Mersea Island Bowling Club. A short history.

Alick Reeve, the West Mersea draper, had the idea of forming the club in 1932. They raised money to buy a piece of land in Yorick Road and build a clubhouse. Among the 24 people who were instrumental in creating the club were Edgar Digby, Allen Farthing, Clairmont French, Charles Harvey, Douglas Percy, Philip Ralph and Howard Winch.

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Mersea Island Bowling Club. A short history.
Alick Reeve, the West Mersea draper, had the idea of forming the club in 1932. They raised money to buy a piece of land in Yorick Road and build a clubhouse. Among the 24 people who were instrumental in creating the club were Edgar Digby, Allen Farthing, Clairmont French, Charles Harvey, Douglas Percy, Philip Ralph and Howard Winch.
Article in Mersea Courier No. 597, 15 December 2014. Author unknown.
Date: 15 December 2014      


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