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INTRODUCTION

Peter Mortimer
Relationship to John Boon - Granduncle

Born - 6pm 7 August 1871 at 17 Young Street, Glasgow, Scotland
Registered 18 August 1871 in Glasgow

Parents - James Mortimer, tailor's cutter, and Lindsay Cumming
Married 19 May 1862 in Glasgow


Picture by Paterson, 346 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow

Married - Mabel Gertrude Boon 19 July 1898
at St Mary Magdelene, Woolwich, London
Witnesses James Boon and Minnie Boon

Occupation - Professional Footballer

The following information was kindly supplied by Arsenal Football Club
Forward  5ft 81/2 in. 11st 6lb  Jnr football: Elm Park (Glasgow) (1889-1890), Cowlairs (1890-1891), Elm Park (1891-1892), Glasgow Northern (1892-1893) Leith Athletic (1893-1894). Joined Arsenal 7 April 1894 from Leith Athletic First appearance: Snr. friendly v Millwall Athletic (away) 7 April 1894 First league appearance: v Lincoln City (away) 1 September 1894 Final league appearance: v Darwen (home) 1 April 1896 Final appearance: Snr. friendly v Luton Town (away) 27 April 1896 Transferred to Chatham May/June 1896 Arsenal record: League 48 games (23 goals), Kent League 4 games (2 goals), Friendlies 62 games (48 goals)

Link to Arsenal FC

Link to Arsenal FC

Peter Mortimer is also thought to have played for Queens Park Rangers
There exists a gold medal inscribed D.F.C.T, won by Elmbank F.C. 1893
with PM inscribed on the front
Does anyone have any information about these?

Railway Carriage Painter, Master Ironmonger

Children - Rodney
(Schoolboy International, Scotland Football Club Manager,
Army Catering Corps 1939-44)
Mabel Gertrude b. 9 September 1904

James
(
Engineer, lived in Bishopbriggs, Glasgow and Gillingham, Kent,

played for Queens Park Rangers)

Addresses - 3 Orchard Street, Woolwich
1942 Springburn, Glasgow

Died - 1951

Documents held
Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate