The Slaugham Archives

Girl Guide headquarters in Handcross
The Slaugham Archive
Girl Guide headquarters in Handcross

The Brownies Pack and Girl Guide Company were formed by Miss Cyllene Reed in about 1920 and one of the first to join up was Winifred Faulkner, pictured here. She went on to marry Jack Greenfield in 1932 and they were both very active in village life for many decades to come. The Guide headquarters was situated in the narrow driveway between Les Moore’s Dairy and Lynwood next door.
Picture added on 11 October 2012 at 20:54
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Girl Guides and Brownies
Comments:
Winifred's daughter, Joy Greenfield, was a good friend of mine many years ago in 1959. We both left home at 16 and started our nurse training as cadet nurses at Redhill General Hospital, as it was known as then.

Added by Jan Mahoney (née Tiernan) on 29 October 2012
I was a member of the Handcross Girl Guides when Miss Hilary Preston was the Guide leader in the late 1940s. I remember marching to Slaugham for church parade.
Added by Mary Alder (née Tomsett)(France) on 22 April 2013
I went to Girl Guide meetings in this hut in about 1954.
I had grown up from the Brownies in Warninglid with my friend, Rosemary Beet.
Added by Mary Schwarz on 04 September 2013
I also went to Girl Guide meetings in the 1950s, and before that the Brownies.
The Guide Leaders then being Margaret Jakes and Iris Shearlock.
Added by Sally Pugh (née Ray\ on 05 February 2016
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