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Reference D4925
Covering dates 1906-1985
Held by Gloucestershire Archives
Extent 77 Files
Accruals 4942, 4948, 4962, 4975, 4997, 6144
4997, 6144
Source of acquisition Acc. 4925 Documents deposited by Gloucester District Scouts per C G Jones, 11 Prescott Avenue, Matson, Gloucester, 13 December 1984, 10 January 1985, 23 January 1985, 20 February 1985, 7 March 1985
3 May 1985, 27 March 1990, 14 May 1992 and 10 August 1992
Creators Scout Association, Gloucester District

Contents:
County, district and group records



COUNTY  D4925/1  [n.d.]

Minutes  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/1/1  1934-1940, 1954

1 vol.

Contents:
Rover Scouts executive committee monthly minute book
Includes A G M minutes, 1954; names and addresses (n.d.) and list of County Committee, 1938 [at back]

Reports  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/1/2  1974-5

1 pamphlet

Contents:
County Scouts Council reports

Miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/1/3  1951-1977

2 pamphlets

Contents:
County Scout conference programme

[no title]  D4925/1/4  1961

1 pamphlet

Contents:
Programme for Rover Moot, Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe

[no title]  D4925/1/5  1967

1 pamphlet

Contents:
County Scout Rally, Miserden Park

Photographs  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/1/6  1911, 1985

1 bdl.

Contents:
First Windsor Parade [now held each year c. St George's Day 23 April, when Queen's Scouts are inspected by a member of the Royal family]
Includes letter (1984) from Lord Wigram whose father Major Clive Wigram, first president of the Gloucestershire Boy Scouts, is the equerry accompanying King George V who is taking the salute; newscutting from Citizen, 1985

[no title]  D4925/1/7  1943

1

Contents:
Gloucestershire County Conference Mercer's Hall, Gloucester, group of delegates in various service uniforms [on leave from armed forces]

[no title]  D4925/1/8  1947

1 bdl., 1 pamphlet

Contents:
County Scout Headquarters, Cranham Woods
Camp organised by Rover Scouts
Includes souvenir booklet and programme

[no title]  D4925/1/9  1947

2

Contents:
Portrays Sir Peter Scott addressing Rover Scouts
'Following this talk Rover Scouts started initial work on bird sanctuary at Slimbridge now Wild Fowl Trust' [note on back]
Also photograph showing digging and clearing site by Charlie Jones, Rover Scout

[no title]  D4925/1/10  1964

1

Contents:
Whitsun camp at Cranham Woods

[no title]  D4925/1/11  1976-1977

1 vol.

Contents:
Scout Association, Gloucestershire reports [printed]

Miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/1/12  c.1908-1953

1 bdl.

Contents:
'A short history of scouting in Gloucestershire' [typescript]
Includes letter of explanation

[no title]  D4925/1/13  1929-1960

1 vol.

Contents:
Gloucester Rover Scouts receipts and payments accounts
Include service of Scouts Own, World Jamboree, Arrow Park, 1929 (loose leaves)

[no title]  D4925/1/14  1947-1950

1 bdl.

Contents:
Rover Scout papers
Include Rover Scout Moot programme, 1949 and 1950; postcard from Norwegian Rover Moot, 1949; annual county conference programme, 1949; souvenir programme of official opening Gloucestershire County Scout Headquarters, Cranham, 1947; Scout camp at Cranham, a journal kept by a member of 32nd Gloucester Troop, 1948 [manuscript]

Photographs  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/1/15  c.1950s

2

Contents:
Group of Scouters [possibly at a conference]; wedding photograph [unidentified]

DISTRICT  D4925/2  [n.d.]

Minutes  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/2/1  1912-1938

1 vol.

Contents:
Gloucester Boy Scouts Association Annual meeting minutes

[no title]  D4925/2/2  1939-1965

1 vol.

Contents:
Annual meeting minutes

[no title]  D4925/2/3  1933-1940

1 vol.

Contents:
Executive committee minutes

[no title]  D4925/2/4  1940-1953

1 vol.

Contents:
Executive committee minutes

[no title]  D4925/2/5  1953-1966

1 vol.

Contents:
Executive committee minutes [some loose leaves]

[no title]  D4925/2/6  1949-1954

1 vol.

Contents:
Scouters executive committee minutes

[no title]  D4925/2/7  1954-1957, 1961

1 folder

Contents:
Scouters executive committee minutes

[no title]  D4925/2/8  1965-1973

1 vol.

