Max Woosnam Bio Details

Full name

Maxwell Woosnam





Date of birth

6 Sep 1892

Birth place

Liverpool, Merseyside, England, UK

Date of death:

14 Jul 1965

Place of death

Marylebone, London, England, UK

1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp: Gold (men's tennis doubles) 
     and Silver (mixed doubles)  .

1920 Wimbledon doubles champion, 

1921 Captained the British Davis Cup tennis team,

1920-21 Captained Manchester City F.C. (finished runners-up.)

1922 Captained the England national football team. (1-0 victory over Wales)

Made a century (actually 144 not out) at Lord's Cricket Ground (England Schoolboys vs MCC), 

Once made a 147 break in Snooker.

Max Woosnam

Britain's greatest amateur sportsman
Olympic tennis gold and England football captain
Max Woosnam

Relationship History

Dorothy Woosnam


16 Nov 1940

Edith Woosnam


2 children together

Feb 1917

Max Woosnam Children

Denise Woosnam


Denise Woosnam

with Edith Woosnam

Penny Woosnam


Penny Woosnam

with Edith Woosnam

Max Woosnam Siblings

Charles Woosnam


Monica Woosnam


Gaynor Richard


Max Woosnam Family

Max Woosnam's parents:

Max Woosnam's father was The Venerable Maxwell Woosnam Max Woosnam's mother was Mary Woosnam

Max Woosnam's children:

Max Woosnam's daughter is Denise Woosnam Max Woosnam's daughter is Penny Woosnam

Max Woosnam's current partners:

Max Woosnam's wife was Dorothy Woosnam Max Woosnam's wife was Edith Woosnam

Max Woosnam's siblings:

Max Woosnam's brother was Charles Woosnam Max Woosnam's sister was Monica Woosnam Max Woosnam's sister was Gaynor Richard

Max Woosnam's nieces and nephews:

Max Woosnam's nephew was John Richard

Max Woosnam's grand nieces and grand nephews:

Max Woosnam's great niece is Jane Percy Duchess Of Northumberland