We have just received the very sad news of the passing of Joan Walmsley of Bath Ladies, on Thursday 28th March 2019. Joan was a well-known and much loved player who enjoyed great success in County and National Competitions over many years, right up until 2017. Joan was a member of Somerset’s Walker Cup-winning teams of 2008 and 2017.

Joan’s funeral will be held at Haycombe Crematorium on Thursday 11th April. A Memorial Service will be held in the Top Chapel at 12.30pm, followed by the cremation and then a gathering at Bath Bowls Club.

Card and condolence messages may be sent to Joan’s daughter :

Mrs Colette Newton, 25 Blenheim Road, Caversham, Reading RG4 6RP.