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Cubs and Scouts of Sandsend – 1929

Cubs and Scouts of Sandsend - 1929

Pictured at Sandsend (railway viaduct in the background) the Cubs and Scouts Sandsend had assembled.
Back row: D. MacLean, R. Sleightholme, John Young, G. Crosby, H. Crosby, H. Foster, W. Mead, T. Waller, W. Stamp & C. Thomas.
Middle row: J. Robson (Cub Master), Dr. Tinley (District Commissioner), T. Walker (Scout Master) & W. Braithwaite (Assistant Scout Master).
Front row: F. Stonehouse, S. Sparks, B. Waller, T. Pybus & Reg. Carass .
Image courtesy of John G Hannah (originally from Whitby Gazette “Down Memory Lane” 1980).

A 1910 Liverton Mines Scout

A 1910 Liverton Mines Scout

Edward Frederick Dohring pictured in 1910; a proud member of Liverton Mines Boy Scout Troop, he is in full Scout uniform for this early period of Scouting. Baden Powell (a copy of whose signatory hat Edward is carrying) held the first Scout camp on Brownsea Island in 1907. This image taken in a studio gives an idea of how rapidly this active boys organisation had spread. In the 1911 census his family was listed as being resident at 8 Graham Street, Liverton Mines, Edward was then a Grocer’s apprentice; aged 14 years.
Image courtesy of Colin Dohring (Edward’s son).

Scout Hut Fire

Scout Hut Fire

Loftus Scouts Hut destroyed by fire, we wondered “When did this disaster occur, can someone tell us?” Dean Gibson has come to the rescue: “If my memory serves me correctly, the fire took place in second half of 1982, not long after the Troop’s exhibition to mark the 75th Anniversary of the founding of the Scout movement. Several Scouts ran the exhibition, having spent quite a while beforehand tidying the hut up for the event. The hut originally housed workmen building the Ballistic Missile Early Warning Site at RAF Fylingdales and I believe was secured for the Troop by Mr Norman Pass.” Norman Pass was the Scout Leader at Loftus for many years

Image courtesy of Dave Lees; thanks also to Dean for the update and additional information.

Scouts in Switzerland

A group photograph of 1st Loftus Scouts; taken in Switzerland 2010.

The names we have are: Jack Miller, Michael Lees, Kate Morrison, Ray Silver, Tom Rix, Jono Urban, Helen Lees, Tom Limon, Chris Lindsey, Ryan Mckinnon, George Jackson, Emma Silver, Pam Lees, Billy Hume, Alex Williams, Isobel Silver, Sean Ramsay, John Dickinson, Alec Silver, Jordan Vasey, Joseph Thompson, Linda Arkless, Ben Roberts, Keith Arkless, Cal Halton, Dave Lees, Helen Tyreman.

Image courtesy of Dave Lees.

Scouts Again

Scouts Again

Mrs Waton is standing on the right and we understand that clothing had been collected by the Scouts. Do you recognise anyone in the photograph? John Preston tells us: ”The lady left of picture (non-uniform) is Ethel Robinson (her husband was called Wilf)”, Pamela Mcvay, confirms this fact – it’s her grandmother –  and called her nanna! Carol Barwick suggests: ”2nd lady on the left is Sister Greta”.

Image courtesy of Lillian Waton and many thanks to John Preston for the update; also many thanks to Pamela and Carol for further names.

Well Done the Scouts

From ”Remember When” in the Evening Gazette, the caption tells us all, were you one of those Scouts? The original newspaper article dates from March 1960. Barbara McBurney has identified : “The three Cub Scouts in the back row are Robin Middleton, Michael Lindsey and Peter Collinson”. 
Image courtesy of Lilian Waton and thanks to Barbara McBurney for the update.

At ‘Greena’ Beck

At 'Greena' Beck

Terry Carter, Philip Mortimer, Eric Parker(Assistant Scout Leader), Ted Ward, Joe Ward(in the checked shirt) and Ray Pass pictured by Greenhowe (Greena) Beck.

Thanks to Joe Ward for the photo and information.

Scouts at Egton Camp

Scouts at Egton Camp

John Nellist, ??, ??, ??, Peter King and David Hebron pictured at the Egton camp site.  Who are the other three Scouts in the middle of the picture and what are they doing, are they peeling spuds?

Thanks to Joe Ward for the photo and names.

Scouts’ Day Out

Scouts' Day Out

Thanks to Joe Ward for this photo of Michael Swales, John Nellist, Ray Pass, Michael Hore, Ted Ward and Philip Mortimer walking near Whitby on a day out.

Scouts’ Party

Scouts' Party

This photograph of the Liverton Mines and Loftus Scouts was taken at the same party as the other three photos that are already on site.  Bob Goldby, Assistant Scout Master, is sitting with the boys, but we haven’t any of the boys’ names.  Sixth from left on back row has been identified as Barry Emerson. Alan Walker advises: ”Possible names: Second from left Graham Nellist, fourth from left David Bateman, seventh from left Michael Bateman.”

Can anybody assist with other names?

Thanks to Joe Ward for the photograph also Janet Lingard (nee Thompson) and Alan Walker for the updates.

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