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W J Maynard

1st Surrey Rifles FC

2 appearances, 0 goals, 3 goals against

P 2 W 0 D 1 L 1 F 0: A 3
25% successful

1872-76

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name William John Maynard
Born 18 March 1853 in Albany Road, Walworth, London [registered in Camberwell, June 1853]
Baptised 13 April 1853 at St George Church, Camberwell. His father is a Solicitor's Clerk, baptised by Samuel Smith (his future father-in-law??)

Census Notes

According to the 1861 census, scholar Wm John is the eldest child of three sons to William and Elizabeth Connolly (née Stent). Living at 4 Camden Place in Camberwell. His father is a solicitor's clerk. They have one servant.

According to the 1871 census, William is now a clerk in the County Court. Living with only his mother, Elizabeth, and two younger brothers at 4 Rectory Villas on the Crystal Palace Road in St. Giles, London. They have one servant.

According to the 1881 census, William J. is a Clerk in the divorce courts, living with his father, William, at Easton Lodge, in Croxted Road, Camberwell. They have two servants.

According to the 1891 census, William J. is now married to Annie and they have two daughters. His children were born in Sevenoaks, where we assume the Maynard family home is, because on the night of the 1891 census, William, with his family, arre visiting their in-laws at The Rectory in Kingsdown, Dartford.  His father-in-law, Samuel Smith, is the Rector.

According to the 1901 census, William J., now a Private Clerk, still married to Annie, now have five children and one servant, living at 9 Laurel Grove in Croydon, Surrey.

According to the 1911 census, William John is now a District Probate Registrar, living at 32 South Street, in Crossgate in Durham.

Married to Annie Smith, on 2 August 1883 at St George Parish Church in Camberwell.  Ceremony performed by her father, Samuel Smith.
Died 2 September 1921 at The Roker Hotel, Sunderland, aged 68 years 168 days in county Durham [registered in Sunderland, September 1921]. His address is stated as The Rose and Crown Hotel in Durham. He left £3039 to his widow.
Buried in Harton Cemetery, South Shields
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) 1st Surrey Rifles, in Camberwell; Wanderers FC 1880-81; also represented Surrey in 1877.
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 eleven who became the first players (5) to appear for England.
Position(s) Goalkeeper and Forward;
First match No. 1, 30 November 1872, Scotland 0 England 0, a friendly match at The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Hamilton Crescent, Partick, Glasgow, aged 19 years, 257 days.
Last 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 22 years, 351 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions Was the youngest ever goalkeeper to play for England, a record held for sixteen years until Billy Moon came along. One of only four teenagers to keep goal for the National side.

Beyond England

Maynard was District Registrar of Durham from 1903 until his death.  His son, Alfred Frederick Maynard, who lost his life in the Great War, was an England RU internationalist. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.170.

 

W J Maynard - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Goals
Against
GA Av.
min
Clean
Sheets
Cln
Sht Av.
Capt. Disc.
2 2 (c.45 min as gk) 180 (c.45 as gk) 0 0 min 0 0 min 1 100% none none
Maynard was in goal for the second half of his first match.
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.

 

W J Maynard - 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 2 0 1 1 0 3 -3 2 1 0.00 1.50 25.0 -1
All 2 0 1 1 0 3 -3 2 1 0.00 1.50 25.0 -1

 

W J Maynard - Match History
 Club: 1st Surrey Rifles F.C. - 2 full caps

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

Age 19
1 1 30 November 1872 - Scotland 0 England 0, The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Glasgow Fr AD Start for
/gk
Age 22
2 5 4 March 1876 - Scotland 3 England 0, The West of Scotland Cricket Ground, Glasgow Fr AL Start for

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