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Percivall Parr

Oxford University AFC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 0 L 1 F 3: A 5
0% successful


disciplined: none
minutes played:


Full name Percivall Chase Parr
Born 2 December 1859 in Southborough, Bromley, Kent [registration not found].

Census Notes

According to the 1861 census, Percivall is the youngest of seven children to Thomas Chase and Harriet (née Pott). However, all the children are living with their grandparents, Charles. Esquire, and Ann Pott, and they are all living at Freelander in Bromley with ten servants. Their parents are visiting the rest of the Pott family in Northill, Bedfordshire.

According to the 1871 census, Percival is visiting George and Olive Starr, the lodge housekeepers at Holmbrook, 50 London Road, in Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells.

According to the 1881 census, Percival is a student at Oxford, living at home with his parents at The Common in Chislehurst, along with his two elder sisters and three servants.

According to the 1891 census, Percival is now a book publisher, still living with his parents in Southborough Road in Bromley, with his three sisters and three servants.

According to the 1901 census, Percivall, a barrister, lawmaker and author, is visiting the Shipleys, living at 2 Lime Grove in Mortlake.
In the 1903 Kelly's Directory, Percival C. is stated as living at Hill Brow in Mortlake.

Cannot be found on the 1911 census.

Died 3 September 1912 in Molescroft, Widmore, Kent, aged 52 years 276 days [registered in Bromley, September 1912]. Left £2426 16s. 10d. to his brother, reverend Willoughby Chase Parr.
Height/Weight not known


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

Club Career

Club(s) Attended and played for Winchester College in 1877, earned his Oxford University AFC 'Blue' in 1880 through to 1882, becoming captain in the final year; played with West Kent FC, and also represented Kent FA;
Club honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None


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

England Career

Player number 98th player to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward; although a goalkeeper at club level;
Only match No. 16, 13 March 1882, Wales 5 England 3, a friendly match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 22 years 101 days.
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

A barrister by profession, called to the Bar in 1885.  He was also a director of the publishing firm, W H Allen & Co, and editor of the journals, 'National Observer' and 'Ladies Field'. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.192.


Percivall Parr - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Capt. Disc.
3 1 90 0 0 min 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.


Percivall Parr - 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 0 0 1 3 5 -2 0 0 3.00 5.00 0.00 -1
All 1 0 0 1 3 5 -2 0 0 3.00 5.00 0.00 -1


Percivall Parr - Match History
 Club: Oxford University A.F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 1 full capx

Age 22
- 14 18 February 1882 - Ireland 0 England 13, Knock Ground, Belfast Fr AW reserve
- 15 11 March 1882 - Scotland 5 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow Fr AL reserve
1 16 13 March 1882 - Wales 5 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham AL Start cf