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Joe Beverley

Blackburn Rovers FC

3 appearances, 0 goal

P 3 W 2 D 0 L 1 F 12: A 2
67% successful

1884

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name Joseph Beverley
Born 12 November 1856 in Blackburn, Lancashire [registered in Blackburn, December 1856].

Census Notes

According to the 1861 census, four year-old Joseph is the youngest of two sons. He and George were the children of William and Lavinia. His father was a Chelsea Pensioner, his mother a midwife. and they all lived at 13 Butler Street in Blackburn.

According to the 1871 census, Joseph is still the younger of two sons, with a different older brother, Canadian-born Samuel. They all live in 37 Charlotte Street in Blackburn.

According to the 1881 census, Joseph is now married to Mary Ann. They live at 8 Balaclava Street in Blackburn. Joseph is a manufacturers clerk.

According to the 1891 census, Joseph is still married with four children, Garinia, Elizabeth, William and Eleanor, living at 24 Walter Street in Blackburn. He is a mechanic turner.

According to the 1901 census and four years dead, Joseph's family, Mary Ann and their children were living at 10 Beverley Street in Blackburn. Significantly, they had one more child, Ralph Edward, who is now four years old. He was born before March 1897 before Joseph himself died in May 1897.

Married to Mary Ann Gabbott [registered in Blackburn, December 1877].
Died 21 May 1897 at the Blackburn infirmary, aged 40 years 190 days [registered in Blackburn, June 1897].
Death notes According to the Pall Mall Gazette (dated Monday, 17 May 1897), Beverley was a mechanic and he was repairing the Albion Mill engine, owned by Mr G. Whiteley MP. An accident occurred on the Saturday evening [15th], when something fell on his head that fractured the base of his skull in three places. He was shipped off the infirmary in a hopeless condition [and died six days later].
Height/Weight 5' 8", 11st 2lbs [1880];

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began as a schoolboy playing football in Blackburn, joined James Street FC shortly afterwards.  James Street FC merged with Black Star FC, meaning Beverley became a founder member of Blackburn Olympic FC before joining Blackburn Rovers FC in October 1882.  Rejoined Olympic in the 1883-84 close season, only to re-join Rovers in late 1887, up until 1889;
Club honours FA Cup winners 1883-84;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 109th (110) players to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
First match No. 20, 23 February 1884, Ireland 1 England 8, a British Championship match at Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast, aged 27 years 103 days.
Last match No. 22, 17 March 1884, Wales 0 England 4, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 27 years 126 days;
Major tournaments British Championship 1883-84;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Lost his life during an accident at the Albion Mill in Blackburn, where he worked where apparently a cylinder fell on his head. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.34.

 

Joe Beverley - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Minutes Goals Goals Ave. min Comp.
Goals
Captain Discipline
3 3 3 270 0 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.

 

Joe Beverley - 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 3 2 0 1 12 2 +10 1 1 4.00 0.667 66.7 +1
All 3 2 0 1 12 2 +10 1 1 4.00 0.667 66.7 +1

 

Joe Beverley - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championships
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1883-84 3 2 0 1 12 2 +10 1 1 4.00 0.667 66.7 +1
BC All 3 2 0 1 12 2 +10 1 1 4.00 0.667 66.7 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 2 0 1 12 2 +10 1 1 4.00 0.667 66.7 +1
All 3 2 0 1 12 2 +10 1 1 4.00 0.667 66.7 +1

 

Joe Beverley - Match History
 Club: Blackburn Rovers F.C. - 3 full caps

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

Age 27
10 20 23 February 1884 - Ireland 1 England 8, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW Start lb
11 21 15 March 1884 - Scotland 1 England 0, Cathkin Park, Glasgow AL Start lb
12 22 17 March 1884 - Wales 0 England 4, The Racecourse, Wrexham AW Start lb

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