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Chelsea FC Profile: Jack Meredith

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Full Name: Jack Meredith

Born: Tuesday, 12th September 1899
Place of birth: Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England
Height: 5' 6 1/2"
Died: Monday, 15th June 1970 (aged 70)
Place of death: Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England
Burial: Cremated - Grimsby Crematorium - His ashes were scattered there on plot H

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 1928 to 1930

Playing Career:

Scunthorpe United
Chelsea (May 1928 to Oct 1930) - cost: unknown

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 27th October 1928, Chelsea 1 - 1 Southampton

Age on debut: 29 years 1 months 15 days

Last Appearance: Saturday, 3rd May 1930, Bury 1 - 0 Chelsea


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1928 / 29 16000016
1929 / 30 700007


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
1928 / 29 500005
1929 / 30 100001

* oth = other competitive matches such as Full Members Cup, Charity/Community Shield, Fifa World Club Cup.
Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Jack Meredith made 23 appearances for Chelsea, of which 0 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League27th Oct 1928Chelsea11Southampton33,197 match drawn scored 1 goal
League3rd Nov 1928Wolverhampton Wanderers11Chelsea22,178 match drawn scored 1 goal
League10th Nov 1928Chelsea21Preston North End33,285 match won scored 1 goal
League17th Nov 1928Millwall21Chelsea37,774 match lost scored 1 goal
League24th Nov 1928Chelsea33Port Vale23,305 match drawn
League1st Dec 1928Hull City22Chelsea16,925 match drawn
League8th Dec 1928Chelsea11Tottenham Hotspur45,840 match drawn
League15th Dec 1928Reading33Chelsea13,338 match drawn scored 1 goal
League22nd Dec 1928Chelsea11Notts County19,560 match drawn
League23rd Feb 1929Clapton Orient10Chelsea18,844 match lost
League2nd Mar 1929Chelsea23Oldham Athletic29,538 match lost
League16th Mar 1929Chelsea02Wolverhampton Wanderers30,383 match lost
League1st Apr 1929Chelsea32Grimsby Town25,079 match won
League6th Apr 1929Port Vale10Chelsea11,701 match lost
League13th Apr 1929Chelsea00Hull City9,654 match drawn
League17th Apr 1929Chelsea25West Bromwich Albion7,086 match lost
League4th Jan 1930Chelsea11Oldham Athletic33,345 match drawn
League12th Mar 1930Bradford Park Avenue13Chelsea11,087 match won
League15th Mar 1930Hull City13Chelsea4,813 match won
League22nd Mar 1930Chelsea32Stoke City35,621 match won scored 1 goal
League29th Mar 1930Wolverhampton Wanderers01Chelsea16,967 match won
League5th Apr 1930Chelsea32Bradford City26,068 match won
League3rd May 1930Bury10Chelsea15,689 match lost

Chelsea Graves Society Info & External Research Links:

Link to the CGS Ancestry profile for Jack Meredith View CGS profile for Jack Meredith on Ancestry
Link to the findagrave profile for Jack Meredith View CGS profile for Jack Meredith on Find-A-Grave
Link to the CGS Zeemaps location for Jack Meredith View location on Zeemaps for Jack Meredith

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Chelsea FC Player Jack Meredith

Games Won: 7
Win Percentage: 30.43%
Total Bookings: 0
Times Sent Off: 0


During his Chelsea first-team career of 23 appearances, Jack Meredith played alongside the following 24 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

George Anderson (3)
Sid Bishop (13)
George Biswell (9)
John Carr (1)
Jackie Crawford (1)
Sidney Elliot (6)
Willie Ferguson (11)
Sam Irving (10)
William Jackson (8)
Tommy Law (19)
Peter McKenna (4)
Harold Miller (18)
Sam Millington (19)
George Mills (6)
Leslie Odell (8)
George Pearson (15)
George Rodgers (2)
Willie Russell (12)
George Smith (17)
Albert Thain (5)
Jimmy Thompson (1)
Jack Townrow (22)
Reg Weaver (5)
Andy Wilson (15)