THIS photograph shows a Tyldesley Swimming Club event in the late 19th century.

The picture at Tyldesley Baths was taken around 1880.

Spectators surround the pool with Frank Isherwood, Addin Tyldesley and Billy Platt swimming in the water.

In 1976, the club arranged a number of celebrations to mark the 100 years. At a special dinner, guest received a centenary medallion and a small gift.

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We will consider using pictures taken in Leigh, Atherton, Tyldesley, Hindley and surrounding areas from a different era.

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