Ellinor Agnes Christison trained and worked in domestic science; a profession that took her to North Africa and Italy in the Second World War.
Robert Colin Christison was known as ‘Bertie’. An engineer from a family of engineers, was an athlete, interested in books and reading, and was described as “universally popular”.
Algernon Burton Cook was a school sports star considered to be one of the best swimmers in Scotland, who became a motor cyclist and aeroplane pilot in the First World War.
With the distinctive name of Isidor Freeman we thought it would be easy to learn more about the life of this member who was killed in the First World War. But the search led us to more questions.
The story of John S Thomson, a lifelong member of the Arlington Baths, who swam for Great Britain in the 1924 Olympic Games.