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Information is earnestly invited from anyone who can supply any of  the basic details which are lacking in the ‘Player’ pages. This applies especially to any missing birth or death dates, full names, etc, of local men and others who represented the club in its early years.

Local players for which information is sought include those listed below. If any name rings a bell, please look him up under ‘Players’ (there are photographs of some of them) to see whether you can help:

  • H.G. (‘Andy’) Anderson
  • John Brandon
  • E.Busby (probably Ernest, 1875-1947)
  • J.Davis (of Bushey)
  • W.Dodds
  • ‘Doss’ Ebden (of Hitchin)
  • W.Fellows
  • William Edward Gardner (born Gravesend 1860, schoolmaster)
  • W.Gibson
  • F.Green (probably of Croxley)
  • Harry Hall
  • A.Harding  (Chesham connections)
  • — Harper
  • A.Harrison
  • H. (‘Dabber’) Harrison
  • M.Hill
  • W.F.Horton (probably married Sarah Kate Smart at Watford parish church in 1890)
  • A.J. & C.Houghton (brothers)
  • H.R. (Harry) Jordan
  • F.King
  • W.Kingham
  • William (‘Duke’) Lovett
  • John (Jack) Munn
  • F.Parkes (very probably Old Fullerians connections)
  • H.J.Pickin or Pitkin
  • C.Pretty
  • Ernie Reading/Redding (Chesham connections)
  • William (‘Bumper’) Saunders
  • G.Smith
  • W.Spearing
  • H. & J.Stokes (brothers)
  • A.H.Town
  • John Walter (possibly born Aldenham, wife Ada, son Sidney John)
  • F.Watson
  • W.H.Wellings
  • Charles Wheeler
  • H.Wheeler
  • William (Billy) Wheeler (prominent Chesham cricketer & footballer)
  • F.White
  • ‘Gayler’ Woods (of Dunstable origins, later Hitchin)
  • W.Woodward (?William, living Ebury Road, Watford, in 1891?)
  • G.Young (Hitchin connections?)