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Forum: General Police Discussion 10-08-2018, 01:41 PM
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Posted By The Station Cat
Certainly a very curious point. I can only assume...

Certainly a very curious point. I can only assume that he came back briefly for the 97 Jubilee?

I hope we haven't got another Eddowes shrawl here!! Or dare I say it those, dubious handcuffs and...
Forum: General Police Discussion 10-08-2018, 10:37 AM
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Posted By The Station Cat
Medal to PC881 Edward Watkins City...

Medal to PC881 Edward Watkins City Police

http://gmic.co.uk/topic/73913-pc-881-edward-watkins-city-of-london-police/
Forum: General Police Discussion 09-16-2018, 01:55 AM
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Views: 2,015
Posted By The Station Cat
Yes Harry without a doubt. But I don't believe...

Yes Harry without a doubt. But I don't believe these were used by the Metropolitan Police, I strongly suspect that these Bobbies are from Devonshire Constabulary or whatever it was called back in the...
Forum: General Police Discussion 09-15-2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,015
Posted By The Station Cat
There is another picture, also appearing to be H...

There is another picture, also appearing to be H Division. But again I don't believe this is Whitechapel H Division either. We've got those stripes again on the sleeve and a top hat instead of a...
Forum: General Police Discussion 09-15-2018, 03:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,015
Posted By The Station Cat
Very interesting!!! I'm by no means an expert, so...

Very interesting!!! I'm by no means an expert, so forgive me if I'm talking through my hat. But I don't believe this chap is from "our" H Division. My reasoning for this is the "stripes" on his...
Forum: Visual Media 08-03-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,416
Posted By The Station Cat
I do hope not!!! Would be nice to just have a...

I do hope not!!! Would be nice to just have a documentary about the case without speculating on who he might have been!!


Has a broadcast date been confirmed yet?
Forum: General Police Discussion 06-13-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 65,056
Posted By The Station Cat
:lol: that's great!!!

:lol: that's great!!!
Forum: General Police Discussion 06-05-2018, 04:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,256
Posted By The Station Cat
Sunday 30 October 1898 Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper...

Sunday 30 October 1898 Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper

... aged 32, a cabinet maker, was charged. at Worship Street police Court, on Friday, with disorderly conduct 469 H said that on Sunday there was...
Forum: General Police Discussion 06-05-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,256
Posted By The Station Cat
PC Sampson in the papers.............

Saturday 09 November 1889 Kentish Independent
... charged with stealing a quantity of potatoes and a wicket basket, value is 2d, the property of Major Grier.—Police Constable Sampson, 191 R, said...
Forum: General Police Discussion 05-30-2018, 07:33 AM
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Views: 724
Posted By The Station Cat
Plain clothes duties...........

Police Orders—Saturday, 29th September 1888

The following are authorised to be employed in plain clothes, with an allowance of 2s 6d per week from to 31st March next. They will be employed as...
Forum: General Police Discussion 05-05-2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,410
Posted By The Station Cat
Bethnal Green Road (unknown date), Bethnal Green...

Bethnal Green Road (unknown date), Bethnal Green Police Station can just be seen on the right.

&

Bethnal Green Police Station taken 3rd May 2018.
Forum: Pub Talk 05-04-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,247
Posted By The Station Cat
I contacted Islington cemetery and was informed...

I contacted Islington cemetery and was informed that James and Emma Riley are buried in plot C6/7. But I was also informed that this area was in the oldest part of the cemetery and that finding their...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 04-26-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,120
Posted By The Station Cat
Constable George ALLEN 292G Islington...

Constable George ALLEN 292G Islington Gazette

Wednesday 4th May 1887
Police Constable 292G (George ALLEN) said that on the 25th July last he was on fixed point at Exmouth Street, Clerkenwell. He...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 04-25-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,120
Posted By The Station Cat
Islington Gazette Saturday 4th June 1898 A...

Islington Gazette

Saturday 4th June 1898

A HARD CASE. Ellen Joslin. aged married, of 1 Attneave Street. Clerkenwell. was charged with stealing from No. 13. Yardley-street, a loaf, value 3 3/4d the...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 04-25-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,120
Posted By The Station Cat
Islington Gazette Tuesday 3rd July 1900 EX...

Islington Gazette

Tuesday 3rd July 1900 EX CONSTABLE.

An ex-constable Walter LOCKNEY 27 address and occupation refused, was charged with disorderly conduct and assaulting Police Constable Wagg 328G...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 04-25-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,120
Posted By The Station Cat
Islington Gazette Tuesday 24th August 1897 Ann...

Islington Gazette Tuesday

24th August 1897

Ann Straines, aged 40, a machinist, of no fixed abode, was charged with sleeping in the open air without visible means subsistence and with exposing her...
Forum: Scene of the Crimes 04-22-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,120
Posted By The Station Cat
Was Whitechapel really any worse than other areas of London?

Just thought I'd throw this question out there...............

Was Whitechapel really any worse then any other area of London?

Let's just say for the sake of argument (and putting Jack's crimes to...
Forum: General Police Discussion 04-22-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,003
Posted By The Station Cat
PC Thompson still making the news two years after his murder....

Found this in the Islington Gazette thought it might be of interest....


FRIDAY, AUGUST 8, 1902.
THE COFFEE STALL DANGER.
The circumstances of the manslaughter of Mr Spicer in Eustont Road are so...
Forum: General Police Discussion 04-22-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By The Station Cat
Islington Gazette 28th October 1896.......

A terror to the neighbourhood - John Hammond, a labourer, Britaania Street, King’s-Cross-road, was charged with assaulting Police Constable Allen, 292 G, Kings Cross Road. Hammond was ejected 'rom...
Forum: General Police Discussion 04-15-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,423
Posted By The Station Cat
Death From The Frog’s March

In April, 1889, the newspapers were up in arms (quite literally) at the news that a prisoner in the East End of London had died in police custody whilst being “frog marched” to the police...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-13-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By The Station Cat
Thanks Chris, that's great. I'm going down that...

Thanks Chris, that's great.

I'm going down that part of the world in a few weeks, so I'll visit the Blind Beggar personally and check out the situation and report back in due course.
Forum: Pub Talk 04-13-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,247
Posted By The Station Cat
Flash of genius..............Have emailed the...

Flash of genius..............Have emailed the cemetery directly to see if they can help me out.

Will let you know how I get on. But in the meantime thanks for everyone who has replied to my thread,...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 04-12-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,886
Posted By The Station Cat
Thanks everyone, all very interesting stuff. I...

Thanks everyone, all very interesting stuff.

I wonder if I might take this one stage further and ask if anyone can help me identify a premises location for a Bethnal Green butcher called James...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-12-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,247
Posted By The Station Cat
Many thanks for this Chris & Robert. ...

Many thanks for this Chris & Robert.

Lloyd's Weekly is the root of my confusion, as I can't seem to locate a Finchley Cemetery only an East Finchley Cemetery.

Are they the same place?

I was...
Forum: Pub Talk 04-11-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,247
Posted By The Station Cat
Many thanks GUT. I’m trying to confirm the...

Many thanks GUT.

I’m trying to confirm the location of possible grave(s) for James & Emma RIILEY, both died in July 1896, I assume they’ll be in the same grave?. There is suggestion that they were...
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