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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

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name The Reverend Andrew Amos MA [ordained as a Deacon in 1887, as a Priest 1888]
Born 20 September 1863 at 8 The Paragon, Southwark, Surrey [registered in St George the Martyr Southwark, September 1863]
Note: Southwark was not part of the London district until 1 January 1870.
Baptised 20 October 1863 in St. Stephen's Church, Southwark, by his own father, James Amos, living at 8 The Paragon in Southwark.

Census Notes

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

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,

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.

Married to Susan Constance Connolly in Summer 1895 [registration in Limerick, Ireland, September 1895]
Died 2 October 1931, aged 68 years, 13 days, in Guy's Hospital, London [registered in Southwark, December 1931]. Address was 72 St. Marychurch Street, Rotherhithe and Datchworth Rectory. Left £1559 9s. 10d. to his widow, Susan Constance Amos.
Height/Weight 'Giant'

Source

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

Club 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 FC and also represented the Corinthians FC team (47 appearances) between December 1884 and November 1889.  Also played with Hitchin Town FC and represented Hertfordshire FA.
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 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 183 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 191 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1884-85, 1885-86;
Team honours British Championship shared 1885-86;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

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

 

Andrew Amos - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Gls Av. min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
5 2 2 180 1 180 min 1 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.

 

Andrew Amos - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 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
All - British Championship 2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 0 0 2.00 1.00 75.0 +1

 

Andrew Amos - Match Record - Tournament Matches
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
All 2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 0 0 2.00 1.00 75.0 +1

 

Andrew Amos - Match History
 

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 2 full capsx

 Clubs: Cambridge University F.C., Old Carthusians F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 2 full caps  
Age 21
1 25 21 March 1885 - England 1 Scotland 1, The Oval, 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, Bramall Lane, Sheffield BC HW reserve
- 30 26 February 1887 - England 4 Wales 0, The Oval, Kennington HW reserve
- 31 19 March 1887 - England 2 Scotland 3, Leamington Street, Blackburn HL reserve

Notes

Cambridge College entry:
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
School 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.)

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