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Who do you think your police ancestors were? Sue Webb: Online

30 September @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Society's Annual General meeting

The talk will follow on immediately after the Annual General Meeting. We hope you will join us for that to hear about the progress the Society is making.

The Talk

’ A guide to using Gloucestershire Police Archives to find your local constabulary ancestors.

The Speaker and the Archive

The Constabulary Archives was started as a Millennium project and initially run by volunteers linked to the police family.  The Constabulary Archives became an integral part of the For the Record project which was started at Gloucestershire Archives in 2016 and Sue Webb was appointed as a member of police staff.

The Constabulary Archives continues to run from both Police Headquarters and the Heritage Hub.  Sue and several volunteers answer queries that come in through the website https://gloucestershirepolicearchives.org.uk/ or via its office in the Heritage Hub. They give talks and appear at events as well as investigating the history of the Constabulary by further research into the documents we have preserved.  

We’re happy to collect donations of new items such as police equipment and uniform, photographs, documents or anything else linked to the force history.

Online Event

The talk will be available on line as will the AGM. Subject to any restrictions then in place we hope also to be able to welcome people to the Dunrossil Room to participate in person.

This is an online event. Any member who has a computer, tablet or smart phone, will be able to join in using Zoom via a link that we will send you. You will not need a Zoom account. You can see some background on Zoom meetings.

If you have already joined one of our on line talks or asked to be sent details of them we will send an invitation to this talk. This email will offer you the option to say that you do wish to join this specific talk and we will then send you the Zoom  link later.

If you have not  joined one of our talks and would like to attend this one please email events@gfhs.org.uk. Click on the link to open a draft email in your mail program. You can then add any comments and send it.

We will send you the specific link to join the event a day or so before.


30 September
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:




GFHS: On Line Event