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Bury Road, Sewardstonebury
(Gilwell Park Scout Activity Centre)

Warington Baden-Powell

Henry Warington Smyth Baden-Powell
Oxford 1847 - Chelsea 1921
British master mariner, canoeist, and admiralty lawyer. The oldest brother of Scouting pioneer Robert Baden-Powell, Warington Powell was instrumental in the founding of Sea Scouting.
(Wikipedia)
Marion Albers
2012

Waltham Abbey /  Warington Baden-Powell   Waltham Abbey /  Warington Baden-Powell

Description

Bust of Warington Baden-Powell on a wooden plinth.

Gilwell Park is the Scout Association's national headquarters. It is located in Sewardstonebury, belonging to Waltham Abbey, Essex, although usually the address is given as (North) London.

Inscription(s)

Henry Warington Smyth Baden-Powell K.C.
3 Feb 1846 - 24 Apr 1921


The first Sea Scout and author of
Sea Scouting and Seamanship for Boys
published 1910

This memoral was erected from funds
raised by the sale of 100 year
Commemorative and Friendship
badges to Sea Scouts
around the world

(commemorative badge and badge of Odysseus Group)

sculpture by Marion Alberts badge by Ron Brown

Signature

M Albers 11

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 51°39'2" - E 0°0'10")

Item Code: gbee114; Photograph: 17 March 2019
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