Eileen Welch and Joe Malcolm with their bicycles in Hydethorpe Road, Balham. Cycling was a popular pastime for many young people and favoured destinations for South London cyclists included Brighton, Hastings, Eastbourne and Worthing. Joe and Eileen were married in Streatham when he returned from war duty in 1945.Digital image by kind permission of Eileen Malcolm. From the Lambeth Archives Home Front project 2005.
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