Category Archives: Scouts

#ScoutsAbuse 9 – The Lasting Legacy of Childhood Sexual Abuse by Nic Seagull

Following my posts on court appeals relevant to #ScoutAbuse [see links], I am currently putting together an overarching post of child abuse in the Scouts. I came across Nic’s post and as it is a powerful piece of writing, it … Continue reading

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[#ScoutsAbuse 8] William Henry Twigg 1988 Jun 7 Court of Appeal

William Henry Twigg worked most of his life he was a bus driver and retired after a heart attack at the age of 56. He was involved in the Scouting movement for the best part of 40 years, and at … Continue reading

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[#ScoutsAbuse7] John Queen 1984 May 10 Court of Appeal

John Queen was born in Glasgow. He was convicted of gross indecency and buggery, of a 13 year old boy in 1982 and 1983. He had got to know the boy a year before whilst an instructor attached to a … Continue reading

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[#ScoutsAbuse6] Ernest Fred Jay 1978 Jan 20 Court of Appeal

Fred Ernest Jay was appealing against sentence for charges of indecent assault to buggery on 14 -17 year olds. He also had  been convicted of previous indecent assaults in 1972. It is claimed that Jay kept a lid on his … Continue reading

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[#ScoutsAbuse 4] John Oliver Bentley Court of Appeal 29 Jul 1999

The appeal against sentencing was made by John Oliver Bentley, who was a founder of British Men and Boys Love Association.  Although he was a member of BMBLA, this was an “isolated conviction” for indecent assault, although he had many … Continue reading

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[#ScoutsAbuse 3] Andrew Lee Clark 2000 Jun 13 Court of Appeal

Abuser Andrew Lee Clark, Scout leader had pleaded guilty to attempted buggery and indecent assaults. There were at least 2 victims, one was aged 11-13. The offences committed 1997-99, geographical area and scout group unclear but court was Chichester, West … Continue reading

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[#ScoutsAbuse 2] John Anthony Coghlan 2006 Jun 19 Court of Appeal

This is an appeal against sentencing by a scoutmaster, John Anthony Coghlan,  who committed abuse in the 1960s, against a child for a period when the child was aged 10 until 14. The child was at that time was an … Continue reading

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Martin Keerns on Dunblane, Paedophilia and Injustice Anywhere

It is a year ago today that Martin wrote his last blog post Feb 20, 2016 before he died. The post is reproduced here but is also available on his blog Martin Keerns Blog [3]  Injustice Anywhere is a Threat … Continue reading

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Dennis Grain 4 April 2016 Court of Appeal

This appeal against length of sentence appears to have been successful on one ground. Dennis Grains abuse in this appeal was probably at Greystone Heath Approved School, Warrington. More details on Grain and linking articles follow the appeal. Redaction Some … Continue reading

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Abuse and Death of Paul Kingsley 2

                                                            Paul Kingsley RIP This little boy, Paul Kingsley was sexually assaulted and then murdered. He was murdered in his scout uniform, strangled with the neckerchief. Anthony Sinclair, manager of Pudsey Juniors Football Club was convicted of manslaughter as he … Continue reading

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