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Jack Hargreaves

Blackburn Rovers FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 0 D 0 L 2 F 1: A 7
0% successful


disciplined: none
minutes played:


Full name John Hargreaves
Born 13 December 1860 in Blackburn, Lancashire [registered in Blackburn, either December 1860, or March 1861].

Census Notes

Cannot be found on the 1861 census, but we know his father is a leading Blackburn coroner.

According to the 1871 census, Frederick W. and John, along with their two sisters, are living at Unsworth Lodge in Wellington Street in Blackburn, with a housekeeper and two servants. No mention of parents.

According to the 1881 census, Fredk W. is a law student and head over the household, including John, an articled solictor's clerk, and their younger sister, a housekeeper and servant. They live at 44 Wellington Street in Bankhouse, Blackburn.

According to the 1891 census, Frederick W. remains head over the household and living on his own means, over his brother John, a solicitor, and his younger sister. With four servants, they now live at Thorncliffe, Stiff Street, Wilpshire.
According to the 1901 census, solicitor John is now head of the house at Thorncliffe. Although their are only two servants.
Died 13 January 1903 in Thorncliffe, Wilpshire, Blackburn, aged 42 years 31 days [registered in Blackburn, March 1903].
Height/Weight not known


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

Club Career

Club(s) Attended Malvern College, playing football 1878-79.  Also started playing for Blackburn Rovers FC in 1878 up until 1884; also represented Lancashire FA.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1881-82, winner 1883-84;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None


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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 81st players (87) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside right/left
First match No. 12, 26 February 1881, England 0 Wales 1, a friendly match at The East Lancashire Cricket Ground, Alexandra Meadows, Blackburn, aged 20 years 75 days.
Last match No. 13, 12 March 1881, England 1 Scotland 6, a friendly match at The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London, aged 20 years 89 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Younger brother of Fred Hargreaves.

Beyond England

A solicitor by profession, admitted in 1884 and practised in Blackburn. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.120.


Jack Hargreaves - Career Statistics
Squads Appearances Minutes Goals Goals Av.min Captain Discipline
3 2 180 0 0 min 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 Hargreaves - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - Friendly 2 0 0 2 1 7 -6 1 0 0.50 3.50 0.00 -2
All 2 0 0 2 1 7 -6 1 0 0.50 3.50 0.00 -2


Jack Hargreaves - Match History
 Club: Blackburn Rovers F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 2 full capsx

Age 20
1 12 26 February 1881 - England 0 Wales 1, East Lancashire Cricket Club, Blackburn Fr HL Start or
2 13 12 March 1881 - England 1 Scotland 6, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HL Start ol
Age 22
- 18 24 February 1883 - England 7 Ireland 0, Liverpool Cricket Ground, Liverpool Fr HW withdrew injured