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Hundred years of girl guiding
Queen Elizabeth II, then Princess Elizabeth, right, and Princess Margaret, in their Girl Guide uniforms.

A hundred years of girl guiding is being symbolised by Jersey stamps.

The organisation, which has 10 million members worldwide and more than 500 in the island, is celebrating its centenary this year.

The Girl Guides were founded in 1910 by Robert Baden- Powell and were overseen by his wife Olave who was appointed chief guide in 1918.

It was started in Jersey in 1919 by Miss Le Cornu and Miss Luce at Ladies College, now Jersey College for Girls.

The Jersey stamps celebrating the centenary were painted by Colleen Corlett, who's based in the Isle of Man, with the help of photos sent by the Girl Guide's Island Commissioner.

Hilary Hardy says she's thrilled with the quality and detail shown in the stamps which are brightly designed and are a lasting memory to the centenary year.



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