English Amateur Billiards Association

Robert Marshall (Bob)

MARSHALL, Robert (Bob) James Percival A Legend in Amateur Billiards Billiards legend Robert (Bob) Marshall, died in his home town of Perth, Western Australia, on Monday 23rd February 2004. He was 93 years of age. Bob Marshall, seen here in action in 1951 Marshall first saw the light of day in 1910 in the small …

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Ken Shirley

Ken Shirley 1934-2006   Ken Shirley died aged 71 on 14th March 2006, while returning home from a family holiday in Italy. Ken, a genial and outgoing man, was born just a few years before the war into a family where there had         been no particular sporting connections of any kind. …

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Jock McGregor

Jock McGregor 1920-2006 John Henderson McGregor died in Swindon General Hospital on 16th February 2006 aged 85, after a very short illness. More affectionately known as ‘Jock’- but without any known Scottish connection – he was possibly the most well known and well liked character in English Billiards. Jock’s enthusiasm for billiards, his generous support …

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James Williamson

James Mackenzie Williamson (1929-2009) A great beneficiary to the games of billiards & snooker Jim Williamson died on 7th October 2009, aged 80 years after a long illness. It was with great pride that he was able to present the World Professional Billiards Championship winner’s trophy to Pankaj Advani the 23-year-old billiards wizard from Bangalore, …

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Dick Watts

Dick Watts 1922-2005 Dick Watts of Taunton died suddenly on Thursday 8th December 2005. A great shock to his wife Betty and to all those who had the pleasure of knowing him. Dick Watts was born in Woolacombe, Devon on 5th October 1922. As a young man Dick worked for the Water Board at Barnstable, …

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Arthur Reeve

Arthur Reeve of Spalding, Lincolnshire died on the 21st June 2004, aged 69 years. Arthur was well known on the Amateur Billiards Circuit and previous to that was a regular entry in the Mini Prix Pro-am tournaments. Winner of the Spalding championship on no less than six occasions, and winner of the Cambridge and Lincolnshire …

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Andrew Grice

1953-2008 In May 2006 I was invited to play in the Austrian Billiards Open Classic in Vienna. The event stood out for two reasons – not only was it the most spectacular Billiards event I have ever been fortunate enough to compete in, but I met a visionary man who was to become not only …

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Bob Sconce

Bob Sconce Bob in cheerful mood doing the job he loved. Bob Sconce, one of the great characters of the billiards fraternity, died peacefully in Countess of Chester hospital, Chester, after a short illness, on 17th August 2009. A well known international professional billiards referee for many years and a founder member of the Professional Referees …

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