Tyne and Wear HER(15796): Roker, Roker Park, bowling green - Details
Roker, Roker Park, bowling green
Ball Sports Site
Dates from 1883. Still exists. In 1892 the Northumberland and Durham Bowling Association was established, thought to be the first county association in English bowls.
Lynn Pearson, 2010, Played in Tyne and Wear - Charting the heritage of people at play, p 17