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Ralph Squire

Cambridge University AFC & Old Westminsters FC & Corinthians FC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 2 D 1 L 0 F 10: A 3
83% successful


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Ralph Squire


  Ralph Tyndall Squire MA
Birth Thursday, 10 September 1863 at 37 Acacia Road in Regent's Park, Middlesex
  registered in Marylebone October-December 1863. Marylebone was part of the Middlesex Registration County until 1889.
"SQUIRE.—On the 10th inst., at 37, Acacia-road, Regent's-park, Mrs. Stevens Squire, of a son." - Saint James's Chronicle, Thursday, 17 September 1863

According to the 1871 census, Ralph T. is the second oldest of three children to William Stevens and Annie (née Littler), living at 37 Acacia Road in Marylebone with three servants. His father is a manufacturer chemist.


Cannot be found on the 1881 census.


According to the 1891 census, Ralph T. is the third eldest here of the three children at home with their parents. Ralph is a yeast merchant, his father is a chemical engineer, and along with four servants, they live at 30 St. John's Park Wood in Hampstead.

Marriage to Constance Mary Elizabeth Allen, Wednesday, 15 April 1891, at St. Mark's Church, Hamilton Terrace in St. John's Wood
  registered in Marylebone April-June 1891.
"LAST Wednesday, in the presence of a large gathering of relatives and friends and favoured by very fine weather, the marriage of Mr. Ralph Tyndall Squire, second son of Mr. W. Stevens Squire, of Clarendon House, St. John's-wood-park, with Constance, younger daughter of Mr. Joseph Allen, of Abercorn-place, was celebrated at St. Mark's Church, Hamilton-terrace. The service was fully choral. The officiating clergy were the Rev. J. W. Bennett, vicar of St. Paul's, Avenue-road, assisted by the Rev. J. H. Gamble, curate of St. Mark's. The bride was given away by her brother, Mr. J. E. Allen, and Mr. Harold Squire ably supported his bother as best man. The bride wore a rich white satin dress and train, the dress being fringed with fine old Honiton-lace. She also wore a fine Marquis diamond ring, the gift of the bridegroom, and a diamond star, presented by the bridegroom's father. The six bridesmaids wore white silk Louis XV dresses, and carried lovely bouquets of roses and forget-me-nots, tied with blue ribbons, the gift of the bridegroom, who also presented the gold bangle which each wore. After the ceremony all the party adjourned to Clarendon House, the residence of the bridegroom's father, where Mrs. Stevens Squire held a reception, which was very full attended. At 4.30 the happy pair left for Torquay. The presents were numerous and valuable " - Hampstead & Highate Express, Saturday, 18 April 1891

(His mother died on 6 April 1895)
According to the 1901 census, Ralph, still a yeast merchant is now married to Constance Mary. They live at 1A Hamilton Terrace in Hampstead, with three servants.


(His father died on 13 May 1906 in Sicilia)
According to the 1911 census, Ralph, still a yeast merchant and still married and they have three servants. They still live at 1A Hamilton Terrace.


According to the 1921 census, Ralph, still a yeast merchant and still married and they still have three servants. They still live at 1A Hamilton Terrace.

According to the 1939 register, Ralph T.(left, in 1932) is a retired Distributing General Agent, still married to Constance, living at 2 Hall Road, on Hamilton Terrace in St. Marylebone, along with three servants.
(His wife, Constance Squire died on 13 June 1944)
Death Tuesday, 22 August 1944 at St. John & St. Elizabeth Hospital, on Grove End Road in St. John's Wood, Middlesex
aged 80 years 347 days registered in Marylebone July-September 1944.
Probate "SQUIRE Ralph Tyndall otherwise Ralph of 2 Hamilton House St. Johns Wood Middlesex died 22 August 1944 at St. John and St. Elizabeth Hospital London N.W.8 Probate Llandudno 7 November to Westminster Bank Limited and Reginald Sherriff Summerhays solicitor.
Effects £22726 1.s 1.d."
[2019 equivalent: £1,015,317].
Cambridge University Alumni
Admission at TRINITY College: 1882
[2nd] son of William Stevens of St. John's Wood Park,
and Annie, dau. of the Rev. Robert Litler

