Who is Harry Evans?
Our story begins in London.
Born in England in 1840, Harry Evans played at his father’s billiards room as a child. Harry’s game progressed to a high level. The young player’s efforts did not go unnoticed. Winning his first professional title in London in 1882. He astounded the English Billiards scene with his skill.
Harry found his bride and travelled to Adelaide (Australia) in 1882. He continued to establish his reputation as a fine local player. Competition across Australia took him as far afield as Coolgardie. The family decided to move to Melbourne. By this time he was a professional Billiards player. Competing in tournaments and Winning three Colonial Championship Titles.