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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

Christmas Day 1908

A Christmas Day race (for men only) was held on 25 December 1908. Races may also have been held in 1906 and 1907 but this year, for the first time, there was a prize: a silver trophy presented by Mr A Burton. ...

Christmas Day 1908

Ann Hannaford Plate

Doug Mann (centre) holds the Hannaford Silver Plate presented to the South London Swimming Club by Ann Hannaford (right in grey suit). In the foreground, Bertie Coleman holds the Doug Harper Tankard.

Ann Hannaford Plate

Dawnay Cup

Tooting & Balham Gazette, 06/10/1909 Presentation to the South London Swimming Club of the Dawnay Cup by the Mayor of Wandsworth, Archibald Dawnay, himself. It is described as a 'massive silver cup' and was f...

Dawnay Cup

Opening Day, 28 July 1906

The Mayor of Wandsworth, Alexander Glegg, formally opened the pool on Saturday 28 July 1906. It is referred to here as 'the Pond' but was actually called Tooting Bathing Lake. Glegg was keen to promote swimmin...

Opening Day, 28 July 1906

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

Brooks Cup

Balham & Tooting Mercury, 04/07?/1930 The annual 100-yard race for the Brooks Cup, donated to the South London Swimming Club by the club's Vice-President, Mr A F Brooks, was won by A E Blay. Also reference to...

Brooks Cup

Frederick Judge

Frederick William Judge (1877-1960) Frederick Judge was a keen swimmer and diver at the bathing-lake in its early years. Here he's pictured in the garden of his home in Cowick Street, Tooting, with a variety ...

Frederick Judge

River Swim 1950

Streatham News, 08/09/1950 South London Swimming Club annual river swim at Walton-on-Thames. Men competed over 1 mile for the Lawson Cup; women over half-a-mile for the Roskilly Cup. Junior event over 1 mile....

River Swim 1950

Jimmy Saunders 3/3

South London Swimming Club member Colin Bull (right) receives his prize for third place in the Winter Points competition from Jimmy Saunders, Mr Universe Second Class 1955

Jimmy Saunders 3/3
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