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Edgar Lubbock

Wanderers FC, Old Etonians AFC




  Edgar Lubbock LL.B
Birth Monday, 22 February 1847 in St. James', Middlesex [registration not found]

According to the 1851 census, Edgar is the sixth of seven children to John William Lubbock Bart and Harriet Caroline (née Hotham). They have ten servants and they all live at High Elms in Down, Bromley. His father is a merchant banker and farmer, employing more than twenty.


According to the 1861 census, Edgar is the seventh of eight children, and with extended family and twelve servants, they all still live at High Elms. The father is still a merchant banker.


According to the 1871 census, following the death of Sir John, Edgar's father, John is now head of the family. Edgar is the youngest of four brothers, and with extended family, they all remain at High Elms.


According to the 1881 census, Edgar is a brewer living at 7 Clarges Street in St George Hanover Square in London with two servants.

Marriage to Amy Myddleton Peacock, at Greatford Hall, Stamford [registered in Stamford, Lincolnshire, June 1886].
Kelly's List of 1901 confirms Amy as the only daughter of Christopher G. Peacock of Greatford Hall.

According to the 1891 census, Edgar is a lodger and a brewer and bank director, living at 14 Berkeley Street in St George Hanover Square.


According to the 1901 census, Edgar, still married, but again, remains alone on the census return. He does have a visitor and five servants however. He is living at 13 North Parade at Little Gonerby. He is a bank director and brewer.
The Kelly's List of 1901 confirms Edgar as the eight son of Sir John Lubbock Bart (d.1865). one of HM Lieutenants for the City of London, a director of the Bank of England. Addresses at Springfield in Taplow, Bucks., and North House in Grantham.
According to the shareholders lists, the will of Edgar Lubbock states his addresses as being 18 Hans Court in Brompton and The Brewery on Chiswell Street, both London, on 9 September 1907. J.B. Lubbock was the declarer and the Walbroth brothers were executors. Lubbock's estate was £4700.

Death Monday, 9 September 1907 at 18 Hans Court, Chelsea, London, aged 60 years 200 days [registered in Kensington, September 1907]
Probate "LUBBOCK Edgar of Caythorpe and of Grantham both in Lincolnshire and of the Brewery Chiswell-street Middlesex died 9 September 1907 at 18 Hans-court Middlesex Probate London 9 November to Beaumont William Lubbock and the honorable John Birkbeck Lubbock bankers and the honorable Norman Lubbuck and Cecil Lubbock esquires.
Effects £208171 18s. 10d." [2019 equivalent: £25,230,768]


Playing Career

Club(s) Began with Wanderers and then joined Old Etonians in 1874.
Club honours FA Cup winners 1871-72, 1878-79, runners-up 1874-75, 1875-76;
Individual honours None
Distinctions Played first-class cricket for Kent CCC, and an England touring side.
Height/Weight not known

England Career

Position(s) Forward
Individual honours The South (one appearance, 1870)

Beyond England

Edgar Lubbock LLB was the Master of the Blankney Hunt at the turn of the 20th century. He was born on 22 February 1847 in St James, London the eighth son of Sir John William and Harriett Lubbock.  Educated at Eton and the University of London he studied Law and became an accomplished lawyer. Through his career he held varying positions, including Lieutenant of the City of London, Director of Whitbread Brewery, Director of the Bank of England and in 1907 Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire. He died in London on 9 September 1907 aged 60 whilst Master of the Blankney Hunt. - Macla.co.uk

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Match History
 Club: Wanderers F.C. - no full appearances

F.A. Committee - no full appearancesx

Age 22
u/o 5 March 1870 - England 1 Scotland 1, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HD start n/a

Age 23
u/o 19 November 1870 - England 1 Scotland 0, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HW start n/a

one appearance - The South vs. The North, 17 December 1870, Surrey Cricket Ground

Age 24
u/o 25 February 1871 - England 1 Scotland 1, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HD start f
u/o 18 November 1871 - England 2 Scotland 1, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HW start f

Age 25
u/o 24 February 1872 - England 1 Scotland 0, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HW start f

 Club: Old Etonians F.C. - no full appearances  

Age 28
4 6 March 1875 - England 2 Scotland 2, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HD withdrew injured