Collection AR156 - Log Book of the 64th Croydon Scout Group

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Log Book of the 64th Croydon Scout Group


  • 01 Apr 1935 - 03 Aug 1936 (Creation)

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1 vol

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The 64th Croydon Scout Troop was formed on 01 April 1935 at South Croydon Methodist Church Hall, Bartlett Street. The General Scout Master was Eric C. Cleaver of 77 St Peters Road.

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Accession Number: A751

Log books of two Croydon Scout Groups

Two log books:

1) Log book of the 64th Croydon Scout Group, 1935

2) Log book of the Earl Haig Patrol, 15th South Croydon St Peters Scout Group, c.1926 -1928.

Item date: c.1928

Accession date: 09/10/2003

Custodial history: Deposited with East Surrey Museum by Mr K.S.Buss, 25 Beverley Road, Whyteleafe. Found while clearing out a loft.

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Log book of the 64th Croydon Scout Troop from its first parade on 01 April 1935 and includes details of camps, sports and other activities. The log book includes photographs and newspaper cuttings.

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The log book of the Earl Hague Patrol, 15 Southern Croydon Scout Troop, also completed by Eric Cleaver, was found with this one and is held at AR155.

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