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Fun in the Bay
7 stories about Swimming
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Cross bay swim
Growing up at Canal Foot - Eunice Sampson, Jane Smith and Ann Johnson
Lovelies vs Loonies
Lovelies Before the Miss Great Britain competition rounds, 12 ‘Aqua-Lovelies’ would adorn the poolside of Morecambe’s Super Swimming Stadium and put on ...
Morecambe's Super Swimming Stadium
Ginny Marshall remembers the 1960s when thousands of tourists and locals used to flock to the beaches of Morecambe to ...
School Boy Adventures in Barrow, Dalton and Askam
On the penultimate day of the school year at Barrow Grammar School for Boys, something happened to upset our headmaster, ...
Taking the Plunge
In the summer of 1961 Eric Atkinson was working as a pool attendant at Grange-Over-Sands Lido. He received 10 pounds ...
The Aqua Lovlies
17 images of Swimming
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Photograph of diving boards at Morecambe Super Swimming Stadium
Photograph of Eric Atkinson at Grange Swimming Pool with other staff members
Photograph of the pool at Morecambe Super Swimming Stadium.
Photograph showing Morecambe Super Swimming Stadium
Programme for Aqua Cascades Water Show of 1961
7 media clips about Swimming
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Members of a social group held at Barrow Age UK talk about life in Barrow.
Oral history interview with Charlie Overett, member of Aqua Loonies diving troupe
Oral history interview with Denys Vaughan, born in Barrow 1931, now lives in Grange
Oral history interview with Eric and Jill Atkinson on swimming
Oral history interview with Ginny Marshall, a lifeguard in Morecambe Super Swimming Stadium
Oral history interview with Mrs L. Carrick. Aqua Lovlies at Morecambe Super Swimming Stadium.
Summary of interview with Charlie Overett, member of Aqua Loonies diving troupe at Morecambe Super Swimming Stadium
2 documents about Swimming
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Letter to Charlie Overett from Gerald Forsberg
Letter to Charlie Overett from Gerald Forsberg thanking him for piloting his cross bay swim (page 1 and page 2).
Morecambe Cross-Bay Swimming 1907-1991
Research article by Pat Rowland about the Grange-Morecambe Cross-Bay Swim 1907-1991 Searching through digital newspapers online, local historian Pat Rowland has been able to explore the history of the Morecambe to ...
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