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Twiglet Thomas
Lives in Worle, Somerset, Weston-Super-Mare, United Kingdom
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From Bristol Bobby to Hong Kong Copper
My next talk  "From Bristol Bobby to Hong Kong Copper" is to be for the Clevedon Civic Society Local History Group Thursday 15th. September 2016 @ 7.30pm St Andrews Church Centre, Clevedon I understand that visitors are welcome - entrance fee £3   Clevedon ...
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Daniel HALL 1853 - 1913 Another of those Bristol Bobbies
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of my blog will already have read about Job Witchell who was recruited for the
Hong Kong Police Force from the Bristol Constabulary way back in 1882 along
with several colleagues. This
story relates to another of those officers – Daniel Hall.   But ...
Readers of my blog will already have read about Job Witchell who was recruited for the Hong Kong Police Force from the Bristol Constabulary way back in 1882 along with several colleagues. This story relates to another of ...
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Job WITCHELL - From Bristol Bobby to Hong Kong Copper (and beyond)
  In
May 1882 Mr. Hogge, the Recruiting Officer of the Hong Kong and Straits Settlement Police visited Bristol .   The Hong Kong
Police had been established some 38 years earlier when an Inspector and 2
Sergeants from London’s Metropolitan Police volunteere...
In May 1882 Mr. Hogge, the Recruiting Officer of the Hong Kong and Straits Settlement Police visited Bristol. The Hong Kong Police had been established some 38 years earlier when an Inspector and 2 Sergeants from London’s Me...
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Another mystery solved
  For the past eleven years I have
been researching “The Bristol Bobbies” - a group of twelve Bristol
constables who volunteered for duty with the Hong Kong Police in 1882.   All were born in the south-west of England
but their life stories led me on to man...
  For the past eleven years I have been researching “The Bristol Bobbies” - a group of twelve Bristol constables who volunteered for duty with the Hong Kong Police in 1882.  All were born in the south-west of England but t...
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From Royal Marine to HK Police Constable to Prison Warder to Wharfinger - Researching Hong Kong Policemen leads into all sorts of worlds.
Albert ELLY (or Bertie as he was known within the family) was born in Bath on 20 February 1875, the son of Isaac ELLY and his wife Elizabeth. As a teenager Bertie became an errand boy which bought in a few pennies for the fam...
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Digging for buried treasure
  © Copyright Karl Peet and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence  Tayport - West Lighthouse George declared his father to be Raemer Baird a seaman from Tayport in Fife.  In 1869 Raemer had been stroke rowe...
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Hong Kong Police Ancestors - Stories from the Past
Readers of my blog will already have read about Job Witchell who was recruited for the Hong Kong Police Force from the Bristol Constabulary way back in 1882 along with several colleagues. This story relates to another of ...
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Daniel HALL 1853 - 1913 Another of those Bristol Bobbies
Readers
of my blog will already have read about Job Witchell who was recruited for the
Hong Kong Police Force from the Bristol Constabulary way back in 1882 along
with several colleagues. This
story relates to another of those officers – Daniel Hall.   But ...
Readers of my blog will already have read about Job Witchell who was recruited for the Hong Kong Police Force from the Bristol Constabulary way back in 1882 along with several colleagues. This story relates to another of t...
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British Army deaths in Hong Kong 1860 - 1867
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Stormy seas - the story of George BOOLE
George Arthur William BOOLE was born in
Siddington, Gloucestershire on 30 March 1877 and baptised in West Down, North Devon on 26 August 1878 , At the age of 17, whilst working as a labourer
for Mr. Mitchell & Co. in Barnstaple , he joined the Militia (4th....
George Arthur William BOOLE was born in Siddington, Gloucestershire on 30 March 1877 and baptised in West Down, North Devon on 26 August 1878, At the age of 17, whilst working as a labourer for Mr. Mitchell & Co. in Barnstapl...
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Bertie ELLY - The Saurian Slayer
Albert ELLY (or Bertie as he was known within the family) was born in Bath on 20 February 1875, the son of Isaac ELLY and his wife Elizabeth. As a teenager Bertie became an errand boy which bought in a few pennies for the family coffers, then at the age of...
Albert ELLY (or Bertie as he was known within the family) was born in Bath on 20 February 1875, the son of Isaac ELLY and his wife Elizabeth. As a teenager Bertie became an errand boy which bought in a few pennies for the fam...
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PC 119 George BAIRD - a story fit for Indiana Jones
  © Copyright Karl Peet and licensed for reuse under this Creative
Commons Licence   Tayport - West Lighthouse George declared his father to be
Raemer Baird a seaman from Tayport in Fife.  In 1869 Raemer had been stroke rower in the
“Rocke” which came secon...
  © Copyright Karl Peet and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence  Tayport - West Lighthouse George declared his father to be Raemer Baird a seaman from Tayport in Fife.  In 1869 Raemer had been stroke rowe...
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Worle, Somerset, Weston-Super-Mare, United Kingdom
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Hong Kong - Croydon
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