The story of John S Thomson, a lifelong member of the Arlington Baths, who swam for Great Britain in the 1924 Olympic Games.
When we delved into the archive boxes in the Bath’s basement, we made a discovery which confirms the Arlington’s connection to one of the most famous, talented and glamorous men of the 20th century...
Glasgow clerk Léon Lévy died on the Western Front but that was not quite the end of his story. For 80 years later his name and grave became part of a short story about the War and remembrance by award-winning author Julian Barnes.
Sydney John Ancill lived in Sandyford Place in Glasgow with his parents, brother and two sisters. His family were in the clothing business and before the First World War his mother ran a ladies outfitters in Sauchiehall Street.
When we discovered hundreds of names and addresses of members who had served in the First World War, we used the data to create an interactive map.