16 year old Shirley Radley often rows alone says the Evening Standard

This early press picture of Shirley had the following text below it. ‘ROWS ALONE— Sixteen year old Clapton girl, Shirley Radley, clerical assistant at Scotland Yard, and member of Hackney Ladies Rowing Club, often rows alone in skiff competitions.’ The text appears quaint and paternalistic and some would say sexist from a 21st century viewpoint.Shirley Radley, Hackney Ladiescropped


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