Wrexham Bowling League 2020

 

 

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Irving Price David Broderick Kevin Stevenson Keith Cherrett Brenda Jones Kevin Stevenson John Lloyd John Davies Malcolm Parry

 

 2020

 

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Iorwerth ( Iori ) Hughes on Sunday 27th September. He was a valued member of Llay Welfare and Castell Alun Bowling Clubs for many years, and our most sincere condolences are extended to his family at this very sad time.

 

 

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Colin Evans ( Llay Welfare ) on Sunday 19th July 2020

Our sincere condolences to his family.

 

 

It is sad to announce that Gren Edwards (Parciau B.C.) has passed away on Friday 17th July 2020 Gren was a stalwart of the club and held various positions within the club over the years.

 

 

Gladys Jones of Bradley B.C. sadly passed away on Saturday 20th June 2020.

People will remember Gladys as the secretary of the original Bradley Bowling Club and many will remember Gladys and Bob from their time's at Bradley, Castell Alun, and initially Garden Village. 

 

 Its is sad to announce that Alan Garton of the Cunliffe Bowling club has passed away. (Monday 25th May)

 

Alan will be missed not just as a player for the Cunliffe but also as to the work he did in cutting and maintaining the green at the Cunliffe. 

 

 

 

It is sad to announce that JB Jones of Garden Village B.C. has passed away, John did virtually every role at Garden Village over the years including President, Chairman, Secretary, Captain and greensman for a few years. 

 

 

It is sad to announce that Doug Birch (Parciau) has passed away, Doug was at one time Captain of Parciau's C team 

 

Also the passing of Johnny Drew ex off Bersham RBL

 

One more to add is Alf Lloyd (Gate) who passed away after a fall, Alf was a character on and off the green

 

 

 

It is sad to announce that Doug Christy former Garden Village player has passed away. His funeral is on Tuesday 3rd March at Pentrebychan Crematorium at 2pm

 

2019

 

 

It is sad to announce that Cliff Littlehales ex Turf, Gresford Colliery, Miners (Grosvenor) and Garden Village passed away this morning 29th December 2019 aged 90 

 

Cliff was a prolific top player in his day winning the All England and Senior Welsh merit as well as many other competitions including the Burton Cup as well as playing many times for The North Wales County Team as it was known then.

 

Cliff's celebration of life will be at Bethel Chapel Kenyon Avenue Garden Village LL11 2SP on Wednesday January 8th at 12-30 pm with a private family burial to follow.

 

The family have asked for there to be no black at this service.

 

 

 

It is sad to announce that Colin Jones' wife Kath passed away this morning. (Tuesday 10th December 2019)

 

Kath was a well known and popular lady who played at and for the Gate Bowling Club for many years and represented them in every league they were in over the years, she will be sorely missed around all the greens.

 

Kath`s Celebration of Life will take place on Monday 23rd Dec 2019 at Pentrebychan Crematorium at 10.30 am and refreshments at Cunliffe Arms Pub Jeffreys Road Wrexham LL12 7RE

 

 

 

It is very sad to announce the death of Eifion Griffiths ( Llay Welfare ) on the morning  of Thursday 21st November 2019

Sincere condolences to his family.  

 

Funeral service at St. Martin’s Church , Llay at 12:45pm on Friday 29th November and then at 2pm at Pentrebychan Crematorium

 

 

 

Cyril Adams, Life Member of the WCGBA, the Wrexham League and the Veterans League, died on Sunday 17 November 2019  aged 93 years.  Funeral arrangements will be announced in due course.


John Lloyd, President of the Wrexham League has paid tribute to Cyril’s input into the game as a player, administrator and honorary figure head. “ Cyril cared for bowls and bowlers who in turn held him in high esteem.  He came from a bowling family and he leaves behind several bowling connections.  His name will live on in the Cyril Adams County Cup.  Cyril’s contribution to our wonderful game was significant and we should remember him in that light”


Our sympathies are extended to all his family.

 

 

 

 

Nigel Evans of Brymbo Bowling Club passed away today 8th November 2019

 

 

 

It is sad to announce that Ivor Parry a former playing member of the Miners (Grosvener) Garden Village, Cunliffe and Esclusham has passed away on Wednesday 11th September 2019.

 

 

 

 Ivor was a former North Wales player in the fifties and sixties era, and at the time in 1952 aged 24  he was the youngest ever player to reach the semi-final of the All England, where he lost to the eventual winner A.A.Shore.

 

 

He also won The Senior Welsh Merit in 1981 along with many other competitions.

