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The Boys’ Brigade in Port Towns – Camping and the Case of Bristol c.1888-1920 - Port Towns and Urban Cultures
In 1888 the Boys’ Brigade in Scotland was prevalent in portside cities. Glasgow (93 Companies), Edinburgh (17), and Ayr (6) were home to the largest Battalions.[1] When the movement became established south of the border this pattern was replicated. By the end of the century London was the second largest area of strength nationally …