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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
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Full name Colonel Horace Hutton Barnet
Born 6 March 1856 in Kensington, Middlesex [registered in Kensington, March 1856].
notes: Kensington was in the Middlesex Registration County up until 1889.

Census Notes

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.


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.


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.


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


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.
Married to Leonora Rose Monkton [registered in 1890]
Died 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.
Height/Weight not known

Club Career

Club(s) Royal Engineers FC; also played with The Corinthians FC team;
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1877-78;
Individual honours None


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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 90th 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;
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
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.


Horace Barnet - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Captains Disc.
1 1 90 0 min 0 min 0 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.


Horace Barnet - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - Friendly 1 1 0 0 13 0 +13 0 1 13.0 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 13 0 +13 0 1 13.0 0.00 100.0 +1


Horace Barnet - Match History
 Club: Royal Engineers F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 1 full capx

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