Catalogue description Barnsley Swimming Club records

This record is held by Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

Details of A/469/G
Reference: A/469/G
Title: Barnsley Swimming Club records

Barnsley Swimming Club (men only) was founded in 1879 and celebrated it's centenary in 1979. It was known originally as the Barnsley Swimming Club and Humane Society. Barnsley Swimming Club (ladies only) was founded in 1898 and joined with the men's club in 1953. The Clubs were based at Race Street Baths, but moved to the Metrodome when Race Street Baths closed in 1989.




1. Financial 1879-1981: Comprising:


1. Subscription books 1888-1975;


2. Cash books 1879-1965;


3. Miscellaneous file 1976-1977: Includes receipt books, 1976-1977; receipts 1977; The Royal Life Saving Society, annual report 1976, etc;


4. Cheque book stubs 1978-1979;


5. Receipts 1956-1981;


2. Correspondence 1921-1973: Comprising:


1. Letter books 1921-1937;


2. General correspondence 1937-1973;


3. Miscellaneous papers 1964-1981;


4. Photographs 20th century: Comprising, 6 black and white photographs relating to Club;


5. Miscellaneous items 1946-1948: Comprising:


1. Jubilee certificate presented to Barnsley Swimming Club to commemorate 50 years of membership in the Yorkshire Amateur Swimming Association 1946;


2. Pennant, embroidered, 'CNL LYON, 1947';


3. Pennant, embroidered, 'ENSO Amersfoot, Rotherham 1948', 1948.

Date: 19th-20th century
Held by: Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Barnsley Swimming Club

Access conditions:

Open for public access.

  • Barnsley, South Yorkshire
  • Sport
  • Leisure
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