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3rd Brentford Girl Guides

Diane Elphick (Gardner) sent three photos showing the 3rd Brentford Guides in the 1950s. 'I was in 3rd Brentford Brownies and Guides and the Brentford and Chiswick Rover Ranger group and for a time ran the 5th Chiswick Cub Scout pack that met in one of the arches under Kew Bridge.'

Diane has included some names, shown under each photo:

Girl guides outside church
Thanks to Olga Frampton who helped with some of the names.
L-R Back row: ?, ?, ?, ?, Eileen Pluthero, Joyce Dyer, ?, ?,
2nd row: Pat Mancey with flag, Gladys Brown, Diane Gardner, Pam Cowper, ?, Jean Court, Pam Dyer, ?, Pat Richardson, Pauline James, Brenda Stafford with flag
Front row: ?, Olga Frampton, Iris Parkinson, Dorothy Hayden, Mrs Gladys Wells, Peggy Coles, Marion Fox, Audrey Whale, Veronica Waterman, ?

Guide group in garden
In the photo above from 1951 Mrs Court, District Commissioner, is in the centre front and it was probably taken in St Lawrence's vicarage garden.
L-R Back row: ?, ?, ?, Diane Gardner, ?, ?, ?, Pauline James, Pat Richardson, ?, ?
2nd row: ? with flag, Veronica Waterman, June Wilcox?, ?, ?, ?, ?, Pat Mancey, Pam Dyer, Brenda Stafford, ?, ?, ?, ?
Front row: Olga Frampton, Iris Parkinson, Mrs Gladys Wells, Peggy Coles (captain), Mrs Court, Lieutenant ?, Margaret Peck, Jacqueline Hibbert?, Marion Fox

Party
The party is a bit later, about 1953 and may be a Coronation party.
L-R Front row: ?, ?, Brenda Stafford, Diane Gardner, Pauline James, ?, Eileen Pluthero, Joyce Dyer, ?, ?, ?
2nd row: Maureen Butcher end right

The website has a good collection of school photos, some of the girls above may also feature in these.

Please get in touch if you can add any names.

Published December 2016