Port Elizabeth of Yore: Pollok Beach

The word Pollok has created confusion in two ways; its spelling and whether it bore any link to the famous Port Elizabeth cricketers. One can swiftly discard any connection to the cricketing family as the beach was named Pollok decades before the cricketing pair rose to prominence.  

If that is so, how did the name of this well-known beach in Summerstrand arise?

Main picture: Pollok Beach

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