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Engagement of a swimming teacher for Sutherland 1908
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Engagement of a swimming teacher for Sutherland 1908

Extract from the Northern Times of 16 July 1908 concerning engagement of a swimming teacher for Sutherland, by the Marquis of Stafford, with the intention of holding classes in Golspie, Brora, Helmsdale, Embo and Dornoch. Swimming lessons for the young were viewed as necessary to overcome the increasing number of drowning accidents. (See picture #4626 for photograph of Dornoch Swimming Class 1910)
Picture added on 24 July 2008
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