Michael Eagleton

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Marlow 1920: The arrival of 'Vera' or rather two 'Veras'

The picture top left probably looks a little unusual: Market Square Marlow, in front of the Crown Hotel, with an assembly of local dignitaries under a canopy and with a large crowd keeping the roadway clear, obviously eagerly awaiting the arrival of someone or something.

Marlow Nostalgia: The All Saints Church lads brigade

The Church Lads Brigade was founded in 1891. It became the first Scout group to be incorporated worldwide in 1909. Between 1911 and 1930 it was the largest force of cadets in this country, girls as well as boys.