Dolly Lindrum May 13, 1922 – January 10th, 2019. Walter Lindrum was a billiards genius, and perhaps his greatest fan, Irene May Ellis a.k.a. Dolly Lindrum, kept his loving memory alive for her entire life. We lost Dolly on the 10th of January 2019, aged 96 years, which was one of the saddest days of my life.
Author: Tammy Lindrum
My Heritage by Tammy Lindrum
I am the youngest daughter of Horace Lindrum, a past World Champion Snooker player. Walter Lindrum was my Great Uncle and Godfather. Dolly Lindrum was my second cousin and Godmother. I was christened Tam and still have a copy of my commemorative certificate along with the silver Christening cup from Dolly and Walter, which I […]
Wayne Carey’s Tribute to Walter Lindrum
Thank you to Wayne Carey for giving us permission to post part of his article on our website. This is a very touching article highlighting the incredible legacy that Walter Lindrum has left on the game, which has permeated global snooker and billards, and spanned multiple generations into the present day.
Extract from “A history of billiards in Melbourne” by David Pitt
A big thanks to David Pitt for allowing us to share his thoroughly informative article, “A History of Billiards in Melbourne”, at walterlindrum.org Extract from “A history of billiards in Melbourne” by David Pitt for the program for the Endeavour Life Care 2019 World Billiards Championship held at the RACV Club Melbourne. Article Source: https://www.facebook.com/alcocksbilliards/posts/2901555693390314 […]
Walter Lindrum – The Greatest Billiards Player of All Time
Walter Lindrum – Fifty-seven world records, with some still standing today. Considered to be one of Australia’s all-time greatest sportsmen, Walter Lindrum was in a league of his own on the billiards table. His talent for the sport was a product of both genetics and environment, and his rise to the top is nothing short of fascinating.
The man who should be Sir. Walter Albert Lindrum MBE, OBE, AM
Walter Lindrum received an MBE in 1951 as well as an OBE in 1958 – these honours were awarded to him by the Queen due to his success in raising huge amounts of money for charity during the war years. Indeed, Walter walked with Kings, but never lost that common touch which endeared him to thousands.
From the Master Himself
Walter wrote here with my treatise on Billiards: “A game I have always loved and at which I am proud to be the worlds leader.” Walter has made 711 breaks over 1000 29 breaks over 2000 2 breaks over 3000 1 break over 4000 Walter held 57 world records: also English, Australian, Irish, Scottish, American, […]