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Ernest Bambridge

Swifts FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

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

1876

Captain: none
minutes played:
90

Timeline

  Ernest Henry Bambridge
Birth Tuesday, 16 May 1848 at Eton College in Windsor, Berkshire [there is no birth registration].
 

According to the 1851 census, the one year-old Ernest H. was the youngest of four children to William and Sophia, all living at Eton College. William was a schoolmaster in the college.

 

According to the 1861 census. eleven year-old Ernest H. is living with his parents and his three older siblings and younger brother, at 3 Sheet Street, New Windsor. His father is now a photographer.

 

According to the 1871 census, Ernest H. was visiting.  Whether or not he was still a part of the family home at Kings Road, Adelaide Place in New Windsor with his parents and brothers, is unclear.  However, he was at the Butterfield's house in The Crescent, West Ham, on the night of the census (2 April 1871). He is a merchant clerk.

 

According to the 1881 census, all brothers (George, Ernest, Edward and Arthur) living together at 22 Spencer Road in Battersea, London.  Ernest H. was a member of the Stock Exchange. They had two servants.

Marriage to Emily Anna Price, on 6 September 1888 at St. Stephen's Chuch, South Dulwich [registered in Camberwell, September 1888].
"BAMBRIDGE―PRICE.―On the 6th inst., at St. Stephen's, South Dulwich, Ernest Henry Bambridge, third son of the late William Bambridge, of Windsor, to Emily Anna, eldest daughter of W. L. Price, of Central-hill, Upper Norwood." - Saturday, 15 September 1888, Norwood News/Croydon Advertiser & East Surrey Reporter.
  "BAMBRIDGE.―On the 9th inst., at Linton, Sutton, Surrey, the wife of Ernest Henry Bambridge, of a daughter." - Saturday, 10 May 1890, The Globe/Tuesday, 13 May 1890, Sussex Agricultural Express
 

According to the 1891 census, Ernest H. is now married to Emily, with one daughter, Silvia. They live at Linton, Brunswick Road in Sutton, Epsom. Ernest is still in the Stock Exchange.

  "BAMBRIDGE.―August 2nd, at Linton, Sutton, the wife of Ernest Henry Bambridge, of a son." - Saturday, 8 August 1891, Croydon Advertiser & East Surrey Reporter.
  "BAMBRIDGE.―On the 22nd inst., at Linton, Sutton, the wife of Ernest Henry Bambridge, of a son." - Saturday, 28 April 1894, Sussex Agricultural Express
 

According to the 1901 census, Ernest H. is now a widower, still in the Stock Exchange. His daughter, and two sons, Leslie and Bernard, now live with him at Romney House in Pembroke Crescent, Hove, Sussex.

 

According to the 1911 census, now pensioned from the Stock Exchange, Ernest H. is living with his two sons at 7 Quebec Avenue in Southend.

Death Tuesday, 16 October 1917 in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, aged 69 years 153 days [registered in Rochford, December 1917].

Source

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

Playing Career

Club(s) He was educated at St Mark's School in Windsor.  Played his football with Windsor Home Park FC, Swifts FC, East Sheen FC, Corinthians FC; also represented Berkshire FA.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of nine who became the 34th player (38) to appear for England.
Position(s) Half-back
Only match No. 5, 4 March 1876, Scotland 3 England 0, a friendly match at The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Hamilton Crescent, Glasgow, aged 27 years 293 days.
Individual honours None
Distinctions Arthur Bambridge was the younger brother of Charlie Bambridge and Ernest Bambridge. One of the elder brothers, George, was the Private Secretary to the Duke of Edinburgh.

Beyond England

Served on the FA Committee 1876-82 and a member of Corinthian's original committee in 1882. He worked on the Stock Exchange. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.22.



The Numbers
Parties Appearances Minutes Goals Goals Av.min Captain
1 1 90 0 none none
The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.00 00.0 -1

Match Record

Venue & Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away venue
Friendly match
1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.00 00.0 -1

Match History
 
 Club: Swifts F.C. - one full appearance (90 min)

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - one full appearance (90 min)x

Age 27
1 5 4 March 1876 - Scotland 3 England 0, The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Partick Fr AL Start hb
  

Age 32
13 12 March 1881 - England 1 Scotland 6, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr Umpire
  

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