Membership List

Graham Allen (Honorary Life Vice President)

allen_021.01Year Joined: 1987
Outdoor Club: Graffham BC
Indoor Club: None

Number of Tours: 23

A member for over 25 years and has travelled on 23 tours. A very social animal and can be seen taking a drink with some regularity whilst on tour.

Roger Ayling (Honorary Life Vice President)

Captain

ayling_030.01Year Joined: 1995
Outdoor Club: Norfolk BC
Indoor Club: Worthing IBC
Number of Tours: 21

A tour regular and incumbent of the famous 'back seat of the coach' Roger was co-opted to the clubs General Committee when taking on the role of 'Committee Benevolent Representative' in 2005.  After a number of years assisting 'Big Pat' in 2014 Roger became the 'tour bookie'. Roger has now toured some 21 times since joining the club in 1995. Elected Captain at the AGM in November 2015 (and as a result now sits at the front of the coach!).

David Bain

Year Joined: 2017
Outdoor Club: Norfolk BC
Indoor Club: None
Number of Tours: 0

David was elected to join the club on 3rd February 2017. We hope it won't be too long before we see him on tour with us.

Ken Baker

2014_baker.1Year Joined: 2010
Outdoor Club:
Middleton BC
Indoor Club: None
Number of Tours: 0

Ken was elected a member of the club in February 2010. Quickly got involved with the clubs non tour matches and other events. Ken was looking forward to his first tour with us to Bournemouth in May 2017 but unfortunately ill health preventing him from travelling.

Ron Bell

bell_012.01Year Joined: 2008
Outdoor Club: 
Norfolk BC
Indoor Club: Arun IBC
Number of Tours: 9

Ron was elected to the club in March 2008 and made his first tour with us to Tenby in May that year.

Gareth Beven

beven_035.01Year Joined: 2005
Outdoor Club: Worthing Pavilion BC
Indoor Club: Worthing Pavilion IBC
Number of Tours: 12

'Sheep Head', toured for the first time in 2006. Seems to only drink, sleep and eat when on tour.

Paul Blakemore

Year Joined: 2017
Outdoor Club: Norfolk BC
Indoor Club: Worthing IBC
Number of Tours: 1

Paul was elected a member on 3rd February 2017. Paul joined us on tour for the first time in May 2017 at Bournemouth.

Michael Booth

022.1

Year Joined: 2015
Outdoor Club: Petworth BC
Indoor Club: None
Number of Tours: 3

Michael joined the club in February 2015 and travelled with us for the first time to Exmouth in May of that year.

Derek Brockhurst (Honorary Life Vice President)

President

brockhurst_028.01Year Joined: 1994
Outdoor Club:
Norfolk BC
Indoor Club: None
Number of Tours: 10

Derek has been a member for 20+ years but did not tour with us until 2008. Elected to the clubs General Committee in 2009. In November 2011 proudly took on the role as Club Captain a position he held for two years. He has now toured with the club on 10 occasions. Elected President at the AGM in November 2015.

Bill Bryder

General Committee

bryder_031.01Year Joined: 1999
Outdoor Club: Petworth BC
Indoor Club: None
Number of Tours: 19

Bill was co-opted to the General Committee in early 2005 and was in those days very much 'employed' as the Presidents Chauffeur. Toured with the club 19 times. Elected Captain in November 2007 and in November 2011 he became President. Bill's first tour was in 1999 when he travelled as a 'non bowler'. Known as 'Jinksy' to his friends because of the amount of losing rinks he seems to play on!

Norman Burchfell

General Committee Member

burchfell_020.01Year Joined: 2011
Outdoor Club:
Bognor Regis BC
Indoor Club: Arun IBC
Number of Tours: 5

Norman was accepted as a member at the Committee's Spring 2011 meeting. Toured to Weston-Super-Mare with us in 2013 and was elected straight into the 'Pink Purse' club (Bognor Mafia).
Rose to the ranks of the General Committee at the clubs AGM in November 2013.

Alan Catterson (Honorary Life Vice President)

catterson_019.01Year Joined: 1993
Outdoor Club:
Unattached
Indoor Club: None
Number of Tours: 23

A tour regular since joining the club in 1993. Served the clubs General Committee for 3 years from 2000. Moved to Thassos, Greece but now back in the UK and resident in Scarborough. Tour Champion in 2009 and again in 2017.

