1890 – Formation of the 2nd Enfield

The 2nd Enfield holds its first parade evening in the presence of A J Ridge. He speaks to the boys about the aims, Object and the rules of the Brigade. During the address he makes special reference to the folly of smoking, betting and the use of bad language. Of the 29 boys present, 27 accept the terms of membership. Any tobacco found on the boys is collected in a heap and burnt.