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dc.contributor.authorWilliams, Jeanen
dc.contributor.authorCurthoys, Marken
dc.date.accessioned2015-01-19T15:16:13Z
dc.date.available2015-01-19T15:16:13Z
dc.date.issued2014-10-01
dc.identifier.citationWilliams, J. and Curthoys, M. (2014) Irene Steer (1889–1977), swimmer, and Olympic title holder. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: Oxford University Press, http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/102443en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2086/10567
dc.identifier.urihttp://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/102443
dc.description.abstractThe Welsh champion Irene Steer (1889–1977), swimmer, was born at 290 Bute Street, St Mary, Cardiff, on 10 August 1889, the daughter of George Steer, master draper, and his wife, Annie Charlotte, née Lewis. On 15 July 1912 Steer was a member of the Great Britain gold-medal winning team in the ladies 4 × 100 metres freestyle relay at the Stockholm Olympic Games , whose other members were Isabella [Bella, Belle] Moore, Annie Speirs and Jennie Fletcher. She married, on 28 July 1915, William Nicholson, dentist, son of Thomas Nicholson, schoolmaster; they had three daughters and a son. She died at 101 Station Road, Llanishen, Cardiff, on 18 April 1977.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherOxford Dictionary of National Biography: Oxford University Press http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/102443en
dc.relation.ispartofseriesOlympic Title Holders Series;http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/102443
dc.subjectWelshen
dc.subjectswimmeren
dc.subjectOlympicen
dc.subjectamateuren
dc.subjectworking classen
dc.titleIrene Steer (1889–1977), swimmer, and Olympic title holderen
dc.typeOtheren
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/102443
dc.researchgroupInternational Centre for Sports History and Cultureen
dc.peerreviewedYesen
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