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Arthur Henfrey

Cambridge University AFC, Corinthians FC

5 appearances, 2 goals

P 5 W 3 D 1 L 1 F 18: A 5
70% successful

1891-96

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
450

Profile

Full name Arthur George Henfrey BA
Born 19 December 1867 in Finedon, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire [registered in Wellingborough, March 1868].

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Arthur was one of two grandsons, the other being Thomas, with their widowed mother, Elizabeth, living with grandfather Joseph Hawthorne, and his other sons and daughters at South East Street in Finedon, Wellingborough. His mother was a shoe machinist, his grandfather a woolsorter.

According to the 1881 census, Arthur is living with his mother and his brother? or cousin? Thomas Hawthorne. They live at NW Street in Finedon, next door to the rest of the Hawthorne family. His mother is still a machinist, now employing eighteen girls.

According to the 1891 census, Arthur is an assistant school master at The Grammar School in Mill Road, Wellingborough.

According to the 1901 census, Arthur is living at Mulso Cottage in Finedon, He is a boot merchant visiting the Tyler family at 158 London Road in Leicester.

According to the 1911 census, married to Margaret and now a clerk and traveller, they have three children, Joan Elizabeth, Philip George and Muriel Silvester. They live on Wellingborough Road in Finedon.

Married to Margaret Elizabeth Silvester [registered in Lichfield, Staffordshire, June 1897].
Died 17 October 1929 in Finedon, aged 61 years 302 days [registered in Wellingborough, December 1929].
Funeral and internment took place in Finedon on 19 October. Conducted by Venerable Archdeacon Greaves and Reverend W. Taverner
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Earned his blue with Cambridge University in 1890-91, before he joined Finedon FC. Guested for Corinthians FC between 1890 and 1903. Also represented Northamptonshire.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Played cricket too, for Cambridge University (no blue) and Northamptonshire CC, 1886-99, Captain between 1893 and 1894.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 174th players (178) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-left, centre-forward, right-half
First match No. 41, 7 March 1891, England 6 Ireland 1, a British Championship match at Molineux, Waterloo Road North, St. Peter's, Wolverhampton, aged 23 years 78 days.
Last match No. 58, 4 April 1896, Scotland 2 England 1, a British Championship match at Celtic Park, Kerrydale Street, Parkhead, Glasgow, aged 28 years 107 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1890-91, 1891-92, 1894-95, 1895-96;
Team honours British Championships winners 1890-91, 1891-92, 1894-95;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

He became a councillor in Finedon for Northamptonshire County Council, representing the Conservative Party, standing for election in 1901 and 1907. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.126/127/Northampton Mercury

 

Arthur Henfrey - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
5 5 5 450 2 225 min 2 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.

 

Arthur Henfrey - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 1 1 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 75.0 +1
Away 3 2 0 1 11 3 +8 0 1 3.667 1.00 66.7 +1
All - British Championship 5 3 1 1 18 5 +13 0 1 3.60 1.00 70.0 +2

 

Arthur Henfrey - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1890-91 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1891-92 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1894-95 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 1895-96 2 1 0 1 10 3 +7 0 0 5.00 1.50 50.0 =0
BC All 5 3 1 1 18 5 +13 0 1 3.60 1.00 70.0 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 5 3 1 1 18 5 +13 0 1 3.60 1.00 70.0 +2
All 5 3 1 1 18 5 +13 0 1 3.60 1.00 70.0 +2

 

Arthur Henfrey - Match History
 

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 5 full capsx

 Club: Cambridge University A.F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 1 full cap  
Age 23
1 41 7 March 1891 - England 6 Ireland 1, Molineux, Wolverhampton BC HW Start 17 il
 Club: Corinthians F.C. - 4 full caps  
Age 24
- u/o 19 December 1891 - England 6 Canadian-Americans 1, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HW Start il
2 44 5 March 1892 - Wales 0 England 2, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AW Start 15 cf
Age 27
3 54 18 March 1895 - England 1 Wales 1, Recreation Ground, West Kensington BC HD Start rh
Age 28
4 57 16 March 1896 - Wales 1 England 9, Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff BC AW Start rh
5 58 4 April 1896 - Scotland 2 England 1, Celtic Park, Glasgow AL Start rh

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