|Full name||Ernest Alfred Walton|
|Date of birth||7 April 1875|
|Place of birth||Geelong|
|Date of death||23 August 1946(aged 71)|
|Debut||Round 2, 1895, Carlton
vs. Geelong, at Corio Oval
|1895-1896||Carlton (VFA)||31 (0)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1904.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Walton made his debut for the Carlton Football Club in Round 2 of the 1895 season, and was playing for them when the Victorian Football League began. He captained the Blues in 1898 and 1899, and represented Victoria in 1899 and 1902. He also had stints as vice captain in 1897, 1900 and 1903.
He maintained connections with the club after his retirement, becoming treasurer of the club in 1911 and serving until 1913, as well as being an official in other capacities. His 151 matches was a club record until passed by Fred Elliott in the 1908 Semi-Final.
- Ernie Walton at Blueseum.
- Holmesby, R & Main, J; The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers; Crown Content; 4th Ed (2002); p 671-672; ISBN 1-74095-001-1
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