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The cyclists in the picture are left to right: Jim Robinson, Cliff Sorensen, Harry Robinson and Tommy Kell. Cliff, Harry and Tommy were at that time (mid to late 1940’s) apprentices at Richardson Westgarth. At this time, Tommy and Harry were members of a Hartlepool cycling club and Jim occasionally would join them in their rides. They often cycled to Billingham to swim at the baths. What they had not realised on the first visit was that Harry could not swim; he saw them in the pool treading water and thought they were standing and jumped in and Jim had to rescue him.

Donor : Mr. John Robinson


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