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Offline dawnwas

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Re: LOOKING FOR POLICEMEN????
« Reply #9 on: Wednesday 03 August 05 12:25 BST (UK) »
Hi Cougar.Thankyou for the reply.My Dad is thankfully still fit and well at 80 years of age...and I was hoping to come across a list of policemen including himself and friends that he served with...to jog his memory a bit.It would be nice if he could make contact with someone from the past.
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Re: LOOKING FOR POLICEMEN????
« Reply #10 on: Wednesday 03 August 05 12:31 BST (UK) »
Glad to hear that he is still alive.
If you contact the Police Association - assume they have one over in England - they should be able to assist.
Cougar
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Re: LOOKING FOR POLICEMEN????
« Reply #11 on: Thursday 18 August 05 12:02 BST (UK) »
Hi Cougar, Just seen your link - will search for my great-great grandfather, many thanks.  Most interesting too. :)
Names:  MARCHANT; Lambeth, London; Westerham,
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              Seal, Kent.

               SUSSEX; St Giles, Cripplegate, London
               Bethnal Green; Lambeth

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Re: LOOKING FOR POLICEMEN????
« Reply #12 on: Friday 23 September 05 13:48 BST (UK) »
If you are looking for policemen in the London Metropolitan police force

http://www.policeorders.co.uk
http://free.dominoserver.de/information/podb.nsf

I found my ggrandfather here

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Edmunds/Edmonds - Monmouth
Edmunds - Chard
Ellott/Ellet/Elliot - Dorset
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Re: Looking For Policemen ????
« Reply #13 on: Monday 26 September 05 17:20 BST (UK) »
Both great sites !   Now, how to search for someone who was in the Railway Police in the 1840s ?
Henley (Brighton 1820+, Bedfordshire pre-1840),  Vine, Button, Bradford, Bodle (Sussex), Willey (Sheffield, London), Nattriss (London), Wood, Jones, Blaker, Shrimpton (London), Dalby (London 1800+, E.Yorkshire pre-1810), Hillmann, von Thun (London and Hannover)

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Re: Looking For Policemen ????
« Reply #14 on: Tuesday 25 October 05 15:52 BST (UK) »
Thanks for the new link. Will have a look. :)
Barrington, Westerman (originally from Hannover), Long (originally from Prussia), Lorymore, Flyng, Porter - all Bristol, Gloucestershire.
Grimes - Bridgwater, Somerset.
Lamb - Poplar, Essex, Hither Green, Kent.
Dwan, Turner, Cole, Carter, Walker, Kay, Hughes, Maplesden - all St Olaves/Bermondsey/Rotherhithe/Southwark/Stepney/Lambeth/Wandsworth.

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Re: Looking For Policemen ????
« Reply #15 on: Thursday 27 October 05 15:56 BST (UK) »
 :'(  Awww, I'm all upset now.

My gt-gt-grandfather (Joseph W Mills) was a policeman from 1842 to 1859, one of the originals, would've worn the top-hatted uniform, worked in V division (Fulham) and later as a Sergeant in T division. He resigned in June 1859.

I can't find any mention of him in the listings.   :'(

Still, I shouldn't really be surprised I s'pose, because I can't find out where he was buried either! He died in Nov 1864, but I can't find him in any burial records anywhere ... ancestors can be so inconsiderate!

Wendy

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Re: Looking For Policemen ????
« Reply #16 on: Thursday 27 October 05 23:15 BST (UK) »
Hi Wendy
Get onto the Police Archives section - might be through the National archives - don't know about the UK - they should be able to trace him for you.
Cougar (Sth Aust).
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Re: Looking For Policemen ????
« Reply #17 on: Sunday 27 November 05 13:08 GMT (UK) »
Hi,

Has anyone mentioned http://www.policehistory.co.uk before, it's another good resource.

Cheers

Vince
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