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1st Yarnfield Scouts, Kibblestone

1st Yarnfield Scoutmasters at Kibblestone Scout Camp, near Stone. On the left is Mr Clark, with John Deag on the right. John Deag was Scoutmaster for 1st Yarnfield and was on the G.P.O. staff at Duncan ...

Armistice Day, Stone

Service and civic parade in front of the War Memorial on Granville Square, Armistice Day. The Stone War Memorial on Granville Square was unveiled on 10 January 1921 by Lord Dartmouth, Lord Lieutenant ...

Basford Scouts, camping in Hanchurch Woods

Robert Baden-Powell set up the scouting movement in 1908 after a successful camp teaching boys important skills, and releasing a book called ‘Scouting for Boys’. By the end of 1908, there were 60,000 ...

Bob-a-Job week, Walton, Stone

Scouts posing for a photograph during 'Bob-a-Job' week, April 1952, at St. Vincent Road, Walton. From left to right: Bobby Gilpin, Leonard Powell, Alan Mountford, John Yearn, Barry Mountford, Bryan ...

Borough War Memorial, Stafford,

Laying wreaths by the Borough War Memorial on Victoria Square, Mayoral Sunday, 1945. The mayor is Mr H. Wallace-Copeland. The Borough War Memorial was unveiled in 1922 in memory of the Stafford men ...

Boy Scout group?

This intriguing picture, probably from the first decade of the 20th century, shows a group of young boys posing with a folded strip of cloth; possibly simulating the Union Flag. The two flag bearers ...

Boy scouts Troop, church fields, Brewood

Brewood Scouts, church fields, Brewood

A copy of this photograph is held at Staffordshire Arts and Museum Service.

Campfire Hollow, Beaudesert

This postcard features a pencil sketch of a natural hollow in the Scout and Guide camp located in the grounds of the ruined Beaudesert Hall. It has been terraced to provide seating. The drawing is signed ...

Castle Church Scout group, Stafford Station

Members of the 19th Castle Church Scout Group pictured at stafford Station, leaving for camp in Belgium. The Scout leaders are Stan and Molly Snape, 1st and 4th from right. Amongst the Scouts are: ...

Celebrations, Eccleshall

Spectators and a pianist pictured outside Doctor Goss’s house at the junction of Stafford Street and Chebsey Lane (now Stone Road) in Eccleshall. It was demolished when Stone Road was widened in the Second ...

Charity run, Market Square, Stafford

Venture Scouts pictured in front of the Shire Hall, Stafford at the start of a long distance relay run from Stafford to London to raise money for Stafford's Link charity for the elderly. A runner holding ...

Children-in-Need Presentation, Stone,

On 27 November 1987 Stone Division Guides held a mammoth fund raising event at G.E.C. Stone in aid of the B.B.C. Children-in-Need Appeal. Each unit held their own fund raising event, including an ...

Church Lads Brigade, Tamworth

Church Lads Brigade at the castle, with Vicar J.C. Clarke pictured to the right of the Bass Drum.

Concert finale, Borough Hall, Stafford,

Concert, possibly 'Masque of Empire' staged in the mid 1920s. On the stage is Britannia, centre, with characters representing England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Copeland Cabin, Kibblestone Camp, Stone,

The Copeland family owned the Kibblestone estate from the mid-nineteenth century. Ronal Copeland started the first Scout Troop in Stone in 1910. In 1921 he became the County Scout Commissioner for North ...

Coronation Procession, Rugeley,

Scouts and Church Lads' Brigade in Market Place. The shop in the centre is Edith Hartridge's fancy draper's at 13 Market Place.

Crowd Awaiting the Arrival of the Prince of Wales, Stone,

View of the High Street during a visit from the Prince of Wales, later Edward VIII, who was passing through the town on his way from Sandon to the Potteries, via Trentham Park. The Prince inspected ...