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Re: Metropolitan Police Records Online
« Reply #9 on: Saturday 13 June 09 00:12 BST (UK) »
Thank you jc26red, that's great ... and thank you BarnabyP for providing the images.
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Re: Metropolitan Police Records Online
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 13 June 09 13:53 BST (UK) »
Hello geniecolgan. I have just had a look through my unchecked list of leavers and Charles Colgan can be found at the top of  MEPO 4/341 Pages 137 and 138. Transcript of which can be found on Your Archives.

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Re: Metropolitan Police Records Online
« Reply #11 on: Saturday 13 June 09 14:55 BST (UK) »
Hello Barnaby,

that's marvelous! My thanks to you, I now have gt. grandad joining and leaving, he's well and truly "nicked"  ;D

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Re: Metropolitan Police Records Online
« Reply #12 on: Saturday 13 June 09 15:08 BST (UK) »
Hello again Genie. There is a chance, given the amount of time that he served (abt. 25 yrs), that there's a pension record for him. I would imagine that it would be under MEPO 21/29, as this record covers that period of time.

The National Archives has a guide called Metropolitan Police (London): Records of Service that might be of some use should you look further.

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Re: Metropolitan Police Records Online
« Reply #13 on: Saturday 13 June 09 16:55 BST (UK) »
Hi Barnaby,

thank you again.

The guide is most informative about the codes used within each record. I now know that gt. grandad left with an excellent record  :)

I already have a copy of his retirement records (provided by a cousin) but I will have a go at searching for his retirement records at The National Archives.

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Re: Metropolitan Police Records Online
« Reply #14 on: Saturday 13 June 09 17:21 BST (UK) »
ok, very silly question:
I've found the correct page on flickr;

I can see the thumbnail and get a larger version. How to I enlarge the "larger version"?

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« Reply #15 on: Saturday 13 June 09 17:25 BST (UK) »
just above there are size options, choose original.  Underneath,you will see the dimensions

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Re: Metropolitan Police Records Online
« Reply #16 on: Saturday 13 June 09 18:38 BST (UK) »
Hi BarnabyP,
Well done, there's a huge amount of work involved in there. 

I've had a look through for an ancestor who was in the Mounted Police in London in 1872. Do you have any records that early?
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Re: Metropolitan Police Records Online
« Reply #17 on: Saturday 13 June 09 18:44 BST (UK) »
I don't have any photos of documents that cover that period of time. Sorry Jimmijam.

Good luck with the searching.

Barnaby