The Day Job Gallery 2

1930s and 1940s

Police officer on point duty in white coat early 1930s. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2632)
Police Constable Lewis at Kingscote posting Foot and Mouth Disease Notice 1931. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 62)
Eastgate Street Police Constable 1932 .(Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2619)
Jubilee Parade at Cirencester 1935. Police Constable Foster in the police contingent at the back on the right. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 910)
A policeman checking that a learner driver in Cheltenham, has current car tax.Photograph taken October 3rd 1935. The photograph was taken on the London Road at Six Ways between Holy Apostles and the London Inn. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 9213)
Edmund H. Evans, always known as Hector, cycling on the edge of his beat, the middle of the Severn. Minsterworth 1940. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10678)
Thank you to Martyn Hillier
Officer on point duty Clarence St Cheltenham in 1936. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2626)
Police Constables 417 Sidney Whitcombe and 281 Cyril Charles Paget at Tewkesbury Fair 1936. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2121)
Police Constable 414 John Squire sending Morse code message. Thought to be 1930s. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 11226)
Group of Constables Thought to be at Lydney Back row Left to right : unknown; Kenneth Fairbanks; unknown; Henry Drinkwater; Front row left to right : Joe Reeks; unknown; Jack Squires; Albert Carter; J McKnight. Seated on on floor - unknown Joe Reeks served 1936-1966 Henry Drinkwater 1936-1966 Jack Squire 1930-1955 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1688)
Postcard from Moreton in Marsh police house 1936. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2630)
An unknown Civic event showing Police Constable Tom Pittaway in crowd 1938. Doing the day job in all weathers. (Gloucestershire Police Archive URN 923)
Police contingent marching from Lansdown to Stroud Rugby Ground at Lightpill, during War Weapons week to raise funds for a Spitfire aircraft. Inspector Ted Herbert leading the parade, Police Sergeant Crowther in front rank on left, to his right Police Constable Arthur Cleveland and Police Constable Les Rowell 1941 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2631)
Point duty King Street Stroud. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2232)
Police Constable 355 (later Police Sergeant) Alec Gait on duty witnessing sheep dipping at unknown location.Witnessing sheep dipping was one of the extra duties that police had to do. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1750)
A crashed lorry, one uniformed Police constable and an Royal Automobile Club man along with a few members of the public. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1381)
Road traffic accident between two cars at Sandpits junction, Dursley. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1375)
Police Sergeant Ernest W. Slade and Police Constable Arthur Meadows of Painswick Police Station talking to first squatters in Gloucestershire at Cranham, near Painswick. 1946. In August 1946 thousands of people mainly ex servicemen moved into empty properties around the country. Most of these properties were disused military camps. At one time there were an estimated 45,000 squatters in total some of them squatted until the mid 1950s. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1113)
Police Sergeant Cyril Milner and Inspector H.Jack Greenall checking school boys bikes 1947. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2097)
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