Looking back at Devon and Cornwall Police’s 50th Anniversary

On 1st June 1967, Devon and Exeter Constabulary, Cornwall County Constabulary and Plymouth City Police amalgamated to become Devon and Cornwall Constabulary. Last year was the combined force's 50th birthday. To celebrate the event, last summer we challenged ourselves to find an image from each of the 50 years of Devon and Cornwall Police to share … Continue reading Looking back at Devon and Cornwall Police’s 50th Anniversary

Archive digitisation project with the Devon Family History Society

We are delighted to announce our upcoming project with the Devon Family History Society, who will be working with us to digitise our oldest nominal rolls from Devon in the coming months. The images and indexes, once produced, will be available both on the Devon Family History Society website (membership required to access) and via … Continue reading Archive digitisation project with the Devon Family History Society

Barnstaple 1920 Group

Remembering Our Police Officers Who Went To War – Barnstaple Borough Police

In 2014 historian Peter Hinchcliffe reported on the officers of Devon and Cornwall that resigned to enlist with the Army during the First World War in his article commemorating those who lost their life in the conflict. As established in Peter’s previous article it was thought that no officers from the Barnstaple Borough Police resigned … Continue reading Remembering Our Police Officers Who Went To War – Barnstaple Borough Police