|Birth name||John Thomas Taylor|
|Date of birth||26 May 1877|
|Place of birth||Castleford, Yorkshire|
|Date of death||8 September 1951(aged 74)|
|Place of death||Ashington|
|Rugby union career|
John Thomas Taylor (1877–1951) was a rugby union international who represented England from 1897 to 1905, and at club level for Castleford RUFC and West Hartlepool R.F.C. He also captained his country.
John Taylor was born on 26 May 1877 in Whitwood Mere, Castleford, Yorkshire.
Taylor made his international debut on 6 February 1897 at Lansdowne Road in the Ireland vs England match. Of the 11 matches he played for his national side he was on the winning side on 3 occasions. He played his final match for England on 18 March 1905 at Athletic Ground, Richmond in the England vs Scotland match.