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Bradford on Avon Bowls Club History from 1870.


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1870

A view of the original Bowling Green site marked X and existing Bowling Green site marked Y

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1911

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1912

Extract of The Wiltshire Times dated Saturday May 25th 1912, from it we can see the first Match played by Bradford on Avon Bowling Club was on Wednesday 22nd May 1912 and in fact two Ladies played in it.

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Joe Chard

Joe Chard Junior standing back row far right and his father Joe Chard Senior sitting front row second from right, the latter played in the first match on Wednesday 22nd May 1912.

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1966 Green Opening

Members and County Officials commemorating the opening of our present Green in 1966.

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1968 Group Photo

Group Photo taken in 1968 ( two years after the club moved to it's present premises at Culver Close from The Rowing Club at Barton Farm.)

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1968 Four Rink Team

1968 Four Rink team posing prior to playing a home match.

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1978 Club Dinner Menu

1978 Club Dinner held at St Margarets Hall Friday 8th December 1978.

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1978 Honours

Reverse of 1978 Menu showing Honours list for that year.

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1986 Club Dinner Menu

Reverse of Menu showing club honours for the 1986 season.

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1986 Club Dinner Menu

Menu for the Club Dinner held at The Leigh Park Hotel on Friday 7th November 1986.