105 years ago Salford Lads’ Club set off for the first Whitsuntide camp

42 young people and volunteers set off for camp at 12.00 on Saturday, exactly 105 years after the club’s first Whitsuntide camp in 1904.

Photographer Stephen Wright was on hand to record this historic event.
The fatigue party were already in Aberystwyth, setting up the tents and the campsite.  The party included veteran volunteers Eric Salthouse and Archie Swift who attended their first camp in 1946.

Setting off for camp 2009
Setting off for camp 2009

One thought on “105 years ago Salford Lads’ Club set off for the first Whitsuntide camp

  1. I was a Member of Salford Lads Club in the early 60's Mas Hunsworth was the Head I also rember Archie and Eric and many more I went to the camp 3 Times and won a Silver Badge I wonder where that Badge is now GREAT CLUB.
    Charles Mintoff
    Gozo Malta

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