Bert Wilkinson

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Bert Wilkinson
Personal information
Full name Herbert Wilkinson[1]
Date of birth (1922-08-02)2 August 1922[1]
Place of birth Sunderland,[1] County Durham, England
Date of death 9 July 2011(2011-07-09) (aged 88)[1]
Place of death Lincoln,[2] England
Playing position Full back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Murton Colliery Welfare
1945–1952 Lincoln City 39 (0)
1952–1953 Frickley Colliery
1953–1955 Grantham 14 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Herbert Wilkinson (2 August 1922 – 9 July 2011) was an English footballer who made 39 appearances in the Football League playing for Lincoln City. He also played non-league football for Murton Colliery Welfare and Frickley Colliery, and in the Midland League with Grantham.[3] He played as a full back.[4]

Wilkinson was married to Teresa and had two children.[5] His son-in-law Graham Clapham and grandson Jamie Clapham also played football professionally.[6]


  1. ^ a b c d "Bert Wilkinson". The Lincoln City FC Archive. Lincoln City F.C. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Bert Wilkinson". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 4 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "Bert Wilkinson profile". Archived from the original on 5 May 2013. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bert Wilkinson". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "Wilkinson Herbert (Bert) Obituary". Lincolnshire Echo. 14 July 2011. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 
  6. ^ Moore, Glenn (25 November 2000). "Clapham shows talent does stay in the family". The Independent. London. p. 30 – via Newsbank.