The 1912 Amateur Swimming Association  directory for swimmers in England listing: Indoor swimming baths, lidos, swimming lakes, swimming rivers, and seaside swimming facilities...

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BRAINTREE.

River, Mr Belsham's Meadow. Good dressing-room, closed only on Sunday after 12 noon. Historic wild swimming venue.

Braintree Bathing Place Swimming History
BRAINTREE.

 

River. No dressing accommodation. Historic wild swimming venue.
 

Braintree River Historic wild swimming venue
BRAINTREE. 

Lake. Gosfield. Bathing allowed by courtesy of owner before 8.30 A.M. and after 7.30 P.M. No dressing accommodation. Historic wild swimming venue.

Braintree Swimming History Lake Gosfield
BRENTWOOD. 

Private Bath, Grammer School. Lido.

Brentwood Swimming History
CHELMSFORD. 

Public Bath. Open air. Lido.

Chelmsford Baths Swimming History
Chelmsford Swimming Baths History
CHIGWELL. 

Private Bath, Grammar School. Lido.

Girl Guide Camp Site Lido Chigwell Row Swimming History
CLACTON - ON - SEA. 
 
Sea, Pier and Beach. Historic wild swimming venue.
The Pier Swimming Pool Clacton-on-Sea Swimming History
Sea Bathing at Clacton-on-Sea Wild Swimming History
Clacton on Sea Bathing Machines West Cliff Swimmig History
Clacton Pier and Baths Swimming History
Butlin's Clacton-on-Sea Indoor Heated Pool History
COLCHESTER.
 
Colne River. Historic wild swimming venue.
Colchester River Swimming Baths History
DOVERCOURT.
 
Sea. Historic wild swimming venue.
Dovercourt Sea Swimming and Lido History
Dovercourt Bathing Pool Essex Swimming History
FOULNESS. 
 
Sea. Historic wild swimming venue.
FOULNESS Sea Swimming History
FRINTON.
 
Sea. Historic wild swimming venue.
 
Sea Swimming and Bathing at Frinton-on-Sea
Sea Swimming Frinton on Sea History
GRAYS. 
 
River. Historic wild swimming venue.
Grays Essex Beach Bathing Place Swimming History
HALSTEAD. 
 
River. Historic wild swimming venue.
HALSTEAD River Swimming History
HARWICH.
Sea. Historic wild swimming venue.
Harwich Sea Bathing Swimming History
Ingatestone 
MALDON.
 
River, Blackwater. Historic wild swimming venue.
Maldon River Blackwater Swimming History
MALDON.
 
Mar Lake, Blackwater. Historic wild swimming venue.
Maldon The Bathing Pool Swimming History
The Bathing Pool Maldon Swimming History
PURFLEET. 
Sea. Historic wild swimming venue.
PURFLEET Swimming History
ROMEFORD. 
Public Bath, Mauneys Road.
Romford Swimming History Mauneys Road Baths
SHOEBURYNESS. 
Sea. Historic wild swimming venue.
SHOEBURYNESS Swimming History
SOUTHEND. 
Sea. Historic wild swimming venue.
Mixed Bathing South-End-On-Sea Swimming History
Thorpe Bay Southend Swimming History
Southchurch Beach and Christian Bathing  Hut Swimming History
TILBURY. 
Private Bath. P.L.A. employees.
Tilbury Baths P.L.A. Employees Swimming History
WALTON-ON-NAZE. 
Sea. Historic wild swimming venue.
Sea Bathing Walton-on-the-Naze Swimming History
WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA. 
Sea. Historic wild swimming venue.
Westcliffe-on-Sea Lido Swimming History
Bathing Pool, Leigh-on-Sea Swimming History
Outdoor Swimming in Britain - History
Westcliff-on-Sea, The Beach, Looking West Swimming History
The open air baths, Westcliff by Charles E. Flower 1930
Corporation Sea Bath Westcliffe on Sea Swimmig History

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