Jack Parry

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Jack Parry (Welsh footballer)
Personal information
Full name Brynley John Parry
Date of birth (1924-01-11)11 January 1924
Place of birth Clydach, Wales
Date of death 20 January 2010(2010-01-20) (aged 86)
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1939 Ynystawe United[1]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1951 Swansea Town 98 (0)
1951–1955 Ipswich Town 138 (0)
1955–1959 Chelmsford City[1]
1959–1960 Marconi (Essex)[1]
National team
1951 Wales 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Brynley John "Jack" Parry (11 January 1924 – 20 January 2010)[2] was a Welsh professional footballer. During his career he made almost 100 appearances for Swansea Town and 138 appearances for Ipswich Town between 1951 and 1955. Born in Wales in 1924, Jack married Edith and had 3 children. In his later years he moved to London and then Chelmsford as a bricklayer. Most notably, Parry 'topped off' the Natwest building in London. Parry had 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren all living around the Chelmsford area of Essex before his death in 2010.


  1. ^ a b c d Davies, Gareth; Garland, Ian (1991). Who's Who of Welsh International Soccer Players. Bridge Books. p. 159. ISBN 1-872424-11-2. 
  2. ^ "Fifties Town Keeper Dies". TWTD.com. 20 January 2010. Retrieved 20 January 2010. 

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