Theo Harding

Theo Harding

Position: Lock

Died 13/07/1919
Place Of Birth Chorlton
Charles Theodore Harding - known as Theo - was born in Lancashire in 1860. He attended Monmouth School. Founder member of Newport RFC. Newport captain 1887/8 & 1888/9. Won 3 Welsh caps 1888-1889. First ever Newport Hockey capt 1895/6. All-round sportsman. Brother of George.

Newport RFC record : Played 1879/80 -1889/90 - played ca 190 games..  

Died on Cardiff to Newport train 13 July 1919.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  1879/1880 12 7 1 4 2 0 0 0 0  
  1880/1881 9 7 1 1 5 0 0 0 0  
  1881/1882 17 14 2 1 0 0 0 0 0  
  1882/1883 16 12 1 3 5 0 0 0 0  
  1883/1884 16 13 1 2 3 0 0 0 0  
  1884/1885 26 18 1 7 3 0 0 0 2  
  1885/1886 18 11 2 5 2 0 0 0 0  
  1886/1887 23 19 3 1 5 0 0 0 3  
  1887/1888 22 15 3 4 7 0 0 0 7  
  1888/1889 27 18 1 8 5 0 0 0 10  
  Total 186 134 16 36 37 0 0 0 22  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  11/10/1879 Pontypool N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  18/10/1879 Weston-Super-Mare SR 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  25/10/1879 Manchester Rangers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  08/11/1879 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  15/11/1879 Bridgend Ravens HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  18/11/1879 South of Ireland FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  20/11/1879 Blackheath SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  22/11/1879 Weston-Super-Mare FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  13/12/1879 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  10/01/1880 Clifton FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  07/02/1880 Clifton PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  28/02/1880 Chepstow PR 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  23/09/1880 Blaina Ironsides PR 2 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  02/10/1880 Manchester Rangers PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  23/10/1880 Rockleaze N8 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  04/11/1880 Pontypool SR 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  06/11/1880 Weston Rangers HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  11/11/1880 Irish Wanderers SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  04/12/1880 Gloucester Rugby SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  18/12/1880 Cardiff SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  26/03/1881 Cardiff HK 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  22/09/1881 Worcester Artillery HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  24/09/1881 Aberavon SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  01/10/1881 Kidderminster PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  15/10/1881 Neath HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  29/10/1881 Swansea HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  10/11/1881 Irish Rovers HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  10/12/1881 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  07/01/1882 Clifton FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  02/02/1882 Pontypridd HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  04/02/1882 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  09/02/1882 Pontypool SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  16/02/1882 Abergavenny HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  18/02/1882 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  04/03/1882 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  11/03/1882 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  18/03/1882 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 4 - 4  
  08/04/1882 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  30/09/1882 Cardiff Wanderers SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  07/10/1882 Oakfield CE 3 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  21/10/1882 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  04/11/1882 Gloucester Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  11/11/1882 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  13/11/1882 Halifax PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  18/11/1882 Weston-Super-Mare SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  09/12/1882 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  06/01/1883 Gloucester Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  03/02/1883 Newport Crusaders SH 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  10/02/1883 Oakfield SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  24/02/1883 Abergavenny SH 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  03/03/1883 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  10/03/1883 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  17/03/1883 Blackheath SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  31/03/1883 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  26/10/1883 Harlequins SH 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  27/10/1883 Swansea SH 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  03/11/1883 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  10/11/1883 Swindon Rangers SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  17/11/1883 Gloucester Rugby SH 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  24/11/1883 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  22/12/1883 Scarlets SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  26/12/1883 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  19/01/1884 Gloucester Rugby SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  26/01/1884 Cardiff SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  02/02/1884 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  09/02/1884 Neath SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  16/02/1884 Abercarn SH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  23/02/1884 Scarlets FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  02/03/1884 German Gymnasium FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  18/03/1884 Swindon Rangers FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/10/1884 Wakefield Trinity FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  04/10/1884 Bristol Arabs FH 1 0 0 0 1 W 0 - 0  
  11/10/1884 Neath FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  18/10/1884 Pontypridd FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  25/10/1884 Clifton FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  01/11/1884 Swansea FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  08/11/1884 Scarlets WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  15/11/1884 Gloucester Rugby FH 1 0 0 0 1 W 0 - 0  
