The Mackinnon and Kelvin Cups Final

The finals of the Mackinnon and Kelvin Cups were held recently on BBO.

Mackinnon Cup
The Mackinnon Cup final was won by Rex Anderson & Brian McDowell, Ian Lindsay & Robin Burns. Runners up were – Bill Scott & Ronnie Morrow, Ken Hawtin & Maureen Murray.

Kelvin Cup
In a very tight match, the Kelvin Cup was won by Ian Lindsay & Robin Burns, Diane Greenwood & Michael O’Kane. By 1 IMP (143/142), they beat Brian McDowell & Alan Sharp, Michael McFaul & Neill Cauwood.

Unidentified Trophy – More History on the Trophy

From Desmond McDowell, Ontario, Canada
I have been researching the Barnett Family.  They lived in a house, Northleigh, Somerton Road. In 1902 the house was (owned?) by Robert and Martha Barnett.  Robert was a Grain and Produce Merchant. It is interesting that Somerton Road does not show up in the Belfast Street Directory.  In the Fortwilliam Area, there is a House called Northleigh.

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