Edward Perrott

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Edward Perrott
Full name Edward Simcocks Perrott
Date of birth 16 September 1851
Place of birth Bronhyddron, Oswestry, Shropshire, England[1][2]
Date of death 22 April 1915
Place of death Llansantffraid (aged 63 years 218 days)
School Cheltenham College[3]
Rugby union career
Position(s) Forward
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Old Cheltonians ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1875  England 1 ()

Edward Perrott (1851–1915) was a rugby union international who represented England in 1875.[2]

Early life[edit]

Edward Perrott was born on 16 September 1851 in Bronhyddron, Oswestry, Shropshire, England, the eldest of the eight children of Robert Simcocks Perrott (1813–1888) and Elizabeth Ann Owen (c.1823 – post 1881). His father had been born in Llansaintffraid, Montgomery, Wales and in 1865 was the High Sheriff of Montgomeryshire, Wales. His maternal grandfather was a glergyman and had been the Rector of Penmorfa and also of Llaneddwyn. He attended Cheltenham College.[3]

Rugby union career[edit]

Perrott played rugby at Cheltenham College and went on to represent the old boys side, Old Cheltonians, as an adult. It was from this team that he was selected to play for England, and he made his international debut and only appearance for England on 15 February 1875 in the match against England match at The Oval,[2] which England won.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rootssweb ancestry profile
  2. ^ a b c Edward Perrott Profile on scrum.com
  3. ^ a b Edward Scot Skirving, Register, 1841-1927, Cheltenham College, 1928