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Girl Guides of South Africa, Natal region 1978-1980

The girl guide at left  was just one of the many who participated in Thinking Day, held last month to celebrate the birthday of Lord and Lady Baden-Powell, who started the Scout, Guide and Brownie movements.

Girl Guides of South Africa, Natal region 1978-1980

District Commissioner Mrs R MacLarty ( at back, left), and Divisionnal Commissioner for Zululand Mrs Evans with Guides and Brownies on Thinking Day last week.

Girl Guides of South Africa, Natal region 1978-1980

Brownie Lara Probert lights the candles on Thinking Day-the celebration of Lord and Lady Baden Powell's birthday.

Girl Guides of South Africa, Natal region 1978-1980

These pretty girls are the nucleus of the new Richards Bay girl guides company. From left: Carey Trembath, Mandy Hawkeswood, Assistant Guider Carol Selby, Guider Gwen Bentlry, Lisa Waldapfel, Pauline Camp and Susan Selby.

Girl Guides of South Africa, Natal region 1978-1980

This doll is one that any little Brownie would love to possess, but lucky Clarissa Oosthuizen was the Brownie who won it in a recent competition held by the Empangeni pack.

Girl Guides of South Africa, Natal region 1978-1980

Melmoth's Renata Oltmann made a clean sweep of the revels day for Brownies and Guiders in Empangeni recently when she took the awards for both the best senior and best junior Guider of the day.

Lieut. C.C. Cavaye 

Lieut. C.C. Cavaye 

John William Colenso, Bishop of Natal.

John William Colenso, Bishop of Natal. St. Austell (Cornwall) 1814- Pietermaritzburg 1883. 1853 appointed Bishop of Natal. He championed Cetshwayo and condemned the Zulu War

Fort Pearson, looking towards the sea

Fort Pearson, looking towards the sea

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Commissarist stores, Lower Tukela

Commissarist stores, Lower Tukela

Garnet Joseph, 1st Viscount Wolseley. Dublin County 1833- Mentons (France) 1913.

Garnet Joseph, 1st Viscount Wolseley. Dublin County 1833- Mentons (France) 1913.

1875 Governor of Natalnand general commanding

1878 High Commissioner in Cyprus

Fredric Augustus Thesiger, 2nd Baron Chelmsford,  (1827-1905)

Fredric Augustus Thesiger, 2nd Baron Chelmsford,  (1827-1905). Arrived at the Cape in 1877 as Major-General and head of the Imperial troops in South Africa. Commanded the British forces in Zululand in 1879.

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Anglo-Zulu War fort / farm hous

Anglo-Zulu War fort / farm house

Heliograp used to flash signals from Fort Pearson to Fort Eshowe

Heliograp used to flash signals from Fort Pearson to Fort Eshowe

Naskau

Fertility dolls from Tswana or Lesotho called Naskau.

Cetshwayo, King of the Zulus

Cetshwayo, King of the Zulus. Was born  near eShowe ca 1826- Eshowe 1884. Came to power after the death of his father in 1872. 1873 Sir Theophilus Shepstone officially installed him as King.

Naskau

Two beaded fertility dolls, called Naskau from Tswana.

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