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Offline mickgall

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Re: Looking For Policemen ????
« Reply #18 on: Monday 28 November 05 08:03 GMT (UK) »
Hi Wendus

as he was stationed at Fulham he would have been in the Met Police. Try this link, it may help you find him. I've found a lot of mine on there,

http://www.externalserver.me.uk:8085/

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Re: Looking For Policemen ????
« Reply #19 on: Tuesday 10 January 06 18:26 GMT (UK) »
The database on policeorders.co.uk has been withdrawn. :( It now refers you to the National Archives.
Thank goodness I found my great-uncle's records while it was still active. :)

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Re: Looking For Policemen ????
« Reply #20 on: Tuesday 10 January 06 22:04 GMT (UK) »
Glad so many got some help from the site then while it was active.
Wonder if you have to pay now to access the information?
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Re: Looking For Policemen ????
« Reply #21 on: Tuesday 16 May 06 23:44 BST (UK) »
This site includes a Book of Remembrance from 1829 to the present time and a Roll of Honour from 1924 to 1999 for members of the Metropolitan Police who lost their lives or were permanently disabled in the course of duty . There is also a list of off duty members killed by enemy action during World War II.  http://www.met.police.uk/history

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Re: Looking For Policemen ????
« Reply #22 on: Monday 14 August 06 20:54 BST (UK) »
I have a G NICOLL recorded on the 1851 Census as a "police constable".  Would it be possible to find out anymore information re:police career?

1851 Census recs.
Dwelling: 25 Charles St.
Census Place: St George in the East, London, MDX.
George NICHOLL, head, marr., 38, police constable, SCOT, ANS.
Mary Ann Anderson NICHOLL, wife, marr., 28, MDX, St. George East.
William, son, 8, scholar, MDX, Spitalfields.
Frederick, son, 7, scholar, MDX, Spitalfields.
George, son, 5, scholar, MDX, Spitalfields.
Elizabeth, daur., 3, MDX, St. George East.
Ann FOY, lodger, wid., 65, laundress, Whithaven.   

Unnable to locate him on the 1841 Census but by 1857 he is back in Scotland.
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Family names:SPINK (WRY), GOODWIN (DBY), PRATT (SCT & WRY), WILDGOOSE (DBY), STRETTON (LEI & DBY), MARTIN(ANS), NICOLL(ANS), McKENNA(TYR), STRAIN(DON), WALLACE(FIF), RAE(STI), PENMAN(STI) & CAPPIE(ELN).

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« Reply #23 on: Monday 21 August 06 11:03 BST (UK) »
Another Police site that is well worth a visit is:

http://www.historybytheyard.co.uk/index.htm

It has lists of the Police intake from the very beginning, Sept 1829 through to Feb 1830

I found my gg grandfather there - First intake Day 1  ;D

It appears that the majority of the original Policemen were dismissed for being drunk on Duty  ;D

I think my guy was one of the first few to ever receive a pension from the Police Force.

Now I have his warrant number - I don't know where to get any further info. I guess it's the Nat Archives and hope they don't charge a fortune  ::)

Anyone know any other sites for Police Info?

Happy Hunting
Di

PS - Wildgoose - I checked for your George Nicholl and he wasn't on the list. He must have joined after Feb 1830.

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Re: Looking For Policemen ????
« Reply #24 on: Monday 21 August 06 11:15 BST (UK) »
Hi Lady Di
Don't know what happens in England, but here in Australia the Police Headquarters seem to have their own archives and it is amazing how much can be found from them.
Here in Adelaide, it is run by volunteers, so 'catching up with them' is the hardest part.
It may be worth your while to try the main police station in the area (where he was) and find out what they did with their old records..............if they don't have something similar, they should be able to put you in the right direction, but from memory, there is an English Police site.
Hope this helps
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Re: Looking For Policemen ????
« Reply #25 on: Monday 21 August 06 11:41 BST (UK) »
Hiya Cougar,

Long time, no speak!

Thanks for the Police Info. I think I will need to follow up with the Nat Archives as my guy joined 29 Sept 1829 and was a "Peeler" up until he was pensioned off in the 1850's.

I will keep looking though  ;D

Thanks
Di

PS - How was the holiday and did you find David S. ??
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Re: Looking For Policemen ????
« Reply #26 on: Monday 21 August 06 11:52 BST (UK) »
Holiday great thanks - and NO David Stanley to be found.
Gather you haven't fallen over him either???
Think I have exhausted Coventry, very helpful people, but no joy -  and I can only assume (shocking word) that he may not have been baptised there or registered there for that matter.
Cheers Cougar
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