Edgar Yeomans        

Edgar Yeomans


Career: 1905
Debut: Round 1, 1905 vs Essendon, aged 19 years, 81 days
Carlton Player No. 180
Games: 3
Goals: 1
Last game: Round 6, 1905 vs Melbourne, aged 19 years, 116 days
Height: ?
Weight: ?
DOB : 14 February, 1886

Yeomans played 3 games and kicked 1 goal for Carlton in 1905 after being recruited from Northcote. All 3 of the games he played in for Carlton were wins. Yeomans later played with VFA club Preston.

Yeomans passed away on the 29th January, 1971 aged almost 85.

Image: E. C. Yeomans pictured as Northcote Cricket Club's secretary in The Herald September 29 (p2) 1911


Carlton to Preston
"Edgar (or "Son" as he was universally known) Yeomans played for three years and later became a well known administrator in cricketing circles, firstly with Northcote and later managing Victorian Sheffield Shield teams as well as holding senior positions with the Victorian Cricket Association. After a failed real estate agency, he became well-known in the new motion picture industry, initially as secretary-manager of the Westgarth Theatre in Northcote and later running the Sun Theatre in Yarraville. Remarkably, the pair are amongst just a handful of suburban theatres still operating today. Yeomans eventually built his own theatre in Footscray where he lived during the later years of his life".

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