Bill Hensley

Victorian Football Association
DOB: 18 October 1876 Byaduk
Games: 3
Career: 1892 - 1893

William Charles "Bill" Hensley.
If his date of birth is correct then Bill would have been just 15 years and 223 days old when he made his senior debut for the Blues!

Recruited from Nhill in 1892
Played 2 senior games in 1892 and 1 in 1893.

1892 September 24
Hensley named in the 24 man Carlton squad, 20 of whom played against Collingwood at Victoria Park in the final game of the season.

1893 April 29
Hensley's name appears in 35 man Carlton team list to play a pre season match against Carlton District on the University ground.

1893 May 24 Wednesday Queens Birthday Holiday
Carlton played Bendigo on the Upper Reserve, Bendigo
Hensley was named in the starting Carlton 20 in the back pocket.

William Charles Hensley - Football

William Charles Hensley was born on 18 October 1876 at Byaduk to Richard Hensley and Charlotte Elizabeth Stewart. He was known as Bill Hensley.
Bill was recruited from Nhill to play football for Carlton Football Club.
On 28 May 1892 Bill played half forward flank for Carlton Football Club, against North Melbourne at North Melbourne in Melbourne. , Carlton won.
In an article in 1931 it was reported that on 27 July 1892 Bill played in a football match against Horsham. He played in the ruck. The match was played in Horsham, with the Nhill players travelling by train. The result was a draw. ,
On 24 Sep 1892, Bill played half back flank for Carlton Football Club at Victoria Park in Abbotsford, Melbourne.1,2, They were beaten by Collingwood.
In a practice match, on 29 Apr 1893, Bill was named to play for Carlton Football Club against Carlton District Juniors at Melbourne University, Carlton.1, Melbourne. Carlton seniors won.
Bill was named to play for Carlton Football Club on 20 May 1893. They played against Richmond at Richmond. Carlton won.
He was named to play for Carlton Football Club against Bendigo at Bendigo on 24 May 1893. This was a Queens Birthday match. Bill played left back.1, Carlton won.
Bill played for Carlton Football Club at Footscray in Melbourne on 3 Jun 1893. He played in the back pocket.2 They played against Footscray at Footscray. Footscray won.

Research of Dr Mark Pennings, Queensland University of Technology.
The Argus, 28 May 1892, Page 5.
The Argus, 31 May 1892. Page 7.
The Horsham Times, 31 July 1931, Page 7.
The Horsham Times, 29 July 1892, Page 2.
The Argus, 24 September 1892 Page 11.
The Argus, 26 September 1892. Page 3.
The Argus, 29 April 1893, Page 11.
The Argus, 1 May 1893, Page 10.
The Argus, 20 May 1893, Page 11 & 15.
The Argus, 22 May 1893, Page 10.
The Bendigo Independent, 25 May 1893, Page 2.
The Argus, 23 May 1893, Page 7.
Independent (Footscray), 10 June 1893, Page 2.

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