A view into the past

More old photos of the tennis courts in use, courtesy of Stuart Gough.Lamlash Tennis Courts 1Lamlash Tennis Courts 3We found this lovely artist’s impression of the shoreline in front of where the pavilion is now. This antique engraving dates from 1898. Clear evidence of fishing activity going on, nets stretched out on the shore being busily worked on.Lamlash Bay

Below…. the original lawn tennis court, 1884, before the existing courts were built. Players using solid wood tennis rackets and sporting long trousers.Lamlash tennis courts 1884 pre Pavilion.JPG

 

 

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