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Arthur Bambridge

Swifts FC & Corinthians FC

3 caps, 1 goal

P 3 W 2 D 0 L 1 F 13: A 2
67% successful

1881-84

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Arthur Leopold Bambridge
Born 16 June 1861 at 3 Sheet Street, New Windsor, Berkshire [registered in Windsor, Berkshire, September 1861].

Census Notes

According to the 1861 census, Sophia (née Thorrington) Bambridge was pregnant with Arthur, living at 3 Sheet Street in New Windsor, and five other children. His father, William Samuel, is a Photographer.

According to the 1871 census, nine year old Arthur, was living at Kings Road, Adelaide Place in New Windsor with his parents and brother, Edward.

According to the 1881 census, four brothers (George, Ernest, Edward and Arthur) living together at 22 Spencer Road in Battersea, London.  Arthur was an art student. They had two servants.

According to the 1891 census, Arthur L. is a painter and artist lodging with the Hibbitt's at 57 Bedford Gardens in Kensington.

According to the 1901 census, Arthur L. is married to German national, Anna, with two children, Frederick and Emily Louise, and two servants. Living at 12 Edith Villas in Fulham. Arthur is an artist.
According to 1902 Post Office SDirectory, Arthur is living at 12 Edith Villas.

According to the 1911 census, Arthur L. is single, and certainly living on his own as an artist.  Living at Norfolk Cottage in Pinner, Harrow in London.
London Electoral Rolls stated that from 1918, he was living at two addresses, at Farncombe, Southfield Park, and at The New House in Station Road, both in Pinner.

Married to Anna Charlotte Caroline Siebert [between 1881 and 1887]. Divorced 6 June 1904
Died 27 November 1923 at Leigh-on-Sea, aged 62 years 164 days [registered in Rochford, Essex, December 1923].
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Attended St. Mark's School in Windsor, making the football team in 1877; joined Upton Park FC in 1879, and through his playing career played for Swifts FC, Clapham Rovers FC and the Corinthians FC team; also represented Berkshire FA.  Retired in 1884 because of injury.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 81st players (83) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back and inside-right;
First match No. 12, 26 February 1881, England 0 Wales 1, a friendly match at Alexandra Meadows, Blackburn, aged 19 years 265 days.
Last match No. 20, 23 February 1884, Ireland 1 England 8, a British Championship match at Ulster Ground, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast, aged 22 years 262 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1883-84;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Arthur Bambridge was the younger brother of Charlie Bambridge and EH Bambridge. One of the elder brothers, George, was the Private Secretary to the Duke of Edinburgh.

Beyond England

After his injury enforced his retirement, Bambridge journeyed abroad to study art and was a member of the Royal Academy. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.21.

 

Arthur Bambridge - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
5 3 1 270 1 270 min 1 None None
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Arthur Bambridge - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - Friendly 2 1 0 1 5 1 +4 1 1 2.50 0.50 50.0 =0
Away - British Championship 1 1 0 0 8 1 +7 0 0 8.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 3 2 0 1 13 2 +11 1 1 4.333 0.667 66.7 +1

 

Arthur Bambridge - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championships Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1883-84 1 1 0 0 8 1 +7 0 0 8.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 8 1 +7 0 0 8.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 8 1 +7 0 0 8.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 8 1 +7 0 0 8.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Arthur Bambridge - Match History
 Club: Swifts F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 3 full capsx

Age 19
1 12 26 February 1881 - England 0 Wales 1, East Lancashire Cricket Club, Alexandra Meadows, Blackburn Fr HL Start lb
Age 20
- 14 18 February 1882 - Ireland 0 England 13, Knock Ground, Bloomfield, Belfast Fr AW reserve
 Club: Swifts F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 2 full caps  
Age 21
2 17 3 February 1883 - England 5 Wales 0, The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London Fr HW Start ir
- 18 24 February 1883 - England 7 Ireland 0, Liverpool Cricket Ground, Aigburth Road, Aigburth, Liverpool Fr HW replacement, then withdrew
Age 22
3 20 23 February 1884 - Ireland 1 England 8, Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast BC AW Start 76 ir

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