Articles with the tag: The Law


Sergeant FG Brown, Leamington Borough Police Force

Sergeant FG Brown, Leamington Borough Police Force

  Frederick George Brown was born in 1835 in Leamington Priors to John and Charlotte Brown. John was a local carpenter and had five surviving children, four sons and one daughter. Three of his sons became policemen – two of them, including Frederick, were...
Leamington Spa Borough Police  Special Constabulary

Leamington Spa Borough Police Special Constabulary

Leamington Spa Borough Police  Special Constabulary   Special Constables are not the relatively new institution that many people suppose. They date back as far as Anglo-Saxon times, when communities policed themselves, hundreds of years before the Police Force that we...
William Thomas Edwards, Chief Inspector of Police (1842-1909)

William Thomas Edwards, Chief Inspector of Police (1842-1909)

  William Thomas Edwards joined the 30-strong Leamington Police force which had been in existence since 1825, on the 15th October 1863. At that time, a Constable’s pay was 18s 6d (92.5p) per week whilst on probation and on being given permanent appointment,...