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Arthur Dunn

Cambridge University AFC, Old Etonians FC, Corinthians FC

4 appearances, 2 goals

P 4 W 4 D 0 L 0 F 21: A 2
100% successful

1883-92

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
360

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Full name Arthur Tempest Blakiston Dunn

name notes

His birth registration spells his middle name as 'Blakison'. His marriage and death registrations, simply as 'B.'.
Born 12 August 1860 in Whitby, North Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Whitby, September 1860].

Census Notes

According to the 1861 census, Arthur T.B. is the youngest of three children to John and Mary Ely. They live at 3 Pembroke Street in St Botolph, Cambridge with two servants. His father is a private tutor and a Master of Arts.

According to the 1871 census, Arthur T.B., a scholar, now has two younger sisters. His older sisters have moved on. Together with three servants, they live at Gwydir House in Mill Road, Cambridge. His father is still an M.A. and tutor.

According to the 1881 census, Arthur Tempest Blakeston Dunn is a pupil, alongside Harry Goodhart, at Trinity College, Cambridge.

According to the 1891 census, Arthur T.B., now a tutor and M.A. himself at Trinity College, is living back with his parents at Kirby Lodge, in Little Shelford High Street, Harston.  His father, still a tutor at Cambridge, teaches Italian, Greek and Mathematics.

According to the 1901 census, Arthur Tempest B. is now married to Helen Matilda, with three children, John Herbert M., Marjory Florence and Olive Mary Dunn. They live and teach at the school Arthur founded at Ludgrove on Hadley Common, Monkton Hadley, Hertforshire.

Married to Helen Matilda Malcolmson [registered in Edmonton, December 1892].
Died 20 February 1902 in Barnet, London, aged 41 years x days [registered in Barnet, March 1902]. Living at Cockfosters, Hertfordshire. Buried at Little Shelford, Cambridgeshire, on 25 February 1902.

Death Notes

The funeral was attended by such dignitaries as Lord and Lady Kinnaird. Also G.O.Smith, W. J.Oakley, W.N.Cobbold, R.C.Gosling, E.Bromley-Martin, J.J.F.Henery, C.P.Wilson, P.P.Braithwaite, P.L.Hollins and the boys of Ludgrove School, of which Mr Dunn was the master. Included in the numerous floral tributes were wreaths from the Cambridge University FC, Old Carthusians C&FC, Eton Ramblers, Charterhouse Football and Cricket Eleven, the Casuals FC, Forest School, the Cockfosters CC and the Executive Committee of the Navy League.
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Attended Eton College, then earned his Cambridge University FC blue in 1883-84, before becoming an Old Etonians.  Played with Granta FC, also represented Corinthians FC 1886-92; Represented Cambridgeshire FA, as well as Norfolk FA.
Club honours FA Cup winner 1881-82, runners-up 1882-83;
Individual honours None
Distinctions The Arthur Dunn Cup, a football competition for old boys since 1902, was donated by R. C. Gosling in Arthur Dunn's memory.

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of six who became the 103rd players to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward and full-back
First match No. 18, 24 February 1883, England 7 Ireland 0, friendly match at Liverpool Cricket Ground, Aigburth Road, Aigburth, Liverpool, aged 22 years 196 days;
Last match No. 46, 2 April 1892, Scotland 1 England 4, a British Championship match at Ibrox Park, Copland Road, Glasgow, aged 31 years 234 days;
Major tournaments British Championships 1883-84, 1891-92;
Team honours British Championships 1891-92;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Dunn was a schoolmaster who founded Ludgrove School, New Barnet in 1892.  An establishment which subsequently had W.J. Oakley and G. O. Smith as joint headmasters.  His daughter, Mary Dunn, born 1900, became a noted satirical writer. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.92.

 

Arthur Dunn - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
4 4 3 360 2 180 min 0 Two 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.

 

Arthur Dunn - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home - Friendly 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 0 1 7.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Away - British Championship 3 3 0 0 14 2 +12 0 1 4.667 0.667 100.0 +3
All 4 4 0 0 21 2 +19 0 2 5.25 0.50 100.0 +4

 

Arthur Dunn - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1883-84 1 1 0 0 8 1 +7 0 0 8.00 1.00 100.0 +1
BC 1891-92 2 2 0 0 6 1 +5 0 1 2.00 0.50 100.0 +2
BC All 3 3 0 0 14 2 +12 0 1 4.667 0.667 100.0 +3
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 3 0 0 14 2 +12 0 1 4.667 0.667 100.0 +3
All 3 3 0 0 14 2 +12 0 1 4.667 0.667 100.0 +3

 

Arthur Dunn - Match History
 

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

 Club: Cambridge University A.F.C. & Old Etonians F.C. - 2 full caps  
Age 22
1 18 24 February 1883 - England 7 Ireland 0, Liverpool Cricket Ground, Liverpool Fr HW Start
44,80
cf
Age 23
2 20 23 February 1884 - Ireland 1 England 8, Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast BC AW Start cf
 Club: Old Etonians F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full capsx

Age 31
3 44 5 March 1892 - Wales 0 England 2, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AW Captain rb
4 46 2 April 1892 - Scotland 1 England 4, Ibrox Park, Glasgow AW Captain lb

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