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Chacksfield, Sir Bernard Albert (1913–1999), air force officer and chief scout

Brian Wimborne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Air Forces and Warfare. 902 words.

Chacksfield, Sir Bernard Albert (1913–1999), air force officer and chief scout, was born at 28 Khartoum Road, Ilford, Essex, on 13 April 1913, son of Edgar Chacksfield, printers' reader,...

Cocks, Arthur Herbert Tennyson Somers-, sixth Baron Somers (1887–1944), chief scout for Great Britain and the British Commonwealth and empire, and colonial governor

Astor of Hever.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 960 words.

Cocks, Arthur Herbert Tennyson Somers-, sixth Baron Somers (1887–1944), chief scout for Great Britain and the British Commonwealth and empire, and colonial governor, was born at Freshwater,...

Corbett, Thomas Godfrey Polson, second Baron Rowallan (1895–1977), chief scout of the British Commonwealth and empire

William Gladstone.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 967 words.

Corbett, Thomas Godfrey Polson, second Baron Rowallan (1895–1977), chief scout of the British Commonwealth and empire, was born at Hans Place, Hans Crescent, Chelsea, London, on 19 December...

Court [née Brown], Audrey Kathleen (1913–2005), athlete and family planning reformer

Richard Holt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1109 words.

Court [née Brown], Audrey Kathleen (1913–2005), athlete and family planning reformer, was born on 24 May 1913 in Bankura, Bengal, India, the third of five children and the only daughter of...

Edwards, Sir Ifan ab Owen (1895–1970), educationist and founder of Urdd Gobaith Cymru

Hazel Walford Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education; Ethnic Politics. 1448 words.

Edwards, Sir Ifan ab Owen (1895–1970), educationist and founder of Urdd Gobaith Cymru, was born on 25 July 1895 at Tremaran, Llanuwchllyn, Merioneth, the second of the three children (the...

Gardiner, (Henry) Rolf (1902–1971), ecological campaigner and youth leader

Frank Trentmann.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 2137 words.

Gardiner, (Henry) Rolf (1902–1971), ecological campaigner and youth leader, was born on 5 November 1902 at 56 FitzGeorge Avenue, Fulham, London, the son of the Egyptologist Sir Alan...

Gorman, Bartholomew [Bartley] (1944–2002), pugilist and Gypsy leader

Joseph M. Wilson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 859 words.

Gorman, Bartholomew [Bartley] (1944–2002), pugilist and Gypsy leader, was born on 1 March 1944 in a barrel-top wagon at Home Farm, Giltbrook, Nottinghamshire, the eldest of the three sons...

Henriques, Sir Basil Lucas Quixano (1890–1961), founder of youth clubs and magistrate

Sarah McCabe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1895 words.

Henriques, Sir Basil Lucas Quixano (1890–1961), founder of youth clubs and magistrate, was born in London on 17 October 1890, the youngest of the five children of David Quixano Henriques,...

Maclean, Charles Hector Fitzroy, Baron Maclean (1916–1990), courtier and chief scout

Hugo Vickers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; UK Politics. 824 words.

Maclean, Charles Hector Fitzroy, Baron Maclean (1916–1990), courtier and chief scout, was born in London on 5 May 1916, the youngest of the three children and only surviving son of Major...

Miles, Eustace Hamilton (1868–1948), sportsman, writer, and food reformer

Brigid Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 935 words.

Miles, Eustace Hamilton (1868–1948), sportsman, writer, and food reformer, was born on 22 September 1868 at West End House, West End, Hampstead, the younger son of William Henry Miles,...

Powell, Olave St Clair Baden- [née Olave St Clair Soames], Lady Baden-Powell (1889–1977), leader of the world Girl Guide movement

Allen Warren.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1819 words.

Powell, Olave St Clair Baden- [née Olave St Clair Soames], Lady Baden-Powell (1889–1977), leader of the world Girl Guide movement, was born on 22 February 1889 at Stubbing Court, near...

Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-, first Baron Baden-Powell (1857–1941), army officer and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides

Allen Warren.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 5426 words.

Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-, first Baron Baden-Powell (1857–1941), army officer and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, was born at 6 Stanhope Street, Paddington, London,...

Smith, Sir William Alexander (1854–1914), founder of the Boys' Brigade and businessman

John Springhall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 684 words.

Smith, Sir William Alexander (1854–1914), founder of the Boys' Brigade and businessman, was born on 27 October 1854 at Pennyland House, near Thurso, Caithness, the eldest in the family of...

Vane, Sir Francis Patrick Fletcher, fifth baronet (1861–1934), army officer and boy scout leader

Roger T. Stearn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 2353 words.

Vane, Sir Francis Patrick Fletcher, fifth baronet (1861–1934), army officer and boy scout leader, was born on 16 October 1861 in Dublin, the only son of Frederick Henry Fletcher Vane...