Peter Chiffins

2013 59th Tour- Weston-super-mare 093.1Year Joined: 1997
Outdoor Club: Unattached
Indoor Club:
Worthing Pavilion IBC
Number of Tours: 13

Peter joined the club in 1997 and became a regular face on tour. Served on the clubs General Committee for four years from 2005.
Tour Champion: 1998

Paul Chivers

chivers_009.01Year Joined: 2013
Outdoor Club:
Witterings BC
Indoor Club: Arun IBC
Number of Tours: 5

Paul joined the club in the spring of 2013. A member of the Witterings BC he toured with us for the first time to WSM in May of that year.

Andy Clarke (Honorary Life Vice President)

P1060504.1Year Joined: 1991
Outdoor Club: 
Worthing Pavilion BC
Indoor Club: Worthing Pavilion IBC
Number of Tours: 11

A regular tourist for many years until 'marriage and kids' stopped his active participation from 2004. Clunky resumed touring in 2012 and made a challenge to reclaim the 'back seat' of the coach. Needless to say he lost!

Jon Clear

Hon. Treasurer

clear_011.01Year Joined: 2005
Outdoor Club: 
Unattached
Indoor Club: None
Number of Tours: 12

Jon joined us in 2005 and enjoyed his first tour with us a year later. In November 2006 Jon was elected Hon. Treasurer and has became a hardworking member of the club.  Jon plays a prominent part in deciding where the club will go on future tours - by reviewing all lap-dancing clubs in the area! We all hope that Jon can continue in the role for many years. Tour Champion in 2015.

Geoff Cook

Year Joined: 2017
Outdoor Club: Bognor Regis BC
Indoor Club: Arun IBC
Number of Tours: 1

Geoff was elected a member on 3rd February 2017. Geoff joined us on tour for the first time in 2017 at Bournemouth.

Len Corne

corne_022.01Year Joined: 2003
Outdoor Club:
Aldingbourne BC
Indoor Club: Arun IBC
Number of Tours: 7

'Oddjob' became a member back in 2003 and first toured with us in 2010. Can be seen 'limping' on the greens after the first day on tour.

Keith Cruise

2010_cruiseYear Joined: 2016
Outdoor Club: Unattached

Indoor Club: Arun IBC
Number of Tours: 4

Keith re-joined the club in February 2016. He joined us on tour again at Bournemouth in 2017.

Harrison Dray

021.1Year Joined: 2015
Outdoor Club: Tarring Priory BC
Indoor Club: None
Number of Tours: 3

Harrison joined the club in February 2015 and travelled with us in May to Exmouth. Handed the important position of tour sweetie monitor.

Richard Dray

Dray.R 16.04.29Year Joined: 2014
Outdoor Club: Worthing Pavilion BC
Indoor Club: Worthing Pavilion IBC
Number of Tours: 2

Richard was elected to the club in May 2014. Richard managed to spend a day with us on tour in 2015 but became a fully fledged tourist at Scarborough in 2016. Richard is the father of 'sweetie monitor' Harrison.

Joe Dyke

dyke_2014_003.1Year Joined: 2013
Outdoor Club:
Chichester BC
Indoor Club: Arun IBC
Number of Tours: 0

Joe joined the tourists in the spring of 2013. we look forward to Joe joining us on a tour soon.

Barrie Fitch

2010_fitch.1Year Joined: 2010
Outdoor Club: Bognor Regis BC

Indoor Club: Arun IBC
Number of Tours: 5

Barrie was elected a member at the committee meeting held in February 2010. Made his first tour in 2010.

 

Derek Ford

ford_015.01Year Joined: 2003
Outdoor Club:
Bognor Regis BC
Indoor Club: Arun IBC
Number of Tours: 13

Another of the 'Bognor mafia' Derek has become a tour regular (13 trips) after starting his adventure with the club on the 2004 tour. Custodian of the clubs famous 'Pink Purse'.

    Tom Gaskin

    gaskin_017.01Year Joined: 2011
    Outdoor Club:
    Bognor Regis BC
    Indoor Club: Arun IBC
    Number of Tours: 7

    Tom was elected a member at the Committee's Spring meeting in 2011 and joined the tour party to Torquay a few months later. Part of the 'Bognor mafia'. Keep fit fanatic.

