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For ancestors who served in the Police Force.

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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 4:53 PM
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  5. 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 10:35 PM
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  6. 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 11:18 AM
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  7. 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
  8. West Sussex Constabulary

    My maternal grandfather Harry Charles Abbott (born 16 Oct 1886) was a member of the west Sussex Constabulary, based mostly in Worthing, I believe. Please can anyone advise me how to find his service record? Jackie

    Started by Jackie‎, 16-11-2004 10:53 AM
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    09-06-2012, 7:51 AM Go to last post
  9. PC 489 George William Gutteridge

    George William Gutteridge was the nephew of my great grandparents. He served with Essex County Constabulary from Apr 5, 1910, Essex County Constabulary from Feb 23, 1919 and died on Sep 27, 1927. In the early hours of Tuesday 27th September 1927 the body of PC 489 George Gutteridge was found...

    Started by ebobby‎, 07-05-2012 3:43 PM
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  10. Glamorgan & Pembrokeshire policemen

    Among the many unmarked photos I inherited 25 years ago are two photographs of policemen. I also have a truncheon and a uniform button from the Glamorgan Constabulary. The first photograph shows a policeman who bears an uncanny resemblance to my father as a young man. I contacted the...

    Started by pipsqueak‎, 01-06-2008 3:29 PM
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    19-03-2012, 7:48 PM Go to last post

    Hello I have recently found a section on the London England Electoral Registers (L.E.E.R). Which lists all the policemen names who were situated at a station in W.10 London. I am quite sure this is available for all stations listed in the L.E.E.R. How do I show you this particular link?

    Started by nolly‎, 02-03-2012 3:54 PM
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  12. Question Tom Darby

    I am wondering if anyone can tell me if TOM DARBY who was a police constable I beleive from leicestershire was one of my ancestors. I believe he married SARAH ?? This is in the 1800's about 1850's in leicestershire.

    Started by charby‎, 21-01-2012 6:15 PM
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  13. Special police constable ww2 records??

    hi, can anybody throw some light on this, my absent grandfather born 1880 Leicestershire served ww1 and survived, after my grandmother died in 1961 my mother stated on certificate that he was deceased 'ex-army' and 'ex-police constable' as i know where he worked up to 1923 no police involvement,...

    Started by pok4r‎, 15-12-2011 7:03 PM
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  14. Which newspaper(s)?

    Within the remit of the City of London police area which local newspaper(s) would have reported events such as court cases etc. Just thought as two of my relatives were police officers within the CoL police, if ever(!) I had any spare time I could browse through the local papers to see if their...

    Started by British Viking‎, 21-06-2010 11:00 PM
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  15. Question frank scott police constable of bromsgrove

    dear all, i would like to find out more about my great grandads dads life as a policeman.in 1901 and 1891 cen he was listed as a police constable living in bromsgrove.i don't know anything about his police life and don't know how to go about it.debo

    Started by Debo‎, 10-06-2011 4:44 AM
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  16. William Riches

    My Great Grand Father William Riches was in the kent Police starting at Chatham Kent where my grand dad was born, his name William Riches, then he went to Northfleet Kent where my Grand dad grew up. He was commomdated for stopping a run away horse in Strood High Street. Dates to follow. His Wife...

    Started by anjean‎, 20-05-2011 5:20 PM
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  17. Bernard H POTTER - Birmingham

    I am trying to trace the carreer of Bernard H POTTEr who was a police constable on both the 1891 & 1901 Censuses - in Birmingham. Can someone please tell me where I can find records of policemen in Birmingham during that time?

    Started by chopendoz‎, 19-05-2011 2:11 PM
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  18. Joseph Norman Williams Police Officer

    I have always been told that my grandfather's son from his first marriage was a Police Officer in Staffordshire, probably Stoke on Trent. His name would have been Joseph Norman Williams, usually called Norman, born 18/12/1899. His parents were Joseph William Williams and Florence Williams nee...

    Started by SBSFamilyhistory‎, 29-09-2007 3:16 PM
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    04-05-2011, 10:38 PM Go to last post
  19. Israel Hoppet St Pancras

    I have been looking at my wonderfully named ancestor Israel Hoppet's records. He was born 1810/11 in Cambridgeshire. I have him on the 1851 census living in civil parish of St Pancras (can't make out address) and his occupation is given as policeman. By the 1861 census he was listed as a watchman...

    Started by Abbreviation‎, 20-03-2011 10:38 AM
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  20. Woolwich Policeman 1910

    I would be grateful for some guidance in researching a policeman. A second husband of a relative, a Mr Ernest (?W) Steward, was we understand a policeman in Woolwich, from around 1900, and was invalided out with a medical condition aged 23 and then continued as a Docks police man. How...

    Started by DocDAve‎, 11-01-2011 1:04 PM
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