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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

Replica Royal Humane Society Certificate

Alfred French was the first lifeguard at Tooting Bathing Lake. On 5 August 1907 he is known to have saved a man from drowning. Some reports say he saved two men. Later that year he was awarded a certificate o...

Replica Royal Humane Society Certificate

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

Bravery Rewarded 1/2

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 1/2

Reward for Bravery

Balham & Tooting Mercury, No date 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-Thame...

Reward for Bravery
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