- 1929 - 1983 (Creation)
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Membership of the First Croydon Old Boys Association was open to all ex- Scouts or Rovers of the First Croydon Scout Group who had served for 12 months or more.
The First Croydon Scout Group formed in 1907, making it one of the oldest groups in the Scout Movement. The inaugural meeting was held on 02 June 1908. It moved to its own premises at Beverley Hall, Grant Road, Addiscombe in 1927 and continues to serve the Addiscombe and Park Hill districts.
Donated by John Gent in 2003. Earlier provenance unknown.
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Accession Number: A754
First Croydon Scout Group Old Boys Association: Scrapbook
Scrapbook with photographs of outings (mainly hikes/rambles) 1929-1933 and 1956-1957. Some of the participants are named. A note towards the end of the scrapbooks states that some of the photographs were not inserted until 1983.
Item date: 1929 - 1983
Accession date: 01/10/2003
Custodial history: Donated by John Gent in 2003.
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Exercise book, evidently intended as a temporary measure, containing photographs of outings, mainly hikes or rambles. The photographs were taken between 1929-1933 (list included) and 1956-1957. Some of the participants are named. A note towards the end of the scrapbooks states that some of the photographs were not inserted until 1983.
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