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Jack Bamber

Liverpool FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 1 L 0 F 0: A 0
50% successful

1921

captain: none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name John Bamber
Born Thursday, 11 April 1895 in Peasley Cross, St. Helens, Lancashire [registered in Prescot, June 1895].
notes: His death registration states he was born on 10 April 1895

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, John is the second youngest of five children to Robert and Mary (née Smith). They live at 97 Napier Street in St. Helens. His father is a grinder at the glassworks.

According to the 1911 census, The Bamber family remain in St Helens, living at 42 Eldon Street. Their mother has died, and John is one of the five children at home, and is a labourer at the glassworks. The census return reveals that there were nine children in total, three of them had died.

According to the 1939 register, John, a furnace man at the glass works, and Emma are married, and they live at 75 Upland Road in St. Helens, along with their two daughters, Irene M. and Joan.
Married to Emma Whittle [registered in Prescot, December 1920].
Died Thursday, 19 August 1971, aged 76 years 130 days [registered in St Helens, September 1971].
Cremated on 24 August in St Helen's Crematorium
Death notes The death date stated in the Tranmere Rovers FC Who's Who of 26 May 1973 is incorrect. That John Bamber was born in 1890.
Height/Weight 5' 10", 12st 0lbs [1925].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career with St Helen's Recreation FC and Heywood FC. He signed with Liverpool FC in December 1915. After 71 league appearances and two goals, Bamber was transferred to Leicester City FC in February 1924. On 25 July 1927, after City refused to re-sign him, and after 113 league appearaces and seven goals, he signed for Tranmere Rovers FC, making another 86 league appearances, scoring once, and then Prescot Cables FC in August 1930.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1924-25;
Individual honours Football League (two appearances)
Distinctions None

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 402nd players (405) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
Only match No. 124, 14 March 1921, Wales 0 England 0, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 25 years 337 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1920-21;
Team honours None
Individual honours Part of the FA Tour of South Africa 1920;
Distinctions Died a day after George Stephenson and eight days after Joe Smith

Beyond England

No additional information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.21.

 

Jack Bamber - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 0 0 min 0 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.

 

Jack Bamber - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0

 

Jack Bamber - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1920-21 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
BC All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 0 0 =0 1 1 0.00 0.00 50.0 =0

 

Jack Bamber - Match History
 Club: Liverpool F.C. - 1 full cap

F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 25
1 124 14 March 1921 - Wales 0 England 0, Ninian Park, Cardiff BC AD Start rh

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