William Burgess Bristow, Great Britain
William Burgess Bristow 27 years B/W photo G.B. Personal Swimming Record: 25 mile sea swim from Margate Pier to Herne Bay Pier and back in 11hrs, July 1958. Butlin’s Channel Race within 2 miles in 14 hours 32 minutes. He swam France to England in 1959. In the Billy Butlin Swim in a time of 18 hours and 1 minute. From the Sam Rockett Collection.