Died in West End, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
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Donald Slade is Notable.
Donald Slade was born in Freemantle, Hampshire on 26 November 1888. His birth was registered in South Stoneham in the first quarter of 1889. He was the son of George Slade and Mary Ann Mabey.
At the time of the 1891 England and Wales Census, George, Mary Ann, George William, Florence, Amelia, Frederick, Charloote, Frank, Donald, and Ralph Slade were listed as living in Freemantle.
After attending Foundry Lane school, around 1910, he worked as a bricklayer and played as an amateur for the Southampton Ramblers. Younger brother, Reg, was also on the books of Southampton, making three appearances in 1915.
He transfered to Lincoln City, Lincolnshire in August 1912; Woolwich Arsenal in Islington, London in December 1913; May 1914 he was playing in Fulham, London. He stayed in London until the suspension of normal football caused by WWI.
During the war Donald returned to Southampton, where he worked in Harland and Wolff's rolling mills, maintaining the brick linings of the furnaces. Harland & Wolff Heavy Industries is a heavy industrial company, specialising in ship repair, conversion, and offshore construction, located in Belfast, Northern Ireland. FYI - they built the Titanic.
In the fall of 1915 he married Nellie C Piper in Southampton, Hampshire. 
After the war, he moved to Scotland where he had spells with Dumbarton, Ayr United and Dundee United. Donald became very popular in Scotland.
He retired from football in 1923 and became the manager of a pub in Troon until 1927. Troon is a town in South Ayrshire, situated on the west coast of Ayrshire in Scotland, about 8 miles (13 km) north of Ayr and 3 miles (5 km) northwest of Glasgow Prestwick Airport.
Around 1927 he returned south of the border to run pubs in Reading, Flackwell, Heath, and Beaconsfield before retiring to live in Marlow.
He eventually returned to Hampshire, living in the West End, just outside Southampton.
Donald died in the West End on 24 March 1980, at the age of 91. His death was registered in Southampton in the first quarter of 1980.
Search Photos: Search for 'Shirley' in the UK City, Town and Village Photos collection
Street address: 38 and 36A Victoria Rd, Freemantle, Southampton, Hants
Marital status: Single
Registration district: Southampton
Registration District Number: 99
Sub-registration district: Southampton Western
ED, institution, or vessel: 15
Household schedule number: 290
George Slade 63
Mary Ann Slade 59
George Slade 36
Donald Slade 22
Reginald Slade 18
Denis Slade 16
↑ FreeBMD: Births Mar 1889, Surname: Slade, Given Name: Donald, District: S. Stoneham, Volume: 2c, Page 68.
↑ Free UK Genealogy "England, Scotland and Wales Census" database, FreeCEN (https://www.freecen.org.uk/search_records/59033874e9379091b1fd2fa5 : accessed 8 Jul 2019) [data about Donald SLADE in household of George SLADE]; citing Piece: 928 Place: South Stoneham Enumeration District: 11 Civil Parish: Millbrook Ecclesiastical Parish: Christchurch Fmantle Folio: 68 Page: 8 Schedule: 45 Address: Victoria Rd.
↑ 3.03.1 Ancestry.com. 1891 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. The National Archives of the UK (TNA); Kew, Surrey, England; Class: RG12; Piece: 928; Folio: 68; Page: 8. Image
↑ 4.04.1 Ancestry.com. 1911 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1911. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA), 1911. Class: RG14; Piece: 6003; Schedule Number: 290. Image
Ancestry.com. 1901 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005., Class: RG13; Piece: 1073; Folio: 67; Page: 25, Name: Donald Slade, Age: 12, Estimated birth year: abt 1889, Relation to Head: Son, Gender: Male, Father: George Slade, Mother: Mary A Slade, Birth Place: Freemantle, Hampshire, England, Civil Parish: Shirley, Search Photos: Search for 'Shirley' in the UK City, Town and Village Photos collection, Ecclesiastical parish: Freemantle Christchurch, County/Island: Hampshire, Country: England, Registration district: South Stoneham, Sub-registration district: Millbrook, ED, institution, or vessel: 14, Piece: 1073, Folio: 67, Page Number: 25, Household schedule number: 156, Household Members: George Slade 52, Mary A Slade 49, George W Slade 27, Fred R Slade 19, Charlotte Slade 19, Frank Slade 14, Donald Slade 12, Ralph Slade 10, Reginald Slade 8, Dennis Slade 6. Image