Edward Preece

We do not have very much in the archive about our 'Specials,' so it is good when information turns up.

Thanks to Geoff North

Ted Preece serving in the Royal Navy during the First World War on HMS Britannia. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 9017)
From Geoff North
His Majesty's Ship Britannia. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 9017-2)
From Geoff North
Information about His Majesty's Ship Britannia during the First World War . (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 9017-3)
From Geoff North
Louisa Preece around the time she and Ted were married. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 9017-1)
From Geoff North
Ted and his wife Louisa were grocers in the High Street, Prestbury Louisa (Lou) was the daughter of George Pearce. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 9061)
From Geoff North
Awarded to Special Sergeant Edward (Ted) Preece. For Faithful Service in the Special Constabulary. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 8945-4 )
From Geoff North
Cheltenham Urban Division Prestbury Section. Back row: Special Constables Lee, Brookes, Harrison, Newman, Brockman, Gurney, Short. Seated: Special Constable McNeale, Special Sergeant Ward, Police Constable Lodge, Special Constables Preece, Stokes. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7027)
Special Constables . Standing left to right: Special Constables W.F.Lee. E.A. Brookes, B.R. Harrison, B. Newman, A.C. Brockman, B.T. Gurney, R.Short. Seated left to right: Special Constable H.McNeale, Special Sergeant J.E.Ward, Police Constable L.Lodge, Special Sergeant E.J.Preece, Special Constable H. Stokes. Special sergeant Ward has now joined the Armed Services and Special Sergeant Preece takes his place. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7887)
From Geoff North
Cheltenham Bowls Club 1950 .Special Sergeant Ted Preece seated third from left. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 8946)
From Geoff North
Procession on Albert Road Cheltenham between 1953 and 1956. Bishop of Tewkesbury Basil Guy flanked by Mr Walker to his left unknown on his right. Mr Shaw in centre left and ex Special Sergeant Edward (Ted) Preece on centre right right. At front left Canon Henson and right Canon Kent. Thought to be on the occasion of the dedication of the new vicarage in Prestbury. Ted Preece was a sidesman in St Mary's Church. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 8947)
From Geoff North
This page was added on 26/02/2019.

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