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Merthyr Tydfil Area

Scouts, Cubs, Brownies & Guides


1st Merthyr Scouts annual camp at Gilwern. Sept 2nd 1922.

(From Police Sergeant Percy Botting's Scrapbook)


Treharris Brownies - Approx 1974

(Photograph Courtesy of Gareth Evans)


Treharris Brownie Pack's Brown Owl's Wedding - 1950's

Back Row L-R:           Elizabeth Hilbourne, Linda Rees, Sheila Watkins, Catherine Morrison, Yvonne Williams, Sharon Luckwell, Gaynor Jones & ?

Front Row L-R:          Kathleen Ashman, Lynne Lock, Ann Rees, Lynn Day, Dianne Griffiths, Groom, Bride, Elenor Challenor (Post Master's Daughter),

                                  Mari Jenkins, Laura Watkins, Jane Birrel & Tanya Jones.

(Photograph Courtesy of Catherine Morrison)


Mayor Gareth Foster Visits the Quar Church Brownies

(From the Merthyr Express)


Quar Brownies - 1987

(Photograph Courtesy of Pam Jenkins)


Guides and Scouts Parade

(Photograph Courtesy of Robert Thomas ex West Grove)


6th Merthyr Tydfil Salvation Army Guides - Dedication of the Flag - May 1973

Back Row:-      Major Ablett, Mary Ablett, Pam Brill.

Third Row:-     Gill Thomas, Sandra everson, Susan Hewitt. -FLAG- ?, Dorothy Burns.

Second Row:- ?, ?, ?, -FLAG- Sian Jones.

Front Row:-     ?, ?, ?, ?, ?.

(Names courtesy of Dorothy Burns)


Treharris Girl Guides - Approx 1974

(Photograph Courtesy of Gareth Evans)


Merthyr Rangers in Switzerland - 1984

Back Row L-R:    Annette Callaghan, Lesley ?, Sian Jones, Kathryn Spurle, Melanie Williams (nee Jenkins) and Sarah Littlewood.

Front Row L-R:    Allison Prosser, Sian Roderick and Ruth ?.

(Photograph Courtesy of Pam Jenkins)


10th Merthyr Cubs & Scouts from Dowlais

Second row first on the left is Peter Davies, next to Peter is Robert Lewis.

(Photograph Courtesy of Peter Davies)


10th Merthyr Cubs

In the middle of the front row is Nigel Alderson.

(Photograph Courtesy of Nigel Alderson)

Boy Scouts marching down Albert Street, probably 1950s, the Market Hall in the background.


Bill Williams - Scout Leader

Bill was of the Gwynnes Arms and manager of Barclays Bank, Merthyr Tydfil. He is pictured with his two sons William (Bill) and Clifford.

(Photograph Courtesy of Phillip Williams)

High Street Chapel Hall - Chapel Street - Boy Scouts


Treharris Cubs - Approx 1974

(Photograph Courtesy of Gareth Evans)


Cubs - Silver Jubilee Parade

At the front in the brown pullover is Lyn Ford ( Baloo) to the rear in the brown coat is Rosie Jones (Bagheera), next to her is Norah Ford - Lyn Fords wife (Arkalah)

(Photograph Courtesy of Taff Jones)

Cubs - Silver Jubilee Parade

(Photograph Courtesy of Taff Jones)


Market Square Brownies_1980s

(Photograph Courtesy of Pam Jenkins)


3rd Merthyr (High Street) Scouts Group. At Morlais Castle 1975.

(Photograph Courtesy of Elwyn Jones)


3rd Merthyr (High Street) Scouts Group. At the rear of High Street Chapel. 1975.

(Photograph Courtesy of Elwyn Jones)


3rd Merthyr (High Street) Scouts Group. Winter Hike. 1975-76.

(Photograph Courtesy of Elwyn Jones)


3rd Merthyr (High Street) Scouts Group. Dolygaer Hike. 1976.

(Photograph Courtesy of Elwyn Jones)


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