Tyne and Wear HER(16998): Newcastle, Summerhill Grove, Summerhill Bowling Club - Details
Newcastle, Summerhill Grove, Summerhill Bowling Club
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Two greens were laid out by the West End Bowling Club in 1905. In 1907 England played against Scotland at the West End Bowling Green. WG Grace, former cricketer, was the England captain. The club went into liquidation some years later. In 1916 Summerhill Bowling Club was founded. The clubhouse dates from 1937.
Lynn Pearson, 2010, Played in Tyne and Wear - Charting the heritage of people at play, p 138, 140