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Rupert Sandilands

Old Westminsters AFC & Corinthians FC

5 appearances, 3 goals (1 on his debut)

P 5 W 4 D 1 L 0 F 23: A 4
90% successful

1892-96

Captain: none
minutes played:
450

Timeline

  Rupert Renorden Sandilands
Birth Friday, 7 August 1868 in The Vicarage in Denford, Northamptonshire [registered in Thrapston, September 1868].
"SANDILANDS.―On the 7th inst., at Denford Vicarage, Thrapston, the wife of the Rev. P. Sandilands, of a son."
- The Morning Post, Wednesday, 12 August 1868
"August 7, at Denford Vicarage, Thrapston, the wife of the Rev. PERCIVAL SANDILANDS, of a son." - The Bedfordshire Mercury, Saturday, 15 August 1868
Baptised Sunday, 16 August 1868 at the Parish Church in Denford, baptised by his own father.
 

According to the 1871 census, Rupert is the youngest of six children to Percival Richard Renorden and Sophia Anne (née de Brett), living at The Vicarage in Denford, as his father is the vicar. They have four servants.

 

According to the 1881 census, Rupert is the youngest of the four children living with their parents at Lyvdene School in Devon. His father is the schoolmaster.

 

According to the 1891 census, Rupert R., a Bank of England clerk, is a lodger at the Henderson's home at 5 Inverness Terrace in Paddington.
The London Electoral Registers between 1894 state Sandilands address as being 20 Cowley Street in Westminster.
The London Post Office Directory in 1900 states that Sandilands works in the Dividend Office in the Bank of England.

 

According to the 1901 census, Rupert R. is a boarder at 32 Bessborough Street in Westminster. He is a bank clerk.
The London Electoral Registers between 1903 and 1915 also state Sandilands address as 32 Bessborough Street.

 

According to the 1911 census, Rupert Renorden still lives on his own at 32 Bessborough Street, he is still a clerk for the Bank of England.
The London Post Office Directory in 1920 states that Sandilands works in the Power of Attorney Office in the Bank of England, and the Electoral Register states he was living at 32 Bessborough until at least 1921.

  According to the 1939 register, Rupert R. is a retired Bank of England clerk, living at 8 King Henry Road in Lewes, the home of John Lister, the Justice of the Peace.
The London Electoral Register from at least 1923 states Sandilands was now living at 120 Cambridge Street in Westminster.
Death Saturday, 20 April 1946 at The Royal South Hants and Southampton Hospital, Brinton Terrace, Southampton, aged 77 years 256 days [registered in Southampton, June 1946].
Probate "SANDILANDS Rupert Renorden of 120 Cambridge-street London S.W.1 died 20 April 1946 at The Royal South Hampshire and Southampton Hospital Probate London 17 July to John Renorden Kingdom physician surgeon and Spencer Allen Block solicitor.
Effects £4014." [2019 equivalent: £169,376]

Source

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

Playing Career

Club(s) Attended and played for Westminster School from 1885 to 1887. Played for Old Westminsters FC between 1888 and 1898, and helping the Casuals FC in 1892, and Ealing FC in 1896.
Corinthians 1889-97
Club honours None
Individual honours London FA (1890-97); The South (vs. North, 1890-91); The Amatuers (vs. Professionals, 1895); Kent FA.
Distinctions Also played hockey when he played for Wimldeon HC in 1898. He was also an accomplished cricketer.
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 190th players (197) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
First match No. 45, 5 March 1892, Wales 0 England 2, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 23 years 211 days.
Last match No. 57, 16 March 1896, a British Championship match at Cardiff Arms Park, Westgate Street, Temperance, Cardiff, aged 27 years 222 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1891-92, 1892-93, 1893-94, 1894-95, 1895-96;
Team honours British Championship winners 1891-92, 1892-93, 1894-95;
Individual honours None

Beyond England

On the staff of Bank of England. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.216.


The Numbers
parties Appearances Comp.
Apps
minutes Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
captain
5 5 5 450 3 150 min 3 none
Minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick 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
5 4 1 0 23 4 +19 0 1 4.60 0.80 90.0 +4

Match Record

Venue & Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home British Championship 2 1 1 0 7 2 +5 0 0 3.50 1.00 75.0 +1
Away 3 3 0 0 16 2 +14 0 1 5.333 0.667 100.0 +3

Tournament Record

British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1891-92 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1892-93 1 1 0 0 6 1 +5 0 0 6.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1893-94 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1894-95 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 1895-96 1 1 0 0 9 1 +8 0 0 9.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 5 4 1 0 23 4 +19 0 1 4.60 0.80 90.0 +4

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 5 4 1 0 23 4 +19 0 1 4.60 0.80 90.0 +4
5 4 1 0 23 4 +19 0 1 4.60 0.80 90.0 +4

Match History

 Club: Old Westminsters F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - five full appearances (450 min)

F.A. International Select Committee - five full appearances (450 min)x

Age 23
u/o 19 December 1891 - England 6 Canadian-Americans 1, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HW withdrew
1 45 5 March 1892 - Wales 0 England 2, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AW Start 82 ol
  

Age 24
2 47 25 February 1893 - England 6 Ireland 1, Wellington Road Football Ground, Handsworth BC HW Start 75 ol
  

Age 25
3 51 12 March 1894 - Wales 1 England 5, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AW Start ol
  

Age 26
4 54 18 March 1895 - England 1 Wales 1, Recreation Ground, West Kensington BC HD Start 74 ol
  

Age 27
5 57 16 March 1896 - Wales 1 England 9, Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff BC AW Start ol
  

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