Left to right: G Rolfe, R Stratton, C Mercer (after whom our green is named) & G Ray. Late 1940s.
Left to right: Walter Abbott & Mayor George Worth on the Bowling Green at Monmouth Beach.
(There is a discrepancy in the date as George Worth was mayor from 1932 to 34 and the bowls club was formed in 1937.)
Thanks to Graham Davies at the Philpot Museum, Lyme Regis for finding these photographs of the club.
The photos are reproduced here by kind permission of the Philpot Museum.
The captions in italics are those found on the back of the original prints.
If anyone has any information regarding these photos or has other interesting archive material about the club or its members please get in touch.
Mayor William J Emmett & Mrs Emmett at bowling green, May 1939.
(W J Emmett was mayor 1937-44. This was the opening match of the 1939 season. The club played Lyme Councillors and won on every rink.)
(Charlie Mercer is standing, second from left)
Bowling Green c1950.
Albert Lane is 4th from left.
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