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Barry, Ernest James (1882–1968), sculler, was born on 13 February 1882 at 17 Hermit Road, Canning Town, London, the son of Henry Barry, lighterman, and his wife, Elizabeth Spall. While still an apprentice in 1902, he was entered for the Newcastle handicap, a sculling race on which considerable betting took place, and reached the final. He started favourite but lost by a length to ...

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Beckwith, Frederick Edward (1821–1898), swimmer, was reportedly born at Ramsgate, Kent, on 16 December 1821, the son of William Henry Beckwith, musician. He moved to Lambeth in south London in the early 1840s and worked as a journeyman chair-maker. With Agnes Oram (1831/2–1875)...

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Beresford, Jack [formerly Jack Beresford Wiszniewski] (1899–1977), oarsman, was born at 36 St Mary's Grove, Chiswick, Middlesex, on 1 January 1899, the elder son and eldest of the three children of Julius Beresford Wiszniewski (b. 1868) and his wife, Ethel Mary Wood...

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Jack Beresford (1899–1977) by unknown photographer, 1923 [on shore, left] Getty Images

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Bourne, Gilbert Charles (1861–1933), zoologist and oarsman, was born at Grafton Manor, Worcestershire, on 5 July 1861, the eldest surviving son of Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Bourne, 54th regiment, of Cowarne Court, near Ledbury, and his wife, Anna Eliza, youngest daughter of Samuel Baker, of ...

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Bourne, Robert Croft (1888–1938), politician and oarsman, was born at Doddington Place, Kent, on 15 July 1888, the only son of the two children of Gilbert Charles Bourne (1861–1933), zoologist, and his wife, Constance Margaret Graham (d. 1954), eldest daughter of Sir John Frederick Croft, ...

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Braithwaite, John, the elder (bap. 1760, d. 1818), engineer and diver, was baptized at St Albans Abbey, Hertfordshire, on 20 July 1760, the second son of five children of William Braithwaite (bap. 1732, d. 1800), whitesmith and engine maker, and Mary Crowther (...

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Brickett, Walter Septimus (1865–1933), swimming coach, was born at 121 Grove Street, St Pancras, London, on 24 June 1865, the fifth son in the family of at least five sons and two daughters of James Brickett (1828–1879), greengrocer, and his wife, Sarah, née...

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Walter Septimus Brickett (1865–1933) by unknown photographer, 1912 [Brickett on left with water polo team that won gold in Stockholm olympics, 1912] ? PA Photos

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Burnell, Charles Desborough (1876–1969), oarsman, was born at Notting Hill, London, on 13 January 1876, the only child of George Edward Burnell, stockbroker, of Notting Hill, and his wife, Harriet Desborough. He was educated at Eton College and Magdalen College, Oxford, before becoming senior partner in the stockbroking firm of ...

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Bushnell, Bertram Harold Thomas [Bert] (1921–2010), sculler and marine engineer, was born on 3 September 1921 at the Boat House, Wargrave, Berkshire, the second of two sons of John Henry Bushnell, king's waterman and boat builder, and his wife, Lena, née Simmons. He left ...

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Donald Malcolm Campbell (1921–1967) by Peter Keen, 1956 ? Peter Keen; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Campbell, Donald Malcolm (1921–1967), land and water speed record-holder, was born on 23 March 1921 at Canbury, Kingston Hill, Surrey, the only son and younger child of Sir Malcolm Campbell (1885–1948), racing motorist, and his second wife, Dorothy Evelyn, daughter of Major William Whittall...

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Campbell, Sir Malcolm (1885–1948), holder of land and water speed records, was born on 11 March 1885 at Chislehurst, Kent, the only son and elder of two children of William Campbell (d. 1920), diamond merchant, of Cheapside, and his wife, Ada Westerton...

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Sir Malcolm Campbell (1885–1948) by unknown photographer [in Blue Bird] ? National Portrait Gallery, London

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Joe Carstairs (1900–1993) by Brooke, 1925 Getty Images – Brooke

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Carstairs, Joe [formerly Marion Barbara] (1900–1993), heiress and motor-boat racing driver, was born on 1 February 1900 at 115 Park Street, Mayfair, London, the daughter of Albert Joseph Carstairs, a captain in the Royal Irish Rifles, and his wife, (Frances) Evelyn (1872–1921)...

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Clasper, Henry [Harry] (1812–1870), oarsman and boat builder, was born at Dunston, near Newcastle upon Tyne, on 5 July 1812, the son of Robert and Jane Clasper. He married his cousin Suzannah Hawks on 19 September 1836 and they had eight daughters and five sons, the eldest of whom was ...