The death of Jack Proctor


November 8, 1893
Jack Proctor, a well-known footballer, who has been playing half-back in the Stoke League team, died yesterday after a week’s illness, from inflammation of the lungs. Proctor, who was 22 years of age, learned his football with the Dresden United, and afterwards played for the Stoke Swifts. He caught a chill whilst playing against Blackburn Rovers at Stoke last Saturday week.
(Source: Liverpool Mercury: November 9, 1893)

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