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


Carding Mill
Carding Mill Valley Bathing Pool Church Stretton Swiming History

LAKE (PRIVATE), The Mere. Only by permission. Historic wild swimming venue.

ELLESMERE Lake Bathing Place - Swimming History

River, The Flash, Little Drayton. Historic wild swimming venue.

Market Drayton River Swiming History
Market Drayton Lido  Swimming History

Public Bath, Oswestry.

OSWESTRY swimming baths history
Public Bath.
Based at the same Quarry site the Jubilee Baths were built in 1894 at a cost of £8,000.
They were designed by W. Chapple Eddowes, and were built mainly thanks to public donation.

Alderman Butler Lloyd, a local businessman and ex-mayor, raised funds to construct the baths as a memorial to Queen Victoria's Jubilee.

Shrewsbury's Victorian swimming pool history
Shrewsbury swimmers show off their diving skills
Public Bath, Walker.
Wellington Public Bath Swimming History
Public Bath. Brownlow Street.
Whitchurch Baths swimming History
Outdoor Swimming in Britain - History

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