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Black Isle Pairs Competition
Black Isle Pairs Competition
Cromarty hosted the 2018 Black Isle Pairs Competition held over four evenings from 7th to 10th May. Photo from L to R: Rita Storr (Cromarty Club President); Alec Hooper(Snr) and Alec Hooper (winners from North Kessock B.C.); John Gourlay and Willie Stewart (runners-up from Muir of Ord B.C.)
Throwing the first jack 2018
Throwing the first jack 2018
Club President, Rita Storr, officially opened the green for play on Saturday, 28th April 2018.
Indoor Pairs final 2018
Indoor Pairs final 2018
Lydia Webster and David Cowan (on the right of picture) won the 2018 Indoor Pairs competition for the second year running. Runners-up were Douglas Cooper and Rita Storr.
Indoor Singles Competition 2018
Indoor Singles Competition 2018
The Jack Mackay Memorial trophy for the indoor singles competition 2018 was won by Ian Thompson on 9th February 2018. Runner up was Evelyn Wilson. The trophy was presented by Jack Mackay's daughter, Moira Munro.
Christmas 2017
Christmas 2017
Evelyn Wilson, Sheila Bartlett
Cromarty Pairs 2017
Cromarty Pairs 2017
Cromarty Pairs finalists 16 September 2017. From L to R: Alex Wilson (Club President); Andrew Munro and Mike Ross (Winners from Fortrose BC); Alan Stuart and Davie Douglas (Runners-up from Fortrose BC)
Ross-shire Ladies' Singles August 2017
Ross-shire Ladies' Singles August 2017
From L to R: Alex Wilson (Club President); Heather Stewart (Umpire); Fiona Graham from Dingwall,(winner); Mairie Gallie from Milton, (runner-up); Helen Fraser from Cromarty, (semi-finalist); Ann Alcorn from Muir of Ord, (semi-finalist).
Wm Hourston Ladies Singles 2017
Wm Hourston Ladies Singles 2017
Competitors and markers at the Ladies Singles on 11 August 2017. Front row L to R: Pam Thompson (runner-up), Helen Fraser (winner), Moira Munro, Sheila Bartlett. Back row: Alan Hunter, Francis Fraser, David Cowan.
HRH Earl of Wessex
HRH Earl of Wessex
Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex on his visit to Cromarty 26th June 2017.
From L to R: Alan Hunter, HRH Duke of Wessex, David Cowan, Evelyn Wilson
HRH Earl of Wessex
HRH Earl of Wessex
Victoria Hall, Cromarty, 26th June 2017
HRH Earl of Wessex
HRH Earl of Wessex
Victoria Hall, Cromarty, 26th June 2017
First jack of the 2017 lawn bowling season
First jack of the 2017 lawn bowling season
Evelyn Wilson threw the first jack to open the 2017 lawn bowling season on Saturday, 22nd April.
Indoor Club Pairs Competition Final 2016/17
Indoor Club Pairs Competition Final 2016/17
The final of the 2016/17 season Indoor Pairs Competition was held on 9th April 2017. From L to R: David Cowan and Lydia Webster (winners); Evelyn Wilson (Club President); Sheila Bartlett and Douglas Cooper (2nd place)
Indoor Pairs Competition Champions 2016/17
Indoor Pairs Competition Champions 2016/17
David Cowan and Lydia Webster won the 2016/17 Indoor Pairs Competition. Club President, Evelyn Wilson, presented the trophy.
Open Fours finalists 2017
Open Fours finalists 2017
Cromarty had a team in the 2017 final of the Northern Bowling League Indoor Open Fours Competition held at Rosemarkie on 16th March. From L to R: David Cowan, Ian Thompson, Douglas Cooper (skip) and Alistair Hourston.
Cromarty last won this competition 45 years ago at the inaugural event (in 1972?) when Douglas Cooper was again in the team. This year the team lost to Alness in the final.
2017 AGM
2017 AGM
Following the 2017 AGM in the clubhouse on 15th March there was a presentation of Club trophies won during the 2016 outdoor season.
Back row (L to R): David Cowan, Michael Storr, Evelyn Wilson.
Front row: Francis Fraser, Helen Fraser, Pam Thompson
Club Singles Competition 2016/17
Club Singles Competition 2016/17
Evelyn Wilson (Club Indoor President) presents the Jack Mackay Memorial trophy to the 2016/17 Club singles champion, David Cowan. The runner-up was Pam Thompson.
Indoor League team 29 November 2016
Indoor League team 29 November 2016
Back Row: Michael Storr, Ian Thompson, Alex Wilson, David Cowan.
