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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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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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Cooper [married name Badcock], (Margaret) Joyce (1909–2002), swimmer, was born in Ceylon on 18 April 1909, the daughter of Arthur Murray Cooper. Her family returned to England from Ceylon after the First World War and settled on the south coast. She learned to swim in ...

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Ferris, Elizabeth Anne Esther [Liz] (1940–2012), diver, doctor, and campaigner for gender equality in sport, was born on 19 November 1940 at the Mary Stanley Nursing Home in Bridgwater, Somerset, the second of three daughters and third of four children of Roy Ferris (1903–1975)...

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Elizabeth Anne Esther Ferris (1940–2012) by David Lees, 1960 ? Getty Images

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Fletcher, Jane [Jennie] (1890–1968), swimmer, was born at 46 Checkett's Road, Belgrave, Leicester, on 19 March 1890, the fourth daughter of John Frederick Fletcher, shoe riveter and later fishmonger, and his wife, Emily, née Wilkinson. Known as Jennie, she was one of eleven children, of whom nine survived into adulthood. They helped out at their father's stall in ...

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Jane Fletcher (1890–1968) by Bob Thomas, 1912 [Fletcher, second to left, with 400-metre relay team that won gold in Stockholm olympics, 1912] ? Popperfoto/Getty Images

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Mercedes Gleitze (1900–1981) by J. P. Bamber ? National Portrait Gallery, London

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Gleitze, Mercedes (1900–1981), swimmer, was born at 124 Freshfield Road, Brighton, on 18 November 1900, the youngest of three daughters (there were no sons) of Heinrich Gleitze, journeyman baker, and his wife, Anna Kurr, a language teacher. She spent her childhood partly in ...

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Jarvis, John Arthur (1872–1933), swimmer, was born at 6 Crown Street, Leicester, on 24 February 1872, one of the ten children of John Jarvis and his wife, Elizabeth Glover. Like his father he became a painter and decorator, and ran his own business from ...

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Lucy Morton (1898–1980) by unknown photographer, 1924 [right, with C. Jeans at the Olympic games] ? Popperfoto

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Morton [married name Heaton], Lucy (1898–1980), swimmer, was born at New Tatton, Knutsford, Cheshire, on 23 February 1898, the daughter of Alfred Morton, a groom in domestic service, and his wife, Jessie, née Bradbury. The family subsequently moved to Blackpool, Lancashire, where her father became an attendant to the mayor of ...

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Radmilovic, Paolo Francesco [called Raddy] (1886–1968), water polo player and swimmer, was born on 5 March 1886 at 4 Bute Terrace, Cardiff, the third son in the family of three sons and one daughter of Antonio Radmilovic (1846/7–1911), a boarding-house and inn keeper of the ...

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Riach, Nancy Anderson Long (1927–1947), swimmer, was born at 9 Allan Street, Motherwell, Lanarkshire, on 6 April 1927, the daughter of Charles Fraser Riach, a police constable who rose through the ranks of the Motherwell police force to become an inspector, and his wife, ...

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