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John Taylor, Manchester Police 1842-1856

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pugman Report 17 Sep 2013 13:30

Hi Christine.John Taylor. Yes you can still get the Records from Manchester Police.Or you can check my Tree. John is one of my Ancestors,and his record is on the Tree.Peter. :-D


Christine Report 13 Sep 2013 11:16

Thanks Reggie, that's given me somewhere to start!


Reggie Report 13 Sep 2013 08:28

Manchester Police Index is on FMP......BUT only for 1858-1941


Reggie Report 13 Sep 2013 08:27

Contact the Police Authority - and ask them.

Or (if feasible) visit the County Records Office.................or get in touch with them

Or google..............................


Christine Report 13 Sep 2013 03:29

Hi, does anyone know if its possible to obtain career records for the" New Manchester Borough Police Force"? My 3x Gt grandfather John Taylor was an inspector between 1842 & 1856. He had to resign from the force in 1856 due to being severely injured in the Chartists riots in 1848. Would they still have records that far back?