Thomas Alfred "Alf" Page

Challenge Cup Competition - Victorian Football Association
DOB: 1857
DOD: unknown
Career: 1875 - 1881

1875 Page named in The Argus to be playing in a Carlton 25 side against a Carlton First Twenty in a scratch match at Royal Park on Saturday 8th. May.

1879 A. Page scored 1 Goal for Carlton (firsts).
(The Footballer. 1879 p 71)

1880 Reserves.
A. Page - Goal sneak to the team, kicks with great judgement, very fine player.
(The Footballer. 1880. p24)

1881 Reserves.
Good goal sneak, rather selfish.
(The Footballer 1881. p24)

1883 April 28.
Page played against a Waverley (23) at Princes Oval, Carlton won.

1883 May 05.
Played against Star of Carlton at Princes Oval, match drawn.

1883 May 12.
Named in the Carlton team that played South Yarra, no details.

1939 18 March, The Argus had an item on a collection of Carlton membership tickets dating from 1874 -1939.
The owner of this collection was a Mr. A. E. Page of Glen Iris who has been a member for 58 years.
This collection will be framed and hung in the Carlton committee room.
His brother Winton Page played on the wing for the Blues in 1874.
The report also says another brother T. A. Page* retired from football at the age of 23 because his wife was worried for his safety.
It is not known if he played for Carlton as well.
To read The Argus article, click here> http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12108672

.* Thomas Alfred Page.
These "Page" enteries need to be altered to three, Thomas Alfred, A. E. , and Winton Page

Brother of Winton Page?

Is A. Page related to T. A. and Wilson Page?
Or is Mr. A. E. Page the Carlton player of this Blueseum page?

The North Melbourne Advertiser, May 11 1883 reported that Page from the Williamstown Club would play for Carlton this year.
A report of the Williamstown AGM in the Williamstown Chronicle April 14 1883 p3, says the club's leading goal scorer for season 1882 was J. Page with 10 goals.

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