A late nineteenth century match between John Roberts, Jr and Edward Diggle
Lindrum, c. 1930
A game in progress, red ball about to be potted.
Lindrum in 1930
Playing for a losing hazard
1929 World Record Cue, Commonwealth Club, Canberra
Walter Lindrum's distinctive grave in Melbourne General Cemetery

Walter Albert Lindrum, OBE (29 August 1898 – 30 July 1960), often known as Wally Lindrum, was an Australian professional player of English billiards who held the World Professional Billiards Championship from 1933 until his retirement in 1950.

- Walter Lindrum

It also became favored in British colonies; the game's longest-running champion was an Australian, Walter Lindrum, who held the World Professional Billiards Championship from 1933 until his retirement in 1950.

- English billiards
A late nineteenth century match between John Roberts, Jr and Edward Diggle

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Joe Davis

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Tom Newman (pictured in 1930) and Davis played each other for the World English Billiards Championship each year from 1926 to 1930.
Walter Lindrum (pictured in 1934, playing a shot) defeated Davis twice for the World English Billiards Championship.

Joseph Davis (15 April 190110 July 1978) was an English professional snooker and English billiards player.

Joe Davis took part in a match with Walter Lindrum at Thurston's which began on 18 January 1932.

Tom Newman (billiards player)

Tom Newman (23 March 1894 – 30 September 1943) was an English professional player of English billiards and snooker.

During this season, on 5 March 1931, he made his personal highest break of 1,827 in a match against Walter Lindrum at the Foresters' Hall, Dundee.