Eastbourne Bowling Club News story

1952 Croal Winner. J Grinsted.

07 Nov 2022

The picture shows Jimmy Grinsted (right) receiving the Croal trophy from Don Cameron (left) in 1952.

He also won the club championship in 1949. In 1950 he won the Handicap singles and Drawn triples and was a finalist in the Drawn pairs. 

And in 1955 he won the Alice Hudson triples. 

Between 1950 and 1961 he played in over 100 club matches. His last recorded game was against Hove on 2 September 1961.

The photo was given to us by his granddaughter Christine Wood.