Staple Hill

Until the boundary changes in 1974, Staple Hill was part of Gloucestershire Constabulary

Thanks to Ray Ricketts for additional photographs

Staple Hill Police Station 1898. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10489)
Staple Hill. This station house is detached and stands on an open piece of ground faces the road from Mangotsfield to Bristol. It is distant from Lawfords Gate 4 miles. Premises in a good state of repair and can be made ... by allowing the proposed additions and alterations. The Cell is insufficient in the air and light and security. Two additional bedrooms and a small office or sitting room for sergeant pantries and yard enclosed at the back. Cells suitable for male and female prisoners. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10148)
Joseph WP Goulder as a police constable with 10 year stripe, at Staple Hill 1906. (Gloucestershire Police Archives 1863-2)
B Division Staple Hill 1925. Includes Police Constable 333 Henry Vickeridge back row left to right Number 16. Served in Army in Great War joined Gloucestershire Constabulary 1919 posted to Tewkesbury and later Downend and Staple Hill around 1923.His son Denis born 1926 at Downend recalls his father being taken into Bristol Hospital with appendicitis from which he did not recover. Picture also shows Woman Sergeant Gale seated far left of group. (Gloucestershire Police Archive URN 709)
Deputy Chief Constable at Staple Hill probably after 1936 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10455)
Photograph from Ray Ricketts
Woman Police Constable at Staple Hill (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10454)
Photograph from Ray Ricketts
Woman Police Constable at Staple Hill. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10453)
Photograph from Ray Ricketts
Woman Police Constable Lodge with another Woman Police Constable and Police Constable 79 (could be Walter Ryland) taken at Staple Hill. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10452)
Photograph from Ray Ricketts
Officers with shield and trophy at Staple Hill. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10451)
Photograph from Ray Ricketts
Police officer and wife? at Staple Hill (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10450)
Photograph from Ray Ricketts
Police Constable at Staple Hill (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10449)
Photograph from Ray Ricketts
Three officers on a motorbike and sidecar at Staple Hill. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 10447)
Photoograph from Ray Ricketts
Staple Hill Division includes Woman Police Constable Millichip seated far left. She served in the constabulary from 1930-58 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 9406)
Divisional parade at Staple Hill Police Station. Thought to be about 1939 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1222)
B Division ( Staple Hill) 1942 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 155)
Criminal Investigation Department officers at Staple Hill. left to right Detective Constable Idris Dimery; Police Sergeant P. Foice (in uniform); Detective Constable Cyril Woodward; Detective Sergeant Len Browning; Detective Inspector Sid Hyam; Detective Constable Bert Trull; Detective Constable Andy Weir; Police Constable Bill Scudmore; Police Constable John Hammond. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1235)
Parade at Staple Hill. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 9394
Staple Hill Division 1950 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 594)
B Division at Staple Hill Police Station, Woman Police Constables Lodge (left) and Brimble at either end. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 188)
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary Inspection at Staple Hill 1954. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 585)
For many years this photograph was listed as presentation to retiring Woman Police Constable by Superintendent. J. Price at Staple Hill. Every detail known apart from the constables name. it is now thought to show Woman Police Constable Brimble who retired in 1955. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 153)
Special Constabulary Parade at Staple Hill - Superintendent A H Carter and Chief Constable Colonel W Henn in photos. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 721)
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary . Inspection at Staple Hill 1953. Deputy Chief Constable A.H. Carter; Chief Constable Colonel Henn; Superintendent J. Hallam; Her Majestys Inspector; Inspector H. D. J. Smith; (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 149)
Staple Hill Division football team at Page Park Staple Hill 1960 Left to right back row Police Constables John Hammond; H. Hart; Detective Constable G. Murdoch; Police Constables Ted Restall; David Avery; unknown; Derek Webb; unknown; Front row left to right: David Thompson; Bruce Reed; Jack Cratchley; unknown; Anthony Philpott. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 788)
Divisional parade in Page Park Staple Hill. Thought to be the summer of 1962. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1648)
Divisional parade in Page Park Staple Hill .Thought to be the summer of 1962. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 9124)
Thought to be a treasure hunt, this was a popular activity in the 1960s and 70s, at Staple Hill. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 9414)
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