Annual Inspection and Display Programmes...

The Display programmes provide many insights into the 'life and times' of the 70th over nearly 70 years.

From 1958, the Company's 10th anniversaries (the '8' years) were treated as occasions when an extra effort was made to inform parents and friends of the Company's happenings and achievements.

  1940s - including 1929!

  1950s - '50 years' in  1958

  1960s - the first photos  1968

  1970s - '70 years' in  1978

  1980s - 5 Captains  1988

  1990s - 6 past members  1998

  2000s - up to 2008.

The 1958 programme consists of the booklet 'Fifty Years of the Seventieth' compiled by Old Boy Ken Hill.

The 1988 programme is of particular interest in that it includes contributions from five of the six Captains that the Company had...