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Thelwell Pike

Brentwood FC & Cambridge University FC & Old Malvernians FC & Corinthians FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 6: A 1
100% successful

1886

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

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Full Name Thelwell Mather Pike
Born 17 November 1866 in Weyhill, Penton Grafton, Hampshire [registered in Andover, December 1866].

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Thelwall is the fourth child of six children to Dr. Thelwell and Fanny Pratt (née Watson). With six servants, living at Sun Inn, Penton Grafton in Andover. His father is a surgeon and physician.

According to the 1881 census, Mather is a scholar with his older brother Sydney at Malvern College, Worcestershire.

According to the 1891 census, Thelwell, a schoolmaster at Cargilfield Preparatory School, is boarding with Lillias Robinson at 7 Montague Terrace in Edinburgh.

According to the 1901 census, Thelwell is married to Jeanie with two daughters, Kathleen and Joan. With the pupils, all living at Weybridge Boarding School on Oatlands Drive in Walton-on-Thames, Chertsey. Thelwell is a schoolmaster.

According to the 1911 census, Thelwell still married with his two daughters. Also two boarders and one servant. All living at The Hook, St Peters Footpath in Margate. Thelwell is still a schoolmaster.

Married to Jeannie Mary Homewood, 21 April 1897 at All Saints, Galley Hill, Swanscombe [registered in Dartford, June 1897]
Died 21 July 1957 at Rusper House, Horsell Birch in Margate, Surrey, aged 90 years 246 days [registered in Surrey NW, September 1957]. Left £6366 15s. 4d.
Height/Weight Not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Attended Malvern School, making the XI in 1884-85.  Went onto Cambridge University, earning his Blue in 1886 and 1888. In 1886, Pike was also playing for Brentwood FC, the Old Malvernians FC team, and began playing for the Corinthians FC team, by all accounts, at the same time.  Following his only England appearance, Pike went onto play further games with the Corinthians until 1891, also Crusaders FC, Swifts FC and Thanet Wanderers FC.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Pike also played first-class cricket with Worcestershire CCC 1886-95;

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of eight who became the 125th player (132) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left; [outside-right at club level]
Only match No. 26, 13 March 1886, Ireland 1 England 6, British Championship match at Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast, aged 19 years 146 days;
Major tournaments British Championship 1885-86;
Team honours British Championship shared 1885-86;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Held scholastic appointments on the South coast of England, he was assistant master at the South Eastern College in Ramsgate in 1888, at Clare House School in Walmer in 1889-90, Cargilfield in Edinburgh in 1891, and at Shortlands in Eastbourne from 1892-96, before becoming headmaster of Weybridge Preparatory school 1897-1906, then was head of Thanet School, Margate, until his retirement in 1924. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.198

 

Thelwell Pike - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp
Apps
Minutes Goals Goals Ave. min Captain Discipline
1 1 1 90 0 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.

 

Thelwell Pike - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Thelwell Pike - Match Record - Tournament Matches

British Championship Tournament

Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1885-86 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 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 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

Thelwell Pike - Match History
 

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 1 full capx

 Club: Brentwood F.C., Cambridge University F.C., Old Malvernians F.C. & Corinthians F.C.  - 1 full cap  
Age 19
1 26 13 March 1886 - Ireland 1 England 6, Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast BC AW Start ol

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