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Christmas Day 2004

Wandsworth Borough News, 05/01/2005 The men's Christmas Day race is won by Steve Rowson and the ladies' race by Kit Morris. The prizes - the Burton Cup and the Kinnaird Cup - are presented by the Mayor of Wan...

Christmas Day 2004

Christmas Day 1984

The Burton Cup is presented to South London Swimming Club member Jim Eldridge (right) by the Club's President, Jack Snelling (left). The men's Christmas Day race is over 2 widths of the pool (67 yards).

Christmas Day 1984

Christmas Day 1985

South London Swimming Club member Bertie Charlton (left) is presented with the Burton Cup by club President Jack Snelling after winning the men's Christmas Day race 1985. The men traditionally race over 2 widt...

Christmas Day 1985

Start of Christmas Day Race 1984

A dozen or so men line up to contest the Christmas Day race 1984 which was won by Jim Eldridge. Click on any tag below to see him receiving the Burton Cup. Notice the old entrance in the background (demolished...

Start of Christmas Day Race 1984

Christmas Day 1911

The winner of the Christmas Day race holds the Burton Cup. He is flanked, presumably, by the swimmers who came second and third. All three were also awarded miniature gold medals which they are wearing.

Christmas Day 1911

Christmas Day Race 2005

Wandsworth Guardian, 12/01/2006 Mayor of Wandsworth, Diana Whittingham, presents the winner's cup to Marion Pattison for coming first in the Ladies' Christmas Day Race 2005. The cup is the Burton cup - actual...

Christmas Day Race 2005

Christmas Day Race 2008

Wandsworth Guardian, 08/01/2009 The Mayor of Wandsworth, John Farebrother, presents the Burton Cup to Andrew Ingamells following his success in the Men's Christmas Day Race 2008. The winner of the Kinnaird Cu...

Christmas Day Race 2008

Christmas Day Race 2007

Wandsworth Guardian, 02/01/2008 Long-standing South London Swimming Club member 85-year old Cyril Wood celebrates winning the Men's Christmas Day Race for the fifth time. His previous wins came in 1950, 1951,...

Christmas Day Race 2007

Christmas Day 1932

Balham & Tooting Mercury, January 1933 Twenty-two swimmers took part in the 1932 Christmas Day race. It was won by H. Cowsill, with A. E. Blay in second place and C. Davis in third. Blay is reported to have l...

Christmas Day 1932

Christmas Day Swim 1930

Balham & Tooting Mercury, 02/01/1931 H Cowsill wins 'the twenty-third consecutive annual race' for the Burton Cup, just ahead of H Palmer in second and L Holloway in third place. Also a report on the Boxing D...

Christmas Day Swim 1930
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