Brooks, John Medland

Birth Date

30th January 1883


Tavistock, Devon



Biographical Text

An amateur with Exeter City who made his debut for the club at home to Plymouth Argyle Reserves in a Plymouth and District League fixture in December 1905. He had been signed in the summer of 1905 after playing for Tavistock the previous season.
As a young man, JMB was a stonemason. He was apprenticed at 14 in Tavistock, but later moved to Exeter to work for Harry Hems.
He was married in 1910 and moved away from Exeter but by then ECFC had risen to great heights and left the amateurs behind!.




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Sue Brooks:

I think this entry refers to my Grandfather, John Medland Brooks. I can supply biographical details and photos but nothing from when he was actually playing.

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