run department store that was established as a drapery shop back in 1775. Died 1961 Taunton, Somerset.
Hatcher, Leslie Henry 1920-21

Born 3rd April 1899 Taunton, Somerset. Brother of Clifford. Married 1925 Ruth E. Broadbent in Bristol. Died 24th July 1982 Woking, Surrey.

Hatherell, James A. 1880-81

Born 1858 Old Sodbury, Gloucestershire. Son of Isaac Hatherell, a farmer at Lye Grove Farm, Old Sodbury, and Anna Louisa (nee Ratcliffe). Brother of Robert. Uncle of Francis Roy Hatherell. Iron Merchant. Married Rosanna Mary (nee ?). Died 1904 Manchester, Lancashire.

Hatherell, Robert Coles 1880-81 Born 1856 Bucklebury, Berks. Son of George Brown Ratcliffe and Sarah (nee Coles). Cousin of Robert and James. Farmer. Died 1916 Wokingham, Berks.  
Hatherell, Robert Ratcliffe 1884-85 Born 9th January 1863. Son of Isaac Hatherell, a farmer at Lye Grove Farm, Old Sodbury, and Anna Loisa (nee Ratcliffe). Brother of James. Uncle of Francis Roy Hatherell. Clifton College 1875-1880. Trinity College, Cambridge 1881-BA:1885, MA:1890. Surgeon. St. Thomas's Hospital. L.S.A., 1891. M.R.C.S., 1894. Public vaccinator, Topsham District and St Thomas's Union, Devon. Govt. Medical Officer, Bullahdelah, New South Wales, Australia, 1910 Died 1943. Buried Manley, Australia.  
Hatherell, Francis Roy 1921-22 Born 29th April 1904 Rochford, Essex. Son of William George Hatherell, Indian Army, and Evelyn Rose Scott (nee Law). His mothers family are related to the Grey Family of Bradgate Hall and so to Henry VII. Clifton College 1913-1921. Union Steel Works. Whites Portland Cement Co. Process Worker, Modderfontein Dynamite Works. Married 27th March 1943 Patricia Mary Thomas in Johnannesburg, South Africa. Died 1951 in South Africa.
Havell, C. 1898-99    
Hawkins, B. 1886-87    
Hawkins, Raymond I. 1909-10

Born 1885 Slaugham, Sussex. Son of John Hawkins, Farmer and Baliff, and Ellen (nee ?). Captain 1/4 Glosters, France, India WW1

Hawkins, Francis Cade 1911-12 Born 1878 Bristol. Son of Walter James Hawkins, Owner Bristol Times & Mirror (later called the Bristol Evening Post), and Rebecca (nee Cade). Journalist. Married 1908 Florence Beatrice Bird in Brisrol. Died 30th August 1923 at 36 Ravenswood Road, Redland, Bristol.  
Hawkins, W.A. 1921-22    
Haycroft, Frank Alexander 1908-09

Born 1890 Bristol. Son of Charles Haycroft, Hide Merchant, and Alice (nee Scott). Brother of James. Died from his wounds after being captured by the Germans between 10th and 12th August 1917.


