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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, Isle of Wight, on 20 March 1887, the second child and only son of Herbert Haldane Somers-Cocks (1861–1894)...

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Olave St Clair Baden- Powell, Lady Baden-Powell (1889–1977) by Karl Pollak, c. 1948 © reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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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 Chesterfield, Derbyshire, the third child and younger daughter of Harold Soames (1855–1918)...

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Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden- Powell, first Baron Baden-Powell (1857–1941) by Sir Hubert von Herkomer, 1903 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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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, on 22 February 1857, the sixth son of the Revd Baden Powell (1796–1860), Savilian professor of geometry at ...

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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 (1807–1894), a younger son of the second baronet and formerly lieutenant in the ...