  22/11/1884 Cardiff FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  27/11/1884 Lampeter College FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  29/11/1884 Neath FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  06/12/1884 Swansea FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  13/12/1884 Weston-Super-Mare FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  20/12/1884 Neath FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  26/12/1884 Carmarthen FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  27/12/1884 Clifton FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  12/01/1885 Queen's College Cork FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  24/01/1885 Gloucester Rugby FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  31/01/1885 Cardiff FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  07/02/1885 Pontypridd FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  14/02/1885 Risca Stars FH 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  16/02/1885 Hull FC FH 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  28/02/1885 Neath FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  07/03/1885 Bristol Arabs N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  14/03/1885 Neath FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  21/03/1885 Scarlets FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  19/09/1885 Cardiff Harlequins N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  21/09/1885 Batley CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  26/09/1885 Pontypridd CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  03/10/1885 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  10/10/1885 Carmarthen FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  17/10/1885 Neath FH 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  31/10/1885 Swansea WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  07/11/1885 Cardiff WI 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  14/11/1885 Swindon Rangers WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  21/11/1885 Lampeter College FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  05/12/1885 Scarlets FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  26/12/1885 London Welsh FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  16/01/1886 Cardiff FL 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  06/02/1886 Neath WI 1 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  08/02/1886 Dewsbury FH 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  18/02/1886 Carmarthen FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  27/02/1886 Scarlets FH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  13/03/1886 Swansea FH 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  02/10/1886 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  09/10/1886 Pontypridd FH 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  16/10/1886 Neath FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  28/10/1886 Conservative WMC CE 1 0 0 0 1 W 0 - 0  
  30/10/1886 Swindon Rangers FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  06/11/1886 Scarlets FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  13/11/1886 Cardiff FL 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  20/11/1886 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  25/11/1886 Maindee CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  27/11/1886 Cardiff Harlequins CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  04/12/1886 Pontypridd SR 1 0 0 0 1 W 0 - 0  
  11/12/1886 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  18/12/1886 Swansea FL 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  26/12/1886 London Welsh SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  15/01/1887 Swansea HK 1 0 0 0 1 D 0 - 0  
  22/01/1887 Cardiff N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  29/01/1887 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  05/02/1887 Penarth FL 2 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  07/02/1887 Brighouse Rovers SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  12/02/1887 Swansea N8 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  26/02/1887 Fossils PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  05/03/1887 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  12/03/1887 Maindee PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  01/10/1887 Scarlets HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  08/10/1887 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  15/10/1887 Cardiff Harlequins PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  22/10/1887 Gloucester Rugby PR 1 0 0 0 1 W 0 - 0  
  29/10/1887 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  05/11/1887 Pontypridd PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  12/11/1887 Cardiff HK 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  19/11/1887 Cardiff Harlequins PR 1 0 0 0 1 W 0 - 0  
  26/11/1887 Neath WI 1 0 0 0 1 W 0 - 0  
  03/12/1887 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  10/12/1887 Cardiff Harlequins WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  17/12/1887 Kingston on Thames WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  24/12/1887 Neath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  26/12/1887 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  27/12/1887 Kensington PR 1 0 0 0 1 W 0 - 0  
  31/12/1887 Gloucester Rugby WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  14/01/1888 Middlesex Hospital PR 2 0 0 0 2 W 0 - 0  
  21/01/1888 Cardiff PR 1 0 0 0 1 D 0 - 0  
  28/01/1888 Swansea SH 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  11/02/1888 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  10/03/1888 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  17/03/1888 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  22/09/1888 Neath N8 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  29/09/1888 Weston-Super-Mare PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  06/10/1888 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  13/10/1888 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  20/10/1888 Blackheath PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  03/11/1888 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  10/11/1888 Richmond PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  17/11/1888 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  21/11/1888 Cambridge University PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  24/11/1888 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  01/12/1888 Guy's Hospital HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  15/12/1888 Bridgewater PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  26/12/1888 New Zealand Maori PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 9  
  27/12/1888 Moseley PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  29/12/1888 London Welsh HK 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  01/01/1889 Oldham PR 2 0 0 0 4 W 0 - 0  
  05/01/1889 Scarlets PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  12/01/1889 Bristol Bears PR 1 0 0 0 2 W 0 - 0  
  19/01/1889 Gloucester Rugby PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  26/01/1889 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  16/02/1889 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 - 0  
  23/02/1889 Wellington PR 2 0 0 0 4 W 0 - 0  
  09/03/1889 Weston-Super-Mare PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  16/03/1889 United Hospitals PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  23/03/1889 Swansea PR 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  30/03/1889 Maindee WI 0 0 0 0 0 W 0 - 0  
  06/04/1889 Cardiff PR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 0  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  Wales 3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0  
Clubs: - Newport -
Education: - Monmouth School -
Honours: - Wales -

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