Aberdeen FC - Family/DNA

Aberdeen and Scotland F.C.

1873 - 2021

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1873-2022

In Memory of

Gerald Hampton Sandison Abel, Alexander Murray

Gerald Hampton Sandison Abel

  • Birth: 1920 • Foveran, Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Death: 12 Oct 1977 • 7 Primrosehill Place, Aberdeen, Scotland

Aberdeen F.C. Season Ticket Holder
Aberdeen Press and Journal - Died at home, after watching Wales 0 v 2 Scotland (World Cup Qualifier) on television.


Alexander Murray

  • Birth: 29 Nov 1854 • Old Machar, Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Death: 05 Apr 1902 • Ibrox Park, Copland Road, Ibroxholm, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Home International Championship 1901-02
19th Match, Scotland 1 v 1 England
The Evening Post, The Ibrox Holocaust, Mon 07 Apr 1902
(The match was later considered officially "unfinished" and to be replayed.)


West Tribune Stand terrace disaster sketch, 1902 - Original B&W image - No copyright - attached.
West Tribune Stand terrace disaster area, 1902 - Original B&W picture - No copyright - attached.

The West Tribune Stand terrace collapsed after about 15 minutes play, and play was suspended for 20 minutes before the match resumed.
25 supporters died and 500 more had injuries during the international association football match between Scotland and England on 5 Apr 1902.

External Link

  • Family Tree Official's, Player's, Staff and supporter's details: Ancestry.com
    Background Divider: Scotland F.C. 1873 - This digital image by Graeme Watson 2021.
    Insert Photo: West Tribune Stand terrace disaster area 1902 - Original B&W picture - No copyright - attached.
    Insert Sketch: West Tribune Stand terrace disaster sketch, 1902 - Original B&W image - No copyright - attached.
    Insert Image: Scotland Logo on back ground divider, Purpose of use in article to serve as the primary means of visual identification of the article dedicated to the entity in question. Not replaceable with free media. (Source: Wikipedia)
    Header Background: From Graeme Watson's personal collection, Scotland F.C. Home Shirt 1971 (Original) - Copyright © 2021 Graeme Watson.

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Aberdeen F.C. - Family/DNA
An un-official compilation of the family tree of Aberdeen Football Club's official's, player's and staff from 1881 to present from one personal family tree.