Haycroft, James Seymour 1908-09 Born 10th August 1885 Bristol. Son of Charles Haycroft, Hide Merchant, and Alice (nee Scott). Brother of Frank. Clifton College 1897-1900. Batu Bersawah Estate, Bahan, Negris Sembitan, Malaya. Died 15th March 1920 Malaya.  
Heal, Walter George 1901-02 Born 1885 Bishopston, Bristol. Christening 8th July 1885. Son of George Heal, secretary to Leather Works and Mosena Sophia Se la Tour (nee Howell). Captain 4th Glos WW1. Possibly died 23rd October 1918 at Henwick House, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.  
Heaven, John Gyde 1903-04 Born 6th October 1884 Bristol. Son of Nicholas Gyde Heaven, Solicitor, and Sarah (nee Davies). Cousin of Leonard Gyde Hudson Heaven. Clifton Coillege 1900-1903. Solicitor. Married 15th October 1914 Olga Mary Prichard at St John the Baptist, Bristol. Assistant Administer General, Kenya Colonies. Died 3rd October 1923 at 6 Arlington Villas, Clifton, Bristol.
Heaven, Leonard Gyde Hudson 1913-14 Born 16th August 1890. Son of John Cookesley Heaven and Marion Cecelia Harley (nee ?). Cousin of John Gyde Heaven. Clifton College 1904-1903. Lt. Col. Army. Lt Gloucester Reg. 1909 / 1913. Bengal & Nagpur Railway.
Great War. Captain, I.A.R.O. 46th & 62nd Punjabs, India & Mesopitania,
North West Frontier of India. 1921 / 1922. Waszeristan. late Captain I.A, 62nd Punjabis. Married 1927 Ann Parker. Cattle Breeding Jamaica. OBE 1936.
Heaven, John William Gyde 1919-20 Born 14th January 1899 Assam, India. Son of Francis Gyde Heaven and Margaret Ethel (nee Perham). Prep School East Grinstead. WW1 Somerset Light Infantry. Solicitor. Died 8th April 1971 Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.  
Heming, Percy Alfred 1906-07 Born 1884 Bristol. Son of John Heming, Wine Merchant, and Elizabeth (nee Johns). Baritone Singer. Married Joyce Savage. Died 11th January 1956 Homoeopathic Hospital, Great Ormond Street, London. Son, Michael Heming, famous composer killed at El Alamein.  
Henderson, Cecil 1879-80 Born 7th November 1854 Stoke Bishop, Bristol. Son of Alfred Hastings, Solicitor and Arabella (nee Hoare). Brother of Francis. Clifton College 1866-1871. Surgeon Major Indian Medical Service. Married 3rd July 1890 Eleanor Maude Phyllis Clare at St Andrews, Clifton, Bristol. Died 16th July 1896 Sagar, India.  
Henderson, Francis Hastings 1879-80 Born 19th June 1861 Stoke Bishop, Bristol. Son of Alfred Hastings, Solicitor and Arabella (nee Hoare). Brother of Cecil. Baptised 2nd December 1861 at Melton-Constable, NorfolkClifton College 1873-1877. Glass Bottle Manufacturer. Married 31st January 1893 Georgiana Mary Attwood Gemmell at St. Mary's in Islington, London.  
Henderson, T.W.F. 1899-1900  
Henson, Hamilton Henry Ellis 1911-12 Born 1894 Dulverton, Somerset. Son of Frank Rawle Henson, Farmer, and Honor Florence (nee Ellis). Tiverton School, Devon. East Surrey Regt WW1. Died 21st March 1923 Delhi, India, aged 29.  
Heppel, Hugh Middleton 1912-13 Born 1893 Radstock, Somerset. Son of Edward M Heppel, Mining Engineer, and Ellen (nee Roberts). Blundell's School, Tiverton. WW1 Adjutant to the 11th Battalion Essex Regiment. Died 31st May 1976 Queen Camel, Somerset  
Herapath, Stanley Howard 1880-81 Born abt. 1860 in Bristol. Son of Alfred W Herapath, Merchant, and Elizabeth Howard (nee Matravers). Merchant. Died 10th August 1905 North Friary Nursing Home, Plymouth, Devon.  
Heywood, William 1873-74 Born 19th March 1857 Much Wenlock, Shropshire. Son of Rev Nathaniel Heywood and Frances Sarah (nee Usborne). Clifton College 1869-1874. Corpus Christi College, Cambridge 1875-BA:1879. Northumberland XV 1874. In Wyoming, U.S.A., 1883-95. Called to the American Bar, 1891. J.P. for Buffalo, 1894. Editor of the Buffalo Bulletin, 1894. In Italy, 1895-1910. Corres. Member, Commissione Senese di Storia Patria , and della Regia Deputazione di Storia Patria per l' Umbria . Author, A Pictorial Chronicle of Siena; In Unknown Tuscany; A History of Perugia , etc. Died 26th June 1919 at 321 Upper Richmond Road, Putney, Surrey.  
Hickman, Benjamin 1898-99

Born 1850 Bristol. Father of Philip. Corn Merchant. Married Theresa Maria Woodruff. Died 5th January 1923 Bristol.

