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Thelwell Pike

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

1 appearance, 0 goals

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

1886

captain: none
minutes played:
90

Timeline

  Thelwell Mather Pike
Birth Saturday, 17 November 1866 in Weyhill, Penton Grafton, Hampshire [registered in Andover, December 1866].
"On the 17th inst., at Weyhill, Hants, the wife of Thelwell Pike, M.D., of a son."
- Portsmouth Times and Naval Gazette, Saturday, 24 November 1866
 

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.

Marriage to Jeannie Mary Homewood, Wednesday, 21 April 1897 at All Saints, Galley Hill, Swanscombe [registered in Dartford, June 1897]
 

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.

  According to the 1939 register, Thelwell, a tutor, is still married to Jeannie, and they live at 2 Hollands Avenue at Little Common in Bexhill, with his younger brother, Henry, a retired Indian Governor.
Death Sunday, 21 July 1957 at Rusper House, Horsell Birch in Margate, Surrey, aged 90 years 246 days [registered in Surrey NW, September 1957].
Probate "PIKE Thelwell Mather of Rusper House Horsell Birch Woking Surrey died 21 July 1957 Probate London 18 October to Leslie Horace Ayliff White company director and Frederick Hammett Knott golf club secretary.
Effects £6366 15s. 4d." [2019 equivalent: £154,644].

Source

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

Playing 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 AFC team, and began playing Crusaders FC, Swifts FC and Thanet Wanderers FC.
Corinthians 1886-91
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Pike also played first-class cricket with Worcestershire CCC 1886-95;
Height/Weight not known

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 116 days;
Major tournaments British Championship 1885-86;
Team honours British Championship shared 1885-86;

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



The Numbers
parties Appearances comp. apps minutes Goals captain
1 1 1 90 0 none
minutes are approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1

Match Record

Venue & Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away venue
British Championship
1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1

Tournament Record

British Championship Competition

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
1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1

Match History

 

F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - one full appearance (90 min)x

 Club: Brentwood F.C., Cambridge University A.F.C. Old Malvernians F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - one full appearance (90 min)  
Age 19
1 26 13 March 1886 - Ireland 1 England 6, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW Start ol
  

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