born 10 September 1863
School: Westminster
Matriculated 1882, B.A. 1885, M.A. 1889.
Football (assoc.) 'blue,' 1884, 1886, played for England, 1886.
Married, 15 April 1891, Constance, youngest dau. of Joseph Allen, of Abercorn Place, St. John's Wood.
Died 22 August 1944 in London
(Record of Old Westminsters; Book of Blues; The Times 24 August 1944)


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

Playing Career

Club(s) Attended Westminster School, playing football between 1880 and 1882. Went on to play for Cambridge University AFC, earning his blue in 1884 and 1886. He could not play in 1885, because he was the team secretary. Squire was also with the Old Westminsters AFC, of whom he became an honorary secretary. Finished his career with Clapham Rovers FC.
Corinthians 1886-92
Club honours None
Individual honours London FA
Distinctions Squire was a fine oarsman, rowing at Henley in the 1883 Ladies' Palte for his college's first boat (Trinity Hall).
Height/Weight not known


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

England Career

Player number One of eight who became the 125th player (127) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-back/right-back;
First match No. 26, 13 March 1886, Ireland 1 England 6, British Championship match at Ulster Cricket Ground, Ballynafeigh Park, Belfast, aged 22 years 184 days;
Last match No. 28, 29 March 1886, Wales 1 England 3, British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 22 years 200 days;
Major tournaments British Championship 1885-86;
Team honours British Championship shared 1885-86;
Individual honours The Gentlemen (two appearances, January-March 1886)
The South (three appearances, 1ᵍ 1ᶜ 1886-88);

Beyond England

Served on the FA Committee between 1884 and 1887. Became the Treasurer of Corinthians FC from 1903. Also has a Master of Arts (Cantab). - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.233/34

The Numbers
parties Appearances comp. apps minutes captain
4 3 3 270 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.
3 2 1 0 10 3 +7 0 0 3.333 1 83.3 +2
All of his matches were played in the British Championship competition and at an away venue

Tournament Record

British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1885-86 3 2 1 0 10 3 +7 0 0 3.333 1.00 83.3 +2
BC 1886-87 0 0 0 0 0 0 =0 0 0 0.00 0.00 00.0 =0
BC All 3 2 1 0 10 3 +7 0 0 3.333 1.00 83.3 +2

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 3 2 1 0 10 3 +7 0 0 3.333 1.00 83.3 +2
3 2 1 0 10 3 +7 0 0 3.333 1 83.3 +2

Match History

 Clubs: Cambridge University F.C. & Old Westminsters F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - three full appearances (270 mins)  

F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - three full appearance (270 min)x

Age 22 trial  
two appearances - The Players vs. The Gentlemen, 16 January 1886; The South vs. The North, 30 January 1886;

apps match match details comp res. rundown pos

1 26 13 March 1886 - Ireland 1 England 6
Ulster Cricket Ground, Belfast
BC AW   cb

one of eight who became the 125th player (127) to appear for England
one of three who became the fifteenth player from Cambridge University AFC to represent England
the fourth player from Old Westminster AFC to represent England
one of seven who became the sixteenth Corinthian to represent England

one appearance - The Gentlemen vs. The Players, 20 March 1886;

2 27 27 March 1886 - Scotland 1 England 1
Hampden Park, Glasgow

AD   cb
3 28 29 March 1886 - Wales 1 England 3
The Racecourse, Wrexham
AW   rb

Age 23 trial  
one appearance - The North vs. The South, 22 January 1887;

29 5 February 1887 - England 7 Ireland 0, Yorkshire Cricket Ground, Sheffield BC HW reserve

Age 24 trial  
one appearance - The Southc vs. The North, 14 January 1888;