Contents:
Scouters executive committee minutes

Accounts  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/2/9  1958-1965

1 vol.

Contents:
Receipts and payments account
Includes details of ticket sales

Annual Reports  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/2/10  1949-1972

1 bdl.

Contents:
Gloucester District annual reports
Includes copy Scout Association report year book and directory, 1970-71

[no title]  D4925/2/11  1967

1

Contents:
District Commissioner's annual report

Miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/2/12  1967-1970

1 bdl.

Contents:
Documents concerning Gloucester District headquarters and training centre
Includes newspaper cuttings; original report, 1967; copy of original report, 1967 and original plan, 1969

[no title]  D4925/2/13  1948-1978

1 folder

Contents:
Gloucester District Boy Scouts Gang show programmes, scripts and memorabilia

[no title]  D4925/2/14  1957

1

Contents:
'Cavalcade of Scouting' Jubilee show 1907-1957, programme

Photographs and press cuttings  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/2/15  1906-1980s

1 bdl.

Contents:
Newspaper cuttings

[no title]  D4925/2/16  1919-1940s

3

Contents:
Photographs
Includes wedding of former patrol leader of 2nd Gloucester Girl Guides, Betty Ellis and C Jones surrounded by the guide company, 1919; Gloucester District Swimming Gala, 1946; 'Cooking on a camp fire', n.d.

[no title]  D4925/2/17  1924-1939

1 bdl.

Contents:
Photographs
Includes 2nd Gloucester Scout Troop leaving for first Scout Exhibition, Wembley, 1924; National School, London Road, Gloucester form IIIb, Charles Jones, 2nd left seated, B Little, master, 1930; Rover Scout hikes, Round Table, 1936-37; Scout at Standish receiving VC [Cornwell award for bravery], 1939

GROUP  D4925/3  [n.d.]

Minutes  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/3/1  1937-1950

1 vol.

Contents:
Logbook and minutes 5th Gloucester Rover Crew
Includes photographs and newspaper cuttings; list of members who have given 'Service' [at back]

Printed material and memorabilia  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/3/2  1906-1985

2 bdls.

Contents:
Papers comprise magazines, pamphlets, programmes and tickets
Includes 'Jungle Dances and their Variations, 1906; circular letters from Baden Powell, 1909; International Scout Chalet and Camp Grounds, Kandersteg, Switzerland, 1937; proposals for postwar development of the movement, 1942; 'Prayers for use in brotherhood of scouts, 1963 ed.

[no title]  D4925/3/3  1914

1 vol.

Contents:
The Complete Scout ed. Morley Adams [presented to Harry Edwards, School prize]

[no title]  D4925/3/4  1916

1

Contents:
Camp fire song sheet

[no title]  D4925/3/5  1921

1 vol.

Contents:
Boy Scouts of America handbook for boys

[no title]  D4925/3/6  1926-1927

6

Contents:
Boy Scout Association certificates presented to C Barnes

[no title]  D4925/3/7  1926

1

Contents:
The Scouter January magazine

[no title]  D4925/3/8  1929

1 vol.

Contents:
The Scouter vol. XXIII with index

[no title]  D4925/3/9  1929

14

Contents:
Daily Arrow World Jamboree Newspaper (complete set)
[This was 1st World Jamboree and was held at Arrow Park, Birkenhead]

[no title]  D4925/3/10  1931-1938

2 vols.

Contents:
The Boy Scout Association policy, organisation and rules

[no title]  D4925/3/11  1932-1961

1 bdl.

Contents:
Programmes and menus for reunions and annual dinners

[no title]  D4925/3/12  1936-1937

1

Contents:
Roland House, Stepney Green, East London [pamphlet concerning Roland Philipps and the origin of the settlement]

[no title]  D4925/3/13  1936

1 vol.

Contents:
Scouting for Boys

[no title]  D4925/3/14  1938

1 vol.

Contents:
My Record Book

[no title]  D4925/3/15  1939

1 pamphlet

Contents:
Rovers' Own Form of Service used at 3rd World Rover Scout Moot, Menzie Castle, Scotland

[no title]  D4925/3/16  1941

1 vol.

Contents:
'BP's Outlook' selected from The Scouter

[no title]  D4925/3/17  1943

1 vol.

Contents:
Papers include Medal of Merit awarded to Miss G Davies, Cubscout Akela, 4th Gloucester Cubs (Hucclecote) [Miss Davies ran the pack from 1929-1943]

[no title]  D4925/3/18  1946

1

Contents:
Souvenir programme opening of Mafeking Hall, Coalpit Heath: headquarters 1st Coalpit Heath group, South Cotswold District

[no title]  D4925/3/19  c.1946

1 bdl.

