Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1912 Handbook - Laundress


Satisfy examiners with a blouse and a stiff shirt front washed, starched, and ironed by herself.

1920 (March) Girl Guide Badges and How to Win Them 1st edition - Laundress Badge

A Guide must wash and finish and bring to examination:
a) A white cotton garment.
b) A coloured cotton garment.
c) A woolen garment or a pair of stockings.
d) A silk blouse.
Must be able to describe the routine of washing day, remove stains, and make boiling water starch.

1921 POR - Laundress


Must wash and finish and bring to the examination: 

a) a white cotton garment.

b) a coloured cotton garment.

c) a woolen garment of a pair of stockings.

d) a blouse, silk where possible.

Must be able to describe the routine of washing day, remove stains, and make boiling water starch.

1924 POR - Laundress Badge


Must wash and finish and bring to the examination

a) A white cotton garment.

b) A coloured cotton garment.

c) A woolen garment or a pair of stockings.

d) A blouse, silk where possible.

Must be able to describe the routine of washing day, remove stains, and make boiling water starch.

1925 Girl Guide Badges and How to Win Them 8th edition - Laundress Badge

A Guide must wash and finish and bring to examination:
a) A white cotton garment
b) A coloured cotton garment
c) A woollen garment or a pair of stockings
d) A silk blouse
Must be able to describe the routine of washing day, remove stains, and make boiling water starch.
1927 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 10th edition - Laundress Badge

A Guide must wash and finish and bring to examination:
a) A white cotton garment.
b) A coloured cotton garment.
c) A woolen garment or a pair of stockings.
d) A blouse (silk where possible).
Must be able to describe the routing of washing day, remove stains, and make boiling-water starch.
1929 (July) - Hints on Girl Guide Badges 12th edition - Laundress

A Guide must wash and finish and bring to examination:
a) A white cotton garment.
b) A coloured cotton garment.
c) A woolen garment or a pair of stockings.
d) A blouse (silk where possible).
Must be able to describe the routing of washing day, remove stains, and make boiling-water starch.

1930 POR - Laundress Badge


Must wash and finish and bring to the examination

a) A white cotton garment.

b) A coloured cotton garment.

c) A woolen garment or a pair of stockings.

d) A blouse, silk where possible.

Must be able to describe the routine of washing day, remove stains, and make boiling water starch.

1931 POR - Laundress Badge


Must wash and finish and bring to the examination

a) A white cotton garment.

b) A coloured cotton garment.

c) A woolen garment or a pair of stockings.

d) A blouse, silk where possible.

Must be able to describe the routine of washing day, remove stains, and make boiling water starch.

1932 POR - Laundress Badge


Wash and finish: 

a) A white cotton garment.

b) A coloured cotton garment.

c) A woolen garment or a pair of stockings.

d) A blouse or child's dress with inset sleeves, silk where possible.

Be able to describe the routine of washing day, remove stains, and make boiling-water starch.

Note - some part of this test must be demonstrated before the examiner.

1933 Hints on Girl Guide Badges - 15th Edition - Laundress Badge

Wash and finish:
a) A white cotton garment.
b) A coloured cotton garment
c) A woollen garment and a pair of stockings.
d) A blouse or child's dress with inset sleeves, silk where possible.
Be able to describe the routine of washing day, remove stains, and make boiling-water starch.
Note - some part of this test must be demonstrated before the examiner.

1935 POR - Laundress Badge


Wash and finish: 

a) A white cotton article.

b) A coloured cotton garment.

c) A woollen garment and a pair of stockings.

d) An artificial silk garment with inset sleeves.

Be able to describe the routine of washing day, remove stains, and make boiling-water starch.

N.B. - Some part of this test must be demonstrated before the examiner.

1938 POR - Laundress Badge


Wash and finish: 

a) A white cotton article.

b) A coloured cotton garment.

c) A woollen garment and a pair of stockings.

d) An artificial silk garment with inset sleeves.

Be able to describe the routine of washing day, remove stains, and make boiling-water starch.

N.B. - Some part of this test must be demonstrated before the tester.

1939 POR - Laundress Badge


1) Wash and finish: 

a) A white cotton article.

b) A coloured cotton garment.

c) A woollen garment and a pair of stockings.

d) An artificial silk garment with inset sleeves.

2) Describe the routine of washing day, remove stains, and make boiling-water starch.

N.B. - Some part of this test must be demonstrated before the tester.

1942 (November) POR - Laundress Badge


1) Wash and finish: 

a) A white cotton article.

b) A coloured cotton garment.

c) A woollen garment and an artificial silk garment, one of these to have inset sleeves.

d) A pair of stockings.

2) Describe the routine of washing day, remove stains, and make boiling-water starch.

N.B. - Some part of this test must be demonstrated before the tester.