Front Row: Pam Thompson, Francis Fraser, Sheena Anderson, Evelyn Wilson
Ross-shire Ladies' Singles 2016
Ross-shire Ladies' Singles 2016
Fiona Graham from Dingwall won the 2016 Ross-shire Ladies' Singles.
From l to r: Maureen Macgourlay from Muir of Ord (semi finalist); David Cowan (Club vice president); Fiona Graham (2016 winner); Marlene Bissett from Conon/Maryburgh (runner-up); Eleanor Innes from Muir of Ord (semi finalist)
North Kessock Triples, 21st August 2016
North Kessock Triples, 21st August 2016
David Cowan, Helen Fraser and Francis Fraser wearing the new Cromarty team shirts at North Kessock triples on 21 August 2016.
Helen and Francis Fraser
Helen and Francis Fraser
At North Kessock triples competition on 21 August 2016
Wm Hourston Ladies Competition 2016
Wm Hourston Ladies Competition 2016
Janet McLemman, Lorraine Brown, Moira Munro (3rd place), Pan Thompson (winner), Evelyn Wilson, Helen Fraser (2nd place), Rita Storr
Presenting Wm Hourston trophy 2016
Presenting Wm Hourston trophy 2016
President Alex Wilson presents the Wm Hourston Ladies trophy to the 2016 winner, Pam Thompson.
Moira Munro was in 3rd place, and Helen Fraser was in 2nd place.
Indoor Competition Winners 2015/16
Indoor Competition Winners 2015/16
David Cowan (Club Singles winner); Sheila Bartlett and Michael Storr (Club Pairs winners); Mary Erskine who presented the trophies; Douglas Cooper (President)
Presentation to the winners of the Cromarty Pairs competition in 2015. Raymond Williamson (Fortrose), Scott MacRae (Fortrose), (winners 2015), Alex Wilson (Cromarty Bowling Club President), David Bremner (Fortrose), Ryan Bremner (Fortrose).
Presentation to the winners of the Ross-shire Ladies Singles in 2015. Evelyn McDonald (semi-finalist, from Invergordon); Pamela Thompson (in second place, from Cromarty); Marlene Bissett (2015 champion from Conon/Maryburgh); Douglas Cooper (presenting the trophy on behalf of Cromarty Bowling Club); Ina MacDougall (from Invergordon, 2015 semi-finalist and winner in 2014)
Cromarty Bowling Club 1931
Cromarty Bowling Club 1931
Winter
Winter
Dancing Bowlers
Dancing Bowlers
Dewar Trophy 1974
Dewar Trophy 1974
Dewar Trophy 1935
Dewar Trophy 1935
The last head in the Dewar Trophy competition on 4 July 1935. Cromarty won by 13 shots against Highland Inverness
Club Competition
Club Competition
Does anyone know when this competition photograph was taken?






Club Prizegiving, January 2007
Club Prizegiving, January 2007







Throwing the first jack 2015
Throwing the first jack 2015
Alex Wilson (President), Janet Macleman, Dod Macleman, Evelyn Wilson (Secretary)
Reg Macleman's bench
Reg Macleman's bench
A splendid wooden bench presented to the Club on 25 April 2015 in memory of Reg Macleman. From L to R (foreground): Alex Wilson (President), Jean Macleman, Georgie Hossack, Dod Macleman, Evelyn Wilson (Secretary)
Throwing the first jack 2016
Throwing the first jack 2016
Evelyn Wilson opens the 2016 bowling season by throwing the first jack on Saturday, 30th April 2016.
Cromarty Pairs competition 2015
Cromarty Pairs competition 2015
The 2015 Cromarty Pairs competition was held on a warm sunny day on Saturday, 19th September. The green was in excellent condition and there was a record number of entries for the competition.
End of Indoor season 2015/16
End of Indoor season 2015/16
The Indoor Club members marked the end of the 2015/16 season on Sunday, 17th April with a celebration in Victoria Hall for Sheila Bartlett's 80th birthday.
Happy 80th Sheila!
Happy 80th Sheila!
Cake for Sheila Bartlett's 80th birthday in April 2016.
Cake made by Rita Storr for the start of the 2016 lawn bowling season.
