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Arthur Walters

Cambridge University AFC & Old Carthusians FC & Corinthians FC

9 appearances, 0 goals

P 9 W 4 D 3 L 2 F 22: A 11
61% successful

1885-90

disciplined: none
captaincies:
one
minutes played:
810

Profile

Full name Arthur Melmoth Walters
Born 26 January 1865 in Epsom Road, Ewell, Surrey [registered in Epsom, March 1865]

Census Notes

According to the 1871 census, Arthur is the fourth of seven children, including Percy, to William M. and Marion E., living at Epsom Road in Ewell. His father is a solicitor. They have six servants.

According to the 1881 census, Arthur is a boarder at Godalming School on Hindhead Road.

According to the 1891 census, Arthur is a solicitor living back at home  at Epsom Road in Ewell, with his mother and three of his sisters, and nine servants.

According to the 1901 census, Arthur remains a solicitor, now married to Amy C., living at Hillside on Kingston Road in Leatherhead They have three children, Amy Madeline, Anthony and Herbert, as well as four servants.

According to the 1911 census, Arthur and Amy have four more children, Patrick Melmoth, Marion Elizabeth, Janet Maud and Guy Melmoth. They also have seven servants. They live in The Charterhouse in Holborn, London, as Arthur is the registrar, as well as being a solicitor.

Married to Amy Constance Parbury [registered in Epsom, September 1892], born in Melbourne, Australia.
Died 2 May 1941 in Holmwood, Surrey, aged 76 years 96 days [registered in Surrey SE, June 1941].
Height/Weight not known

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Attended Charterhouse School, playing football 1882-1883, before going up to Cambridge University, earning his Blue in four years running, 1884-1887;  Went onto play with the Old Carthusians FC as well as Corinthians FC between 1885 and 1893.  Also played with East Sheen FC; represented Surrey FA;
Club honours FA Amateur Cup winners 1893-94, runners-up 1894-95;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became the 115th players (117) to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
First match No. 23, 28 February 1885, England 4 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Manchester Football Ground, Whalley Range, Manchester, aged 20 years 33 days.
Last match No. 40, 5 April 1890, Scotland 1 England 1, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Crosshill, Glasgow, aged 25 years 69 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1884-85, 1885-86, 1886-87, 1888-89, 1889-90;
Team honours British Championship shared 1885-86, 1889-90;
Individual honours None
Distinctions Brother of Percy Walters;

Beyond England

MA (cantab) and a solicitor by profession, admitted in November 1889. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.259.

 

Arthur Walters - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
10 9 9 810 0 0 min 0 one 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.

 

Arthur Walters - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 6 3 1 2 17 8 +9 0 2 2.833 1.333 58.3 +1
Away 3 1 2 0 5 3 +2 0 0 1.667 1.00 66.7 +1
All - British Championship 9 4 3 2 22 11 +11 0 2 2.444 1.222 61.1 +2

 

Arthur Walters - 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 2 1 1 0 5 1 +4 0 1 2.50 0.50 75.0 +1
BC 1885-86 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 1886-87 2 1 0 1 6 3 +3 0 1 3.00 1.50 50.0 =0
BC 1888-89 2 1 0 1 6 4 +2 0 0 3.00 2.00 50.0 =0
BC 1889-90 2 1 1 0 4 2 +2 0 0 2.00 1.00 75.0 +1
BC All 9 4 3 2 22 11 +11 0 2 2.444 1.222 61.1 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 9 4 3 2 22 11 +11 0 2 2.444 1.222 61.1 +2
All 9 4 3 2 22 11 +11 0 2 2.444 1.222 61.1 +2

 

Arthur Walters - Match History
 

Coach: F.A. Committee (Charles Alcock) - 5 full capsx

 Club: Cambridge University F.C. & Old Carthusians F.C. - 2 full caps  
Age 20
1 23 28 February 1885 - England 4 Ireland 0, Manchester Football Ground, Manchester BC HW Start lb
2 25 21 March 1885 - England 1 Scotland 1, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington HD Start lb
 Club: Cambridge University F.C., Old Carthusians F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 2 full caps  
Age 21
3 27 27 March 1886 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AD Start lb
Age 22
4 30 26 February 1887 - England 4 Wales 0, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington BC HW Start lb
5 31 19 March 1887 - England 2 Scotland 3, Leamington Street, Blackburn HL Start lb
 

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 4 full capsx

 Club: Old Carthusians F.C. & Corinthians F.C. - 4 full caps  
Age 23
- 32 4 February 1888 - Wales 1 England 5, Alexandra Recreation Ground, Crewe BC AW withdrawn captain
Age 24
6 35 23 February 1889 - England 4 Wales 1, Victoria Ground, Stoke-upon-Trent BC HW Start lb
7 37 13 April 1889 - England 2 Scotland 3, The Surrey Cricket Ground, Kennington HL Start lb
Age 25
8 38 15 March 1890 - Wales 1 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AW Start lb
9 40 5 April 1890 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow AD Captain lb

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