Abbot Hall Bowling Club,
Dowkers Lane, Kendal, Cumbria



Alexander Cup- a community event

This competition has been played for since 1933, with a few gaps for the war until 1985.  In 2011 the competition was reinstated into the Kendal community calendar and has been played for since.  Kendal Town Council annually sponsor the events and appreciate its contribution to the local community.  This year we had 36 bowlers who either live in Kendal or play for Abbot Hall BC, Victoria BC, Subscription BC or Netherfield BC compete.  This years winner was John Strickland from Abbot Hall Bowling club with finalist Keith Atkinson form Victoria BC.  Loosing Semi Finalist were Terry Mercer Victoria BC and John Sarsfield Netherfield BC  An excellent day of bowling again. Left John Capstick 2013 winner with Town Council Deputy Major.

Previous winners since 1933

 1933

 JS Bowness

 1953

 J King

1970

D Kinley

2011

J Oswald

 1934

 G Daly

 1954

 JS Bowness

1971

A Langhorn

2012

A Gilpin

 1935

 H Kinley

 1955

 G Sedgwick

1972

R Blacow

2013

J Capstick

 1936

 F Davies

1956 

B Gilpin 

1973

B Nicholson

2014

A Gilpin

 1937

 D Daly

 1957

 N Kinley

1974

N Carradus

2015

A Gilpin

 1938

 J Harper

 1958

 N Kinley

1975

B Nicholson

2016

A Medcalf

 1959

 N Carradus

1976

N Carradus

2017

J Strickland

 1944

 E Kay

 1960

 N Carradus

1977

K Brookshaw

 1945

 J King

 1961

 JS Bowness

1978

E Mackie

 1946

 W Hayes

1962 

 N Carradus

1979

B Nicholson

 1947

 S Hooton

 1963

 B Gilpin

1980

M Gilpin

 1948

 JS Bowness

 1964

 D Edmondson

1981

D Rowlandson

 1949

 J King

 1965

 N Kinley

1982

D Rowlandson

 1950

 D Edmondson

 1966

 WJ Miller

1983

M Gilpin

 1951

 J Strickland

 1967

 J King

1984

B Blacow

 1952

 JK Underhill

1968

J Sowerby

1985

M Gilpin

1969

R Blacow






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