 

Ivor's funeral will be at Wrexham Crematorium on Wednesday 25th September @ 2pm and in The Cunliffe Arms afterwards.

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is sad to report the Death of Des Wynne (Gate HH) yesterday 7th Aug.

 

The funeral of the late Des Wynne member of the Gate Hangs High Bowling club will take place at the Crematorium and afterwards at Brymbo Cricket Club on Tuesday 20th August 2019 at 11am

 

 

It is with great sadness that Phil Jones (Parciau BC) has passed away, his funeral will be on Thursday 16th May 11 30am 2019 at All Saints Church Poyser Street, then across the Road to the Wrexham Cemetary.

 

 

The funeral of Les Williams will be held on Tuesday 14th May 11am 2019 at the Tabernacle Church, Hill Street, Rhostyllen followed at 12 o clock at Pentre Buchan Crematorium. The Wake is at Esclusham BC

 

Sad news today hearing that Les Williams (les the barber) of Esclusham B.C. formerly of Gresford Colliery and the Turf passed away, Les was a character on and off the green and in his day was an excellent bowler.  RIP Les

 

 

Frank Simon’s (Garden Village) passed away last week his funeral is next Thursday  18 April 2019 at 1.30 at Gresford church

 

 2018

 

 Joan Goodwin (Bradley Bowling Club) passed away on 27th November 2018 

Her funeral will be held at 11am on 10th December at St Paul’s Church in Pentre Broughton followed by burial at All Saints Churchyard in Southsea.

 

 

Stan Percival formerly of Coedpoeth Bowling Club passed away on Monday 12th November 2018

 

 

 

I have been advised of the death on 9 September 2018 of Winston Hughes aged 91 years lately of Gresford Village BC and previously of Gresford Colliery and the Turf BC’s. His funeral will take on Friday 21 September 2018 at Pentrebychan Crematorium at 10:30am.

 

 

 

It is sad to report that Dave Haslam collapsed and died on the Green at Coed Talon on the 19th April he played Bowls for many years both at Gresford Colliery and  Connahs Quay, he was also a valued member of the Wrexham Veterans committee and will be sadly missed by a lot of Bowlers. Condolences from The Wrexham  Bowling League, The Funeral will take place at 09.30 on Wednesday 9th May 2018 at Blacon Crematorium.

 

 

 

 " Brymbo Bowling Club are very Sad to announce that Viv Morris passed away last night (13.04.2018) at 10.30 a very popular member of the bowling community"

 

 

 

 

John Williams of the Cunliffe Bowling Club passed away in January 2018

 

 

It is sad to report that Margaret Rogers Wife of Granville Rogers of Gresford Colliery passed away peacefully this morning (Thursday 14 September 2017) at Chirk Community Hospital Condolences from all at 
The Wrexham Bowling League. The Funeral will take place on Wednesday 20th September at 2.00pm at Pentre Buchan
Crematorium

 
 
 
It is sad to announce that Joan Chaloner wife of Eric Chaloner suddenly passed away on Friday 3rd February 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 " It is with great sadness that we announce that our long-serving member Gerald Davies ( Geggy ) passed away on Sunday 1st May 2016. He was well known in the area and will be sadly missed. "               
 
Llay Welfare B.C.
 
 
 
 
 
It is Sad to announce that Colin Williams a long time player with Brymbo B.C. passed away last night (4th October 2015) condolences to family and friends from the Wrexham Bowling  League.
 
 
 
 
 
 
That it is with great sadness that we report the passing away of Bob Jones ex Bradley Park bowling Club and Castell Alun Bowling Club . Our condolences go to Gladys and family.
Bob and Gladys were founder members of Bradley Bowling club and will be sadly missed around the greens.
Bobs funeral will take place on Tuesday 23rd 2015 @ 12 noon at Pentrebychan crematorium.
 
 
 
 
 
It is sad to announce that Geraint Dodd of Ponciau Park Bowling Club (ex Rhos B.C.) passed away today. 27th March 2015
 
The funeral is arranged for Wednesday 15th April 2015 at 2:00pm and will take place at St Davids Welsh Church (Broad Street, Rhos)
 
 
 
 
 
It is sad to announce the passing away of the following Players, Colin Evans (Chirk) Ron Riley (Gresford Village) Bill Barker (Gresford Village) Condolences to the Families from the Wrexham Bowling League. 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
It is with deep sadness I have to inform you of the passing of TONY GRUBB of NEW BROUGHTON B.C. who passed away 
yesterday Saturday 13 December 2014.
 
Regards
 
Mark Jones
New Broughton Secretary