Player Info

  • Brigadier-General Sir William Bromley-Davenport MP

  • Born: 21st January 1862, London
  • Died: 6th February 1949, Cheshire aged 87
  • England Career: 1884
  • Positions whilst with England: Centre Forward
  • Clubs whilst with England: Oxford University
  • Notes: Bromley-Davenport was schooled at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford. During his university days he played for Oxford University, Old Etonians and represented his country twice in 1884. He was elected MP for Macclesfield in 1886 and captain in the Staffordshire Yeomanry in 1891 where he was awarded the rank of major. He won the DSO in the second Boer War in November 1900. In politics he served in the Conservative government of Arthur Balfour as Financial Secretary to the War Office but lost his seat in the 1906 general election. During the First World War Bromley-Davenport commanded the 22nd Mounted Brigade of the Egyptian Expeditionary Force as Brigadier-General. After the war he became Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire. He was made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in 1918, a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1919 and a Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath (KCB) in 1924. He never married.

England Career Statistics

England Match Statistics

    • Match Type
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • British Home Championship
    • 2
    • 2
    • 0
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0
    • Competitive
    • 2
    • 2
    • 0
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0
    • Home, Away or Neutral
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Away
    • 2
    • 2
    • 0
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0
    • Match Result
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Won
    • 1
    • 2
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Lost
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Playing Positions
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Centre Forward
    • 2
    • 2
    • 0
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0
    • Total
    • 2
    • 2
    • 0
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0

England Managers

    • Manager
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Committee
    • 2
    • 2
    • 0
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0

    England Team Mates (Top 10)

    Sources

    • An English Football Internationals' Who's Who by Douglas Lamming (Hutton Press 1990)
    • England's Who's Who by Tony Matthews (Pitch Publishing 2013)

    Match List