James Backhouse Walker
James Backhouse Walker (14 October 1841 – 4 November 1899) was an Australian solicitor and historian.
Walker was admitted a solicitor in 1876. He was a member of the Council of the University of Tasmania, and a trustee of the Tasmanian Public Library. Mr. Walker was the author of several brochures on the history of his native colony, taken chiefly from official sources: viz. "The French in Van Diemen's Land" (Hobart, 1889); "The Settlement of Tasmania, comprising Papers read before the Royal Society of Tasmania" (Hobart, 1890); "The Discovery and Occupation of Port Dalrymple" (Hobart, 1890).
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