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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

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

Poem : The Swimmer's Warning

This poem - believed to have been written by Charles Roskilly, whose initials appear at the bottom - was an expression of the frustration felt by many of the South London Swimming Club men at the new rules tha...

Poem : The Swimmer's Warning

Ladies' Section of South London Swimming Club

Balham & Tooting Mercury, 03/04/1931 First steps taken by the South London Swimming Club's Annual Meeting to admit women as full members. List of committee members for 1931 and list of prize-winners for the p...

Ladies' Section of South London Swimming Club

A Swimming Wedding 2/2

Balham & Tooting Mercury, 13.03.1931 Photograph and report of the wedding of Charles Roskilly, South London Swimming Club press officer, and Betty Lofthouse, daughter of SLSC member J H Lofthouse at St Leonar...

A Swimming Wedding 2/2

A Swimming Wedding 1/2

Balham & Tooting Mercury, 13/03/1931 Photograph and report of the wedding of Charles Roskilly, South London Swimming Club press officer, and Betty Lofthouse, daughter of SLSC member J H Lofthouse, at St Leona...

A Swimming Wedding 1/2

Famous Schoolboy Diver

Balham & Tooting Mercury, 21/11/1930 South London Swimming Club member and Tooting boy Louis Marchant wins Amateur Diving Association's Junior Open Plain Diving Championship. He's described in the article (pr...

Famous Schoolboy Diver

Bravery Rewarded 2/2

Balham & Tooting Mercury, 05/12/1930 South London Swimming Club captain William Laws is presented with a Royal Humane Society Honorary Vellum for his bravery in rescuing a woman from drowning at Sonning-on-Th...

Bravery Rewarded 2/2
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