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Guides in Rushden

Rushden Echo, 3rd March 1916, transcribed by Kay Collins

A Troop of Girl Guides has been formed in Rushden, and about 120 have joined. Mrs. A. H. Sartoris is the president. The girls drill in the Rectory Field, and will be instructed in ambulance work.

Evening Telegraph, unknown date
Guides c 1920
Girl Guides of Rushden 1st Company lining up for their picture around 1920. It was lent to us
by Mrs Mabel Barnes (nee Rice) who now lives in Cambridge. The line-up is, left to right,
Back row: Minnie Chettle, Flo Britain Mabel Mitchell, Phyllis Clayton, Lillie Thompson, Glad Millard,
Nora Swan, Cis Harris, May Hodgkins, Margaret Bailey, Evelyn Linnell; Front row: Rose Green,
Francie Warner, Ethel Bird, Miss Bailey, Miss Dawson, Connie Wrighton, Mabel Rice, Win Neville.

Mrs Gibbard in WWII service uniform - she became
Guide Commissioner


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