Walker, Alan

Walker, Alan (Cyril)

(1938–  ) physical anthropologist; born in Leicester, England. He lived and worked in Africa before coming to the U.S.A. in 1973. He taught at Harvard (1973–78), then joined Johns Hopkins (1978). His extensive field research on the evolutionary implications of Kenyan fossils includes his discoveries of a 1.6-million-year-old Homo erectus (1984), and a 2.5-million-year-old "hyper-robust" Australopithecus boisei (1985).
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A few years earlier, firefighters Terry Bennions, Geoff Steel, Garry Walker, Alan Brown and Peter Whitecross performed a Full Monty strip in aid of their colleagues who had taken part in rescues in 9/11 in New York city.
Nick Walker, Alan Pollock, Ola Animashawun, Marcia Layne and Paven Virk are penning original stories for the show.
Inducted into the Hall of Fame last night were Bobby Walker, Alan Rough, Martin Buchan, Eddie Gray, Tommy Docherty and legendary Rangers boss Scot Symon.
The team of legal experts appointed to the panel includes Peter Snodgrass, Catriona Attride, Catherine Walker, Alan Millband, Martin Noble and Victoria Tester.
The front row (from left) is Derek Jackson, Stan Walker, Alan Tinsdael and Jim Lord.
ALL PALS: Billy Henderson, Davey Walker, Alan Campbell, Jim Ferry, George Spencer, John Cardwell, Jimmy Williamson, Chaz Usher, Tommy Goldsbrough and Brian Allen; BUSY: Frankie Wilson, 19, of Blakelaw,
Lee McCormick (2), Mike Roose (2), Paul Walker, Alan Jones (pen) and a Richard Jones own goal gave the visitors an easy ride with Martin Jones replying for Denbigh, who trailed 4-0 at half time.
With the goal gaping, Paul Walker, Alan Archibald and Martin Hardie all had chances to shoot but somehow managed to squander them.
Scores against Bowls England (Whitnash names first) as follows: Keith Billington, Tom Buick, Joe Statham, Dave Thompson 21, Terry Selby, John Todd, Don Pugh and Bob Niblock 23, Harry Billington, Keivin Ballard, Geoff Barnes and Graham Cluff 17 David Potter, Nick Short, Eric Prior and Ian Harvey 18, Bill Wright, Mark Pearl, Ken Dolby and Alf Diston 22 Alistair Boyd, Arnold Goad, Dennis Cousins and Terry James 14, Ian Billington, Roy Evans, Colin Haywood and Les Clarkson 13 Stuart Lake, Gordon Walker, Alan Parish and Phil Green 31, Mick Davis, Frank Darlison, Hamish Crawford and Derek Owen 23 Bob Spooner, John Weston, Aidie Lloyd and Gareth Willcock 11, Keith Glenn, Pete Smith, Dave Gibbons and Adam Shuttleworth 15 Keith Thomas, John Tolley, Vernon Evans and John Clipston 16.
Stan Walker, who sent the picture in, is not sure of all the names, but the ones he remembers are R Chapman (back row, left); and on the front row, D Jackson, S Walker, Alan Tinsdael, with a missing name at the end.
WALBOTTLE (from): Steven Mundy, Dan Walker, Alan Carver, Robbie Frame, Jordan Darting, Bradley Graham, Jack Corbett, Kris George, Jonathan Ward, Mark Harrison, Craig Taylor, Marcus Taylor, John Dunn, Scott Smith, Mark McMeekin, Dale Robson.
Mukesh Bulsara, David Kita, Steve Stoat, David Findlay, Mike Hanson; Kevin Harris, Martin Jones, Louise Archer; Steve King, Steve North, James Farrar; Magician Mark Morgana, Mark Shah and Nish Bathia; Heath Walker, Alan Jarman, Gary Burton; Alasdair Robertson, Phillip Heseltine, Ian Borley, Glynn Bellamy; David Hills, Peter Dobson, David West, Martin McEachran, John Drew; Patrick Ditcham, Pete Wood, Roger Wright; David Smith, David Knight, Ian Rowley; Chris Jones, Nicola Tideswell, Martin Walters, Steve Kemp