    Joe Gilpin

    gilpin_024.01Year Joined: 1998
    Outdoor Club: 
    Unattached
    Indoor Club: Arun IBC
    Number of Tours: 19

    A tour regular who is never seen without a Light & Bitter whilst away on tour. On the 2008 tour to Torquay he ordered his last L&B at 02:45 at night and his next at 08:20 (before breakfast) in the morning!

      Rick Gosnell

      gosnell_029.01Year Joined: 2006
      Outdoor Club:
      East Preston BC
      Indoor Club: None
      Number of Tours: 12

      Son of long time member 'Harry' who passed away in 2009. Enjoyed his first tour with us May 2006 and has become a regular since then.

       

      Pat Graysmark

      OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAYear Joined: 2003
      Outdoor Club:
      Unattached
      Indoor Club: None
      Number of Tours: 11

      Big Pat has toured with us on 11 occasions after joing the club in the spring of 2003. Served on the club committee and has been tour bookie for a number of years. Unfortunately due to a back problem Pat is unable to bowl currently.

      Steve Hawkes (Honorary Life Vice President)

      hawkes_001.1Year Joined: 1987
      Outdoor Club:
      East Preston BC
      Indoor Club: None
      Number of Tours: 30

      Steve Captained the club on the 2006 tour before resigning from the position. Served on the clubs General Committee from 2001 until 2006.
      Tour Champion: 1992, 1997, 2001.
      Presented with his '25 tour' award whilst away on tour at Bournemouth in 2012.

      David Hill

      2009Hill.1Year Joined: 1995
      Outdoor Club:
      Unattached
      Indoor Club: None
      Number of Tours: 0

      A member for some 20+ years but unfortunately never did find time to come on tour with us. Took on the role of Club Auditor from 2008 until 2014.

      Ron Hyam (Honorary Life Vice President)

      hyam_003.01Year Joined: 1993
      Outdoor Club: Tarring Priory BC
      Indoor Club: Worthing IBC
      Number of Tours: 23

      Another great servant since joining the club in 1993. First toured in 1995 and has never missed a year since. Awarded Honorary Life Vice Presidency in November 2014. Can be relied upon to pass on the odd 'sure thing' to members during the week of the tour.

      Doug Johnson

      Year Joined: 2017
      Outdoor Club: Goring Manor BC
      Indoor Club: Worthing IBC

      Number of Tours: 1

      Doug joined the club in April 2017 and was lucky enough to take up a spare place on the Bournemouth tour in May. Nicknamed 'Grandad' on tour - he is the grandfather of Harrison and stepfather of Richard (Dray).

        Geoff Kendall

        kendall_007.01Year Joined: 2014
        Outdoor Club: Bognor Regis BC
        Indoor Club: Arun IBC
        Number of Tours: 4

        Geoff joined the club on 6th February 2014 and made his first trip with us that year to Tenby.

        Ted Lane (Honorary Life Vice President)

        OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAYear Joined: 1980
        Outdoor Club:
        Unattached
        Indoor Club: None
        Number of Tours: 22

        Ted has toured with us on 22 occasions. For many years Ted played for Petworth BC but is now living in Ilminster (Somerset). Retains a great interest in the club and meets up most years on tour with his 'old mates'. In 2000 was elected an Honorary Life Vice President of the club.

          Paul Leatherbarrow

          Leatherbarrow 16.04.29Year Joined: 2016
          Outdoor Club: 
          Storrington BC
          Indoor Club: Grattons IBC
          Number of Tours: 1

          Paul joined the club in February 2016. Toured with us to Bournemouth in 2017.

          Ray Leggett

          Leggett 16.04.29Year Joined: 1998
          Outdoor Club:
          Worthing Pavilion BC
          Indoor Club: Worthing Pavilion IBC
          Number of Tours: 0

          Wiggy supports the club in various events but as yet has not made it to one of our tours. Under the thumb?

          Dave Levey

          2015 Tour Exmouth 103.1Year Joined: 2014
          Outdoor Club:
          Tarring Priory BC
          Indoor Club: Worthing IBC
          Number of Tours: 1

          David was elected to the membership in May 2014 and toured with us for the first time in May 2015.

