to this WebSite, set up as a tribute to
Olave St. Clair Soames,
latterly known throughout the world as
Olave, Lady Baden-Powell, G.B.E.,
World Chief Guide
(22nd February, 1889 - 25th June, 1977)
Olave, Lady Baden-Powell, G.B.E., better known as the World Chief Guide, was a "Mother to Millions".
The purpose of this WebSite is simply to make available archival material not necessarily available elsewhere. There is likely to be a slight emphasis on her "family" side.
Please read the "WebSite History"; and a favourite page is the REMINDERY, to which your contribution would be welcome.
Olave was the youngest child of the three children born to Harold Soames and Katharine Mary nee Hill. Olave's family tree may be found by clicking here.