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Ellis Park Swimming Bath
Johannesburg, Gauteng

Type:Swimming Baths


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26°11'50.17" S 28°03'46.05" E Alt: 1714m

The swimming bath was opened on 16 January 1909. At the gala opening a race organised for councillors was won by James THOMPSON, the well known builder who had been Mayor the previous year. A Crawford, the Labour councillor, came second and Senator W Kidger Tucker came third.

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Writings about this entry

Shorten, John R; Johannesburg City Council. 1970. The Johannesburg saga. Johannesburg: John R Shorten. pg 254