History - Year by year

Company history for the year 1986

February
The Company wins the First Aid competition, and is also runner up in the pairs competition.


April
The London Band competitions take place at Kingsdale School.


April
The Company makes history by winning the Battalion Drill competition. At this point the Company had won every uniformed Battalion competition; this had never been done before.


Saturday 12th April
The 96th Annual Company Display takes place.


Wednesday 16th April
The 1st and 3rd Enfield retain the Daily Telegraph Shield.



Saturday 10th May
On the exact 80th anniversary of the first Daily Telegraph Shield competition (10th May 1906), the 1st and 3rd give a drill demonstration, provide the Colour Party and the Guard of Honour.


Outside the Royal Albert Hall before the Guard of Honour and Drill item.


The poster for the 1986 Royal Albert Hall Display, which features several 3rd Enfield boys.


June
Mark Silvey (3rd Enfield) and James March (1st Enfield) are given the honour of presenting the Prime Minister with the official Royal Wedding brochure at 10 Downing Street.


Sunday 22nd June to Wednesday 25th June
The Company is visited by a party of 11 from the Neenah Menasha Boys' and Girls' Brigade from Wisconsin in the USA.


Friday 27th June
A list is published by London District of the Boys' Brigade Companies formed before 1900 that are still in existence. It shows the years of registration of these Companies, meaning the 3rd Enfield is the joint sixth oldest Company along with the 1st Barnet, 2nd Enfield and 42nd London. The 1st Enfield is the third oldest London Company, and the list is topped by the 5th London, formed in 1887.

The list of the oldest London District Companies.


July
The 3rd Enfield wins the Athletics competition.


August
The 3rd Enfield ties with the 70th London in the final of the London District 11-a-side Cricket championship.


December
The 3rd Enfield's Bugle Team launches the Mayor of Enfield's Christmas Appeal.

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