|1966||The North Kelsey & District Mixed Tennis League formed by Brian Glover & Cyril Bennett who become first Chairman & Secretary.
The League is formed for village clubs only and starts with one division of 8 playing each other once in best of 3 couple long sets
|1967||Alan Wright from Scampton becomes new Chairman|
|1968||League expands to 10 clubs in one division playing each other once.|
|1970||Works teams allowed to join, plus club second teams.
League expands to two divisions of 7 teams playing each other home & away.
|1971||Jack Austin of Market Rasen takes over as Chairman|
|1972||League expands to having a Division 3 which is split into 3N and 3S.
Two winners play-off for right to go into Division 2.
|1975||Rolly Shacklock of Caistor becomes Chairman.|
|1976||Derek Housam of Scotter becomes Treasurer.|
|1977||Brian Chudley of Blue Circle, Kirton Lindsey becomes Chairman.|
|1979||Chris Plumtree of Blue Circle, Kirton Lindsey becomes Treasurer|
|1980||League expands to 5 Divisions of 6 teams playing home and away weekend tennis.
League Tournament started.
Two teams from same club allowed to play in same division.
|1982||A total of 33 teams play in the 5 divisions of the weekend tennis, the highest number attained.
Tie-Breaks introduced into the first two sets of each rubber.
New 2-couple mid-week timed tennis division introduced with 6 teams.
|1985||Tie-Breaks in all sets introduced in weekend matches.|
|1986||Tournament split into two to cater for Divisions 1 & 2 playing separate to Divisions 3,4 & 5.|
|1987||Keith Wadd of Appleby-Frodingham, Scunthorpe becomes Chairman.|
|1989||Knock-out Cup, played in the evenings, introduced.|
|1990||Final year of Division 5 weekend.|
|1992||Division 4 Weekend becomes a 2-couple timed division. Division 2 of Midweek Timed Tennis introduced.
John Tomlinson of Caistor becomes Treasurer.
Final Year of the Tournament
|1997||Last year of the Knockout Cup|
|1998||Last year of Division 4 weekend. Divisions 2 and 3 become 2-couple timed tennis.|
|1999||N. Kelsey Winter League played at the Grange Park Bubble started with 2 Divisions of 6 teams.|
|2000||All weekend divisions become 2-couple timed tennis.
Last year of Division 3. Peter Salsbury becomes Treasurer.
|2004||N. Kelsey Web site created by Allan Thompson.|
|2005||Cyril Bennett dies at Xmas after 40 years as League Secretary.|
|2006||Keith Wadd becomes acting Chairman and Secretary.
Robert Burrell of Graiselound becomes Treasurer.
|2007||Clare Mounter of Haxey becomes Fixture Secretary.|
|2008||Keith Wadd / Allan Thompson move league towards using email and excellent website and doing away with paperwork.
Two weekend and two midweek divisions only with total of 18 teams.
|2009||No handbook, all communication by email and website. Now only 1 midweek division. Total teams down to 16.|
|2010||Mens Two Couple timed division started with 8 teams. Mixed teams down to 12 in 2 weekend and 1 midweek divisions.|
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