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Reg Macauley

Cambridge University AFC & Old Etonians FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 0 L 1 F 1: A 6
0% successful


Captain: none
minutes played:


  Reginald Heber Macauley
Birth Tuesday, 24 August 1858 at The Rectory in Hodnet, Market Drayton, Shropshire [registered in Market Drayton, December 1858].
"Aug. 24, at Hodnet, Salop, the wife of the Rev. S. H. Macauley, a son."
- Saturday, 28 August 1858, Worcestershire Journal

According to the 1861 census, Reginald is the fifth of six children (five sons) to Reverend Samuel Herrick and Anne Georgiana (née Ferguson), they live at The Rectory in Hodnet. His father is the Rector of Hodnet. They have nine servants.


According to the 1871 census, Reginald is still one of six children, still living at The Rectory with their parents. They have five servants.


According to the 1881 census, Reginald H. is an undergraduate in Kings College at Cambridge University.


Not on the 1891 or 1901 census, he was in India.


According to London Electoral Records, Reginald was living with Philip V. Savile at 56 Palace Court between 1907 and 1915,


Cannot be found on the 1911 census.
Passenger lists reveal Reginald was on the ship, P & O Nagoya, bound for Bombay, India, leaving London on 6 December 1917, mastered by A.M. King. He is listed as a merchant.

Death Wednesday, 15 December 1937 in Ravenswood, Eton Avenue in Hampstead, aged 79 years 113 days [registered in Hampstead, December 1937]. He left effects £232,326 3s. 3d. [2018 equivalent - 11m].
There does not appear to be any reports on his death


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

Playing Career

Club(s) Attended and played for Eton College in 1878, before going onto Cambridge University AFC and earning his Blue in 1881-81, also played for the Old Etonians FC.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1880-81, 1882-83; winners 1881-82;
Individual honours None
Distinctions He represented Cambridge University 1879-82, winning the high jump 1879-80 and the quarter mile every year from 1880-82. He was the AAA high jump champion of 1879.
Height/Weight not known


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

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 88th players (89) to appear for England
Position(s) Centre-forward
Only match No. 13, 12 March 1881, England 1 Scotland 6, a friendly match at The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London, aged 22 years 200 days.
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

An undergraduate at Kings College, Cambridge St Edward Trinity Hall, at the time of his solitary England appearance. Worked in India 1884-1901 and was subsequently a merchant in the City. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.162./FindMyPast

The Numbers
Parties Appearances Minutes Goals Goals Av.min Captain
1 1 90 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.
1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1

Match Record

Venue & Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home venue
Friendly match
1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 1 0 0.00 1.00 0.00 -1

Match History
 Club: Cambridge University A.F.C. & Old Etonians F.C. - one full appearance (90 min)

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - one full app (90 min)x

Age 22
1 13 12 March 1881 - England 1 Scotland 6, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HL Start cf