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Frank Pawson

Cambridge University AFC, Swifts FC & Corinthians FC

2 appearances, 1 goal

P 2 W 2 D 0 L 0 F 11: A 0
100% successful

1883-85

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Reverend Francis William Pawson
Born 6 April 1861 at 211 Cemetery Road, Sharrow, Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered as Frances William in Ecclesall Bierlow, June 1861].

Census Notes

According to the 1861 census, which was taken the day after the birth of Francis, he himself is the unnamed infant son at 211 Cemetery Road in Sharrow, Sheffield. His father, Henry is a Stationer and Printer master employing 28. His mother, Alice Ann (née Furnish), has already looking after Francis' older sisters, Emily and Alice. They have two servants.
Tragically, Alice would die within two years.

According to the 1871 census, Francis' father, Henry has remarried, Maria (née Crookes). They are now living at 'Fairfield', 43 Montgomery Road in Sharrow. His father remains a printer stationer. The three children now have three half-brothers, Alfred, Arnold and Herbert. They have two servants.

According to the 1881 census, Francis W. is now a resident at Cambridge University. He is lodging at a house in St Andrew's Street, with the Seymour family.
According to the West Yorkshire Electoral Registers from 1887 to 1897, Francis William was living at 43 Montgomery Road. H
is father also own a property in Endcliffe Crescent in Broomhill.

According to the 1891 census, Francis W. is now a clerk in holy orders, along with his lodger, George S.H. Newbury. They live in Stafford House, in Bexhill, Sussex.

According to the 1901 census, Francis is now married to Sophie and they have one child, George H. He is a Church of England clergyman. They live at 1 Albion Street in Lewes with three servants and two visiting in-laws.

According to the 1911 census, Francis is a clergyman in the established church, married, and with four more children, Rachel Frances, Mary Rosemond, David Francis and John Michael. They have five servants. They all live at the Ecclesfield Vicarage in Sheffield.

Married to Sophie Marke Bishop [registered in St George's Square, December 1898].
Died 4 July 1921 at 426 Glossop Road in Sheffield, aged 60 years 89 days [registered in Ecclesall Bierlow, September 1921]. Living at The Vicarage in Ecclesfield. Left £32,454 14s. 2d. to his widow Sophie Marke and his son, George.
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Attended Sheffield Collegiate School before going onto Cambridge University AFC and earning his blue between 1882 and 1884, becoming captain in his final year. Went on to Swifts FC, Sheffield FC and Casuals FC, also played with Corinthians FC 1885-89; represented Surrey FA.
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 six who became the 103rd players (107) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right, centre-forward
First match No. 18, 24 February 1883, England 7 Ireland 0, a friendly match at Liverpool Cricket Ground, Aigburth Road, Aigburth, Liverpool, aged 21 years 324 days.
Last match No. 23, 28 February 1885, England 4 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Manchester Football Ground, Whalley Range, Manchester, aged 23 years 328 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1884-85;
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

Entered Cambridge on 1 October 1880. Served on the FA Committee 1882-83. Broke his leg in 1886 playing for Corinthians FC against Cambridge University AFC, he collided with their goalkeeper.  He was ordained in 1886 and became curate of Battersea between 1886 and 1890, then Bexhill between 1890 and 1899.  He then became the Rector of Lewes 1900-1903, and then Vicar of Ecclesfield, Sheffield, from 1903 until 1921. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.192.

 

Frank Pawson - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
2 2 1 180 1 180 min 0 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.

 

Frank Pawson - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 2 0 0 11 0 +11 0 2 5.50 0.50 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 11 0 +11 0 2 5.50 0.50 100.0 +2

 

Frank Pawson - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Friendly 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 0 1 7.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 2 2 0 0 11 0 +11 0 2 5.50 0.50 100.0 +2

 

Frank Pawson - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1884-85 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC All 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 0 1 4.00 0.00 100.0 +1

 

Frank Pawson - Match History
 Club: Cambridge University A.F.C. - 1 full cap

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

Age 21
1 18 24 February 1883 - England 7 Ireland 0, Liverpool Cricket Ground, Liverpool Fr HW Start
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 Club: Swifts F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 1 full cap  
Age 23
2 23 28 February 1885 - England 4 Ireland 0, Manchester Football Ground, Manchester BC HW Start cf

Notes

Cambridge University Alumni

Adm. at CAIUS, Oct. 1, 1880.
S. of Henry, of Sharrow, Sheffield. B. there, Apr. 6, 1861.
School, Sheffield Collegiate. Matric. Michs. 1880; B.A. 1884; M.A. 1888.
Football (assoc.) ‘blue,’ 1882-4; Capt. 1884. Played for England, 1883, 1885.
Ord. deacon (Rochester) 1886; priest, 1887; C. of St Mary's, Battersea, 1886-90.
Warden of Caius House, Battersea Square, 1888-9. C. of Bexhill, Sussex, 1890-9.
R. of St Thomas of Cant.-at-Cliffe, Lewes, 1900-3. V. of Ecclesfield, Sheffield,
1903-21. Rural Dean, 1914-21.
Died July 4, 1921, at Sheffield.
 Brother of the above.

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