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Beaumont Jarrett

Cambridge University AFC & Old Harrovians AFC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 0 D 0 L 3 F 3: A 13
0% successful


captain: none
minutes played:


  Reverend Beaumont Griffith Jarrett
Birth Wednesday, 18 July 1855 at 37 Poultry, Cheapside, The City of London
registered in City of London July-September 1888
"Jarrett, Griffith, 37 Poultry, engraver." - London Morning Post, Saturday, 24 September 1853 & Saturday, 16 September 1854
Baptism 12 August 1855 at St. Mary le Bow's Parish Church in the City of London
  According to the 1861 census, Beaumont G. is the third of four children to Griffith and Elizabeth (née Rowlands). They have one servant and they live at 37 Poultry, in Cheap area of the city of London. His father is a manufacturer.
According to the 1871 census, Beaumont is a scholar. He is still one of the four children living with their parents and two servants. His father is an heraldic artist and they live at London Hill in Harrow.
Beaumont's father, Griffith, had designed, invented, patented and manufactured much machinery involved in the printing industry, including a printing press and self-inking press.
According to the 1881 census, Beaumont is now a curator lodging with the bell family on Boston Road in Coningsby, Lincolnshire.
According to the 1891 census, Beaumont is now the Vicar of Swinstead. He lives with a single servant, or Edenham, Grimsthorpe.
Appears on the 1896 Clergy List as Beaumont Griffiths Jarrett BA.
(His father died on 13 December 1896 in Westbourne Park)
According to the 1901 census, Beaumont is a Church of England Clergyman, living at Belleau Rectory, near Louth in Lincolnshire.
Death Tuesday, 11 April 1905 in Belleau Rectory, near Louth, Lincolnshire
aged 49 years 267 days registered in Louth April-June 1905
"JARRETT.— AT Belleau Rectory, Alford, on the 11th inst., the Rev. Beaumont Griffith Jarrett, B.A., Rector, aged 49 years." - The Grantham Journal, Saturday, 15 April 1905.


"The Rev. Beaumont Griffith Jarrett, of Belleau Rectory, Alford, has died at the age of 49 years. A graduate of Christ's College, Cambridge, he was ordained in 1878, and for the ensuing four years was curate at Coningsby. In 1883 he became Vicar of Swinstead, and held that living until his preferment to the rectory of Belleau in 1895."
The Yorkshire Post & Leeds Intelligencer, Thursday, 13 April 1905
Probate "JARRETT the reverend Beaumont Griffith of Belleau-rectory Lincolnshire clerk died 11 April 1905 Probate London 2 June to Laura Beaumont Neale (wife of Walter William Neale) and Amy Laura Neale spinster.
Effects £3810 12s. 9d." [2019 equivalent: £466,745]
  His mother, Elizabeth Jarrett, died on 6 September 1911 in Bayswater
source Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] &

Playing Career

Club(s) Attended Harrow School; also attended Cambridge University, playing regular football between 1876 and 1878, becoming the captain in 1877. Later played with the Old Harrovians AFC until he made his move north to Grantham FC until he was ordained in December 1878 and made sporadic appearances until 1886.
Club honours None
Individual honours FA Cup 1877-78 umpire;
London FA (vs. Sheffield, November 1877, and as captain, vs. Sheffield FA, November 1878)
Height/Weight not known
Source Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of nine who became the 34th player (38) to appear for England.
Position(s) Half-back
First match No. 5, 4 March 1876, Scotland 3 England 0, a friendly match at The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Hamilton Crescent, Partick, Glasgow, aged 20 years 230 days.
Last match No. 7, 2 March 1878, Scotland 7 England 2, a friendly match at Hampden Park, Hampden Terrace, Glasgow, aged 22 years 227 days.
Individual honours The Probables (one appearance, 1878); The South (postponed, January 1879)
Distinctions Jarrett was selected by Wales for their inaugural match, against Scotland in 1876, but did not play.
most appearanced Englishman at Old Harrovians AFC.

Beyond England

Served on the FA Council 1876-78. Ordained on 22 December 1878 he spent the remainder of his life in Lincolnshire following his calling. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.143.

The Numbers
parties Appearances minutes captain
3 3 270 0 none
The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.
3 0 0 3 3 13 -10 1 0 1 4.33 0 -3
All of his matches were friendly matches

Match Record

Venue P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
Home 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2 0 0 1.00 3.00 00.0 -1
Away 2 0 0 2 2 10 -8 1 0 1.00 5.00 00.0 -2

Match History
 Clubs: Cambridge University A.F.C. & Old Harrovians A.F.C..- three full appearances (270 min)  
  F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - three full appearances (270 min)x

apps match match details comp res. rundown pos

Age 20
1 5 4 March 1876 - Scotland 3 England 0
The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Partick
Fr AL   hb

one of nine who became the 34th (38) players to appear for England
the second player from Cambridge University AFC to represent England
the first Old Harrovian to represent England

regarding Wales' upcoming match against Scotland (25 March 1876)..."On Saturday next we shall be able to give the names of the eleven, which we are informed will include Messrs B.G. Jarrett, of Cambridge. Mr Jarrett took part in the recent match between England and Scotland and his brilliant play was the subject of special comment." - Wrexham Advertiser, 18 March 1876

Age 21
2 6 3 March 1877 - England 1 Scotland 3
The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington
Fr HL   hb

Age 22 trial  
one appearance - The Probables vs. The Improbables, 20 February 1878

3 7 2 March 1878 - Scotland 7 England 2
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Fr AL   hb

Age 23 trial  
postponed - The North vs. The South, January 1879