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John Hawtrey

Remnants FC & Old Etonians FC

2 appearances, 7 goals against
0 clean sheets

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

disciplined: none
minutes played:


Full name John Purvis Hawtrey
Born 19 July 1850, in Eton College, Eton, Buckinghamshire [not registered]
Census Notes

According to the 1851 census, the nine month-old Jn P. born in Eton College, and recorded on the census in the 28th House in the college. His father, Jno Wm, was the Assistant Master of the college, as well as the CofE clergyman for the school. His mother, Francis Mary Anne (née Procter), was also part of the census return, as well as other members of his family, 24 pupils and numerous servants.

According to the 1861 census, John P, a scholar, living with his parents and eight siblings, as well as fifteen servants, all at 1 Front of Cottage, Meadow Lane, in Eton.

According to the 1871 census, John P. was visiting the Bencke's at 'Oliva'. Eaton Road, in West Derby. John is a cotton booker clerk.

According to the 1881 census, John P. Hautrey is a tutor at St Michael's School, where he also resides, in Bath Street, Langley-Marsh in Eton.

Neither John or Mary appear on the 1891 census, but a newspaper report the previous year suggest that they lived at 77 Lancaster Road in Notting Hill.

According to the 1901 census, is boarding (holidaying?) with his wife, Emma, with the Dyer's, at 90 Guildford Street in St Pancras. John is now a Journalist and Advertising Agent.

According to the 1911 census, with just his wife Emma, living at 18 College Court Mansions in Hammersmith, he is a journalist.

Married twice, firstly to Mary Harriot Siddons (Mary's second marriage, she herself had married Harry Graham Lobb in 1882) in Kensington, on 6 February 1885. Mary Harriot Hawtrey died on 18 August 1890. Secondly to Emma Newton registered in St George Hanover Square, December 1896.
Died 17 August 1925, aged 75 years 30 days. [registered in Hammersmith, September 1925].
Height/Weight not known.


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

Club Career

Club(s) Although he attended Eton College (1857-64) and then Clifton College (1864), he never played football with them;  Yet he played for Remnants FC and Old Etonians FC; also represented Berkshire & Buckinghamshire FA, and London FA;
Club honours FA Cup winner 1879-80;
Individual honours None
Distinctions Older brother of Sir Charles Henry Hawtrey;


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

England Career

Player number One of seven who became the 81st players (81) to appear for England. Thirteenth goalkeeper to appear.
Position(s) Goalkeeper
First match No. 12, 26 February 1881, England 0 Wales 1, a friendly match at East Lancashire Cricket Ground, Alexandra Meadows, Blackburn, aged 30 years 222 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 30 years 236 days;
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Hawtrey taught at his father's school, Aldin House in Slough, for some time, although in the 1881 census, he was a tutor in his fathers school, St Michael's School, in Langley-Marsh in Eton. When his younger brother, Charles, found fame as an actor, he too went on the stage and became a playwright under the name of John Trent-Hay.  In later years he ran the journal Sporting World. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.124./FindMyPast.com


John Hawtrey - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Minutes Goals Against GA Ave. min Clean
Sht Av.
Captain Discipline
2 2 180 7 26 min 0 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.


John Hawtrey - 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


John Hawtrey - Match History
 Club: Remnants F.C. & Old Etonians F.C. - 2 full caps

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

Age 30
1 12 26 February 1881 - England 0 Wales 1, Alexandra Meadows, Blackburn Fr HL Start gk
2 13 12 March 1881 - England 1 Scotland 6, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington HL Start gk