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George W. Ferguson and Scotland’s 1930 British Empire Games Team



Haynes R (2014) George W. Ferguson and Scotland’s 1930 British Empire Games Team. Sport Heritage: From Sporting Past to Future Wellbeing Blog [Blog post] 28.05.2014.

The archive of Commonwealth Games Scotland includes the minutes of its predecessor the Scottish National Sports Federation, established in April 1931. Influential throughout its formative years was the Federations secretary, treasurer and general team manager George W. Ferguson. Captured in the centre of the photograph and looming large among the Scottish team, Ferguson came to prominence on the Scottish sporting scene as an administrator of Warrender Baths Club in Edinburgh, Scotland’s preeminent swimming club of the period – which would go on to foster a number of Scottish Commonwealth and Olympic champions, most famously David Wilkie in the 1970’s.

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Professor Richard Haynes

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