Beeston Sea Rangers - 1947


Sea Rangers 1947

The occasion was the cutting of a piece of Princess Elizabeth's wedding cake, sent to all Admiralty Recognised Sea Ranger crews - following the Royal wedding which had taken place on 20 November 1947.

The photograph was taken in the Rover Den of 2nd Beeston Sea Scouts headquarters in the old National School which was on Station Road (opposite the new Tesco Store). The Rangers were based in the right wing of the school, the Sea Scouts were in the left wing and the central part, which included the Rover Den (originally the Schoolmaster's house)

Standing (all L to R): Christine Alexander, Audrey Pyke, Joy Treece, Mary Wright(?), Joyce Birkinshaw, *, Eileen Lee, Marjorie Stubbs, Mabel Tyers
Front : Sheila Bywater, Jill Searle, June Searle, Sheila Kirkland, Beryl Hingley, Alice Hingley (Skip)

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Thanks to Christine Allsop (née Alexander) for providing the photograph and the names
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Christine Alexander Audrey Pyke Joy Treece Mary Wright (?) Joyce Birkinshaw Currently Unidentified Eileen Lee Marjorie Stubbs Mabel Tyers Sheila Bywater Jill Searle June Searle Sheila Kirkland Beryl Hingley Alice Hingley (Skip)