Hickman, Philip Walter 1895-96

Born 29th May 1876 Clifton, Bristol. Son of Benjamin Hickman, Corn Merchant, and Theresa Maria (nee Woodruff). Parents lived at Southfield House, Brislington. Christened 25th June 1876 St. Marys Church, Tyndall's Park. Estate Agent. Maried 1900 Rose Ella Sennett in Bristol. Emigrated to Canada and became a Hotel-keeper. Canadian Army WW1. Died 8th March 1962 Vancouver, British Columbia.

Hicks, Harold Coldstream 1902-03 Born 17th May 1881 Clifton, Bristol. Son of Bristol Newspaper Editor William Edward Hicks. Clifton College 1894-1899. Solicitor. Wounded WW1. Died 28th June 1938 Middlesex.
Higham, Edward John George 1904-05 Born 22nd February 1882 Freemantle, Australia. Eldest son of Edward Henry Higham and Alice (nee Glyde). Brother of Wilfrid. Clifton College 1896-1901. Exeter College, Oxford. Solicitor. Married 15th April 1909 Ethel Agatha Cripps at Christ Church, Clifton. Worked for Osborne, Ward, Vassall, Abbot & Co., Solicitors, 41 Broad Street, Bristol. Died 20th March 1958 Auburn House, West Road, Emsworth, Hampshire.
Higham, Wilfrid Malsbury 1906-07 Born 27th September 1884 Freemantle, Australia. Son of Edward Henry Higham and Alice (nee Glyde). Brother of Edward. Clifton College 1899-1901. Died 10th November 1930 Hazlewood, Sneyd Park, Bristol.  
Hildago, F.G. 1883-84    
Hill, Charles Gathorne 1879-80

Born 7th June 1857. Clifton College 1867. Hailbury College (1871-1873). Trinity College, Cambridge. In business at Bristol. J.P. for Gloucester and Somerset. Of Hazel Manor, Compton-Martin, Bristol. Major, N. Somerset Yeomanry. Died 11th December 1934 East Harptree Court, East Harptree, Somerset. Buried at Ubley, Somerset.

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Hill, E. 1888-89    
Hill, Hedley 1888-89 Born abt. 1866 Neath, Glamorgan. Son of John Hill, Pharmacutical Chemist, and Sarah I (nee ). Physician/Surgeon qualified from Bristol Medical School in April 1886. Bristol General Hospital. Played rugby for Gloucestershire. In 1901 married to Marion and living at 1 Redcliff Hill. Died 6th July 1931 at Chesterfield Nursing Home, Clifton, Bristol.  
Hill, R.C.M. 1890-91    
Hill, W.B. 1890-91    
Hill, S.T. 1913-14    
Hill, Frederick Stanley 1909-10

Born 1888 Bristol. Bristol Grammar School. Killed in Action 4th November 1918 Battle of the Sambre Canal. Buried at Landrecies British Cemetery in the Département du Nord, 40km south-east of Valenciennes.


Hill, C.H. 1919-20    
Hillman, Valentine Albany 1898-99 Born 14th February 1873 Albany, Western Australia. Son of Alfred James Hillman and Anna Maria (nee Shenton). Stockbroker. Major Royal Field Artillery WW1. Married 1895 Beatrice Juliet Plum in Bristol. Died 31st January 1941 Bristol.  
Hilyar, W. 1898-99    
Hitchings, John Phelp 1919-20 Born 20th August 1899 Bristol. Son of Joseph Job Brigstoke Hitchings, Leather Merchant, and Katherine (nee Hosegood). His cousins were the Clifton players Cyril and Harold Hosegood. Christened 8th October 1899. Tanner. Married Gwen Joyce Mary ?. Died 13th February 1979 Bristol.
Hirst, Henry Cecil Montague 1879-80 Born 31st March 1860 Clifton, Bristol. Clifton College 1871-1877. Clifton captain 1885-1886. Played rugby for Gloucestershire. England rugby trial. Architect. Died 25th April 1931 Bristol.
Hobbs, Charles Frederick 1872-73

Born 1853 Bristol. Son of James George Hobbs, Attorney at Law, and Eliza (nee Parker). Christened 21st February 1853.

Hobbs, Charles 1898-99

Born 1879 Hackney, London. Son of Charles Frederick Hobbs, Confectioner, and Elizabeth (nee ).

