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Police - History

The following resources are available for those with an interest in Police - both as ancestors and as a part of our history:

  • Likewise, the London Metropolitan Police have a unique history and interesting past.
     
  • The Police History Society
    64, Nore Marsh Road,
    Wootton Bassett,
    Wiltshire.
    SN4 8BH
    Their Journal is available at the Family History Library (FHL) in Salt Lake City, call no. 942 U25j
    e-mail: Steve Bridge
     
  • "A History of Police in England & Wales," London, Constable, 1978, ISBN 0094614903, FHL call no. 942 H2cr
     
  • Don't overlook the Fire & Police Museum in Sheffield.
     
  • There is also a Police mailing list on Rootsweb. To subscribe, send the word "subscribe" in the body of your e-mail, without the quotes, to:
    POLICE-UK-L-request@rootsweb.com
     
  • And again for collectors and the curious, check out Police Helmets from Great Britain
    E-Mail to: S. M. Marsh
     
  • A little outside of Lincolnshire, but the GENUKI, Devonshire, site has a couple of local police history books listed under Occupations.