Junior Bowlers
Junior Bowlers
Junior Members, Allan Munro and Somerled Rochford developing their skills
Cromarty Pairs 2016
Cromarty Pairs 2016
Cromarty Pairs 2016
Cromarty Pairs 2016
Cromarty Pairs 2016
Cromarty Pairs 2016
Cromarty Pairs 2016
Cromarty Pairs 2016
Cromarty Pairs 2016
Cromarty Pairs 2016
Christmas 2016
Christmas 2016
Lydia Webster, Pam Thompson, Ian Thompson
Christmas 2016
Christmas 2016
Michael Storr, Rita Storr, Evelyn Wilson
Christmas 2016
Christmas 2016
Lorraine Brown, Marion Grant, Moira Munro, Michael Storr
Christmas 2016
Christmas 2016
Mary Erskine
Christmas 2016
Christmas 2016
Pam Thompson, Ian Thompson
Christmas 2016
Christmas 2016
Mary Erskine, Sheila Bartlett
Christmas 2016
Christmas 2016
Bob Tonkin, Douglas Cooper, Lorraine Brown
Christmas 2016
Christmas 2016
Alan Hunter, Alistair Hourston
Christmas 2016
Christmas 2016
Marion Grant, Moira Munro, Michael Storr
Christmas 2016
Christmas 2016
Evelyn Wilson - Indoor Bowling President season 2016/17
Christmas 2016
Christmas 2016
Lydia Webster
Christmas 2016
Christmas 2016
Alex Wilson, Lydia Webster
Christmas 2016
Christmas 2016
Alex Wilson, Evelyn Wilson, David Cowan
Christmas 2016
Christmas 2016
Mary Erskine with her trifle she made for the lunch in the clubhouse.
Christmas 2016
Christmas 2016
The Four Wise Men:
Alan Hunter, Alistair Hourston, Bob Tonkin, Douglas Cooper
Christmas 2016
Christmas 2016
Sara McKenzie, Lydia Webster
Christmas 2016
Christmas 2016
Alex Wilson
Mary Erskine
Mary Erskine
Mary Erskine's presentation of a bowls bag by Indoor bowls president, Evelyn Wilson on 3rd March 2017
Mary Erskine's last bowling day
Mary Erskine's last bowling day
Farewell lunch for Mary Erskine on 3rd March 2017. With Indoor bowls president, Evelyn Wilson.
Lunch on 3rd March 2017
Lunch on 3rd March 2017
Club members at lunch for Mary Erskine.
Cake for Mary by Rita Storr
Cake for Mary by Rita Storr
Rita cutting the cake she made for Mary Erskine on 3rd March 2017
Cake for Mary
Cake for Mary
Splendid cake made by Rita Storr for Mary Erskine's farewell lunch on 3rd March 2017.
Francis Fraser and George Macleman
Francis Fraser and George Macleman
Lunch in the clubhouse 3rd March 2017
Bowling Club circa 1960
Bowling Club circa 1960
This photo has been scanned from a colour print. We think it was taken in the 1960's before the clubhouse was extended over the veranda.
Wm Hourston Ladies Singles 2017
Wm Hourston Ladies Singles 2017
Final match of the Ladies Singles on 11 August 2017. Marker, Alan Hunter; Pam Thompson (runner-up); Helen Fraser (winner)
Wm Hourston Ladies Singles 2017
Wm Hourston Ladies Singles 2017
Marker, Alan Thompson; Helen Fraser (winner); Pam Thompson (runner-up) on 11 August 2017
Christmas 2017
Christmas 2017
Lunch in the Clubhouse on 8th December 2017: Alex Wilson, Rita Storr, Michael Storr, Alistair Hourston
Christmas 2017
Christmas 2017
Michael Storr, Alistair Hourston, Pam Thompson, Ian Thompson, Alan Hunter
Christmas 2017
Christmas 2017
Marion Grant, Douglas Cooper, Sheena Anderson, Janet McLeman, Moira Munro
Christmas 2018
Christmas 2018
Rita and Michael Storr
Christmas 2018
Christmas 2018
Alex Wilson, Evelyn Wilson, Douglas Cooper
Christmas 2018
Christmas 2018
Douglas Cooper, Frank McKellar
Christmas 2018
Christmas 2018
Alistair Hourston, Alan Hunter, Francis Fraser, Bob Tonkin
Christmas 2018
Christmas 2018
Lydia Webster, Pam Thompson, Ian Thompson, Alistair Hourston
Christmas 2018
Christmas 2018
George McLeman, Janet McLeman, Moira Munro, Sheena Anderson
Christmas 2018
Christmas 2018
Sheena Anderson, Helen Fraser, Rita Storr
Christmas 2018
Christmas 2018
Alistair Hourston, Alan Hunter, Francis Fraser, Bob Tonkin, David Cowan, George McLeman, Janet McLeman, Moira Munro
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