Hobbs, H.J. 1902-03 Possibly Henry James Hobbs. Born 1855 Clifton, Bristol. Son of James George Hobbs, Attorney at Law, and Eliza (nee Parker). Baptised 13th February 1856. Brother of Charles. Solicitor. Married Kate Phillipson. Died 2nd May 1958 40 College Road, Clifton.  
Hobbs, C. 1919-20  
Holliday, Vincent 1883-84

Born 11th November 1857 Cholsey, Berkshire. Farmer. Died 23rd May 1928 Smallcombe Farm, Bathwick, Bath, Somerset. He died only a few hours after arriving at the farm which he just bought. The doctor cut his jugular vein after death to prevent premature burial.

Holman, Alec George 1907-08 Born 4th January 1891 Bristol. Son of Frank Holman and Ada Mary (nee Searle). Clifton College 1900-1905. London Hospital. Surgeon. Norfolk and Norwich Hospital. Died 3rd November 1956 Plymouth, Devon.  
Holman, R. 1905-06    
Holman, John Leonard 1919-20 Born 11th April 1887 Camborne, Cornwall. Clifton College 1898-1903. Chairman and Joint Managing Director Holman Bros. Ltd. Chairman Cornwall Boiler Co. Holman Machines. Cornwall's largest manufacturer of industrial equipment. Married Gladys ?. Died 1st June 1949 Rosewarne, Camborne, Cornwall. Holman Company merged in 1968 with Broom Wade of High Wycombe to become CompAir (UK) Ltd. Finally the company closed in December 2003.  
Holmes, A.E.Scott 1908-09    
Hood, Tom Fielden 192? Born 16th March 1904. Son of Tom Hood, Managing Director Lewis & Lewis, and Emeline Clayton (nee ?). Clifton College 1916-1922. Chartered Accountant, partner Lawrence, Gardner & Co. 1931-1957. OBE. Married 4th June 1931 Joan Hellyar. Director of the National Employers' Mutual General Insurance Association Ltd. 1950-1976. Acting Colonel in the Corps of Royal Engineers in North West Europe WW2. DL Glos 1960. President Grateful Society 1953. Governer Clifton College. Knighted. Died 14th December 1986 Bristol.
Hook, W.N. 1896-97    
Hoolman, W. 1872-73    
Holloway, John Francis 1909-10

Born 2nd August 1884. Son of George Alfred Holloway, Wholesale Stationer, and Caroline Davidson (nee ?). Christened 25 th September 1884 Trinity Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Bristol. Died 1955 Bristol.

