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    • Dear Doris & Liz ~ one of Railton’s friends is rowing historian Christopher Dodd, whom you can reach at the River & Rowing Museum in Henley-on-Thames, try his e-mail address there: chris – period – dodd – at sign – rrm – dot – co – dot – uk

  1. I’m looking for the book “Rowing” by Coach Richard Glendon. I think it was published in the 1920’s but all I can find is an image of the book’s title page

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