Albert Atkinson

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Albert Atkinson
Personal information
Full name Albert Atkinson
Born April→June 1909
Fothergill, Cumberland
Died April→June 1953 (aged 43)
Halifax, West Riding of Yorkshire
Playing information
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1928–≥28 Whitehaven
≤1929–≥31 Halifax
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1930 England 1 0 0 0 0
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Albert Atkinson (April→June 1909[1] — April→June 1953 (aged 43)[2]) born in Fothergill, Cumberland was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1920s, and '30s, playing at representative level for England, and at club level for Flimby ARLFC[1] (Flimby & Fothergill ARLFC?), Whitehaven, and Halifax, he died in Halifax, West Riding of Yorkshire.

Playing career

International honours

Albert Atkinson won a cap for England while at Halifax in 1930 against Other Nationalities.[3]

Challenge Cup final appearances

Albert Atkinson played in Halifax's 22-8 victory over York in the 1931 Challenge Cup final during the 1930–31 League season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 2 May 1931, he was the first Cumbrian to play at Wembley Stadium, London.[4]

Club career

Albert Atkinson signed for Halifax aged-18.[4]

Genealogical information

Albert Atkinson's marriage to Mabel Green was registered during July→September 1932 in Halifax district.[5] They had children; Barbara J. Atkinson (birth registered January→March 1934 in Halifax district ), and June B. Atkinson (birth registered July→September 1936 in Halifax district).

References

  1. "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Death details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "England Statistics at englandrl.co.uk". englandrl. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. 4.0 4.1 "West Cumberland Times, 2 May 1931, page 7, Maryport District News". archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Marriage details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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