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SLSC Rules 1930s

The South London Swimming Club rules as drawn up in the 1930s with a list of the trophies at the back.

SLSC Rules 1930s

Aerial View of Lido

Photograph taken by Aerofilms Ltd, 18/11/1937. The café and fountain are visible at the shallow end of the pool, having been installed the previous year; the pump-house at the deep end was added in 1931. The l...

Aerial View of Lido

William Laws: Royal Humane Society

Royal Humane Society casebook entry for 23 September 1930. Case No 50471 records how William Laws, Captain of the South London Swimming Club, saved Mrs E Cinnatti from drowning in the Thames at Sonning on 6 Ju...

William Laws: Royal Humane Society

Christmas Day 1930

The men's Christmas Day race 1930.

Christmas Day 1930

Ice-Breakers 1/2

This photograph is thought to have been taken in December 1931. The figure on the left is 70-year old H. Palmer and, on the right, R. C. Chadwick, also known as 'Tubby' Chadwick. Both had been members of the S...

Ice-Breakers 1/2

Ice-Breakers 2/2

This photograph is thought to have been taken in December 1931. The figure on the left is 70-year old H. Palmer and, on the right, R. C. Chadwick, also known as 'Tubby' Chadwick. Both had been members of the S...

Ice-Breakers 2/2

William Laws: 21 Years' Service

Unidentified newspaper, 13/03/1936 William Laws (Right) is presented with a silver salver by South London Swimming Club secretary, Harold English, in honour of his 21 years as captain of the club.

William Laws: 21 Years' Service

Two Lives Saved

Unidentified newspaper, 21/08/1936 An account of how three members of the South London Swimming Club rescued an 18-year old youth from drowning at the pool. Also, the rescue by another member of a 4-year old ...

Two Lives Saved

Like a Lido!

Unidentified newspaper, 02/08/1935 The caption underneath the photograph describes the pool as being 'Like a lido' - the first known reference to Tooting Bathing Lake as a lido. London County Council, which ...

Like a Lido!

Louis Marchant to Represent England

South London Swimming Club member Louis Marchant is chosen to represent England at the Empire Games at Wembley. By the age of 17, he already held 15 diving cups and nearly 100 medals.

Louis Marchant to Represent England
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