Joan Brunton having completed Dover-Deal swim

Joan Brunton age 11 after her Dover to Deal swim in a new 10 mile record, with her trainer W Kellingley  and Captain Pearson, plus many others.William Kellingley was a leading figure in long distance swimming,he was the Brighton one mile Champion, and the winner of the half mile Championship. He trained Millie Corson, Jabez Wolffe, In 1924 he trained Miss  Lillian Harrison, an Argentine Distance Swimmer, in 1924. The Zittenfield twins, Frank Perks who swam for ten hours in his France to England attempt. He also trained Mrs Myrtil Huddlestone, she swam for 21hrs. 13mins.the attempt was England to France, she still had 7 miles to go to Cap-Gris-Nez. He also trained Edouard Bernat, and he swam for 15hrs, from Shakespeare Beach. Captain George Morris, Miss Eva Morrison, and lastly George Brewster. who later swam in the 1950 Mail Race.

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