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John Maynard

1st Surrey Rifles FC

2 appearances, 0 goals, 0 goals against

P 2 W 0 D 1 L 1 F 0: A 3
25% successful

1872-76

Captain: none
minutes played:
180

William John Maynard

Timeline

  William John Maynard
Birth Friday, 18 March 1853 in Albany Road, Walworth, Surrey [registered in Camberwell, June 1853].
notes: Camberwell was in the Surrey Registration County up until 1889.
Baptism 13 April 1853 at St. George's Church, Camberwell. His father is a Solicitor's Clerk, baptised by Samuel Smith (his future father-in-law)
 

According to the 1861 census, scholar Wm John is the eldest child of three sons to William and Elizabeth Connolly (née Stent). Living at 4 Camden Place in Camberwell. His father is a solicitor's clerk. They have one servant.

According to the 1871 census, William is now a clerk in the County Court. Living with only his mother, Elizabeth, and two younger brothers at 4 Rectory Villas on the Crystal Palace Road in St. Giles, London. They have one servant.

According to the 1881 census, William J. is a Clerk in the divorce courts, living with his father, William, at Easton Lodge, in Croxted Road, Camberwell. They have two servants.

Marriage to Annie Smith, on Thursday, 2 August 1883 at St, George's Parish Church in Camberwell.
"MAYNARD-SMITH.―August 2, at St. George's, Camberwell, William John, son of W. Maynard, Esq., of West Dulwich, to Annie, daughter of the Rev. S. Smith, M.A., Vicar of St. George's, Camberwell." - Monday, 6 August 1883, The London Daily News. Also Pall Mall Gazette.

According to the 1891 census, William J. is now married to Annie and they have two daughters. His children were born in Sevenoaks, where we assume the Maynard family home is, because on the night of the 1891 census, William, with his family, are visiting their in-laws at The Rectory in Kingsdown, Dartford. His father-in-law, Samuel Smith, is the Rector.

According to the 1901 census, William J., now a Private Clerk, still married to Annie, now have five children and one servant, living at 9 Laurel Grove in Croydon, Surrey.

According to the 1911 census, William John is now a District Probate Registrar, living at 32 South Street, in Crossgate in Durham.

Death Friday, 2 September 1921 at The Roker Hotel, Sunderland [left], aged 68 years 168 days, [registered in Sunderland, September 1921]. His address is stated as The Rose and Crown Hotel in Durham.
"The death has occurred at Roker, Sunderland, of William John Maynard, aged 68, for 20 years probate registrar at Durham." - Tuesday, 6 September 1921, The Gloucestershire Echo.

Obituary

The Roker Hotel in Sunderland "Mr. John Maynard, Probrate Registrar at Durham for the past twenty years, has died at Roker, Sunderland. He had been in failing health for some time. In his young days Mr. Maynard was a prominent Association football player in Surrey, and played for England. His son, the late Lt. A. F. Maynard, R.N.R., who was killed in the war, was a Rugby player, who also secured international honours. The death of the Lieutenant was a great sorrow to Mr. Maynard. He leaves a widow, two sons and a daughter."
- Tuesday, 6 September 1921, The Yorkshire Post.
Funeral: apparently buried in Harton Cemetery in South Shields. But there is no burial record for this!
He left 3039 11s. 3d. to his widow. [2018 equivalent = 141,425]

Source

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

Playing Career

Club(s) 1st Surrey Rifles, in Camberwell; Wanderers FC 1880-81; also represented Surrey in 1877.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of eleven who became the first players (5) to appear for England. Second goalkeeper to appear for England.
Position(s) Goalkeeper and Forward;
First match No. 1, 30 November 1872, Scotland 0 England 0, a friendly match at The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Hamilton Crescent, Partick, Glasgow, aged 19 years 257 days.
Last match No. 5, 4 March 1876, Scotland 3 England 0, a friendly match at The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Hamilton Crescent, Partick, Glasgow, aged 22 years 352 days.
Distinctions Was once the youngest ever goalkeeper to play for England, a record held for sixteen years until Billy Moon came along. One of only four teenagers to keep goal for the National side.

Beyond England

Maynard was District Registrar of Durham from 1903 until his death.  His son, Alfred Frederick Maynard, who lost his life in the Great War, was an England RU internationalist. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.170.


The Numbers
Parties Apps Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Goals
Against
GA Av.
min
Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av.
Captain
2 2 (c.45 min as gk) 180 (c.45 as gk) 0 0 min 0 none 1 100% none
Maynard was in goal for the second half of his first match.
The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
2 0 1 1 0 3 -3 2 1 0.00 1.50 25.0 -1

Match Record

Venue & Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away venues
Friendly matches
2 0 1 1 0 3 -3 2 1 0.00 1.50 25.0 -1

Match History
 
 Club: First Surrey Rifles F.C. - two full appearances (180 min)

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - two full appearances (180 min)x

Age 19
1 1 30 November 1872 - Scotland 0 England 0, The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Partick Fr AD Start for
/gk
  

Age 22
2 5 4 March 1876 - Scotland 3 England 0, The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Partick Fr AL Start for
  

Notes

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CG/DR