75th Anniversary

This page was created in support of the 75th Anniversary celebrations of the founding of the club.  The celebrations took place over Friday and Saturday the 22nd and 23rd April 2022.  The text extracts and photos shown here are a small sample of what is included in our anniversary book.  The book is 25 pages, professionally printed in full colour and is available at a cost of $15, inclusive of GST.
Photo - Front and Back Cover of the 75th Anniversary Book
The Wrap Round Front and Back Cover of the 75th Anniversary Book. The book is 25 pages of A4 size, professionally printed in full colour with a square spline.
Photo of the Foundation Members of LBC photographed in 1952
The Foundation Members of the club photographed in 1952.
Back Row: S Major, W. D. Templeton, J. Doherty, C. F. Howell, H. W. Peryman (Sec.), N. Bissett
Front Row : A. Geddis (1st Sec.), F. Hill (1st Pres.), R. Rickerby (Pres.), S. Bray (Past Pres.)
Not present : H Greaves, E. D. Greaves
The Ladies photographed in 1957-58
The Ladies photographed in 1957-58. Back Row: D. Watson, R Thompson, E Brown, G. Miller, M White, Mrs Smart & M. Stalker Front Row: M Birch, N Rickerby, K Calder, E Gibbs, L. Simpson, Mrs Streeter & E. Bell
The first of three Club photos that were stored in an envelope marked “Opening of Lincoln Bowling Club”
The first of three Club photos that were stored in an envelope marked “Opening of Lincoln Bowling Club”
Collecting Weed from the West Coast in 1967
Having provided a soil shed, shelters and other
improvements, it became obvious that the club needed to establish a weed green. On 29th April 1967 John Stalker drove a Bedford truck to collect weed from a site near Westport. He arrived about 12 noon and he, and some members of the Kirwee Club, together with C. Miller and F. Carter, cut the weed with spades. The cuts were about one inch deep and were cut into squares. The squares were carefully bagged and kept moist for the return journey. The weed was chopped up in a machine and used to seed the green.
The First Clubroom photographed in 1951
In November 1951 the first clubrooms were officially opened and it was not until January 1979 that a combined meeting of the Men’s and Women’s Clubs decided to widen and lengthen the existing clubrooms. Debentures totalling $1400 were promised and it was agreed that the clubrooms be extended by 400 sq. ft. on the north end.