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Harry Jones

Nottingham Forest FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 1 D 0 L 0 F 4: A 1
100% successful


captain: none
minutes played:


Full name Harry Jones
Born 24 May 1891 at 213 Primrose Hill, Blackwell, Derbyshire [registered in Mansfield, September 1891].

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, Sarah (née Peake) is pregnant with the child who will become Harry, she is married to his father, William Powis, a coal miner. They already had three children, and they all live at 213 Primrose Hill in Blackwell, with a boarder, Stewart Gilmont.

According to the 1901 census, Harry is now the fourth of seven children. His father is still a coal mine hewer and they now live at 143 Primrose Hill.

According to the 1911 census, Harry is the eldest of four children still living at home with their parents at 143 Primrose Hill. Harry is now a Professional Footballer.  The census also reveals that Harry is one of nine children, and that one had died.

According to the 1939 register, Harry, a stone worker at a colliery, is married to Elsie, living at 25 Houfton Crescent in Bolsover, with their daughter, Freda.
Married to Elsie Page, on 18 August 1915 in the Parish Church in South Normanton [registered in Mansfield, September 1915]. Three children, Freda (b.11 February 1921) and Elsie (b.1923) and Harry (b.1925).
Died possibly 10 May 1947 at 22 Monmouth Street, Derby, aged 55 years 350 days [registered in Derby, June 1947].
His funeral was on 14 May and he is buried in Nottingham Road Cemetery, Derby, following a service at St. Mark's Church
Height/Weight 5' 9½", 12st. 7lbs [1919].


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

Club Career

Club(s) Played as an eleven year-old with Blackwell Boys Brigade FC. Went on to play with Blackwell Wesley Guild FC and Blackwell Colliery CC, before signing with Nottingham Forest FC on 28 October 1910, where he remained until he retired through injury at the end of the 1923-24 season, he had made 225 league appearances and scored seven goals. He did, however, join Sutton Town FC in December 1924.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1921-22;
Individual honours Football League (one appearance)
Distinctions None


Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & ThisIsDerbyshire.co.uk

England Career

Player number One of six who became the 445th players (446) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
Only match No. 134, 10 May 1923, France 1 England 4, a friendly match at Stade Pershing, Bois de Vincennes, Paris, aged 31 years 351 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

One of the few players of the early days to suffer a broken leg and to return to the game unimpaired. In years up to his death, he was cricketer and groundsman for Blackwell Colliery, Ollerton and Whitwell cricket clubs. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.146.


Harry Jones - Career Statistics
Squads Apps comp. apps Mins. Goals goals ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
1 1 0 90 0 0 min 0 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.


Harry Jones - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - Friendly 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1


Harry Jones - Match History
 Club: Nottingham Forest F.C. - 1 full cap

F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 31
1 134 10 May 1923 - France 1 England 4, Stade Pershing, Paris Fr AW Start lb