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Elphinstone Jackson

Oxford University AFC & Corinthians FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 4: A 1
100% successful


captain: none
minutes played:


  Elphinstone Jackson
Birth Friday, 9 October 1868 as a British Subject in Alipore, Calcutta, West Bengal, India
  no registration found
"JACKSON.―At Alipore, on the 9th October, Mrs. Elphinstone Jackson, of a son." - The Englishman's Overland Mail, Monday, 12 October 1868.
  To Elphinstone and Anna Madeline (née Jackson) (m.21 March 1859 in Kiddapore).
Their children, Mountstuart Hungerford (1860), William Hungerford (1862), Elphinstone, Alexander Townsend (b.18 November 1869-d.13 June 1903), Keith Hungerford (b.3 December 1870) and Robert Hungerford (b.&d.5-23 November 1872).
Baptism Monday, 30 November 1868 at St. Stephen's Church in Kidderpore.

Not on the 1871 census. But Elphinstone is the son of a High Court judge in Calcutta, also called Elphinstone, and Bombay-born Anna Madeline Hungerford.

  "DEATH OF AN INDIAN JUDGE.―Mr. Elphinstone Jackson, one of the Judges of the Supreme Court of Calcutta, died on Monday afternoon, at Upton Park, after a few days' illness. Mr. Jackson was at home on furlough for his health, and was about to return to India." - Windsor & Eton Express, Saturday, 8 February 1873.

According to the 1881 census, Elphinstone is one of the scholars at Imperial Service College boarding at The Nook, in Alma Road, Clewer in Windsor.


According to the 1891 census, Elphinstone is an Oxford undergraduate, living with his widowed mother, Anna M., and his younger brother, Keith. Along with his sister-in-law and her three children, and four servants, they all live at 8 Queen's Garden on Osborne Road in New Windsor.


Not on the 1901 census.
According to 1907 Passenger Lists, there was a Mr Elphinstone Jackson travelling to Rangoon from Liverpool on 26 September 1907 on the 'Warwickshire'.


Not on to the 1911 census, but his mother, Anna Madeline, remains a widow, residing in Arlesey in Parkstone, Dorset. She has two servants and is, at the time of this census, being visited by one of Elphinstone's brothers, Mountstuart Hungerford Jackson, and his family.


Cannot be found on the 1911 census.

  "DEATH OF MRS. JACKSON―A Survivor of the Indian Mutiny.
"The death occurred on Monday at her home, 17, King's-avenue, Ealing, of Mrs. Anna Madeline Jackson, aged 85, widow of Elphinstone Jackson, B.C.S., Judge of the High Court of Fort William, Calcutta, and daughter of the late Sir Keith Alexander Jakson, Bart. Mrs. Jackson went to India in 1857, to stay at Sitapore with her brother, Sir Mountstuart Jackson, Bart. On the outbreak of the Mutiny their house was burnt, and they escaped into the jungle. Ultimately Sir Mountstuart Jackson and one of his sisters were killed, and Mrs. Jackson was imprisoned by the rebels in Lucknow. She remained there throughout the seige, and was rescued when the garrison was relieved."
- The Middlesex Coungt Times, Saturday, 5 April 1924.
  According to the 1939 register, Elphinstone is a retired Indian Forest Service living at 2E Carlisle Place in Westminster, living with Herbert and Agnes Browning.
The London Electoral Registers states Elphinstone is living with the Browning's...Lt. Col. Herbert Arroll, Mai Agnes and Capt. Colin Spence, and an Alice Palmer, at 2E Carlisle Place between 1935 and 1945.
Death Saturday, 22 December 1945, at St. John's Hospital in Battersea, Surrey, of Myocardial Degeneration and Hypertension
His address is stated as Cedars Lodge in Clapham.
aged 77 years 74 days registered in Battersea January-March 1946
Oxford University Alumni Jackson, Elphinstone, born in Calcutta, 1868; 2s. Elphinstone, arm
       ORIEL, matric. 18 Oct., 87, aged 19 (from Lancing coll.), B.A. 91;


Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990], The Peerage.com &

Playing Career

Club(s) Began playing football with Lancing College, making the XI in 1886, and becoming captain the following season. Jackson went onto Oxford University, earning his blue in 1890 and 1891. Also guested for Corinthians FC, making his debut on 22 December 1888, and played his thirteenth and final game on 21 March 1891.
Corinthians 1888-91 thirty appearances, 25 goals.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None
Height/Weight not known


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

England Career

Player number One of six who became the 179th players (181) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
Only match No. 42, 7 March 1891, England 4 Wales 1, a British Championship match at the Football Ground, Newcastle Road, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, aged 22 years 149 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1890-91;
Team honours British Championship winners 1890-91;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Became a founder member of the Indian Football Association. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.143.

The Numbers
parties Appearances comp. apps minutes captain
1 1 1 90 0 none
The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.
1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4 1 100 +1
His only match was played in the British Championship competition and at a home venue

Tournament Record

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 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4 1 100 +1

Match History

 Clubs: Oxford University A.F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - one full appearance (90 min) F.A. International Select Committee - one full appearance (90 min)x

apps match match details comp res. rundown pos

Age 22
1 41 7 March 1891 - England 4 Wales 1
Newcastle Road Football Ground, Sunderland
BC HW   lb

one of six who became the 179th player (181) to appear for England
one of two who became the sixteenth player from Oxford University AFC to represent England
one of two who became the 36th Corinthian to represent England