Medals

1906: Football and swimming?

By Sharlee Brooks

This medal / award is dated August 18th 1906. The origin of the medal is unkown to me but appears to have a connection to both the Brighton and Hove Albion FC and the Brighton Swimmer's Club.

Photo:Front of medal

Front of medal

From the private collection of Sharlee Brooks

Photo:Back of medal

Back of medal

From the private collection of Sharlee Brooks

This page was added on 26/09/2006.
Comments about this page

I can see the connection with Brighton & Hove Albion but not with the Brighton Swimmers Club.  Is it the two dolphins that make you think of swimming?  If so, it's worth remembering that BHA used to be known as The Dolphins long before they became The Seagulls.

By Alan Phillips (04/10/2006)

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