Clifton Rugby Football Club History
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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
Vachell, Alfred Redwood 1891-92 Born abt. 1869 Cardiff. Son of William Vachell, Iron Merchant, and Mary Ann (nee ?). Accountant. Married 1897 Emmeline Kathleen De Winton in Bedminster. Died 13th February 1928 Yatton, Somerset.  
Valentine, Gerald Edward 1919-20 Born abt. 1895 Bristol. Son of John Valentine, Wholesale Draper and Alice Mary (nee ). Died 15th March 1936 Bristol.  
Vassall, Leonard Samuel 1921-22

Born 14th July 1899. The King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) WW1. Solicitor. Osborne, Ward, Vassall, Abbot & Co., 41 Broad Street, Bristol. Married 1937 Mary B Jelf in Bath. Died Jan 1994 Mendip, Somerset.

 
Vaughan, William Wyamar 1890-91

Born 25th February 1865 Hampstead, London. Rugby School, New College, Oxford. Teacher. Headmaster Giggleswick School. Master Clifton College 1890-1904. Died 4th February 1938 Thomason Hospital, Agra, India.

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Vaughan, Francis Gerald

1913-14 Born 10th March 1895 Taunton, Somerset. Son of Frederick Richard Vaughan, Brewer, and Mary Violetta (nee Cooper). Father owned the Saltash Brewery, Cornwall which became part of the Plymouth Brewery in 1889. Clifton College 1905-1909. Blundell's School, Tiverton. Married Maude Mary ?. Died 27th July 1934 Bristol.  
Veale, Sir Douglas 1908-09

Born 2nd April 1891. Bristol Grammar School. Corpus Christi College, Oxford. WW1 4th Glosters. Civil servant with the Local Government Board, later the Ministry of Health . He was private secretary to various Ministers of Health between 1921 and 1928, then private secretary to Neville Chamberlain , helping to implement the Local Government Act 1929. CBE 1st March 1929. Registrar of the University of Oxford. Knighted 1954. Died 27th September 1973 Oxford.

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Venour, W. 1887-88

Possibly Walter Edwin Venour. Born 17th May 1864 Almorah, India. Son of Lt. Gen. Edwin Venour, H.M.E.I. Co. (Indian Army), and Jessie Margaret Anderson, of Upton-on-Severn, Worcester. Weymouth College. Lieut. Col. Indian Army. 58th Vaughan's Rifles (Frontier Force). Married 17th September 1895 Annie Lilian Barton in Bombay. Killed in action 31st October 1914 at Givenchy-les-Labassée, shot dead by Germans dressed in Gurkha uniforms taken from the dead. Buried at Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

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Verner, Thomas Alexander 1872-73 Born abt 1849 Bengal, India. Son of Lieut-Colonel William Verner, Antrim Army, and Charlotte Elizabeth (nee May). Mechanical Engineer. Died Died 6th June 1889 Biarritz, France.  
Vernon, William Francis Norton 1907-08 Born abt. 1877 Wootton, Bedfordshire. Son of Henry Charles Vernon, Navy Agent and Banker, and Elizabeth Baynes (nee Norton). Brother of Ralph. Died 24th March 1947 at 17 Wellhouse Lane, Barnet, Herts.  
Vernon, Ralph Lawrence 1910-11 Born abt. 1881 Wootton, Bedfordshire. Brother of William. Married Jenny Kenny ?. Died 10th January 1965 Sudbury, Suffolk.  
Villiers, Edward Wildman Basevi 1902-03 Born 1833 Hartlebury, Worcestershire. District Manager to Burton Brewery Company. Lived at Clifton Wood House. Society of St. Stephens Ringers. Married 4th May 1881 Augusta Caroline Riakes. Died 29th December 1915 Bristol.  

 

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