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Death of a Glasgow Oarsman

James Banks M’Neill, well known aquatic circles, died on Friday 11th October 1878 at Blantyre, in his 49th year. He was a boatbuilder, a most successful teacher of swimming, and in his youthful days a splendid oarsman. He built boats, hired them out and was the originator and first secretary of the City of Glasgow […]