Richmond Painters

One of a number of teams which were formed by workers at Painter Brothers in 1945. Finished bottom of Division 1 which was the only division with fourteen teams having started again after the second world war. Finished bottom of Division 2 the following season when there were fifty two teams.

 

 

 

Home alley: Richmond Place Club no. 3

Secretary: J Martin

League Winner.

Division 1 - 1981/82, 1984/85, 1989/90, 1997/98.

Division 3 - 1949/50, 2013/14.

Competition Winner.

Front Pin Cup - 1984/85, 1985/86, 1989/90, 1990/91, 1993/94.

Knock Out Cup - 1983/84, 1989/90, 2017/18.

Man for Man Cup - 1974/75, 1980/81, 1986/87, 1992/93.

Charity Cup - 1978/79, 1980/81, 1982/83, 1993/94.

Champion of Champions - 1984/85.

Highest Away Score - Division 1, 1977/78 402 v Denco Southend, 1988/89, 401 v HUSC 'B', 1990/91, 387 v HUSC 'B', 1994/95, 401 v Richmond Lions,

Division 2 - 1964/64, 351 at Dukes Head, 2011/12, 391 v M & B Sags, 2019/20, 383 v Busbars, 2021/22, 371 v Richmond Northend.

Division 3 - 2010/11, 375 v City Sports, 2018/19, 383 v Livin on a Spare. 

Individual Winner.

Four Spares - D Martin 12,14,15,14 (550 v Richmond Lions on Richmond Club No 4 alley 10/09/1993.

                      D Martin 10,11,11,13 (45) v Bridgemen on Whitecross Tennis Club alley 26/11/1993.

Highest Individual League Score - 1997/98 M Davies 55, 2006/07 Rob Gwilliam 55.

Highest Individual Front Pin Score - 1984/85 J Williams 47, 1996/97 K Rees 47.

Singles Winner - L Bethell 1986/87, A Hunt 1990/91, M Grismond 1993/94, K Rees 2000/01, D Symonds 2002/03.

Pairs Winner - P Crissall & L Steele 1978/79, B Williams & P Westwood 1985/86, B Williams & M Davies 1996/97, J Marchant & L Simms 2017/18.

Previous names: Painters 'B' until 1996

Previous alleys: Racehorse Inn 1966 until 1971, New Inn, Marden 1972 until 1980, City Sports Club 1981 until 1988, Whitecross Tennis Club 1989 until 1994, Plough Inn 1995 until 1996.

Previous divisions: Division 1 - 1945/46, 1972/73 until 2008/09. Division 2 - 1946/47 until 1948/49, 1950/51 until 1952/53, ? until 1971/72, 2009/10, 2011/12 until 2012/13, 2014/15 until 2016/17, 2019/20 until 2021/22. Division 3 - 1949/50, 1953/54 until ?, 20010/11, 2013/14, 2017/18 until 2018/19.

Previous secretaries: J W Berry 1966/67 until 1970/71, D Barber 1971/72 until 1972/73, M Grismond 1973/74 until 1979/80, D Martin 1980/81 until 1986/87, B Williams 1987/88 until 1989/90, V Watts 1990/91 until 1994/95, B Williams 1995/96 until 2014/15, J Martin 2015/16 until present.

Richmond Painters

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