Bella and Joseph were married on the 8th December 1946 at Walm Lane Synagogue, Cricklewood, NW2 with a reception after at the Grosvenor Rooms. Joseph was born in Khotin, Bessarabia in 1888 and was conscripted into the Russian White Army. His parents had been deported to Siberia and died by the road side. Bella, born in London in 1913, was a milliner and Joseph a ‘master tailor’ had his own business making suits in East London. The couple lived in Ilford and had two daughters, Barbara and Beverly.