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Northaw and Cuffley Bowling club
A Brief History

3 March 1937-inaugural meeting of the Cuffley and Northaw Sports Association (Bowls section). Unusually for those days Ladies were involved in the management of the Club from the beginning.

31 March 1937-it was decided that the Club's name should be Northaw and Cuffley Bowling Club.

The last Saturday in April 1938-the first bowl was put up by Mrs G.Maynard.

November 1943-pavilion erected adjacent to the green.

February 1955- a founder member, Fred Stiles, left a legacy to the Club of £1000 (equivalent to half the price of a modest semi in the district at that time). Among other things, this provided a dressing room.

1960-bar opened.

April 1981-the Pavilion extension was completed under the guidance of HT Trew and LJ Stokely.

April 1988-Ladies new dressing room and toilets opened.

Summer 2012-Club celebrates its 75th Anniversary with a match against The President of Bowls England and  a Presidents team from Hertfordshire Bowls.

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