8th Cambridge

Cambridge District Scout Archive

Scarf described in 1968 as Light blue with white stripe. The scarf has been noted as ‘light blue’ in around 1967.

First reported in Parish magazine in November 1909, coming into existence in the previous few weeks. The received their colours in May 1911. The Wolf Cubs ‘have at last been reorganized‘ November 1914 Parish magazine. The Scout Troop is recorded throughout the several changes in name without comment until at least 1943.

The leadership struggled during WW1 and C T Wood of Queens’ supported them from 1916. The re registrations and changes of name ado not appear to alter the relationship with All Saints whose Parish Magazine regards them as ‘the troop’.

Only a pack was running in 1964 & ’68. 1966 Tony Claydon started as ACSM, his first appointment, when they met in the Church that was to become Romsey Mill.

Donald Beard was ACM 8th Cambridge from 1964 and CM from 1966, later CSL when his warrant was exchanged in 1969.

JWR Archivist Mar 2019