Local Events Gallery 1

1900-1930s

Gloucestershire officers at Tonypandy miners strike 1910-11. Back Row from left to right: Police Constables William Clarke; Charles Coldicott; William Fry; Arthur Ewans; Francis Wood; Henry Boulton; Charles Betteridge; Harold Thompson. Middle row left to right: Police Constables William Hands; Ralph Crook; Alfred Tennant; Charles Bull; James Case; George Wickham; William Merrett, Henry Mainstone; William Bayliss; Percy Bowrey; William Pinnions. Seated left to right: Police Constables William Strawford; Henry Strickley; Police Sergeant Robinson, Inspector Dennis; Police Constables Hubert Stephens, Harold Illes. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1385)
Unidentified officers with three early aircraft,belonging to the Army Aviation corps. Cheltenham October 1913. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1244)
Gloucestershire Constabulary Detachment attending Miners' Strike, Rhondda Valley in May 1921. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 123)
Police Constable Harry Coates on duty at an event attended by Lloyd George 1925. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1227)
(Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 568)
Fifteen uniformed officers on motor cycles and motor cycle combinations during the Forest of Dean Miners strike in 1926. Second from left is Police Constable William H. Chandler. The officer in the sidecar in the centre of the photo is Inspector Alan Brent of Coleford. It is believed that most if not all of the motor cycles were the property of the riders. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2385)
Gloucestershire Constabulary mounted police at Miners' Strike - Forest of Dean in 1926. Photograph taken at Feathers Hotel Lydney. Police Constable Harry Watkins on the right. Police Constable John Meadows seventh from the right Police Constable Morton Fluck second from right (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 127)
Miners and four uniformed police constables taken at Princess Royal Colliery pithead, Forest of Dean - 1926. Second from left is Police Constable 43 Fitzroy F. Taylor stationed at Lydney. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 130)
On 13 October 1928 the night mail train from Leeds to Bristol travelling at high speed through Charfield station ran into a goods train. In the horrific crash three carriages of the mail train were thrown against a road bridge and the train itself caught fire; 15 passengers were killed and many people were badly injured. The picture here from the Cheltenham Chronicle and Gloucester Graphic of 20 October shows how serious the accident was. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2546)
Police on board Spanish Ship Juan de Astigarraga in Sharpness docks as a result of the crew's attitude towards the discharging of the cargo. The Spanish sailors were averse to the picture being taken. Police Constable Gay, Police Sergeant Albert Gowell , Police Constable Gibson. The ship left Sharpness docks on 28.10.1938. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 128)
Police Officers at Cheltenham Races 1938. Chief Superintendent J. Goulding and other officers. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 922)
Judge leaving Assize Court Shire Hall Gloucester with police escort. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 126)
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