James Walker (sportsman)

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James George Walker (9 October 1859 – 24 March 1923) was a Scottish rugby football player and cricket player.[1][2][3]

Walker was born in Tradeston, Glasgow. He was capped twice for Scotland between 1882-83.[1][3] He also played for West of Scotland FC.[1]

He was the brother of Archibald Walker who was also capped for Scotland.[1]

Walker was educated at Loretto School and Trinity College, Oxford. He played first-class cricket for Oxford University and Middlesex, and represented the Scotland national cricket team.[2]

After graduating at Oxford, Walker studied law and was called to the bar at the Inner Temple in 1886.[4] He died in Nether Auchendrane, near Ayr, Scotland.


  1. ^ a b c d Bath, p137
  2. ^ a b Bath, p104
  3. ^ a b Player profile on scrum.com. Retrieved 26 February 2010
  4. ^ Foster, Joseph (1888). Alumni Oxonienses: the members of the University of Oxford, 1715-1886. Oxford: Parker and Co. p. 1485. 

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