Glimpse history through old images of Carshalton in Greater London.
Motorcycle Race 1927
This item opens with a title card which states:
“The Pleasures of Pillion Riding – silk stockings and water splashes do not seem to harmonize in this popular sport”. That’s because there are a few women watching or riding pillion in the race.
In one of the shots there is a house in the background.
Motorcycle race at Carshalton (1927) – British Pathé on YouTube