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Edward Parry Oxford University AFC & Swifts FC & Remnants FC

3 appearances, 1 goal

P 3 W 1 D 0 L 2 F 6: A 11
33% successful


captain: none
minutes played:


  Edward Hagarty Parry
Birth Tuesday, 24 April 1855 at Trinity College, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada [not registered in UK].
  "QUEEN'S COLLEGE.―The Rev. Edward St. John Parry, Baliol College, Oxon, has been unanimously elected resident Warden of this college:—"Mr. Parry is the eldest son of the Bishop of Barbadoes. He was ordained by the Bishop of Worcester in 1851. His great knowledge of young men gained in his own education in Rugby, his residence at Oxford, his experience in tuition at Winchester and at Trinity College, Toronto.." - The Royal Leaminton Spa and Warwickshire Standard, Saturday, 22 September 1855.

According to the 1861 census, Edward is the third of seven children to West Indian-born Edward St. John and Lucy Susannah (née Tyler)(m.7 October 1851 in Bromsgrove). They live at 1 & 2 Beauchamp Terrace in Leamington Priors, Leamington. His father is the headmaster of Leamington College.


According to the 1871 census, Edward Hagarty is a boarder at the Suttons Hospital in Charterhouse, in the Holborn area of London.


According to the 1881 census, Edward H. is a classical tutor at Stoke House, living in Wexham Road in the Stoke Green area of Slough, Buckinghamshire.

Marriage to Amélie Martha Piquét on 1 August 1883 at St. Mary's Church in Harrow on the Hill [registered in Hendon, September 1883]. Amélie died in December 1929.
ARRY-PIQUET.―At Harrow-on-the-Hill, on the 1st inst., by the Rev. L. R. Phelps, assisted by the Rev. F. H. Joyce, E. H. Parry, Esq, son of the Rev. E. St. John Parry, of Stoke House, near Slough, to Amelie Martha, daughter of Monsieur Piquét, of Millieres, Bourbon-Lancy, France, and Geneva." Bucks Herald, Saturday, 11 August 1883.

According to the 1891 census, Edward H. is now married to Amelia M. and they have five children, Nevill, Henry, John, Theodora and Adela. They also have four servants. They remain at Eton, where Edward is still a tutor and his father is also a private schoolmaster, his mother and siblings also reside. They remain at Wexham Road.

  DEATHS―."September 12, at Forelands, Godalming, the Rev. Edward St. John Parry, of Stoke House, Stoke Poges, aged 71, the eldest son of the late Thomas Parry, Lord Bishop of Barbadoes." Uxbridge & West Drayton Gazette, Saturday, 19 September 1896.

According to the 1901 census, Edward, still a schoolmaster, still married, and with one more child, Pauline. They live in Stoke House on the schoolgrounds in Stoke Poges.


He, or his family, are not on the 1911 census, but he was still a headmaster at Stoke House.

Death Sunday, 19 July 1931 at his home, 19 Dovedale Road in West Bridgeford, aged 76 years 86 days [registered in Basford, Nottinghamshire, September 1931].
Funeral Wednesday, 22 July 1931 at St Mary's Church in Plumtree, Nottinghamshire, with Amélie.
"Mr. Edward Hagarty Parry, late of Stoke House, Stoke Poges, died at [19], Dovedale-road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, on Sunday, at the age of 76 years. The funeral was at Plumtree Church on Wednesday." - Uxbridge & West Drayton Gazette, Friday, 24 July 1931.
Probate "PARRY Edward Hagarty of 19 Dovedale-road West Bridgford Nottinghamshire died 19 July 1931 Probate London 18 September to Thomas Archibald Montgomerie Hill manufacturer.
Effects £3311 12s. 5d." [2019 equivalent: £227,242]
Source Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] &
Playing Career
Club(s) Attended Charterhouse School, playing for them from 1872, attaining captain in 1873 and 1874.  Went onto Oxford University, earning his Blue between 1875 and 1877, again, becoming captain in 1877.  He played for Old Carthusians AFC, Swifts FC, Remnants FC, Stoke Poges FC and Windsor FC;
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1876-77, winners 1880-81 (both as captain);
Individual honours Berkshire & Buckinghamshire FA.
Distinctions Being Canadian-born, Edward is the first foreign-born captain to lift the FA Cup in 1881.
Height/Weight not known

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

England Career
Player number One of six who became the 57th players (59) to appear for England.
Position(s) Forward, inside/outside-right.
First match No. 8, 18 January 1879, England 2 Wales 1, a friendly match at The Surrey Cricket Ground, The Oval, Kennington, London, aged 23 years 269 days.
Last match No. 16, 13 March 1882, Wales 5 England 3, a friendly match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 26 years 323 days. 37 min
Individual honours The South (one appearance, March 1880, postponed January 1879);
The Probables
(one appearance, one goal, March 1882)
Distinctions Died 27 days after Jacky Pearson
Beyond England
Served on the FA Committee 1881. A Schoolmaster, he taught at Falsted 1879-80 and Stoke House School, Slough 1881-92, then serving as Headmaster there until his retirement in 1918. After which he moved to West Bridgford, where he helped to run the Officers' Family Fund to aid the families of servicemen killed in the First World War. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.192./Leftlion.co.uk

The Numbers
parties Appearances minutes Goals ave.min captain
3 3 240 1 240 min none
The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.
3 1 0 2 6 11 -5 0 0 2.00 3.667 33.3 -1

Match Record

Venue & Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home Friendly matches 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 0 0 2.00 1.00 100.0 +1
Away 2 0 0 2 4 10 -6 0 0 2.00 5.00 00.0 -2

Match History
 Clubs: Old Carthusians F.C., Swifts F.C. & Remnants F.C. - three full appearances (240 min) 1ᵍ  
  F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - three full appearances (240 min) 1ᵍx
Age 23 trial  
postponed - The South vs. The North, 4/25 January 1879, Bramall Lane

apps match match details comp res. rundown pos

1 8 18 January 1879 - England 2 Wales 1
The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington
Fr HW match lasted sixty minutes for

one of five who became the 57th (59) players to appear for England
the first Old Carthusian to represent England
the fourth player from Swifts FC to represent England
the first player from Remnants FC to represent England

Age 24 trial  
one appearance - The South vs. The North, 6 March 1880, Surrey Cricket Ground

Age 26    
one appearance - The Probables vs. The Improbables, 4 March 1882, Pikes Lane

2 15 11 March 1882 - Scotland 5 England 1
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Fr AL   ir
3 16 13 March 1882 - Wales 5 England 3
The Racecourse, Wrexham
AL 37 or