            Roger Lucking

            2010_luckingYear Joined: 1999
            Outdoor Club: Petworth BC

            Indoor Club: None
            Number of Tours: 9

            It took Roger a number of years to get into the touring scene after joining the club in 1999. Soon became a regular. Affectionately known on tour as 'the very nice man!'

            Mike Meadows

            General Committee

            meadows_mike.1Year Joined: 2007
            Outdoor Club:
            Tarring Priory BC
            Indoor Club: Worthing IBC
            Number of Tours: 9

            Mike joined the club in February 2007. Took over as 'Horse Racing Swindle' organiser in 2008. Co-opted to the clubs General Committee in 2009.
            Tour Champion in 2012.

              Alan Messer

              2015 Tour Exmouth 104.1Year Joined: 2014
              Outdoor Club:
              Tarring Priory BC
              Indoor Club: Worthing IBC
              Number of Tours: 2

              Alan joined the club on 6th February 2014 and travelled with us for the first time to Exmouth in 2015.

              Kevin Mitchell

              mitchell_033.01Year Joined: 1999
              Outdoor Club:
              Petworth BC
              Indoor Club: None
              Number of Tours: 19

              First toured in 1999 as a 'non bowler'. Some would say that he still does come as a non bowler! One of the real characters of the club and enjoys the odd drink and large cigar whilst away from home. Tour Champion: 2002.

              Amrik Pannu (Honorary Life Vice President)

              pannu_010.01Year Joined: 1990
              Outdoor Club:
              Tarring Priory BC
              Indoor Club: Worthing Pavilion IBC
              Number of Tours: 18

              Hammy joined the club in 1990 and in November 2011 was elected an Honorary Life Vice President. Hammy has toured 18 times with the club. Has been known to hunt out a good curryhouse when away on tour. Was awarded Honorary Life Vice Presidency of the club in November 2014.

              David Parker

              Year Joined: 2014
              Outdoor Club:
              Bognor Regis BC
              Indoor Club: Arun IBC
              Number of Tours: 3

              David joined the club on 6th February 2014 and travelled with us to Exmouth in May 2015. Official 'head counter' of the club.

              Roger Parsons

              parsons_034.01Year Joined: 2000
              Outdoor Club:
              Norfolk BC
              Indoor Club: None
              Number of Tours: 9

              Famously remembered for his first day exploits on tour in 1995 at Exmouth. Supports the club in all events and made his 9th tour with us in 2017. Tour champion in 2016.

              Joe Peters

              Joe Peters smiling at tenby

              Year Joined: 2012
              Outdoor Club: Tarring Priory BC
              Indoor Club: Worthing Indoor BC
              N
              umber of Tours: 4

              Was accepted as a member of our club on 2nd February 2012. Made his first trip with us to Bournemouth the same year.

              Ray Roberts

              roberts_026.01Year Joined: 2013
              Outdoor Club:
              Tarring Priory BC
              Indoor Club: Worthing Indoor BC
              Number of Tours: 4

              Ray joined the club in the spring of 2013 and toured with us in 2014 to Tenby. Earned the nickname of 2 down.

              Chris Rolph (Honorary Life Vice President)

              Hon.Secretary and Immediate Past President

              rolph_018.01Year Joined: 1984
              Outdoor Club: None
              Indoor Club:
              Adur IBC
              Number of Tours: 34

              Elected a member in early 1984 and toured every year since. Now a 'veteran' of 34 tours. Took over from Ken Armstrong as Hon. Secretary in November 1987 and still holds the position today having just completed his 29th tour as Secretary. Captained the club in 2004 and 2005 for the 50th Tour and the 50th Anniversary Tour. President of the club in 2014 and 2015 for the 60th Tour and the 60th Anniversary Year. Responsible for the setting up and administration of the clubs website.

              Franco Sacco

              2014_sacco.1Year Joined: 2006
              Outdoor Club: 
              Worthing Pavilion BC
              Indoor Club: None
              Number of Tours: 10

              Franco took bowling up in 2005 and quickly heard about the West Sussex Tourists. Applied, joined and toured in May 2006. Has now been on 10 tours.

