Toner Hosking

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Toner Hosking
Personal information
Full name Toner William Hosking
Date of birth(1891-05-09)9 May 1891
Place of birth Deep Lead near Stawell, Victoria
Date of death 12 May 1963(1963-05-12) (aged 72)
Place of death Mornington, Victoria
Playing career1
YearsClubGames (Goals)
1908, 1910 South Melbourne 9 (1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1910.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Toner William Hosking (9 May 1891 – 12 May 1963) was an Australian rules footballer who played with South Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL). [1]

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Family

The son of Peter Joseph Murphy (1861–1894) and Emily Amelia (1869–1962), née Scarlett, Toner William Murphy was born at Deep Lead Railway Station just north of Stawell on 9 May 1891. [2] After his father's death in 1894, [3] his mother married Benjamin Edward Hosking and Toner subsequently took the Hosking name.

In 1917, Toner Hosking married Alice Annette Andrew (1893–1938) [4] and they subsequently had three sons.

Notes

  1. Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2014). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (10th ed.). Seaford, Victoria: BAS Publishing. p. 409. ISBN   978-1-921496-32-5.
  2. "Family Notices". The Age (11, 301). Victoria, Australia. 16 May 1891. p. 3.
  3. "Family Notices". The Argus (14, 901). Victoria, Australia. 2 April 1894. p. 1.
  4. "Family Notices". The Argus (22, 200). Victoria, Australia. 22 September 1917. p. 13.


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