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Andrew Amos

Cambridge University AFC, Old Carthusians FC & Corinthians FC

2 appearances, 1 goal

P 2 W 1 D 1 L 0 F 4: A 2
75% successful
1885-87

Captain: none
minutes played:
180

Timeline

  The Reverend Andrew Amos MA [ordained as a Deacon in 1887, as a Priest 1888]
Birth Sunday, 20 September 1863 at 8 The Paragon, Southwark, Surrey [registered in St George the Martyr Southwark, September 1863]
notes: Southwark was part of the Surrey Registration County until 1889.
"AMOS.―On the 20th inst., at 8, The Paragon, Southwark, wife of the Rev. James Amos, of a son." - Wednesday 23 September 1863, The Morning Post
Baptised Tuesday, 20 October 1863 in St. Stephen's Church, Southwark, by his own father, James Amos, living at 8 The Paragon in Southwark.
 

According to the 1871 census, the oldest of six children to James and Frances Karr (née Snape) Amos, living at 8 The Paragon in Southwark.

 

According to the 1881 census, 17-year old Andrew lives at a boarding school, on Sandy Lane, Godalming.

 

According to the 1891 census, the newly ordained Amos is a Cleric at The College Mission, 159 Abbeyfield Road, Rotherhithe, alongside his younger brother James Amos.
The London Electoral Rolls state that the Rev. Andrew Amos was living at 159 Abbeyfield Road from at least 1892 until 1899.

Marriage to Susan Constance Connolly on 16 July 1895 at St. Michael's Church in Limerick [registration in Limerick, Ireland, September 1895].
"AMOS.―CONNOLLY―July 16th, at St. Michael's Church. Limerick, by the Ven the Archdeacon of Limerick, the Rev Andrew Amos, M A, Cantab, Priest in charge of the Clare College Mission, Rotherhithe, eldest son of of the Rev James Amos, M A, Paston House, Cambridge, to Susan Constance, second daughter of the Rev Robert J C Connolly, M A, Rector of Longhill with Shanaagolden." - Friday 19 July 1895, Cork Constitution
 

According to the 1901 census, Andrew is married to an Irish woman, Susan, and has two children, Nora Frances and Andrew James Arthur. He is a Priest at Datchworth Rectory in Hertfordshire.

  "The Rev. Andrew Amos, M.A., Rectar of Datchworth, Herts, has been nominated by the Archibishop of Canterbury to the vicarage of St. Anne's, South Lambeth." - Friday 3 May 1907, Luton Times & Advertiser
 

According to the 1911 census, he is still with his family, and serving his Priesthood at St Anne's Vicarage at 72 South Lambeth Road, London.
The London Electoral Rolls confirm the Rev. Andrew Amos as living at St. Ann's Vicarage from 1909 until 1913. The following year, he was living at 179 Fentiman Road in Kennington. By 1923, they were living at 72 St. Marychurch Street in Rotherhithe, until his death.

  "The living of Saltley has been accepted by the Rev. Andrew Amos, Vicar of St. Anne's, South Lambeth, and he will commence his duties at the end of the year in succession to the Rev. the Hon. J. G. Adderley." - Friday 18 August 1911, Coventry Herald
  "The Rev. Andrew Amos, rector of St. Paul's, Deptford, has been appointed to the recory of Rotherhithe." - Wednesday 21 June 1922, Yorkshire Post
Death Friday, 2 October 1931, in Guy's Hospital, Great Maze Pond, Southwark, London, aged 68 years 13 days. [registered in Southwark, December 1931].
Living at 72 St. Marychurch Street, Rotherhithe and Datchworth Rectory.
Probate "AMOS the reverend Andrew of Datchworth Recory Hertford Hertfordshire and of St. Marys Rotherhithe Surrey clerk died 2 October 1931 at Guys Hospital Southwark Surrey Probate London 28 November to Susan Constance Amos widow.
Effects 1559 9s. 10d." [2019 equivalent: £106,998].

Source

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

Cambridge University Alumni
Amos, Andrew
Approx. lifespan: 1882-2000
Tripos: Cla. Math. I 1885; Math. II 1885
Adm scholar Clare College 1882:03:31
[ s. of James (1846) V.: St Stephen's Southwark, Surrey
b. 1863
Sch: Charterhouse. Matric 1882:10MT: ;BA 1885 ;MA 1891
Football (assoc.) 'blue.'
Ord. deacon Durham 1887;
Ord. priest 1888;
C.: Gateshead, [Co. Durham] 1887-89
In charge of College Mission at Rotherhithe, Surrey 1889-98
R.: Datchworth, Hertfordshire 1898-1907
V.: St Anne's South Lambeth, London 1907-17
R.: St Paul's with St Mark's Deptford,
[London] 1917-22
R.: Rotherhithe,
[London] 1922-31
An Alderman of: : Bermondsey Council
[Bermondsey], [London]
Donor of plate to College
d. aged 68 1931:10:02, in Guy's Hospital
[Guy's], London
brother of Archibald D. C. (1888) and Herbert G. M. (1883).
(Crockford; Charterhouse Sch. Reg.)

Playing Career

Club(s) Began at Charterhouse School, being in the team in 1882.  Earned his Cambridge University Blue in 1884-85-86, at the same time, playing for the Old Carthusians AFC. Also played with Hitchin Town FC.
Corinthians December 1884-November 1889, 47 appearances.
Club honours None
Individual honours Hertfordshire FA.
Height/Weight 'Giant'

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 123rd players (123) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-half
First match No. 25, 21 March 1885, England 1 Scotland 1, a British Championship match at The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London, aged 21 years 182 days.
Last match No. 27, 29 March 1886, Wales 1 England 3, a British Championship match at Racecourse Ground, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 22 years 190 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1884-85, 1885-86;
Team honours British Championship shared 1885-86;

Beyond England

Ordained in 1887, ministered in London from 1889 until becoming Rector of Rotherhithe in 1922 until his death.  He served as a councillor on the Bermondsey Borough Council, later being elected an Alderman. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.11



The Numbers
Parties Apps Comp.
Apps
Minutes Goals Gls Av. min Comp.
Goals
Captain
5 2 2 180 1 180 min 1 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
2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 0 0 2.00 1.00 75.0 +1

Match Record

Venue & Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home British Championship 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
Away 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 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 1884-85 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 1885-86 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2 0 0 3.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC All 2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 0 0 2.00 1.00 75.0 +1

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 0 0 2.00 1.00 75.0 +1
2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 0 0 2.00 1.00 75.0 +1

Match History

 

F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - two full appearances (180 min), one goalx

 Club: Cambridge University A.F.C., Old Carthusians F.C.  & Corinthians F.C. - two full appearances (180 min), one goal  

Age 21
1 25 21 March 1885 - England 1 Scotland 1, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington BC HD Start lh
  

Age 22
2 28 29 March 1886 - Wales 1 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AW Start 70 lh

Age 23
29 5 February 1887 - England 7 Ireland 0, Yorkshire Cricket Ground, Sheffield BC HW reserve
30 26 February 1887 - England 4 Wales 0, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington BC HW reserve
31 19 March 1887 - England 2 Scotland 3, Leamington Street, Blackburn BC HL reserve
  

Notes

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