1943 POR - Laundress Badge


1) Wash and finish:

a) A white cotton article.

b) A coloured cotton garment.

c) An artificial silk garment. (one of these to have inset sleeves)

d) A woolen garment and a pair of stockings.

2) Describe the routine of washing day, remove stains, and make boiling-water starch.

N.B. Some part of this test must be demonstrated before the tester.

1947 POR - Laundress Badge


1) Wash and finish:

a) A white cotton article.

b) A coloured cotton garment.

c) An artificial silk garment. (one of these to have inset sleeves)

d) A woolen garment and a pair of stockings.

2) Describe the routine of washing day, remove stains, and make boiling-water starch.

N.B. Some part of this test must be demonstrated before the tester.

1950 POR - Laundress Badge


1) Wash and finish:

a) A white cotton article.

b) A coloured cotton garment.

c) An artificial silk garment. (one of these to have inset sleeves)

d) A woolen garment and a pair of stockings.

2) Describe the routine of washing day, remove stains, and make boiling-water starch.

N.B. Some part of this test must be demonstrated before the tester.

1953 POR - Laundress Badge


1) Wash and finish:

a) A white cotton article.

b) A coloured cotton garment.

c) An artificial silk garment. (one of these to have inset sleeves)

d) A woolen garment and a pair of stockings.

2) Describe the routine of washing day, remove stains, and make boiling-water starch.

N.B. Some part of this test must be demonstrated before the tester.

1957 POR - Laundress Badge


1) Wash and finish:

a) A white cotton article.

b) A coloured cotton garment.

c) An artificial silk garment.

d) A woolen garment and a pair of stockings.

One garment in a), b), or c) is to have inset sleeves.

2) Describe the routine of washing day, remove stains; make boiling-water starch.

Note: Some part of the syllabus must be demonstrated at the test.

1960 POR - Laundress Badge


1) Wash and finish:

a) A white cotton article.

b) A coloured cotton garment.

c) A garment made from rayon or other synthetic fibre.

d) A woolen garment

e) A pair of socks or stockings.

One garment in a), b), or c) is to have inset sleeves.

2) Describe the routine of washing day either with or without a washing machine.  Show a knowledge of stain removal.  Make and use water starch.

Note: Some part of the syllabus must be demonstrated at the test.

1961 (July) POR - Laundress Badge


1) Wash and finish:

a) A white cotton article.

b) A coloured cotton garment.

c) A garment made from rayon or other synthetic fibre.

d) A woolen garment

e) A pair of socks or stockings.

One garment in a), b), or c) is to have inset sleeves.

2) Describe the routine of washing day either with or without a washing machine.  Show a knowledge of stain removal.  Make and use water starch.

Note: Some part of the syllabus must be demonstrated at the test.

1964 (March) POR - Laundress Badge


1) Wash and finish:

a) A white cotton article.

b) A coloured cotton garment.

c) A garment made from rayon or other synthetic fibre.

d) A woolen garment

e) A pair of socks or stockings.

One garment in a), b), or c) is to have inset sleeves.

2) Describe the routine of washing day either with or without a washing machine.  Show a knowledge of stain removal.  Make and use water starch.

Note: Some part of the syllabus must be demonstrated at the test.

1965 (July) POR - Laundress Badge


1) Wash and finish:

a) A white cotton article.

b) A coloured cotton garment.

c) A garment made from rayon or other synthetic fibre.

d) A woolen garment

e) A pair of socks or stockings.

One garment in a), b), or c) is to have inset sleeves.

2) Describe the routine of washing day either with or without a washing machine.  Show a knowledge of stain removal.  Make and use water starch.

Note: Some part of the syllabus must be demonstrated at the test.

1968 Guide Handbook - Laundress Badge


1) Be ready at the test to launder, by hand or in a washing machine, and then to iron or press, any of the following:

a) Articles made form cotton or linen.

b) A garment made from wool.

c) Something made from a man-made fibre.

To show your skill in ironing, to include a garment with set-in sleeves.

2) Be prepared to discuss with the tester, modern starches, and the suitability of various detergents for their purpose.  Show a knowledge of stain removal.

3) Understand the care and maintenance of all laundry equipment.

