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Rushden Argus, 17th August 1917, transcribed by John Collins
Bowls—Mr. Tom Robinson, shoe manufacturer, of Gordon-road, Rushden, is representing Rushden in an important bowls tournament shortly to be held at Hastings. Mr. Robinson is a prominent Rushden bowler, and is expected to do very well indeed in the tournament.

Rushden Echo, 7th September 1917, transcribed by Gill Hollis

An accident to Mr. T. Robinson, of Rushden, who was competing in the great bowling tournament at Hastings, has unfortunately prevented him from taking part in the matches.  Slipping down some steps in the dark, he sprained his shoulder.

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