|Born||12 November 1848|
|Died||13 March 1919 (aged 70)|
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
|Relations||Henry Draper (brother)|
|Domestic team information|
|First-class debut||13 July 1874 Kent v Derbyshire|
|Last First-class||19 August 1880 Kent v Lancashire|
Source: CricInfo, 30 May 2017
Draper was born at Penshurst in Kent in 1848. His name was registered at birth as William Drapper. In 1872 he appeared for a Colts of England cricket team and in 1873 represented a side comprising players engaged at Prince's Club.
In 1874 Draper made his first-class debut for Kent playing in their first county match against Derbyshire. He played nine first-class matches in total for the county as a left-handed batsman who bowled right-arm medium pace deliveries. Draper was a first-class umpire between 1887 and 1898. He died at Tunbridge Wells in Kent in 1919 aged 70.
- Carlaw D (2020) Kent County Cricketers A to Z. Part One: 1806–1914 (revised edition), pp. 150–151. (Available online at the Association of Cricket Statisticians and Historians. Retrieved 2020-12-21.)
- William Draper, CricInfo. Retrieved 2017-05-30.
- William Draper, CricketArchive. Retrieved 2007-01-22. (subscription required)