1973 Guide Handbook - Laundress Badge

1) Be ready at the test to launder, by hand or in a washing machine, and then to iron or press, any of the following:
a) Articles made from cotton or linen.
b) A garment made from wool.
c) Something made from a man-made fibre.
To show your skill in ironing you must include a garment with set-in sleeves.
2) Be prepared to discuss with the tester, modern starches, and the suitability of various detergents for their purpose.  Show a knowledge of stain removal.
3) Understand the care and maintenance of the laundry equipment used in your home.
1976 Edition Hints on Guide Badges - Laundress Badge

1) Be ready at the test to launder, by hand or in a washing machine, and then to iron or press, any of the following:
a) Articles made form cotton or linen.
b) A garment made from wool.
c) Something made form a man-made fibre.
To show your skill in ironing you must include a garment with set-in sleeves.
2) Be prepared to discuss with the tester, modern starches, and the suitability of various detergents for their purpose.  Show a knowledge of stain removal.
3) Understand the care and maintenance of the laundry equipment used in your home.
1978 Edition Hints on Guide Badges - Laundress Badge

1) Be ready at the test to launder, by hand or in a washing machine, and then to iron or press, any of the following:
a) Something made from a man made fibre 
b) Articles made from cotton or linen.
c) A garment made from wool.
To show your skill in ironing you must include a garment with set-in sleeves.
2) Understand the International Textile Care Labelling Code. 
3) Be prepared to discuss with the tester the suitability of various types of detergent for their purpose.  Show a knowledge of stain removal.
4) Understand the care and maintenance of the laundry equipment you use at home.
1979 Edition - Hints on Girl Guide Badges - Laundress Badge

1) Be ready at the test to launder, by hand or in a washing machine, and then to iron or press, if necessary, any of the following:
a) Something made from a man made fibre 
b) Articles made from cotton or linen.
c) A garment made from wool.
To show your skill in ironing you must include a garment with set-in sleeves.
2) Understand the International Textile Care Labelling Code. 
3) Be prepared to discuss with the tester the suitability of various types of detergent for their purpose.  Show a knowledge of stain removal.
4) Understand the care and maintenance of the laundry equipment you use at home.

1983 Guide Badge Book - Laundress Badge


1) Be ready at the test to launder, by hand or in a washing machine, and then to iron or press, if necessary, any of the following:

a) Something made from a man-made fibre.

b) Articles made from cotton or linen.

c) A garment made from wool.

To show your skill in ironing you must include a garment with set-in sleeves.

2) Understand the International Textile Care Labelling Code.

3) Be prepared to discuss with the tester the suitability of various types of detergent for their purpose.  Show a knowledge of stain removal.

4) Understand the care and maintenance of the laundry equipment you use at home.

1984 Help with Guide Badges - Laundress Badge

1) Be ready at the test to launder, by hand or in a washing machine, and then to iron or press, if necessary, any of the following:
a) Something made from a man-made fibre.
b) Articles made from cotton or linen.
c) A garment made from wool.
To show your skill in ironing you must include a garment with set-in sleeves.
2) Understand the International textile Care Labelling Code.
3) Be prepared to discuss with the tester the suitability of various types of detergent for their purpose.  Show a knowledge of stain removal.
4) Understand the care and maintenance of the laundry equipment you use at home.

1986 Guide Badge Book - Laundress Badge


1) Be ready at the test to launder, by hand or in a washing machine, and then to iron or press, if necessary, any of the following:

a) Something made from a man-made fibre.

b) Articles made from cotton or linen.

c) A garment made from wool.

To show your skill in ironing you must include a garment with set-in sleeves.

2) Understand the International Textile Care Labelling Code.

3) Be prepared to discuss with the tester the suitability of various types of detergent for their purpose.  Show a knowledge of stain removal.

4) Understand the care and maintenance of the laundry equipment you use at home.

1989 Guide Badge Book - Laundress Badge


1) Be ready at the test to launder, by hand or in a washing machine, and then to iron or press, if necessary, any of the following:

a) Something made from a man-made fibre.

b) Articles made from cotton or linen.

c) A garment made from wool.

To show your skill in ironing you must include a garment with set-in sleeves.

2) Understand the International Textile Care Labelling Code.

3) Be prepared to discuss with the tester the suitability of various types of detergent for their purpose.  Show a knowledge of stain removal.

4) Understand the care and maintenance of the laundry equipment you use at home.

1991 Guide Badge Book - Laundress Badge


1) Bring the following to the test and be ready to launder any of them by hand or in a washing machine:

a) something made form a man-made fibre

b) articles made from cotton or linen

c) a woollen garment

If necessary ,iron or press your garment once it has been washed.  To show our skill in ironing, one of the garments you bring must have set-in sleeves.

2) Understand the International Textile Care Labelling Code

3) Discuss with the tester the suitability of various types of detergent for their purpose.  Know how to remove stains.

4) Understand how to care for and maintain the laundry equipment you use at home.

1995 Guide Badge Book - Laundress Badge

1) Know and understand the current International Textile Care Labelling Code.
2) Know how to treat the following stains: grass, ink, grease and blood.
3) Understand the difference between biological and non-biological detergent.  Explain the need for care in their use in relation to skin conditions.
4) Understand how to care for and maintain the laundry equipment you use at home.  Be aware of safety.
5) Bring a clean school blouse or shirt to the test and iron it.
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