7th Cambridge

Cambridge District Scout Archive

The Old Cantabrigian Society records the County School Troop (below) as starting in 1915 and gives details of war time activities. The original scarf is described as yellow and purple.

This photograph is held in the 13th Archives. The distribution of leaders fits the following list of names found in the same archive.

At the time that the Trinity College Choir were to work with the 7th at least two Trinity men were working with the Troop. None of the above are listed on the school Roll of Honour.

1976 A notice in the July Cambridge Scout Gazette recorded that the 7th and 23rd were working together for three months, possibly amalgamating on the 1st January 1976.

2002 41785 Corrie Road GSL Barry Badcock

The 7th /23rd Cambridge was part of South Cambridge District. In 1987 a (troop?) was reported as to have been ‘up and running’ with six Scouts with possibly another four after half term. A brass disc which recorded camps of the 7th/23rd is held by the 13th. The last camp was 2008.

JWR Archivist Mar 2019 Nov 2019

Ex 7th Cambridge member Ken Drake and GSL John Woolfenden have compiled an archive of documents and recollections. Copies are available from Ken Drake for £10 each. Contact via this site. November 2022