Tom Askin

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Tommy Askin
Personal information
Full name Thomas Cardwell Askin
Nickname Tom, Tommy
Born July→September 1905
Pontefract district, England
Died 1976 (aged 70–71)
Playing information
Position Wing, Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
≤1928–≥28 Featherstone Rovers
1930–37 Castleford 196 64 0 0 192
Total 196 64 0 0 192
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1928 Great Britain 6 1 0 0 3
Source: rugbyleagueproject.org englandrl.co.uk

Thomas "Tom"/"Tommy" Cardwell Askin (birth registered July→September 1905[1] — 1976) birth registered in Pontefract district, was an English professional rugby league footballer of the 1920s and '30s, playing at representative level for Great Britain, and at club level for Featherstone Rovers, and Castleford, as a Wing, or Centre, i.e. number 2 or 5, or, 3 or 4.

Playing career[edit]

International honours[edit]

Askin won caps for Great Britain while at Featherstone Rovers in 1928 against Australia (3 matches), and New Zealand (3 matches).[2]

Rugby League County League appearances[edit]

Tom Askin played in Castleford's 1932–33 Yorkshire League victory.

Genealogical information[edit]

Askin's marriage to Aubuary Stephenson (birth registered during July→September 1912 in Pontefract district[3]) was registered during July→September 1933 in Pontefract district.[4] The birth of his first son also named Thomas C. Askin was registered during July→September 1935 in Pontefract district,[5] the birth of his second son named Maurice E. Askin was registered during April→June 1938 in Pontefract district,[6] the birth of his daughter named Aubuary J. Askin was registered during April→June 1943 in Pontefract district.[7] Tom Askin was the father of the rugby league footballer of the 1950s and '60s for Castleford, Maurice Askin, and older brother of the rugby league footballer, Ambrose Askin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Wife's birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Marriage details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "First son's birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  6. ^ "Second son's birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  7. ^ "Daughter's birth details at freebmd.org.uk". freebmd.org.uk. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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