The following documents are available for background material when considering the questions on the work sheet. A small image of the document, or the first page of a multi-page document, is displayed for reference purposes.
- Regulations: Women Police Service, issued by Mary Allen and M. Damer Dawson, (9 pages).
- Proposals for the establishment of the Women Police, 2 October 1918, (3 pages).
- Proposals for the establishment of the Women Police, 18 October 1918, (4 pages).
- Letter to the NUWW outlining proposals for the establishment of the Women Police, 16 November 1918, (2 pages).
- Metropolitan Police Orders announcing the establishment of the Women Police, 22 November 1918.
- Metropolitan Police Orders defining the qualifications required of Women Police, 23 December 1918, (2 pages).
- Metropolitan Police Orders announcing the the first Women Patrols, 17 February 1919.
- Central Record of Service for Inspector Lilian Wyles, (2 pages).
- Resolution signed by Women Police officers following termination of their services in light of the Geddes Report, 13 Feb. 1922, (2 pages).
- Letter from the National Council of Women to the Commissioner, complaining about the refusal of a pension to WPC Westlake, 23 November 1929, (2 pages).
- Reply from the secretary to the Commissioner to the National Council of Women, 30 November 1929.
- Photograph of Inspector Clayden, 1924, taken from Presentation Book given to Chief Superintendent Bather, 30 Nov. 1960.
- Photograph of Women Police Officers, taken from Uniforms of the Metropolitan Police (1937).
- Women Police Annual Report 1931-2, (2 pages).
- Photograph of a Woman Police officer at the Serpentine, 1926.
- Commissioner’s Office memorandum on the Women Police, 11 June 1932, (9 pages).
- Establishment and strength of the Women Police, 1935.
- Women Police Annual Report, 1934, (14 pages).
- Metropolitan Police Force, Conditions of Entry and Terms of Service as Woman Police Officer (London, 1938), (19 pages).
- Metropolitan Police Force, It’s a Woman’s Work: The Metropolitan Women Police, A Career for Women (London, 1939), (10 pages).
- Letter from Edith Tancred about recruitment of Women Police officers, 14 January 1932, (2 pages).
Some tabular data in the reports necessitates turning the page through 90 degrees for reading. These images, and those of documents created in 'landscape', are presented in the correct orientation for easy reading. A 'printer' version is also available for ease of printing.