William Mortimer

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William Mortimer
Birth nameWilliam Mortimer
Date of birth(1874-04-02)2 April 1874
Place of birthWarrington, England
Date of death31 October 1916(1916-10-31) (aged 42)
Place of deathCrowborough, England
SchoolMarlborough College
UniversityTrinity College, Cambridge
Rugby union career
Position(s) Forward
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
British Isles

William Mortimer (2 April 1874 – 31 October 1916)[1] was an English rugby union forward who played club rugby for Marlborough Nomads and was capped for England, and was part of the British Isles tour to South Africa in 1896.

Early life[edit]

Mortimer was born in Warrington, Cheshire in 1874 to William Mortimer of Frodsham. He was educated at Marlborough College before matriculating to Trinity College, Cambridge in 1893.[2] He worked on the London Stock Exchange.


  • Griffiths, John (1987). The Phoenix Book of International Rugby Records. London: Phoenix House. ISBN 0-460-07003-7.
  • Jenkins, Vivian (1981). Rothmans Rugby Yearbook 1981-82. Aylesbury: Rothmans Publications Ltd. ISBN 0-907574-05-X.


  1. ^ William Mortimer player profile Scrum.com
  2. ^ "Mortimer, William (MRTR893W)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.