Frank Honeybone

Superintendent Frank Honeybone. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10527)

Frank Honeybone.

Warrant No 3016, Joined 15th May1885 age 20, Height 5ft 9, Occupation Labourer, Born Ascott, Oxfordshire.

Promoted Sergeant 01st November 1904.                                                                                                                                Promoted Inspector 1st November 1914.                                                                                                                                Promoted 2nd Class Superintendent 14th April 1919.                                                                                                        Promoted 1st Class Superintendent 1st April 1920.

Known to have served in Newnham and Coleford.

From the Commendation and Default book.

4th November 1885 neglect of duty and drinking in a private house at Chedworth on the 18th and 19th inst.
As this is the first time Constable Honeybone has been reported I will not punish him but he is to understand that if he wishes to remain in the Force he must not be guilty of such conduct again. 6th November 1885 Henry Christian.

4th May 1891 for returning to his station at Lydney under the influence of drink and using unnecessary violence towards a tramp in custody for begging.
Fined a weeks pay and warned that if reported again for a similar offence will be dismissed. 7th May 1891 Henry Christian.

24th April 1908 being smart in forwarding information from a burglary in his sub district which led to the thief being captured at Tidenham by Police Constable Hazell.
Sergeant Honeybone and Police Constable Hazell have done their duty in this case in a very creditable manner. To be noted Henry Christian.

11th June 1911 Cooperation with Police Constable Ash J Division Birdlip Station and Police Strawford C Division Cirencester Station in furnishing description, tracing and arresting three men committed for shop breaking.
Commended Richard Chester Master.

11th December 1912 Arrest larceny case.
Commended Richard Chester Master.

15th August 1911 to 28th August 1911 sent to the Seamans Strike Cardiff.

21st June 1914 arrest larceny case F Division, Coleford.
Recommended by Superintendent Griffin. Commended Richard Chester Master.


Died in service 17th February 1921 at Chipping Norton, while recuperating from an illness.

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