Monthly Archives: October 2011

Growth of pool tables (part 2)

Following on from my last blog when I am out and about pool table recovering I come across many different designs and manufacturers of pool tables which indicates the popularity of the game has grown over the years. Following on … Continue reading

Growth of Pool Tables (part 1)

Players such as Tom Dennis and Joe Davies helped snooker become the popular game it is today. Did you know; the multi million pound industry we see today started out as a mere £6,10s for the first prize money given … Continue reading

Birth of snooker tables cont…

Welcome to simply pool and snooker’s blog. We hope you enjoy it and feel free to comment or request other blog’s on any subject within the snooker table industry such as snooker table recovering. In 1876 Neville Chamberlain left the Devon’s … Continue reading

Birth of Snooker

It was whilst playing black pool at the officers mess in Jubbulpore one wet afternoon in 1875 that the game of snooker was born. Officers of the Devonshire Regiment stationed for long periods in Southern India used to while away … Continue reading