James Peter Pollitt (born 1826 at St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex; died in 1860 at Brighton, Sussex) was an English cricketer.
Pollitt made his first-class debut for the North in 1847 against the Marylebone Cricket Club. In 1849, he played a single first-class match for the Fast Bowlers against the Slow Bowlers; this match indicates that Pollitt was a fast bowler of some nature.
In 1850, he made his debut for a Middlesex side in a County match against Surrey. Pollitt played one further match for Middlesex against the Marylebone Cricket Club in 1851.
In 1850, he played a single first-class match for a Hampshire team against an All-England Eleven. In 1851, Pollitt made his debut for the Marylebone Cricket Club against Sussex. He made 2 further appearances for the club Cambridge University and Sussex.
Pollitt also played an additional first-class match for Marylebone Cricket Club and Metropolitan Clubs against an All-England Eleven in 1850. From 1851 to 1853, he also stood as an Umpire in 4 first-class matches.
Pollitt died in 1860 at Brighton, Sussex.