Victorian Football Association
Career: 1894 - 1895
Edward Orr 'Ted' Walton
Ted Walton appears in two West Perth team photos
Images; courtesy of Sean Cowan
The Herald April 1 (p8) 1894;
"Ted Walton, of the Rainbow, intends to leave the knickerbocker age of football for the long trousered state, and will play for Carlton.
He is a rattling footballer and shines in defence of goal and is a rattling kick and mark"
(Rainbow was a local Carlton junior team)
Ted's info has been mixed with Bill Walton and Ernie Walton's details
Further work needs to be done.
1895 August 31
Carlton played Wiliamstown at Williamstown
Ed Walton was named on the half back flank along side centre half back Ernie Walton
1897 May 01
The Herald (p3) reports that Carlton players Ted Walton, Ingram and Rolfe have gone to Western Australia.
1897 June 05
Two Carlton names, E. Walton appears alongside F. Rolfe in the West Perth team line-up against Fremantle. (West Australian p2)
Did Ted go West along with quite a few other Carlton players? (Ernie remained at Carlton playing 170 odd games and captaining the Blues.)
1898 June 21
The Hannans Football Club reports Ted Walton is playing for them this season.
(The Sportsman p6)
1903 April 29
"Ted Walton has arrived in Coolgardie from Laverton. He will play with the local team next Sunday against the Railways." (Coolgardie Miner p4)