20 April 2012

De Montfort Island (or Fry's Island)

The local Torbay Bowling Club had a return match today against The Island Bohemian Bowls & Social Club touring team.  This team is based on an island in the middle of the river in Reading, where, in 1163, a duel was fought between The Duke of de Montfort and the Earl of Essex.
This postcard shows where the club meets and the island's history, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fry's_Island. For more information about the location, see: http://www.thames.me.uk/s01155.htm

From what I gather, The Island Bohemian Bowls & Social Club won...

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