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William Jones

Bristol City FC

1 cap, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 3: A 0
100% successful

1901

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name William John Jones
Born 6 March 1876 in Brighton, Sussex [registered in Brighton, June 1876].

Census Notes

Based on the only appropriately aged Brighton-born William Jones.

According to the 1881 census, William is the fifth of six children to Edwin and Louisa. His father is a dentist and they all live at 236 Eccles New Road in Pendleton, Salford. By evidence of the census, the parents moved around the country every couple of years...Edwin and Louis were born in Birmingham or London (1891 census states London), their firstborn in Chester, second child in Newcastle (Staffs.), third in Barrow, fourth in Scarborough, fifth in Brighton and their final child, in Manchester.

According to the 1891 census, now with two more siblings, both Manchester born, William is now the one of seven children living with their parents. His father, and now his two older brothers are dentists. They live at 4 Hyde Road, in Great Crosby, in West Derby, Lancashire.

According to the 1901 census, William is a Professional Footballer boarding alongside fellow professional, David Robson. They're boarding with the Reed family at 26 Lower Ruby Street in Bristol. Head of the house, Sidney Reed, is a chocolate worker.

According to the 1911 census, William is a licensed victualler married to Kate Evelyn. They live at The Barley Mow, East Street in Bedminster area of Bristol.

Married to Kate Evelyn Callaway [registered in Bristol, Gloucestershire, December 1903].
Died 25 September 1959, aged 83 years 203 days, at Snowdon Road Hospital, Bristol [registered in Bristol, Gloucestershire, September 1959].
Height/Weight 5' 8", 11st. 8lbs [1901].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Despite being born on the south coast, Jones was first noted played for Long Eaton Rangers FC. He then played for Wellington Athletic FC and then the Football League and Loughborough Town FC in 1896 (35 league appearances, 18 goals). From there, he joined Bristol City FC in 1897, guiding them from the Southern League (90 league appearances, 18 goals) and into the Football League (148 league appearances, nine goals) and remained until his transfer to Southern League side, Tottenham Hotspur FC in May 1906. He was transferred to Swindon Town FC in May 1907.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1905-06;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 257th players (258) to appear for England.
Position(s) Right-half
Only match No. 71, 9 March 1901, England 3 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at The Dell, Milton Road, The Common, Southampton, aged 25 years 3 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1900-01;
Team honours British Championship winners 1900-01;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After retiring from football, Jones was landlord of the Barley Mow in Bedminster until 1928, and died in 1959 at Snowdon Road Hospital, Bristol. - Bristol City FC: The First 100 Years. David Woods & Leigh Edwards (1997).

 

Bill Jones - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 0 0 min 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.

 

Bill Jones - 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 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Bill Jones - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1900-01 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 3 0 +3 0 1 3.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Bill Jones - Match History
 Club: Bristol City F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 25
1 71 9 March 1901 - England 3 Ireland 0, The Dell, Milton Road, The Common, Southampton BC HW Start rh

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