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John Veitch

Old Westminsters FC & Corinthians FC

1 appearance, 3 debut goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 5: A 1
100% successful

1894

captain: none
minutes played:
90

Timeline

  John Gould Veitch
Birth Monday, 19 July 1869 in Kingston Hill, Surrey [registered in Kingston, September 1869].
 

According to the 1871 census, John G. is the youngest of two sons, and along with his brother James, they live with their widowed mother, Jane, at 7 Charlwood Road in Putney. They have two servants.
His father was also John Gould Veitch, of leading horticulturist firm based in Chelsea, Gould & Sons, he was 32 years old when he died
.

According to the 1881 census, John G. is now a pupil at Cranford College in Cookham, Berkshire.
His mother remarried on 7 March 1874 to Richard W. Ewer, of West Dulwich.

Cannot be found on the 1891 census.

According to the 1901 census, John, a nurseryman is head of his own household, a servant and a boarder, living at 10 Ashburnham Mansions on the Ashburnham Road in Chelsea.

According to the 1911 census, John Gould is a horticulturist married to Dorothy Maud and they have one daughter, Phyllis Mary. There is also an older child, fourteen year old Dallas Gerard, from Dorothy's first marriage. They have two servants and they live at 66 Bankston Gardens in Kensington.

Marriage to Dorothy Maud Leoux [registered in Kensington, December 1903].
Death Saturday, 3 October 1914, aged 45 years 76 days [registered in Kingston, December 1914]. Left £1496 in his will.
Funeral Wednesday, 7 October 1914 at Putney Vale Cemetery in Wandsworth.

Source

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

Playing Career

Club(s) Attended and played for Westminster School, making the XI in 1887. Went on to attend and play for Cambridge University, earning his blue in 1888-91. By default, became an Old Westminster.
Corinthians between 1889-1898, 72 appearances, 63 goals.
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 three who became the 214th players (216) to appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-left
Only match No. 51, 12 March 1894, Wales 1 England 5, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 24 years 236 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1893-94;
Team honours None
Individual honours England's Top Goalscorer (three 1894)
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additional information, but his census returns reveal that Veitch followed in his father's footsteps by becoming a horticulturist. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.254.


The Numbers
parties Appearances comp. apps minutes Goals goals ave.min comp. goals captain
3 1 1 90 3 30 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
1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 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 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 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 1888-89 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
BC 1889-90 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
BC 1893-94 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 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 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1
1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1

Match History

 Clubs: Old Westminster A.F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - one full appearance (90 min)

F.A. International Select Committee - one full appearance (90 min)x

Age 19
36 2 March 1889 - England 6 Ireland 1, Anfield Road, Liverpool BC HW withdrew
  

Age 20
38 15 March 1890 - Ireland 1 England 9, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW withdrew
  

Age 22
u/o 19 December 1891 - England 6 Canadian-Americans 1, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington Fr HW withdrew
  

Age 24
1 51 12 March 1894 - Wales 1 England 5, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AW Start

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