He was an agent for the Royal Liver Assurance Company. Hinton was chosen for just a single international cap, which was awarded in the final game of the 1884 Home Nations Championship in a game against Ireland. Hinton was brought in as a replacement for George Lockwood Morris and was one of three new players brought into the pack.
The others being Llanelli"s Buckley Roderick and Samuel Goldsworthy of Swansea.
International matches played