Thursday, 8 August 2013

latest donation

1951 Cub Master Warrant, signed by Rowallan
This week we were given alot of Scouting memorabillia belonging to the late Marjorie Marshall who was the Akela for many years at 1st Vale of Pickering also in Goole, she gained here wood badge in 1956 by doing the relevant training at Gilwell Park, we are fortunate enough to have her Gilwell scarf, woggle and letter from John Thurman. She was awarded the Medal of Merit for her services to Scouting and when she retired from her group role as Akela in the 1970s she took on district roles later to become Ryedale District President and a member of Scout Fellowship. among the items donate are some letters to her late husband who was District Commissioner and Scout Master at 1st Vale of Pickering Scout Troop for a short period.
Letter Heading on one of Mr Marshalls Letters

Marjories Gilwell Letter, Scarf and woggle

Various letters dating from around the 1960s

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