Women Police Gallery

Women police 1938. Back row: Miss Millichip, Miss Gould, Police Sergeant Midwinter, Miss Rouse, Miss Bennett, Front row: Miss Lodge, Miss Sandover, Miss Ford, Miss Spooner, Miss Tonra. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 136)
One Police Constable, one Woman Police Constable and three Woman Auxiliary Police Constables at rear of Cheltenham Police Station Crescent Terrace. Left to right: Woman Auxiliary Police Constable Dorothy HALE (now GARDNER), Police Constable John ANGUS, Woman Auxiliary Police Constable Joyce PAYTON (now MOORE), Woman Police Constable Laura BALL (now CLARKE), Woman Auxiliary Police Constable Doreen WEBB (now SINCLAIR). (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1198)
Woman Police Constable Marian Elsie Sandover on retirement 1948. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 184)
Her Majesties Inspector,Chief Constable Henn, Deputy Chief Constable A. H. Carter, Superintendent. J. Hallam and other ranks; Woman Police Constables Brimble and Lodge; (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 150)
County policewomen 1953. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 151)
Policewoman on traffic duty on a zebra crossing in Cheltenham Promenade. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2471)
Photograph from an old negative
Policewoman on point duty in Stroud. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2473)
Photograph from an old negative
Group photo of women police officers. Includes Jean Marsh, Olive Hinton, Mrs Herbert, Doreen Raper, Mrs Yeomans, Mrs Brimble, Miss Reed. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 191)
Women Police Constables, possibly Winifred Norman (left) and Margaret Hall, on patrol 1960s? (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2092)
Woman Police Constable in new uniform 1965. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1085)
Women Police Constables in the park talking to children. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2092)
Woman Police Sergeant D. Blowen and Woman Police Constable Tizzard. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 239)
Number Seven District Course for Women Police Constables at Eastwood Park, Falfield 1968/69. Middle Row: second from left Women Police Constables Margaret Jones, Sue Jenkins. Front row, second from left, Woman Inspector Mary Pincombe, sixth from left, Chief Inspector Bob Parker, seventh from left Woman Chief Inspector E.(Betty) Hughes, eighth from left Woman Sergeant Dulcie Blowen. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1016)
Woman Police Constable using PYE pocket-phone UHF radio in Imperial Square, Cheltenham, circa 1970. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2103)
Number Seven District course for Woman Police Constables held at Oxtalls College, Gloucester 1969. Front row: third from left, Woman Police Sergeant Dulcie Blowen, fourth from left, Woman Chief Inspector Betty Hughes,fifth from left Chief Inspector Bob Parker. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1018)
Directing staff of Regional Policewomens Training Course - 1972/3 at Oxstalls College campus. Left to right: Woman Police Sergeant Blowen; Woman Chief Inspector E.B. Hughes; Chief Inspector R. A. (Bob) Parker and Woman Police Sergeant unknown Devon & Cornwall. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 256)
Woman Police Constables Jill Dobie (later Field) and Sarah Tavender with two children visiting Gloucester Cathedral late 1970s. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 237)
Women Police Constables displaying uniform hats and hairstyles 1977. Standing Left to right: Christine White (later West), Elaine Cooke Front: Charlotte Mary Wilde , Margaret Morgan (later Richards), Rachael Roberts. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 232)
Women police reunion 1981 Left to right: Sue Lansley nee Shah; Ann Gisborne nee Hutchison; Superintendent Marion Chandler; Lindy Daley nee Humphries; Ros Page nee Edwards. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1408)
Woman Police Constable Robertshaw holding a bouquet of flowers at an unknown event. 1980s. Perhaps a royal visit? (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 620)
Police Constable and Woman Police Constable Trish Fawcett cycle testing late 1970s early 1980s.(Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2086)
Woman Police Constable Caroline Churches, (later Bundy) 1980s. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2084)
Woman Special Constable Val Brassington outside Cirencester Parish Church. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1791)
Riot shield training taking place at Bamfurlong with instructor Police Constable John Hammond. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1644-2)
Riot shield training taking place at Bamfurlong with instructor Police Constable John Hammond and Bridget Woodhall now Chief Superintendent. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1644-3)
Police Community Support Officers on bicycle patrol. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2560)
This page was added on 30/06/2016.

Comments about this page

  • The special constable outside Cirencester Parish Church is Val Brassington a Special Constable in Cirencester and Fairford in the 1990s

    By Brian Clifford (31/01/2017)
  • Thank you for all your comments

    By Sue Webb (31/01/2017)
  • Pic with young girl and cycle testing
    Is Trish Fawcett

    By Joy Dewar (14/01/2017)
  • Thank You for the information.

    By Sue Webb (17/01/2017)
  • URN 191. WPC on far left of picture is my mother Joan Marsh. She married my father, also a police office – Les Perry in 1958. If anyone has any memories or photos of either of them, I would love to hear and see them.

    By Jane Clarke (16/10/2016)
  • Disappointed to see that you have not included PC CINDY PICKERSGILL the first female dog handler within the service.

    By J Pickersgill (17/09/2016)
  • We would love to include Cindy on the website but have no photographs of her in the archive, perhaps you can help?

    By Sue Webb (28/09/2016)

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