Monthly Archives: November 2011

John Bennett & Company By J.k.Bennett

In December 1941 an incendiary device dropped by the Luftwaffe completely destroyed the factory and all the snooker tables at John Bennett’s & Co’s building, 120 Newington Causeway, London, SE1. All existing records of the company were lost until until … Continue reading

The Game (pool tables)

Most of you reading this blog will have played a game of pool before or at least watched a game of pool in a pub or club or on television. What version of the game you have played or watched … Continue reading

Growth of pool tables (part 3)

First we had the game of billiards, then pocket billiards, fifteen ball, continuous pool and straight pool. As the tactics of pool developed, players started to look for different ways to play the game. The game of eight ball as … Continue reading