De Grey Plate 23 September
The De Grey Plate began life in 1998 as a 14pt AC handicap club competition for higher handicapped players. Over the years the entry dwindled as the players either improved or ceased to be members, and the competition was last held in 2017.
As the club has recently had an influx of new members playing AC the event was revived as a one-
Dave Barnett (16) beat Peter Rothwell +3t, T Nurse +4t, G Strutt +8t
Peter Rothwell (10) beat Tim Nurse +6t, G Strutt +22
Tim Nurse (14) beat G Strutt +17
Geoff Strutt (12) no wins
De Grey is taken from the title acquired by the family who owned Wrest Park. The present house was built in the 1830s by Thomas Robinson (1781-
Thomas Philip Robinson, then 3rd Baron Grantham, in a sketch by Ingres from 1816.
© Wrest Park Croquet Club