Holman, G. 1909-10 Believed to be the elder brother of Harold, Alec George Holman. Born 4th January 1891 Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol. Son of Frank Holman, Corn Broker, and Ada Mary (nee Searle). Family business Blood, Holman & Company Ltd., 9-10 King Street, Bristol. Married 1918 Grace Kathleen Brown. Doctor. Died 3rd November 1956 Plymouth, Devon.  
Holman, Harold Spurway 192? Born 7th May 1898 Clifton, Bristol. Son of Frank Holman, Corn Broker, and Ada Mary (nee Searle). Family business Blood, Holman & Company Ltd., 9-10 King Street, Bristol. Schoolmaster. Died 1985 West Somerset.
Hooker, John Austin 1920-21 Born 28th February 1899 Middlesex. Baptised 30th April 1899 St, Lukes, West Norwood. Son of John William and Ann Florence Hooker. WW1 Royal Field Artillery in France. Bristol University 1925. Doctor. WW2 RAMC West Africa, India, Far East. General Practice Cowes, Isle of Wight. Died 18th December 1970 Isle of Wight.  
Hooper, Charles Alexander 1887-88 Born 6th June 1869 in Eastington Glos. Son of Charles Henry Hooper, Woollen Cloth Manufacturer, and Julia Beetham (nee Churchill). Clifton College (Jan 1880-1888), head of school. Trinity College, Cambridge 1888-1890. Cambridge Rugby Blue 1890. Rugby Blue. England International. Also played for Middlesex Wanderers, Richmond, Gloucestershire, Middlesex (captain), and Barbarians. Solicitor (1894-1914). Married Frances ?. Emigrated to Hong Kong in 1914 and served in the Hong Kong Special Police Force during WW1.Died 16th September 1950 at The Canadian Red Cross Memorial Hospital, Taplow, Buckinghamshire.
Hooper, W. 1891-92    
Hope, A. 1920-21    
Hopton, Charles Ernest 1880-81 Born 13th February 1861 Canon Frome, Hereford. St. Edward's School, Oxford. Clifton College 1873-1874. Hereford Cathedral School. St. John's College, Cambridge 1879-1883 BA, 1886 MA. Ord. Deacon (Worcester) 1884; Priest, 1885; C. of St Mary's, Selly Oak, Worcs., 1884-7. C. of Redditch, 1889-91. C. of Stretton Grandison with Ashperton, Heref., 1891. V. of Stretton Grandison, 1891-8. V. of St Stephen's, Worcester, 1898-1907. Rural Dean, 1906-7. V. of St Mary's, Moseley, 1907-27. Rural Dean of King's Norton, 1909-15. Hon. Canon of Birmingham, 1910-46. Archdeacon of Birmingham, 1915-44. Surrogate, 1914-44. Of 66, Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham Archdeacon Birmingham 1915. Died 20th December 1946 Birmingham.  
Hornby, Phillip Edwin 1921-22 Born 1900. Married 1934 Phyllis W. S. Hornby in Long Ashton, Somerset. Died 1981 Honiton, Devon.  
Horsford, Godfrey George O'Brien 1897-98 Born 8th May 1881 Sri Lanka. Clifton College 1896-1897. Died 1st September 1951 Kensington, London.  
Hort, Philip William 1919-20

Born 1901 Bristol. Descended from the 18th Century artist, Arthur Hort, who the restaurant Horts on Broad Street, Bristol is named after. Chartered Accountant, 28 Baldwin Street, Bristol. Married 1935 Gladys C Langman in Bristol. Provincial Grand Master, Canynges Masonic Lodge 1960. Midland Bank. Died 1978 Bristol.

Horton, J. 1897-98    
Hosegood, Cyril Brittain 1906-07 Born 2nd January 1886. Son of Samuel Corner Hosegood, Corn Merchant, and Harriet Mary (nee Evans). Brother of Harold. Clifton College 1896-1903. Major Royal Engineers WW1. Married 12th June 1918 Sybil Selina Stanes in Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol. Died 17th November 1948 Wells Hospital, Somerset.
Hosegood, Harold Maurice Corner 1908-09 Born 16th March 1889 Clifton, Bristol. Son of Samuel Corner Hosegood, Corn Merchant, and Harriette Mary (nee Evans). Brother of Cyril. Clifton College 1899-1905. Grain Merchant. Lieut Royal Engineers WW1. Married 16th September 1920 Gladys Mabel Rosa Sutton at St Paul's Church, Clifto, Bristol.
Sherrif of Bristol 1942-43. Died 24th April 1963 3 Owls Road, Boscombe, Hampshire.
Hoskin, Worthington Wynn 1906-07 Born 8th May 1885 in Steynsburg, South Africa. St Andrew's College , Grahamstown, South Africa. Trinity College, Oxford. Rugby Blue 1904-1907 (captain 1907). Tecaher. Died 4th March 1956 East London, South Africa.
Howard, Henry Molyneaux Paget  

Born 13th September 1877 Charlton Park, Malmesbury, Wilts. A direct descendant of Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, 2nd cousin of Queen Elizabeth 1st, who was executed at the Tower of London in 1572 for treason. Winchester College. 4th Glos. Succeeded his father as Earl of Suffolk in March 1898. Married wealthy heiress Margaret Hyde Leiter in 1904. She was daughter of a Chicago business man, whose department store was burnt down in the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Died 21st April 1917 Mesopotamia. During the Battle of Istabul he was killed by shrapnel through the heart while commanding 1st Wilts. Commemorated on Basra War Cemetery. His son, Charles Henry George Howard, was killed performing bomb disposal in WW2



