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Horace Barnet

Royal Engineers FC & Corinthians FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 13: A 0
100% successful
1882

Captain:
none
minutes played:
90

Timeline

  Colonel Horace Hutton Barnet
Birth Thursday, 6 March 1856 at 2 Leinster Gardens, in Bayswater, Hyde Park, Middlesex [registered in Kensington, March 1856].
notes: Kensington was in the Middlesex Registration County up until 1889.
"BARNET—March 6, at Leinster-gardens, Hyde-park, the wife of G. Barnet, Esq., of a son." - Tuesday, 11 March 1856, London Daily News
 

According to the 1861 census, Horace H. is the eldest of three children to George and Frederica. They lived at 2 Leinster Gardens in Paddington, London. His father is an East Indian merchant, and they have five servants.

 

According to the 1871 census, Horace H. Barnett was a pupil at Rugby College, on the Hillmorton Road, in Rugby.

  "ROYAL MILITARY ACADEMY.—The following have been declared by the Civil Service Commissioners the successful candidates in the recent open competition for entrance into the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. They are named in the order of merit:.... Horace Hutton Barnet." - Friday, 13 June 1873, Daily Telegraph & Courier
  "WAR OFFICE, PALL MALL, 20TH AUGUST, 1875.—The temporary commissions as Lieutenants of the following officers to be made permanent, and antedated to 28th January, 1875, such antedate not to carry back pay:—Horace Hutton Barnet." - Saturday, 21 August 1875, Broad Arrow.
  "WAR OFFICE, PALL MALL, 15TH JANUARY, 1878.—The following Gentlemen Cadets from the Royal Military Academy to be Lieutenants with temporary rank:—Horace Hutton Barnet." - Wednesday, 16 January 1878, Naval & Military Gazette.
 

According to the 1881 census, Horace Hutton Barnett was at the School of Military Engineer at Brompton Barracks in Gillingham.  He is listed as being a Lieutenant.

  "WAR OFFICE, February 2.
"Royal Engineers—The following lieuts. to be capts., under the provisions of Article 7 (b) of the Royal Warrant of June 10, 1884: dated 28th Jan. 1886:—Horace Hutton Barnet."
- Tuesday, 9 February 1886, Homeward Mail from India, China & the East
Marriage to Leonora Rose Monkton [registered somewhere in 1890]
 

According to the 1891 census, Horace H. was now a Captain, and married to Indian girl Leonora. They are living with his mother at 26 Montagu Square in Marylebone, London.

  "ROYAL ENGINEERS.—Capt. Horace H. Barnet to be Major, vice P. Cardew." - Saturday, 27 October 1894, Army & Navy Gazette
 

He or his wife is not on the 1901 census, presumed abroad performing army duties.

  "Colonel H. H. Barnet, late Royal Engineers who retired on an Indian pension on his fifty-third birthday, obtained his commission as lieutenant in January, 1875, and in that rank served in Afghanistan in 1878-80 (medal), and in Burma in 1885-87, when he was mentioned in despatches (medal with clasp). He was promoted to captain in January, 1886, while in the field, and became major in October, 1894, lieutenant-colonel in October, 1901, and brevet colonel three years later. Colonel Barnet was last employed as C.R.E., Meerut, which post he vacated three years ago. He had been on half-pay since October, 1906." - Saturday, 19 June 1909, Army & Navy Gazette
 

According to the 1911 census, Horace Hutton has retired as a Colonel of the Royal Engineers.  He now lives as a widower with his widowed mother at 16 Young Street in Kensington. The two of them have three servants.

According to the 1939 register, Horace H. is a widow and retired Colonel in the Royal Engineers. He lives in a flat at 9 Lincoln House on the Basil Street in Kensington.
Death Saturday, 29 March 1941, at Flat 9 of Lincoln House, Basil Street, Kensington, London, aged 85 years 23 days [registered in Kensington, March 1941]. He left effects £15,029 7s.
Probate "KNIGHTSBRIDGE COLONEL'S BEQUESTS.—Colonel Horace Hutton Barnett, late Royal Engineers, of Knitsbridge, who left £15,029 (net personalty £12,765), bequethed 'all debentures in All-England Lawn Tennis Ground Company and Centre Court seats' to Dorothea M. E. Kendall. He also left £500 to the Royal Engineers Charitable Fund." - Friday, 13 June 1941, Chelsea  News and General Advertiser [2018 equivalent - £530,000]

Source

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

Playing Career

Club(s) Attended Rugby College before joining the Royal Engineers FC in 1873; also played with The Corinthians FC team;
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1877-78;
Individual honours None
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the ninetieth players (94) to appear for England.
Position(s) Forward, possibly Inside-right
Only match No. 14, 18 February 1882, Ireland 0 England 13, a friendly match at Knock Ground, Bloomfield, Belfast, aged 25 years 349 days;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Served with the Royal Engineers as a Lieutenant from 28 January 1875, and Captain from 28 January 1886, retiring holding the rank of colonel during the 1900's.  Was recalled for service in the first World War, later living in London. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.25.


The Numbers
Parties Appearances Minutes Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Captain
1 1 90 0 0 min none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
1 1 0 0 13 0 +13 0 1 13.0 0.00 100.0 +1

Match Record

Venue & Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away venue
Friendly match
1 1 0 0 13 0 +13 0 1 13.0 0.00 100.0 +1

Match History

 Club: Royal Engineers F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - one full appearance (90 min)

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


Age 25
1 14 18 February 1882 - Ireland 0 England 13, Knock Ground, Belfast Fr AW Start ir
   

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