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For ancestors who served in the Police Force.

  1. John HEMPSEED, Edinburgh City Police, 1915

    Filed with William Scott's papers in the WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A handwritten letter/report from Plain Clothes Constable John HEMPSEED, West End Station, Edinburgh City Police, dated November 1915. May be of use as a handwriting sample. Anc****y, SCO, page 47918

    Started by fullscott‎, 18-07-2014 9:10 AM
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  2. Is there a record of Special Constables ?

    Does anyone know if there is a record of Special Constables for Herts. for the period 1895 - 1920 please. I've been told my Grandad, Thomas Childs, born Hertford Heath/Little Amwell, Herts, in 1875, was a Special & I'm wondering if there is anywhere I might be able to find some info. without...

    Started by YvonneC‎, 18-06-2014 8:52 PM
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  3. Unhappy Coates Cambridgeshire Policeman death

    Hi all, I have been trying to find information on my great grandfather's involvement in the Cambridgeshire police for some time now so I am hoping someone with more experience may be able to help. My great grandfather was John Bishop born C1867 Littleport Cambridgeshire. He is listed on the...

    Started by dmcr‎, 06-10-2009 10:38 AM
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  4. F HOOD, Sgt Metropolitan Police, 1922

    Filed with Thomas Henry Copplestone's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A handwritten report from Sergeant F HOOD, of the Metropolitan Police (Teddington Station), dated February 1922. May be useful as a handwriting/signature sample. Anc****y, COP, page 14159 (repeated 14160)

    Started by fullscott‎, 20-10-2013 3:09 PM
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  5. How many policemen are in my family?

    I have two family photos of policemen. Looking for any help dating them, and establishing whether they are the same man or not. The single photo has 'Uncle George, Northleach' written on the back. I do not know whose uncle he is supposed to be. The BAXTER family is from in and around...

    Started by hummingbird104‎, 11-10-2013 10:23 PM
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    12-10-2013, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  6. Supervisor Metropolitan Police?

    Hi, I was wondering if anybody knew what a "Supervisor Metropolitan Police" was/is? I've just received information back from the 1939 National Identity Card database and (unbeknown to both myself and my Dad!), my Grandfather's occupation was listed as "Supervisor Metropolitan Police" in 1939!...

    Started by usernick‎, 30-09-2013 4:15 PM
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  7. D TRUBSHAW, Asst Chief Constable Lancs, 1921

    Filed with John William Coppack's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A type-written letter on headed notepaper (Chief Constable's Office, Lancashire Constabulary) dated June 1921, signed by D TRUBSHAW, Assistant Chief Constable of Lancashire. May be useful as a signature sample. Anc****y, COP,...

    Started by fullscott‎, 25-09-2013 7:28 PM
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  8. Police Photographs

    Hi all, I have been given access to a large number of police related photos. The period covered is 1880s to 1970s They are all from the East and West Sussex Constabularies, Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings Borough Forces. Most of the photos are of individual officers and are either...

    Started by stickymone‎, 17-08-2009 10:46 PM
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    14-09-2013, 12:38 PM Go to last post
  9. W G HORSEMAN Police Sergeant, Atherstone 1917

    Filed with Edward Cope's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A handwritten letter, on Warwickshire Constabulary paper, dated December 1917 from Police Sergeant 134 W G HORSEMAN, Atherstone Division, Nuneaton Beat. May be of use as a handwriting sample. Anc****y, COP, page 1592

    Started by fullscott‎, 29-08-2013 9:42 AM
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  10. John HUBBARD, PC Narborough, Leics 1921

    Filed with Arthur Allan Cope's WW1 Service Records (WO 363): A handwritten letter, on Leicestershire Constabulary headed paper, dated May 1921, from Police Constable 152 John HUBBARD of the Narborough division. May be of use as a handwriting sample. Anc****y, COP, page 898

    Started by fullscott‎, 27-08-2013 4:54 PM
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  11. 1860 paddington london police station

    hi everyone, I'm looking for information on an officer and police station in Paddington area of London in the 1860. his name was Joseph Paine, and is recorded on his wedding certificate as living at police station woodfield road. on 1861 census still recorded as policeman living in porchester...

    Started by len gooby‎, 01-07-2013 5:41 PM
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  12. Bramley West Riding police - Henry Panton

    My GGrandfather Henry John Panton was in the police force at Bramley near Leeds in 1869 and I am trying to find out when he came there from his native village of Orby in Lincs where he was a farmer's son in 1861. He may be registered in the police as Henry, John or even Charles Panton. Are there...

    Started by MichaelH‎, 18-06-2013 7:25 PM
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    21-06-2013, 7:44 PM Go to last post
  13. R.I.C

    Is there anyone out there with info, or know where I can get some, about the Royal Irish Constabulary between 1870 and 1910?

    Started by sue1959‎, 16-10-2009 1:44 PM
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  14. E EDGAR - Swansea Police 1910

    Filed with Ernest James USHER's WW1 Service Records: A handwritten reference for Usher, from E EDGAR (for the Superintendent of Police), Swansea, dated February 1910. Original (the certified copy is on page 898) May be useful as a handwriting/signature sample. Anc****y, USH, page 897

    Started by fullscott‎, 11-05-2013 9:57 AM
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  15. Thomas Fanning - Policeman - Whitechapel - ??

    This man is being very elusive, primarily because he died July 3 1842 I had started a thread about finding him {The parents of Thomas Digby Fanning] and from that thread and received some invaluable help. As a result I know that the man above was born in 1794. In 1829 he was living in the...

    Started by Colin Rowledge‎, 31-05-2010 6:31 PM
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  16. Question Thomas Murphy PC69 ,C division Manchester UK

    Thomas was born in Ireland in 1819. In 1841 he was a police constable stationed at Ridgefield, near Police street in the centre of Manchester. There were many more mostly Irish policemen on the same page. When he married a local girl ,Jane Rowbotham , his father was descibed as -Thomas James...

    Started by ellymay‎, 02-04-2013 4:48 PM
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  17. Smile Thomas Conner (policeman) 1792

    Hi Genealogists, This is my second post. I was amazed and pleased at the replies to my first. I am trying to get information on Thomas Conner who was a policeman(1792). He was born at sea (It says "unknown" where born) and spent some of his life at Chorlton Work house. He must have worked for...

    Started by dylan thermos‎, 20-01-2013 3:53 PM
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  18. Met Police

    Hi, I am wondering if there is any way of finding info on a relative of mines career in the Met Police. Charles Tambling. Born 1883 Chedzoy, Surrey Died 1957 He was in the Coldstream Guards from 1901-1906. And I guess joined the Met shortly after.

    Started by Ianbuchanan‎, 30-12-2012 9:35 PM
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  19. Scottish Police - midlothian - stuck :(

    I am currently researching one of my relatives (Jane) ....... we have discovered that a John Connor has been the informant on Jane's son's birth, death and Jane's death. We think this is quite odd, so just looking through the census' for John Connor and found only one that matches his...

    Started by Jane56‎, 19-01-2011 10:18 AM
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  20. City of London Police Service Record - Help!

    Hi, Would appreciate any help with interpreting the below service record for an individual who served as a Special Constable in the City of London police force. I think each date is a date of service and the number next to a date is number of days served since last date? I guess the...

    Started by bsward‎, 11-08-2012 7:34 PM
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    04-09-2012, 8:28 PM Go to last post

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