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Wigan Borough Police
Photo: Mick
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Item #: 5156
Wigan Borough Police Force 1926.

Comment by: marken on 20th February 2008 at 00:52

I don't think there are as many as that in Wigan now.

Comment by: Linda on 7th January 2009 at 21:06

when my Dad joined the Wigan police in 1947, he was the smallest, standing at just short of 6 ft tall! and, as another strange fact, was the only none catholic!

Comment by: Alf Julien on 3rd May 2009 at 20:07

Bottom Row 3rd person from the right is Charlie Halliday.
Bottom Row 5th person from the right is Robert Julien (my late father)

Comment by: Chris Gaskell on 5th May 2009 at 01:30

Third Row, 8th from the left, directly behind Chief Constable Tom Pey: PC James Hargreaves later to become Inspector - Traffic 1949 - 1954

Comment by: Mick on 25th June 2009 at 13:24

Wonderful to see some names put to the faces after over 80 years.

Comment by: Kath on 26th February 2010 at 20:18

My Grandad is on the back row 4th from the left-Robert Harrison.

Comment by: Chris Gaskell on 6th March 2010 at 00:24

"was the only none catholic!"

Not so Linda......

Comment by: Gary Neil Wernham on 1st March 2011 at 14:34

I would love to know which one is Isaac Warburton my grandads uncle Ike.

Comment by: margaret watkinson on 12th March 2011 at 21:16

sorry linda my dad tom rowland aka thosj was an inspector and a non catholic

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