Sorell Tennis Club Inc.

Club History

The Sorell Tennis Club has been operating for over 100 years.

The Sorell Tennis Club was formed at a public meeting on the 11th January 1913 at the Sorell Memorial Hall and it was to be located beside the Sorell Rivulet (todays current location).

Please find below the historical committees of the club:

Year
President / Chairman V/President Secretary Treasurer Club Capt. Ladies Capt. Patron Committee 1 Committee 2 Committee 3 Committee 4 Committee 5
1913 – Year formed Dr. Webster / Mr W Alomes Rev. Muschamp Mrs Featherstone Mrs Peacock Mesdames Muschamp Heath
Hon. A.Dean Mesdames Featherstone Mr. Featherstone
Dr. Alister Mesdames Peacock W.Alomes
G.Read Miss Alomes K.Read
W.Read G.E.Denholm
Jas Taylor
W.Nettlefold
Year President / Chairman V/President Secretary Treasurer Club Capt. Ladies Capt. Patron Committee 1 Committee 2 Committee 3 Committee 4 Committee 5
1914 Dr. Webster Mrs Featherstone Miss Grant
1915 – 1922 War years – Club not operating
1923 – Club reformed J.Green C.Challis
1924 A.J.Pullen
1925 Mrs Featherstone Stewart Wall
12/5/1925 Dr. Hamilton Mrs Featherstone Rev. Wall / Mrs Fenner
1926 Dr. Hamilton Mrs Featherstone Mrs Fenner
1927 Dr. Hamilton Mrs Featherstone Mrs H.Hildyard
1928 Dr. Hamilton Mrs Featherstone Mrs H. Braithwaite
1929 Col. Blacklow Mrs Featherstone Mrs H. Braithwaite
1930 Rev. M.J.May Mrs Featherstone Mrs H. Braithwaite
1931
1932
1933
1934
1935
1936
1937
1938
1939
1940
1941
1942
1943
1944
1945
1946
1947 Halder ? W.C.Thomas Mrs Peacock Mr Leech Col. Blacklow Miss Briant (Assist. Secretary)
1948 Mr Clark Mr Horton Mr Leech Mr Clark / vc W.C.Thomas Col. Blacklow Mr Newitt (Assist. Secretary)
1949 Mr Clark W.C.Thomas Mr Wright W.C.Thomas / vc G.Phillips Col. Blacklow J.Jessen (Assist. Secretary)
1950 W.Sibley Mr Clark W.C.Thomas G.Phillips W.C.Thomas / vc G.Phillips Col. Blacklow J.Jessen (Assist. Secretary)
1951 Mr. A. Peacock W.C.Thomas G.Phillips Col. Blacklow
1952 Mr. A. Peacock W.C.Thomas D.Newitt W.C.Thomas Col. Blacklow W.Clark (Assist. Secretary)
1953 Mr. A. Peacock / L.Mitchell D.Newitt R.Harrison
1954 Mr. A. Peacock L.Jessen ? N.Lovell R.Harrison M.Lahey (Assist. Secretary)
1955 Mr. A. Peacock D.Briggs L.Mitchell W.C.Thomas A.Schofield
1956 N.Lovell J.Jessen L.Mitchell N.Lovell D.B. Gatehouse Mrs N. Lovell (Assist. Secretary)
1957 N.Lovell W.C.Thomas J.Jessen L.Mitchell D.B. Gatehouse
1958 Mr.Heywood J.Jessen K.Mathews L.Stokes/W.C.Thomas Mr Dunbabin MLC
1959 Mr.Heywood J.Jessen K.Mathews Mr Dunbabin MLC
1960 Mitchell J.Jessen K.Mathews T.Brain/L.Mitchell Mrs Jeffries
1961 Mr. Bayley J.Jessen K.Mathews G.Jones / M.Banks B.McKay
1962 Mr. Bayley J.Jessen K.Mathews G.Jones G.Reynolds B.McKay
1963 G.Reynolds J.Jessen Mitchell G.Jones G.Reynolds B.McKay
1964 G.Reynolds J.Jessen Dakin G.Jones / W.W.Thomas B.McKay
1965 G.Reynolds J.Jessen Dakin Dakin E.Castle B.McKay
1966 G.Jones J.Jessen G.Reynolds W.W.Thomas P.Newitt B.McKay
1967 G.Jones J.Jessen G.Jessen B.Newitt K.Mathews B.McKay
