Tyne and Wear HER(17038): Gosforth, West Avenue, Gosforth Bowling Club - Details
Gosforth, West Avenue, Gosforth Bowling Club
Ball Sports Site
The Gosforth Recreation Company was formed in 1897 to create a private members' club for bowls, lawn tennis, croquet, quoits and curling. The scheme cost £2,600. the bowling green opened in may 1902. Gosforth Bowling Club had around 100 members in 2010.
Lynn Pearson, 2010, Played in Tyne and Wear - Charting the heritage of people at play, p 141