A committee for the green management was set up during 1919. Bowlers were represented by Alfred Clough, Wilson Davy, W.H. Shuttleworth and Joseph Sutcliffe, the council by Joseph Henry Brigg, John Wm Midgley, H.N. Nutter and L. Preston.
Junior Cup 1921
By 1921, there were a total of five cups for the annual competition. These included a cup given for juvenile bowlers in the parish, of sixteen to twenty years.
On the competition day, Mr Wilson Davy took the chair, and commented that, “that day was the birth of the junior cup, the parents, were the advisory committee, and the proposer, Mr. A Pearce the father”. Mr J Hardaker presented the prizes saying the juniors had set a mark well for the older players to emulate.
Prizes were; Silver cup, 1 year Mr. W.L. Whitakerm also a silver ink Stand.
Runner up: Mr E. Smith silver jam dish.
Mr J. A. Smith, silver cruet.
Mr. G. Tempest, silver match stand.
Duties of the park keeper in October, included cleaning and greasing the bowls. The green is a crown bowling green. Mr. G. Whiteoak presented a silver cup for residents in 1940. In 1949 Miss Abigail Smith, Kings Court, handed back the J. E. Laycock trophy, in accordance to the wish of her late brother, Harvey Smith , for further competition.
Charges during 1950. 4d per person per hour. (2p)
Veterans 2d. (1p)