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.
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.
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.
Benjamin Conner, civil engineer, architect and baths member, completed the façade as we see it today. What is the story behind the Arlington's gym?