Contents:
Part of a log of a scout journey in France [First and last part missing, Nov. - Jan. only] typescript

[no title]  D4925/3/20  1950, 1952

2

Contents:
Papers relating to opening of new headquarters 5th Gloucester Scouts
[This group is no longer in existence]

[no title]  D4925/3/21  1954

1 pamphlet

Contents:
Presentation of a Rover Scout

[no title]  D4925/3/22  1955

1

Contents:
Copy of Gloucester Journal visit of Queen and Duke of Edinburgh
[Gloucester Scouts were on duty at various points]

[no title]  D4925/3/23  1957

11

Contents:
Jubilee Journal to commemorate 50 years of scouting
[Jamboree held at Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield]

[no title]  D4925/3/24  1963

1

Contents:
Outlook magazine

[no title]  D4925/3/25  1963

1

Contents:
Gateway to all Scout Tests

[no title]  D4925/3/26  1964-1967

1 file

Contents:
Secretaries' Handbook Boy Scout Association

[no title]  D4925/3/27  n.d

5

Contents:
Early Cub Scout charts issued by Scout Headquarters (donated by Miss G Davies)

[no title]  D4925/3/28  [1930]

1 vol.

Contents:
Aids to Scout Mastership by B P revised edition

Photographs  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/3/29  1930-1949

17

Contents:
Rover Round Table at Cranham and Minsterworth, 1937-38; Scout dinner at Savoy, Southgate Street, Gloucester, 1946; various Rover Camps includes picture of HQ Commissioner, later Cecil Parker, 1946; 5th Gloucester Rovers at Cranham Woods Camp, 1948; Gloucester Rover Moot Group Camp, Cranham Woods, 1949; 20th Gloucester St John's Scout Camp at Hereford, 1930

Minutes and log books  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/3/30  n.d. c. 1930s

1 vol.

Contents:
6th Gloucester Scouts Troop Record Book

[no title]  D4925/3/31  1941-1942

1 vol.

Contents:
3rd City of Gloucester, St Mary-de-Lode Logbook

Accounts  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/3/32  1926

1 vol.

Contents:
Cash book: Hucclecote Group[?] 1927 camp fund [loose papers]

[no title]  D4925/3/33  1931, 1940-1944

1 vol.

Contents:
6th Gloucester (Hucclecote) Uniform Accounts
Include BP Memorial Fund Account, 1942

Correspondence  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/3/34  1932, 1939

2

Contents:
Letters to Wolf Cubs, Barnwood

[no title]  D4925/3/35  1924-1964

1 bdl.

Contents:
Invitation cards, passes to various events
Include British Empire Exhibition, 1924; photographs, 1937-42 [loose], Rover Scouts, 1936

Memorabilia and miscellaneous  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/3/36  1930

1 vol.

Contents:
'Cub Wood Badge', part I, written assignment, Miss G Davies, Scoutmaster, 6th Gloucester (Hucclecote)

[no title]  D4925/3/37  1948

1 bdl.

Contents:
Song sheets, Rover Scouts: [possibly collected at a jamboree] contributions from difference countries

[no title]  D4925/3/38  1951

1 plaque

Contents:
3rd Gloucester, St Mary-de-Lode, Wolf Cubs Inter-Six Monthly Shield

[no title]  D4925/3/39  n.d

1

Contents:
Tray cloth[?] with Boy Scout emblem [?hand embroidered]

[no title]  D4925/3/40  n.d

1 bdl.

Contents:
Camp fire songs, yells and calls [typescript]

Photographs  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/3/41  c.1908-1946

5

Contents:
Includes 1st Gloucester St Pauls troop, BP Boy Scouts, c.1908; Easter Monday Quedgeley House Rally, 1911; RAF boxing in Belgium C Jones, 1941-46

[no title]  D4925/3/42  1926

1 vol.

Contents:
2nd Gloucester BP Scouts visit to International Scouts' Chalet Kandersteg eg, Switzerland

[no title]  D4925/3/43  1931-1937

1 vol.

Contents:
Boy Scouts and Rover Scouts
Include August camps at Hardwick

[no title]  D4925/3/44  c.1930s

2 pkts.

Contents:
Wolf Cubs camps and jamborees

Newspaper cuttings  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  D4925/3/45  1968, 1980s

1 bdl.

Contents:
Citizen and Gloucester journal

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