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Alf Watts Group

When first posted on the Archive the title of the photograph was already given, but the rest was a mystery. Alan Franks advised : “This is a photograph of 1st St Helens (Liverton Mines) Troop Baden Powell Boy Scouts Football Team 1919-1920. My dad George Franks is the small lad 3rd from right, he would be 12 or 13 years old at this time. I have no further information.” Derick Pearson assisted with: “Alf Watts is first left on the photograph. He worked in the Stockyard at Skinningrove on the side press and 12 road saw as well as other areas.”

Image courtesy of Carlin How Community Centre and Mike Holliday, thanks to Alan Franks and Derick Pearson for the updates.

1 comment to Alf Watts Group

  • Danny Plews

    I didn’t realise that Liverton Mines had had a Scout Group in earlier years, because in the early 1950s, I lived in Liverton Mines and joined Carlin How Scout Group, then several other lads from the village Joined as well: one being Mike Matthews who now lives at Skelton, after a while, the numbers coming from our village meant that we had enough lads to FORM OUR OWN LIVERTON MINES TROOP!
    What a smashing picture above! Danny Plews.

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