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Bristol & District Commercial House Skittles League

Founded 1927

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League History

The Story of the League:

The Bristol and District Commercial House League was born on 16th June 1927, when a meeting was held at Willsís Evening Club, attended by representatives of the following firms:

Douglas Motors - Lysaghts - L.M. & S. Railway - G.W.R.
W.D.& H.O.Wills - Bristol Pottery - British Gas Company
Brecknell, Munro & Rogers.

The object of the meeting was to promote the formation of leagues of indoor games amongst employees of Bristol Firms. A further meeting was held on 18th August 1927, at which it was agreed that the leagues be formed. The following officers were appointed:-

Chairman: W.G. Stone (Douglas)
Hon.Sec & Treasurer: J.S.Hill (Wills)
Hon Match Secretary: C.F. Coombe (Mardons)
Committe: One member from each club
Auditors: C.F.Coombe and L.W.Crockett

The League commenced its first season with 10 Billiards, 13 Skittles and 8 Whist teams.

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