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Scouts & the Water Fountain



B-P at the Parade in 1917



This photograph also seems to have been taken in the grounds of the Royal Hotel, on the grassy bank. It shows the 1st Matlock Bath Baden Powell Scouts and Rovers and the cubs and cub leaders are also pictured[1]. The cubs were not holding any musical instruments, though.

Top row:
1 Cub | 2 Eve Locke (Assistant Cub Master) | 3 John Locke | 4 B. Stafford | 5 Walters | 6 Cub | 7 Derek George | 8 A Slater? | 9 B Bond | 10 Alan Ward | 11 B Bond | 12 Smith | 13 John Gill

On his own
Smithson (not on top pic)

Second row, left to right
1 Frank Evans | 2 Lesley Mosley | 3 Maurice Morten[2] | 4 Josh Whittaker | 5 Tom Morten (holding colour) | 6 Charles Morten (holding union flag)[2] | 7 Cub Ron Binks (holding colour)[2] | 8 J. Morten | 9 Bernard Shaw

Between the rows:
Frank Gill

Front row, left to right
1 Jack Clay | 2 Percy Sewell | 3 Phil George | 4 Lawrence Troy | 5 (Drum) Reuben Smedley | 6 Leslie Sewell | 7 Charles Yeomans | 8 Frank Clay

In front of the drum:
P. Parker

Ken Smith has provided this photograph although the web mistress also has a copy; on the back my late father has written all the names. Ken's photograph is in a slightly better condition!


Photograph in the collection of and provided by and © Ken Smith. Photograph taken by G. H. Gill.
Scanned for this website and information written, researched by and © Ann Andrews.
Names provided by the late Frank Clay.
Writtten, researched by an
Intended for personal use only

References (coloured links are to transcripts and information elsewhere on this web site):

[1] Baden Powell had visited Matlock Bath in 1917 and had inspected the local Troops. See The Royal Hotel, with the large extension

[2] Of those named above, three were killed during the second world war. See Names on Matlock Bath War Memorial