James Edward Pothecary was born on December 6, 1933, in Cape Town and died on May 11, 2016, in Cape Town.
He was a South African cricketer.
He played in three Tests in 1960.
The South African cricketer was a useful right-handed lower-order batsman and a right-arm medium pace bowler .
He played for several seasons for Western Province in South African domestic cricket without particular distinction.
However, in 1959-60, Jim took 25 wickets at the low average of 14 runs per wicket.
He was selected for the 1960 South African tour to England.
He played in South African cricket until 1964-65 but was chosen for no more Tests.
Jim Pothecary passed away at 82 yrs old.