1968 G.Jones J.Jessen G.Jessen B.Newitt G.Thomas W.C.Thomas
1969 G.Jones G.Evans G.Jessen B.Newitt E.Castle W.C.Thomas
1970 B.Newitt E.Castle G.Evans B.Newitt H.Page
1971 B.Stennard G.Evans G.Evans W.W.Thomas/B.Newitt H.Page
1972 B.Stennard D.Stennard G.Evans W.W.Thomas H.Page
1973 H.Grice W.W.Thomas G.Evans P.Stokes/B.Newitt G.Reynolds H.Page
1974 H.Grice W.W.Thomas G.Evans G.Reynolds
1975 H.Grice W.W.Thomas G.Evans G.Reynolds G.Reynolds
1976 G.Reynolds W.W.Thomas L.House W.W.Thomas N.Watson C.Busch
1977 G.Reynolds W.W.Thomas L.House W.W.Thomas F.McGuinness C.Busch
1978 G.Reynolds W.W.Thomas L.House W.W.Thomas C.Busch
1979 G.Reynolds W.W.Thomas L.House W.W.Thomas G.Faye
1980 G.Reynolds W.W.Thomas F.Chatterton W.W.Thomas C.Dodge G.Faye
1981 G.Reynolds W.W.Thomas F.Chatterton B.Newitt C.Dodge G.Gill
1982 G.Reynolds W.W.Thomas F.Chatterton B.Newitt C.Dodge G.Gill
1983 G.Reynolds W.W.Thomas F.Chatterton B.Newitt C.Dodge G.Gill
1984 B.Newitt W.W.Thomas F.Chatterton L.House R.Newitt G.Gill
1985 B.Newitt W.W.Thomas F.Chatterton L.House R.Newitt
1986 B.Newitt W.W.Thomas F.Chatterton G.Clow R.Newitt
1987 B.Newitt W.W.Thomas R.Newitt G.Clow M.Geeves
1988 B.Newitt W.W.Thomas L.House G.Clow M.Geeves
1989/90 F.Chatterton W.W.Thomas L.House G.Clow M.Geeves
1990/91 F.Chatterton W.W.Thomas U.Peterson L.Evans M.Geeves
1991/92 F.Chatterton W.W.Thomas U.Peterson L.Evans M.Geeves
1992/93 F.Chatterton W.W.Thomas U.Peterson L.Evans P.Gilmour
1993/94 W.W.Thomas F.Chatterton M.Clow U.Peterson L.Evans P.Gilmour
1994/95 W.W.Thomas F.Chatterton M.Clow U.Peterson L.Evans P.Gilmour
1995/96 W.W.Thomas M.Clow U.Peterson L.Evans P.Gilmour
1996/97 L.House M.Clow P.Gilmour U.Peterson L.Evans J.Park
1997/98 G.Evans L.House W.Alomes M.Stott G.Wright J.Park
1998/99 G.Evans C.Dodge W.Alomes M.Stott G.Wright J.Park
1999/2000 C.Swan S.Garth G.Wright M.Stott M.Gavan J.Park
2000/01 C.Swan S.Garth G.Wright M.Stott M.Gavan U.Peterson
2001/02 C.Swan S.Garth G.Wright M.Stott M.Gavan U.Peterson
2002/03 G.Reynolds J.Mcilwain G.Wright M.Stott I.Mcilwain U.Peterson
2003/04 G.Reynolds U.Peterson G.Wright M.Stott L.Axelson J.Mcilwain
2004/05 D.Vernon S.Garth J.Boxall W.Alomes L.Axelson B.Tilyard
2005/06 D.Vernon C.Swan J.Boxall W.Alomes L.Axelson G.Semelbauer
2006/07 D.Vernon C.Swan J.Boxall W.Alomes L.Axelson G.Semelbauer M.Polley
2007/08 L.Sargent D.Vernon C.Rapley W.Alomes L.Axelson C.Rapley M.Polley D.Vernon G.Wright S.Hibberd (A/sec) L.Axelson J.Park R.Garth (Jnr dev)
2008/09 L.Sargent D.Vernon C.Rapley W.Alomes L.Axelson C.Rapley M.Polley
2009/10 P.Collins H.Courtney-Pratt W.Alomes S.McGuire G.Semelbauer M.Polley G.Semelbauer Matthews W.Alomes J.Boxall S.McGuire
2010/11 P.Collins H.Courtney-Pratt A.Kerr G.Semelbauer M.Polley G.Semelbauer J.Quinn W.Alomes J.Boxall
2011/12 P.Collins H.Courtney-Pratt A.Kerr J.Boxall G.Semelbauer M.Polley
2012/13 C.Swan N.Thomas H.Courtney Pratt M.Schroeter B.Thornbury T.Evans M.Polley L.Walters (A/Sec)
2013/14 S.Thomas N.Thomas L.Walters N.Green B.Thornbury T.Evans M.Polley G.Jack I.McIlwain D.Close P.Lester