Howe, David Llewelyn 1905-06 Born 6th October1868 25 Ambrose Road, Clifton, Bristol. Son of David Howe, Ship Master and Elizabeth (nee Llewellyn). Ellenborough Park College, Weston-super-Mare. Shipbroker. Married 1894 Katie Furneaux Pearce. Lt RASC WW1. Died 3rd May 1948 Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire.  
Howell, L.J. 1908-09    
Howlett, Julian 1900-01 Born 1876 Caernarvon, Wales. Son of Herbert George Howlett, Assistant at China Consular Service, and Catherine (nee Thomas). Died 31st January 1946 at 4 Beaufort Road, Clifton, Bristol.
Hudden, Edward Lamphier 1921-22 Born 1902 Llantarnam, Monmouthshire, Wales. Son of William Edward Cecil Hudden, Manufacturer of Steel Sheets, and Ethel Mary (nee ?). Civil Servant. Died 26th June 1931 Bristol. Crashed car through railings of the Avon Gorge and fell 250 feet to his death.  
Huddlestone, J. 1905-06    
Hume, Albert Stewart 1891-92

Born 10th October 1873 Queensland, Australia. Son of Walter Cunningham Hume surveyor and Chief commissioner for Lands for Queensland, and Anna Kate (nee Fowler). Aldenham School, Hertfordshire. Sedbergh School, Cumbria. Civil Engineer. Stopped playing rugby after a serious injury during a match in 1892. Emigrated to USA 1915. Lt Royal Engineers WW1. Married 12th February 1919 Rica Aileen Kelly in London. Moved Argentina. Helped build Argentine Railway. Died 1960.

Hunt, Frederick William 1889-90

Born 6th April 1867 Bath. Son of Thomas Hunt, Corn Merchant, and Hannah Maria (nee Rodway). Cheltenham College 1878-1879. Moved to Bristol Rugby Club in 1892. Auctioneeer and Surveyor. Married 1st June 1898 Blanche Burton Stephenson at St Mary, West Kensington. She was widowed from Andrew Robinson, and the mother of 2 children. Her first husband died in 1893. She had a further 2 children with Frederick. Died 16th August 1937 Bath, Somerset.

Hunt, J. 1920-21  
Hunter, Richard Verdi 1897-98 Born abt. 1876 Redland, Bristol. Son of William Hunter, Wholesale Saddler, and Winifred (nee Davies). Worked in family business Shattock & Hunter, Saddlers and Harness Makers, Frogmore Street, Bristol.  
Hunter, R. 1909-10  
Huntley, R. 1922-23  
Hunton, Robert William 1907-08 Born 29th January 1890 Bristol. Clifton College 1901-1907. Chartered Accountant. Drector and Secretary W.&R. Jacob & Co., Biscuit Manufacturer. Died 1968 Crosby, Lancashire.
Hutchings, H.C. 1919-20    
Hutchings, Robert William 1919-20 Born 1883 Bristol. Son of George Fowler Hutchings, Shoe Manufacturer, and Leonora Elizabeth (nee Truman). Christened 4th February 1883 St. Mary Redcliffe. Shoe Manufacturer. Lived at 4 The Tyning, Bath. During their heyday the family business, G.F.Hutchings and Co.Ltd., which had outlets in Park Street and London's New Bond Street, had made exclusive, elegant shoes which were the choice of royalty. In 1962, the company had been forced to close their factory in Portland Square with a loss of 100 workers. In 1970 the company went into liquidation and closed down after more than a century of production.  
Hutchinson, E. 1908-09    
Hutchinson, Herbert Heatley 1911-12 Born 1887 Pegswood, Northumberland. Son of Thomas Hutchinson, School Master, and Sarah Ann (nee Jackson). Assistant Master Colston's School. WW1 Captain, Royal Garrison Artillery. Married 1920 Catherine Swallow Wilson. Died 1978 Staffordshire.
Huxtable, Frederick William 1883-84 Born 1864 Clifton, Bristol. Brother of George. Son of Frederick Joseph Huxtable, Professor of Music, and Matilda (nee ?). Died 1908 Bristol.  
Huxtable, George Ivor 1883-84 Born 27th August 1867 Clifton, Bristol. Brother of Frederick. Christened 28th September 1867 St. Philip and St. Jacob Church, Bristol. Manager Bristol Corporation.  


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