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February, 2019:

Roy Winchester

We have just been informed of the death on February 25th of Roy Winchester.

Roy was originally a member of the Morris Motors Bowls Club and after it’s closure, the Florence Park Bowls Club. Sadly, both clubs no longer exist.

In addition to his outdoor bowling, Roy was also a member and for many years the fixture secretary of the Oxford & District Indoor Bowls Club.

Funeral arrangements will follow.

John Hornblow

News has reached us that John Hornblow, a member of Florence Park and Blackbird Leys bowls clubs between the 1970’s and 90’s, died on February 14th.

His funeral will take place at Oxford Crematorium on Monday March 4th at 11.00a.m.

John Humphris

John Humphris, a long time valued member of Banbury Central and well known to bowlers in the north of the county, passed away just over a week ago. He was a great character who thoroughly enjoyed his bowling. During his many years at the club, he took on the role of Men’s captain in 1989 & 1990.His son Paul is known to many bowlers as is John’s daughter-in-law, Pam Shepherd.Our thoughts are with Paul and Pam and the rest of the family at this sad time.


John’s funeral will take place on Friday 1st March, at Banbury Crematorium at 1.00p.m.This will be followed by a wake at the Best Western Hotel, Oxford Road, Banbury, friends are most welcome.