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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

Elizabeth Takes an Icy Dip

One of a series of photographs taken for the Daily Mirror on Wednesday 3 February 1954 at 8 o'clock in the morning. 11-year old Elizabeth (surname not known) is being encouraged by South London Swimming Club ...

Elizabeth Takes an Icy Dip

Dawnay Rescue Champion

Balham & Tooting Mercury, 19/08/1932 The Dawnay Rescue Championship Cup 1932 was won by Derek Berry (known as Jack). Archibald Dawnay was Mayor of Wandsworth for an unequalled eleven consecutive years, from ...

Dawnay Rescue Champion

Christmas Day 2003

Wandsworth Guardian, 08/01/2004 SLSC members Cyril Wood and Megan Willis receive their winners' cups from the Mayor of Wandsworth, Councillor Colin Dawe. It was the 4th time that 80-year old Cyril had won the...

Christmas Day 2003

A Pool for all Seasons

South London Press, 13/02/1996 Winter swimming event organised by the South London Swimming Club to launch a £1.5m national lottery bid for funding to improve the lido's facilities. Despite the support of Wa...

A Pool for all Seasons

Christmas Day 1951

South London Swimming Club member Cyril Wood holds aloft the Burton Cup after winning the men's Christmas Day race 1951. From left: Unidentified, Jack Berry, Jimmy Green, Cyril Wood, unidentified.

Christmas Day 1951
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