|Full name||William Charlton|
|Date of birth||4 January 1912|
|Place of birth||South Stoneham, England|
|Date of death||Not known|
|1936–1938||Queens Park Rangers||20||(10)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
William "Bill" Charlton (born 4 January 1912) was an English footballer who played at centre-forward in the Football League for various clubs in the 1930s, including Southampton, Hull City and Queens Park Rangers. He also played for the Corinthians and the England national amateur football team.
Charlton was born in the South Stoneham area of Southampton and was educated at Peter Symonds School, Winchester before going up to St Edmund Hall at the University of Oxford where he represented Oxford University at football and won his blue.
While still at university, he joined Southampton of the Football League Second Division as an amateur, making two appearances at centre-forward; on 16 January 1932 in a 3–3 draw with Preston North End and on 13 February 1932 when he scored a consolation goal in a 5–1 defeat at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
In November 1934, he joined Hull City scoring once in three league appearances, before a spell with Wimbledon. In May 1936, he signed his first professional contract with Queens Park Rangers and played 20 matches, scoring ten goals, in the Football League Third Division South.
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