Charles Marriott (rugby union)

Charles Marriott
Full name Charles John Bruce Marriott
Date of birth 15 July 1861
Place of birth Rensham, Suffolk[1]
Date of death 25 December 1936 (aged 75 years 163 days)
Place of death Ipswich
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Forward
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1884-1887  England 7 Goals:0;

Charles Marriott was a rugby union international who represented England from 1884 to 1887. He also captained his country.[1][2]

Early life

Charles Marriott was born on 15 July 1861 in Rensham, Suffolk.[1]

Rugby union and later career

Marriott made his international debut on 5 January 1884 at Cardigan Fields, Leeds in the England vs Wales match.[1] Of the 7 matches he played for his national side he was on the winning side on 5 occasions.[1] He played his final match for England on 5 February 1887 at Lansdowne Road in the Ireland vs England match.[1]

Marriott taught at Highgate School from 1892 until 1903. He was Secretary of the Rugby Football Union from 1907-1924.[3]


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Charles Marriott Profile on
  2. "Marriott, Charles John Bruce (MRT880CJ)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  3. ed. Boreham, J.Y. Highgate School Register 1838-1938 (4th ed.). p. xxix.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Edward Temple Gurdon
English National Rugby Union Captain
Jan-Feb 1886
Succeeded by
Edward Temple Gurdon

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