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John Veitch

Old Westminsters FC & Corinthians FC

1 appearance, 3 goals

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

1894

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name John Gould Veitch
Born 19 July 1869 in Kingston Hill, Surrey [registered in Kingston, September 1869].

Census Notes

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.

Married to Dorothy Maud Leoux [registered in Kensington, December 1903].
Died 3 October 1914, aged 45 years 76 days [registered in Kingston, December 1914]. Left £1496 in his will.
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club 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 and also guested 72 times for the Corinthians team between 1889 and 1898, scoring 63 goals.
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

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 244 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1893-94;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
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.

 

John Veitch - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
3 1 3 90 3 30 min 3 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.

 

John Veitch - 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 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

John Veitch - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
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
All 1 1 0 0 5 1 +4 0 0 5.00 1.00 100.0 +1

 

John Veitch - Match History
 

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

 Club: Old Westminsters F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 1 full cap  
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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