Henry Gedge

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Henry Gedge
Full name Henry Theodore Sidney Gedge
Date of birth 19 August 1870
Place of birth London[1]
Date of death 5 December 1943
Place of death Seamer, Yorkshire (aged 73 years 108 days)
School Dulwich College
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Wing
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
London Scottish FC
Edinburgh Wanderers
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1894-1899  Scotland 6 Pts:10;

Henry Theodore Sidney Gedge was a Scottish rugby union player.[2] He was capped six times between 1894-99 for Scotland.[2] He also played for London Scottish FC and Edinburgh Wanderers.[2]

Early life[edit]

Henry Gedge was born on 19 August 1870 in London. He attended Dulwich College.

Rugby union career[edit]

Gedge made his international debut on 3 February 1894 at Newport in the Wales vs Scotland match. Of the 6 matches he played for his national side he was on the winning side on 4 occasions. He played his final match for Scotland on 11 March 1899 at Blackheath in the England vs Scotland match.

Personal life and family[edit]

He was the father of Peter Gedge, who was also capped for Scotland.[2]


  • Bath, Richard (ed.) The Scotland Rugby Miscellany (Vision Sports Publishing Ltd, 2007 ISBN 1-905326-24-6)