              Trevor Sandalls

              2010_sandalls.1Year Joined: 2004
              Outdoor Club:
              Norfolk BC
              Indoor Club: Worthing Indoor BC
              Number of Tours: 0

              Trevor has been a member since 2004 and supports the club in non tour games. We hope that it will not be too long before Trevor joins us on our annual tour.

                Nigel Short

                short_004.01Year Joined: 2009
                Outdoor Club: Unattached

                Indoor Club: None
                Number of Tours: 4

                Nigel joined the club in 2009 and made his first tour in 2010. Missed the Torquay trip in 2011 but was back at Bournemouth in 2012. Tour Champion at Tenby in 2014.

                Steve Soames

                Year Joined: 2016
                Outdoor Club: Bognor BC

                Indoor Club: None
                Number of Tours: 1

                Steve joined the club in February 2016. Joined us at Bournemouth on tour in May 2017.

                Bert Stapley (Honorary Life Vice President)

                stapley_013.01Year Joined: 1995
                Outdoor Club:
                Norfolk BC
                Indoor BC: None
                Number of Tours: 17

                One of the clubs 'quiet men' Bert was a regular tourist until 2009 before missing three tours. Happily back with us at Weston-Super-Mare in 2013. Now toured on 17 occasions.

                  Alan Stewart (Honorary Life Vice President)

                  stewart_023.01Year Joined: 1994
                  Outdoor Club:
                  Chichester BC
                  Indoor Club: Arun IBC
                  Number of Tours: 14

                  Alan took a few years to get started with the touring side of the club after joining in 1994. Was the clubs official photographer for many years and after a break took over the role again in 2016.  Tour Champion: 2008.

                  Ned Waddock

                  General Committee

                  2010_waddock.1

                  Year Joined: 2008
                  Outdoor Club: Bognor BC
                  Indoor Club: Arun IBC
                  Number of Tours: 9

                  Elected to the clubs General Committee in November 2010. Ned joined the club in 2008 and has now toured with us on 9 occasions. Has also taken on the role as the club representative to Sussex County Bowling Association. Elected Captain of the club at the AGM in November 2013 a position he held for two years. Ned is the clubs 'Delegate' to the Sussex County Bowls (Men's section). One of the famous 'Bognor Mafia'.

                  Cecil Wadey (Honorary Life Vice President)

                  Committee Benevolent Representative

                  wadey_002.01Year Joined: 1984
                  Outdoor Club:
                  Petworth BC
                  Indoor Club: None
                  Number of Tours: 32

                  A great hardworking member of the club. Served the club as President for 7 years from 2004 following stint as Captain in 2001 and 2002. First joined the clubs General Committee in November 1988. Another Honorary Life Vice President being elected in 2004. Presented with the clubs '25 tours' award at Ipswich in 2009.  Moved 'upstairs' in November 2011 and became Immediate Past President for two years. After serving his time as IPP has now rejoined the club's general committee as Committee Benevolent Representative.

                    Stan Watt (Honorary Life Vice President)

                    watt_014.01Year Joined: 1995
                    Outdoor Club:
                    Arundel BC
                    Indoor Club: None
                    Number of Tours: 18

                    A tour regular since joining the club. Usually manages to 'hear a whisper' from Dunlop's yard during the week. One of the clubs 'quieter' members.

                    Barry Whitmore

                    tour_2011_stewart_179.1Year Joined: 2005
                    Outdoor Club: 
                    Worthing Pavilion BC
                    Indoor Club: Worthing Pavilion IBC
                    Number of Tours: 2

                    Barry joined the club in 2005 and enjoyed his first tour with us in 2011 becoming Tour Champion.

                      Ron Wootten

                      wootten_005.01Year Joined: 2010
                      Outdoor Club:
                      Middleton BC
                      Indoor Club: None
                      Number of Tours: 5

                      Ron was elected a member of the club at the committee meeting in February 2010. Enjoyed his first tour experience with us in 2011. Took over as the official club photograher in 2012.

                      Ian Younger

                      Year Joined: 2017
                      Outdoor Club: Storrington BC
                      Indoor Club: None
                      Number of Tours: 1

                      Ian was elected a member on 3rd February 2017. Bournemouth in May 2017 was his first tour with us.

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