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A list of club members updated when names come to light

Adams, E 1946 winner of the Langton Memorial Trophy (12hours) Source: 1947 Jubilee Dinner Menu

Attwood, Arthur A member in 1939 Source: 1939 Photo and articles on the RAF 1946 WWII Mutiny

Bartholomew, F 1924 Club 24 Hour Time Trail Runner Up Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Dinner Menu article

Ball, Frederick William Balham Social CC, Honorary Secretary in 1898 Source: 1898 Cyclist Handbook and Yearbook

Beale, Jack Club member 1914-1918 (minimum) Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Dinner Menu article

Bragg, Basil 1. 1920 Olympics GB Team Road Race Reserve. Source: Hull Daily Telegraph 29 July 1920 2. 1920 Half-Mile Cycle Handicap; Mile Cycle Handicap; Mile Cycle Scratch winner at the Tunbridge Wells Sports Meeting. Source: 1920 May 28 Kent & Sussex Courier

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Butler, Claud Bike dealer and frame builder who was a member in the 20s and 30s. Source: The Bicycle Magazine 23rd July 1952

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Butterworth, HL Balham CC, Church Institute, Captain in 1893 Source: Cycling Annual and Yearbooks for 1894

Cusden, Harry Club President Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Dinner Menu article

Church, Jimmy 1946 winner of the EH Stevens Cup (50miles), Members Cup (50miles), Sir Alfred Butt Cup (aggregate time club events) and Bill Shore Memorial Trophy (club champion) Source: 1947 Jubilee Dinner Menu; 1948 Photograph

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Davey, Bob Club President Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Dinner Menu article

Evans F Balham CC, Church Institute, Honorary Secretary in 1892 and 1893 Source: Cycling Annual and Yearbooks for 1893 and 1894

Farnham, WA Balham CC, Balham Conservative Club, Captain in 1894 Source: 1894 Cycling Year Book

Figg, Ken 1931 Club Champion and record holder for numerous records Source: Family memorabilia inc 1932 Club Handbook

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Gamble, Reg Club Member in (at least) 1939 Source: Ken Smith Memoirs

Garnham, Albert E Balham CC, Balham Conservative Club, Honorary Secretary in 1894 Source: 1894 Cycling Year Book

Gerrard, Doug Club Member in (at least) 1939 Source: Ken Smith Memoirs

Gurr, FW Knocked out in the heats of the 1920 Tunbridge Wells Sports Meeting. Source: 1920 May 28 Kent & Sussex Courier

Hart, A 1957 Votier Memorial Cup Winner Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Dinner Menu

Hatch, Fred Member in (at least) 1948 Source: 1948 Photograph

Head, A Source: race report in the Worcester Journal 24th July 1880

Hebblethwaite, DE Source: Balham Rough Stuff Race Report 3 March 1937

Hill, Tom Member in (at least) 1948 Source: 1948 Photographs

Huntley, George Richard Our Balham CC founder and Licencee of the Balham Hotel (now The Regent) Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Dinner Menu article

Ife, Alfred John Balham Social CC, Captain in 1898 Source: 1898 Cyclist Handbook and Yearbook

Lacey, Bob Club President Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Dinner Menu article

Langton, “Pa” Club President and Track Secretary Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Dinner Menu article

Lee, Terry Member in (at least) 1948 and Club Runs Captain Source: 1948 Photograph

McKinlay, J Represented Balham at the 1904 Word Championships (undercard); won the 1904 Club Championship 1 Mile Handicap (Cartwright and Etches Cup) 1904 Source: Race reports

Melhuish, Cyril Club Member in (at least) 1939 Source: Ken Smith Memoirs

Nott, Frank Club member 1914-1924 (minimum); 1924 Club 24 Hour Time Trail 3rd Place Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Dinner Menu article Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Dinner Menu article

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Nutting, John Balham CC, Church Institute, Captain in 1892 Source: Cycling Annual and Yearbooks for 1893

Osborne, Jack First club member to beat the hour for 25 miles Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Dinner Menu article

Oughton, Ron 1947 (minimum) club member Source: 1947 Photograph

Parkin, Larry Club member 1914-1918 (minimum) Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Dinner Menu article

Perotte, Wally 1916 Club Secretary Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Dinner Menu article and 1913 club photograph

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Perotte, Bert Club member 1914-1918 (minimum) Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Dinner Menu article and 1913 club photograph

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Philbrook, P 1946 winner of the Bob Davey Shield (junior champion) Source: 1947 Jubilee Dinner Menu

Phillips, E 1946 winner of the A Kerridge Cup (100miles) Source: 1947 Jubilee Dinner Menu

Press, Charlie 1948 (minimum) club member Source: 1948 Photograph

Purton, Eric 1947 (minimum) club member Source: 1947 Photograph

Rance, Bob Member in (at least) 1939-1948 Source: 1948 Photograph, 1939 Ken Smith Memoirs

Rance, Charlie Club Member in (at least) 1939 Source: Ken Smith Memoirs

Sharpe, Harold Club Member in (at least) 1939 Source: Ken Smith Memoirs

Simcock, John Member 1947-1950/1 Source: The man himself

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Smith, Fred J Club member (at least 1939-1957) Bill Shore Memorial Trophy Club Champion, A Kerridge Cup Winner Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Dinner Menu, 1939 membership Source: Ken Smith Memoirs

Smith, Steve Club Member in (at least) 1939 Source: Ken Smith Memoirs

Sweetland, Don Member in (at least) 1948 Source: 1948 Photograph

Syred, Frank C Club Member in (at least) 1939-58; 1957 Langton Memorial Cup Winner Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Dinner Menu; 1939 Source: Ken Smith Memoirs

Taylor, Cyril 1924 Club 24 Hour Time Trial Winner Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Dinner Menu article

Tempan, J  1946 winner of the Denton & Down Cup (25miles) Source: 1947 Jubilee Dinner Menu

Turner, DG  1928 member (minimum)  Source: Cycling Magazine 1928 Balham Rough Stuff Race Report

Turner, Tom Club Member in (at least) 1939-1948 Source: 1939 Ken Smith Memoirs; 1948 Photograph

Utting, Arthur Club Member in (at least) 1939 Source: Ken Smith Memoirs

Vanner, Len 1948 Balham CC Vice President and active member of the National Cyclists Union; 1957 Club President Source: Balham CC 1949 Handbook; April 1949 Balham Gazette; 1958 Diamond Jubilee Dinner Menu

Walker, Henry Robert Balham CC, 2 Bedford Hill, Honorary Secretary in 1898 Source: 1898 Cyclist Handbook and Yearbook

West, Bill Club Member in (at least) 1939 Source: Ken Smith Memoirs

West, T  1957 Bob Davey Shield Junior Champion, Winner Denton & Down Cup, EH Stevens Cup, Members’ Cup, Huntley Points Cup, Mass Start Cup Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Menu Card

Wills, Albert Edward  The first man in the world to break the 60 miles in the hour barrier behind motor pace; 1904 2km World Amateur Championship Semi-Finalist  Source: 1958 Diamond Jubilee Menu Card Club History article

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