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Cunliffe Gosling

Old Etonians AFC & Corinthians FC

5 caps, 2 goals

P 5 W 4 D 1 L 0 F x: A x
90% successful

1892-95

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
450

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Full name Robert Cunliffe Gosling
Born 15 June 1868 in Hassobury, Farnham, Essex [registered in Bishop's Stortford, September 1868].

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Robert Cunliffe was the seventh of nine children, and the oldest son, to Robert and Eleanor Spencer. They lived at Hassobury, a manor house in Farnham, Bishop's Stortford. His father is a magistrate and landowener. They have four nurses and fourteen servants.

According to the 1881 census, the Gosling family are very much still at Hassobury. Robert, who is not on this return, has six more siblings.  And they all live with their parents and twenty-one servants.

According to the 1891 census, ten of the children, not Robert, live with their parents at Hassobury. They have eighteen servants.
Robert Cunliffe Gosling was executor of a will for Great Western Railway shareholders on a number of ocassions. Firstly for his father Robert, who died on 23 August 1895.  The will was executed on 26 November 1895 along with his mother and brother. He lived at Hassobury.

According to the 1901 census, Robert C. was head of the household at Hassobury. With him was his widowed mother, two sisters and five brothers, as well as sixteen servants.

According to the 1911 census, only Robert Cunliffe, his mother, and brother Lionel Drummond Gosling remain at Hassobury. They live there with fifteen servants.
Once again, Gosling was executor for Herbert Farrer when he died on 25 January 1912. The will was executed on 7 February 1912 between the two Gosling brothers, Robert's address was stated as Hassobury.
Gosling was then executor for Reginald Cunliffe Smith. He had died on 6 February 1917 and the will executed on 24 April 1917. Robert's address was again stated as Hassobury
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Died 18 April 1922 at his home at Hassobury, aged 53 years x days [registered in Bishop's Stortford, June 1922]. Leaving �645,878.05 in his will. His GWR entry states he died on the 8th April.

Home notes

The Hassobury mansion in Farnham, on the outskirts of Bishop's Stortford, is now called The Gosling.
Height/Weight 6' 0", 13st. 0lbs [1890's].

Source

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

Biographies x
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of thirteen, across two matches, who became the 185th players (190) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside/inside forward
First match No. 44, 5 March 1892, Wales 0 England 2, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 23 years 263 days.
Last match No. x, aged 26 years 295 days.
Major tournaments x
Team honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Name - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- - - - - - - - - min - - 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.

 

Name - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Name - Match Record - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Blue - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Name - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L

WCP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
WCF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
World Cup - - - - - - - - - - - - -

ECP

0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
ECF 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.00 =0
European Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
British Championship - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Friendly - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Name - Match Record - Tournament Matches
All Tournaments
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
x - - - - - - - - - - - - -
All - - - - - - - - - - - - -

 

Name - Match History
 Club:   F.C. - x full caps

Coach: x - x full capsx

Age x
- 47 25 February 1893 - England 6 Ireland 1, Wellington Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham BC HW withdrawn
1 - x - x, x x x x x
3 - x - x, x x x x x
- 52 7 April 1894 - Scotland 2 England 2, Celtic Park, Kerrydale Street, Parkhead, Glasgow BC AD withdrawn
- 60 29 March 1897 - England 4 Wales 0, Bramall Lane, Highfield, Sheffield BC HW withdrawn
Age x
- 60 29 March 1897 - England 4 Wales 0, Bramall Lane, Highfield, Sheffield BC HW withdrawn

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