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Gerard Dewhurst

Liverpool Ramblers FC & Corinthians FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 1 L 0 F 1: A 1
50% successful

captain: none
minutes played:


Full name Gerard Powys Dewhurst BA

name notes

His forename is Gerard, as stated in his registration and census returns... not Gerald!
Born 14 February 1872 in Lancaster Gate, Middlesex [registered in St George Hanover Square, March 1872].
notes: Lancaster Gate was part of the Middlesex County Registration until 1889.
Baptised 30 June 1872 at St. Peter's Church, Oughtrington

Census Notes

According to the 1881 census, Gerard Powys is the second of five children to George Bakewell and Frances Ada Lucy (née Mann). They live with twelve servants at Oughtrington Hall in Lymm, Altrincham. His father is a merchant in the cotton trade, and a J.P.

According to the 1891 census, Gerard is an undergraduate at Trinity College in Cambridge.
According to Manchester Rate Books, G & R Dewhurst had a warehouse at Great Marlborough Street in Manchester from 1894 until 1897.
According to Cheshire Electoral Rolls, Gerard is living at Oughtrington Park in Lymm from 1894 until at least 1900.

According to the 1901 census, Gerard P. is married to Mary. He is a cotton merchant and they live at Oughtrington Hall with nine servants.

According to the 1911 census, Gerard Powys and Mary have two sons, John Powys and Hugh Littleton. He is still a cotton merchant and they have ten servants at Oughtrington Hall.
According to a 1921 GWR will, Gerard Powys was an executor for Alfred Crewdson who had died in October 1921. Gaerard was at 7 St Peters Square in Manchester.

According to the 1939 register, Gerard P. and Mary are still married living at Bodidris in Ruthin, with at least one of their daughters. He is a shipping merchant and a Denbighshire Special Constabulary.
According to passenger lists in 1951, Gerard Powys left for Colombo in Ceylon along with his wife Mary, on the P&O ship Himalaya, ultimately bound for Sydney, Australia. Their address is stated as Bodidris in Llandegla, Wales.
Married to Mary Brougham [registered in Kendal, Westmoreland, June 1898].
Died 29 March 1956, aged 84 years 44 days [registered in Ruthin, Denbighshire, March 1956].
Height/Weight not known


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

Club Career

Club(s) Attended Repton School from April 1883 and made the XI in 1889-90. Went on to attend Trinity College at Cambridge University, earning his blue in 1892-94. Played a single game for Liverpool FC in March 1894. Scored eighteen times in 32 appearances for the Corinthians FC between 1892-95. Also turned out for the Liverpool Ramblers FC outfit.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Also played cricket for Repton School in 1890.
Gerard's younger brother is Cyril, who went on who became the a Major in the 15th Battalion in the West Yorkshire Regiment.


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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 222nd player (226) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-right
Only match No. 54, 18 March 1895, England 1 Wales 1, a British Championship match at The Recreation Ground, Queen's Club, West Kensington, London, aged 23 years 32 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1894-95;
Team honours British Championship winners 1894-95;
Individual honours None
Distinctions Died four days after James Iremonger and nineteen days after Arthur Knight

Beyond England

Awarded a Bachelor of Arts in 1894. He was a Manchester-based cotton merchant, G & R Dewhurst Co Ltd. In the 1930's, he was living at Llandegla, near Wrexham. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.87.


Gerard Dewhurst - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 0 0 min 0 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.


Gerard Dewhurst - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - British Championship 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0


Gerard Dewhurst - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1894-95 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0


Gerard Dewhurst - Match History

F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

 Club: Liverpool Ramblers F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 1 full cap  
Age 23
1 54 18 March 1895 - England 1 Wales 1, Recreation Ground, West Kensington BC HD Start ir