Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1930 POR - Housecraft Badge


1) A Ranger must turn out a room, replacing everything intelligently.

2) Be able to scrub floor and tables; clean bath; clean paintwork; wash up kitchen and table utensils; clean knives, copper, silver, windows, boots, kitchen stoves (including flues).  (Two of these to be demonstrated at the examination.)

3) Know how to remove stains from carpets, table linen, brass, etc.

4) Know how to use a fire extinguisher.

5) She must do the daily cleaning of a room and understand what is necessary for the weekly turn  out and spring cleaning of a room.

6) A Ranger should understand the care of linen and blankets, mending and airing, a specimen darn in a sheet to be brought to the examination.  She must demonstrate bed-making, and have a knowledge of bedroom service.

or

She must know how to lay a table and wait on four persons at dinner.  Have a knowledge of carving (joint).

Be able to answer the door, announce guests, and arrange flowers.  Understand how to use the telephone, and be able to look out trains and connections in a railway time-table.

1931 POR - Housecraft Badge


1) A Ranger must turn out a room, replacing everything intelligently.

2) Be able to scrub floor and tables; clean bath; clean paintwork; wash up kitchen and table utensils; clean knives, copper, silver, windows, boots, kitchen stoves (including flues).  (Two of these to be demonstrated at the examination.)

3) Know how to remove stains from carpets, table linen, brass, etc.

4) Know how to use a fire extinguisher.

5) She must do the daily cleaning of a room and understand what is necessary for the weekly turn  out and spring cleaning of a room.

6) A Ranger should understand the care of linen and blankets, mending and airing, a specimen darn in a sheet to be brought to the examination.  She must demonstrate bed-making, and have a knowledge of bedroom service.

or

She must know how to lay a table and wait on four persons at dinner.  Have a knowledge of carving (joint).

Be able to answer the door, announce guests, and arrange flowers.  Understand how to use the telephone, and be able to look out trains and connections in a railway time-table.

1932 POR - Housecraft Badge


1) Turn out a room, replacing everything intelligently.

2) Be able to scrub floor and tables; clean bath; clean paintwork; wash up kitchen and table utensils; clean knives, copper, silver, windows, boots, kitchen stoves (including flues).  

Two of these to be demonstrated at the examination.

3) Know how to remove stains from carpets, table linen, brass, etc.

Understand how to keep drains and sinks pure.

4) Know how to use a fire extinguisher.

5) Do the daily cleaning of a room and understand what is necessary for the weekly turn out and spring cleaning of a room.

6) Understand the care of linen and blankets, mending and airing, a specimen darn in a sheet to be brought to the examination.  She must demonstrate bed-making, and have a knowledge of bedroom service.

or

Know how to lay a table and wait on four persons at dinner.  Have a knowledge of carving (joint).

Be able to answer the door, announce guests, and arrange flowers.  Understand how to use the telephone, and be able to look out trains and connections in a railway time-table.

1935 POR - Housecraft Badge


1) Turn out a room, replacing everything intelligently.

2) Be able to scrub floor and tables; clean bath; clean paintwork; wash up kitchen and table utensils; clean knives, copper, silver, windows, boots, kitchen stoves (including flues).  

Two of these to be demonstrated at the examination.

3) Know how to remove stains from carpets, table linen, brass, etc.

Understand how to keep drains and sinks pure.

4) Know how to use a fire extinguisher.

5) Do the daily cleaning of a room and understand what is necessary for the weekly turn  out and spring cleaning of a room.

6) Understand the care of linen and blankets, mending and airing, a specimen darn in a sheet to be brought to the examination.  She must demonstrate bed-making, and have a knowledge of bedroom service.

or

Know how to lay a table and wait on four persons at dinner.  Have a knowledge of carving (joint).

Be able to answer the door, announce guests, and arrange flowers.  Understand how to use the telephone, and be able to look out trains and connections in a railway time-table.

1938 POR - Housecraft Badge


1) Turn out a room, replacing everything intelligently.

2) Be able to scrub floor and tables; clean bath; clean paintwork; wash up kitchen and table utensils; clean knives, copper, silver, windows, boots, kitchen stoves (including flues).  

Two of these to be demonstrated at the test.

3) Know how to remove stains from carpets, table linen, brass, etc.

Understand how to keep drains and sinks pure.

4) Know how to use a fire extinguisher.

5) Do the daily cleaning of a room and understand what is necessary for the weekly turn out and spring cleaning of a room.

6) Understand the care of linen and blankets, mending and airing, a specimen darn in a sheet to be brought to the test.  She must demonstrate bed-making, and have a knowledge of bedroom service.

or

Know how to lay a table and wait on four persons at dinner.  Have a knowledge of carving (joint).

Be able to answer the door, announce guests, and arrange flowers.  Understand how to use the telephone, and be able to look out trains and connections in a railway time-table.

1938 Edition - Sea Sense (Sea Ranger Handbook) - this badge is available embroidered in blue, for Sea Rangers.

1939 POR - Housecraft Badge


1) Turn out a room, replacing everything intelligently.

2) Scrub floor and tables; clean bath; clean paintwork; wash up kitchen and table utensils; clean knives, copper, silver, windows, boots, kitchen stoves (including flues).  

Two of these to be demonstrated at the test.

3) Remove stains from carpets, table linen, brass, etc.

4) Understand how to keep drains and sinks pure.

5) Know how to use a fire extinguisher.

6) Do the daily cleaning of a room and understand what is necessary for the weekly turn out and spring cleaning of a room.

7) Understand the care of linen and blankets, mending and airing, a specimen darn in a sheet to be brought to the test.  Demonstrate bed-making, and have a knowledge of bedroom service.

or

Lay a table and wait on four persons at dinner.  Have a knowledge of carving (joint).

8) Answer the door, announce guests, and arrange flowers.  Understand how to use the telephone, and look out trains and connections in a railway time-table.

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