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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


captain: none
minutes played:


  Percivall Chase Parr
Birth Friday, 2 December 1859 in Southborough, Bromley, Kent [registration not found].
"On the 2nd inst., the wife of Major-General T. Chase Parr, of a son."
- Friday, 9 December 1859, The Globe & Traveller/Saturday, 10 December 1859, Hampshire Chronicle/Southern Reporter & Cork Commercial Courier/The Advocate

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.

Death Tuesday, 3 September 1912 in Molescroft, Widmore, Kent, aged 52 years 276 days [registered in Bromley, September 1912].
Probate "PARR Percivall Chase of Molescrfot Widmore Bromley Kent died 3 September 1912 Administration London 5 May 1913 to the reverend Willougby Chase Parr clerk.
Effects £2426 16s. 10d." [2019 equivalent: £282,035].


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

Playing Career

Club(s) Attended and played for Winchester College in 1877, attended New College and earned his Oxford University AFC 'Blue' in 1880 through to 1882, becoming captain in the final year; played with West Kent FC.
Club honours None
Individual honours Kent FA
Height/Weight not known


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.
Individual honours 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.

The Numbers
parties Appearances minutes captain
3 1 90 0 none
minutes are approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.
1 0 0 1 3 5 -2 0 0 3.00 5.00 0.00 -1

Match Record

Venue & Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away venue
Friendly match
1 0 0 1 3 5 -2 0 0 3.00 5.00 0.00 -1

Match History

 Club: Oxford University A.F.C. - one full appearance (90 min)

F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - one full appearance (90 min)x

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