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Jack Barton

Blackburn Rovers FC

1 appearance, 0 or 1 goal

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 9: A 1
100% successful

1890-91

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name John Barton
Born 5 October 1866 at 10 Adelaide Street, Blackburn, Lancashire [registered in Blackburn, December 1866].
Baptised 24 October 1866 at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Blackburn, Lancashire, address stated as Adelaide Street, Blackburn. Occupation stated as Tailor. Baptised by Jas. Taylor.

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, living at 10 Adelaide Street in Blackburn, John is the youngest of nine children to John and Ellen. His father is a tailor.

According to the 1881 census, John is now the youngest of seven living with his widowed mother at 6 Adelaide Street.  His mother is an housekeeper. John himself, a cotton weaver.

According to the 1891 census, now married to Jane, with one son, John. Still a cotton weaver, living at 2 Princes Street in Blackburn.

According to the 1901 census and now a licensed victualler, John and his wife had two more sons, William and John Ch., and one servant. They lived in The Park Inn, 85 Montague Street, Blackburn.

Married to Jane Holden, 3 January 1889 at St. Paul's Church, Blackburn [registered in Blackburn, March 1889]. First child, John, born 22 June 1889, baptised at the same church, on 7 July 1889. They were living at 13 Mary Ann Street in Blackburn.
Died 22 April 1910, aged 43 years 199 days [registered in Blackburn, June 1910].
Height/Weight 5' 7", 9st. 12lbs [1891].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Played with local sides Witton FC and Blackburn West End FC before joining Blackburn Rovers FC in 1887. Retired through injury in late 1891. He made forty league appearances, in which he scored twice.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1889-90, 1890-91;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of seven, across two matches, who became the 167th players (170) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
Only match No. 38, 15 March 1890, Ireland 1 England 9, a British Championship match at Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast, aged 23 years 164 days.
Some reports credit Barton with a goal, some do not, two minutes from time
Major tournaments British Championships 1889-90;
Team honours British Championship shared 1889-90;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After retiring through injury, Barton had a spell as Preston North End FC's trainer. After leaving the playing arena was a licensee at The Cambridge Hotel in his native Blackburn. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.27.

 

Jack Barton - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 1 1 90 0 or 1 0-90 min 0 or 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.

 

Jack Barton - 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 1 0 0 9 1 +8 0 0 9.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 9 1 +8 0 0 9.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Jack Barton - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1889-90 1 1 0 0 9 1 +8 0 0 9.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 9 1 +8 0 0 9.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 9 1 +8 0 0 9.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 9 1 +8 0 0 9.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Jack Barton - Match History
 Club: Blackburn Rovers F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 23
1 38 15 March 1890 - Ireland 1 England 9, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW Start 88 rh
Some reports credit Barton with a goal, some do not, two minutes from time. The Irish claim the ninth goal had gone over the bar anyway!
Age 24
- 41 7 March 1891 - England 4 Wales 1, Newcastle Road, Sunderland BC HW withdrew

Notes

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