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Northamptonshire Police.

Police Headquarters Wootton Hall Northampton NN4 OJQ Tele (0604) 700700

Curator: Mr Tom Paintain Ext 206

Administration and Finance.

1. Home Office Circulars.

1885-1912

2. Memorandum on the construction of Police Stations.

Surveyor of Prisons. 1907

3. Registry Files.

(i) Police History. (ii) Police Housing. 1961-1972

(iii) Operation "Rat Trap". 1964-1965

(iv) Police Building Program. 1965-1972

(v) Increase in Establishment. 1947-1948

(vi) Mere Way Police Station. 1960-1983

4. Reorganisation of the Force and Establishment.

5 vols

(i) 1968 (ii) 1970 (iii) 1973 (iv) 1975 (v) 1978

5. Establishment of the Force and Disposition of Personnel.

1970-1972

53. Unit Beat Policing. Report.

1975

6. Study of Urban Workloads. 1975

Crime.

7. New Scotland Yard Illustrated Circular. 2 vols

(i) 1890-1913 (ii) 1892-1896

8. Police Gazette.

Supplement A.

41 vols

1921-1965 9. Fingerprint Clues.

Charles S Collins.

1925

10. Rouse Murder File.

1930

11. Travelling Thieves and Pickpockets.

West Riding Constabulary.

1933

12. Scientific Aids to Criminal Investigation.

1941

Force Instructions.

13. Rules and Regulations.

Northamptonshire Constabulary.

2 vols

(i) 1850

(ii) 1881

14. Northamptonshire Constabulary General Orders.

Chief Constables Circular and Minute Book.

(i) Kettering. 1880-1897 (ii) Rushden. 2 vols 1900-1930

(iii) Towcester. 4 vols

1909-1932

(iv) Wellingborough. 1928-1931

(v) Station not Shown. 1918-1925

15. Pocket Directory and Duty Hints. 2 vols

(i) 1937 (ii) 1964

16. Emergency Arrangements for Calling Constables.

Police Boxes and Telephone Kiosks.

c 1940

17. Northampton Air Raid Precautions Standard.

Monthly Publication.

April 1942 - January 1945

18. Consolidated Instructions to Invasion Committee.

1942

19. Instructions for Compilation of Reports. Road Traffic Accidents. Undated.

20. General Election 1987.

Operational Orders.

(i) Visit of Margaret Thatcher.

(ii) Visit of Kenneth Baker. (iii) Visit of Douglas Hurd.

(iv) Letter of Appreciation from Prime Minister.

Station Journals.

21. Beat Book.

Metropolitan Police. Pc 286 Martingell. 1909

22. Occurrence Book.

(i) Brackley. 1934-1948

(ii) Hackleton Section. 3 vols

1941-1949

(iii) Rushden Police Station. 1975

65. Pigeon Service Message Book.

1942

23. Pocket Books.

(i) War Reserve Constable C Freeman.

Rushden.

1942-1943

(ii) Pc 73 B B Beaton. Brackley.

1944

24. Beat Manual.

1983

"A" Division.

(i) Corby Sub-Division.

(ii) Kettering Sub-Division.

(iii) Wellingborough Sub-Division.

(iv) Oundle Section.

"B" Division.

(i) Campbell Square.

(ii) Daventry Sub-Division. (iii) Mere Way Sub-Division.

Personnel.

25. Register of Constables. 2 vols 1840-1946

26. Discipline Book.

Northamptonshire Constabulary. (i) Brackley Division. 1863-1924

(ii) Towcester Division. 1863-1962

27. Personnel Records.

3 vols and Index.

1925-1978

28. Recruitment and Training of Police in the Transitional period after the end of Hostilities In Europe.

1944

Miscellaneous.

29. Northamptonshire Constabulary Branch Board Resolutions.

1919-1973

30. International Police Telegraph Code.

1930

31. Motor Patrols - Instructions.

3 vols

(i) Metropolitan Police. 1931

(ii) Metropolitan Police. 1938

(iii) Buckinghamshire Constabulary.

1933

32. Road Accidents and Sketching. 1935

33. Health Services.

Northampton County Borough. 1938

11. The Express and Agility Message Scheme.

c 1940

34. Traffic Signals in Northampton.

Pc 43 J Mobley.

1944

35. Railway Accident Files.

(i) Weedon.

1951

(ii) Milton.

1967

36. Traffic Law Charts.

1954

37. Demonstrations. Powers and Duties of Police.

Metropolitan Police.

1964

38. Telephone Box System. "A" Division Cannon Row.

Metropolitan Police.

Undated.

39. Amalgamation of Northamptonshire Constabulary and Northampton Borough

Police.

File of Evidence, Correspondence and Reports.

1965-1966

40. Police Mobile Column. Programme. May 1966

Pamphlets.

41. "The Complete Constable."

1728

42. "The Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer".

1776

43. Pamphlet. "Instructions to Constables."

1839

44. Pamphlet. "Application for an Increase in the Establishment of the

Northamptonshire Constabulary."

H L Bayly, Chief Constable.

1864

45. "Field Exercise and Evolutions of Infantry."

1877

46. "Dactylography or the Study of Fingerprints."

Booklet by Henry Foulds.

47. "Specimen Reports." Metropolitan Police. 1909

48. Police Drill.

Major W H Dunlop, Chief Constable.

East Riding Constabulary. 1913

49. "Guide to the Explosives Act 1875".

Capt. J H Thompson.

1917

50. "What a Policeman Should Know."

Roderick Ross.

1918

51. "Police Jiu-Jitsu".

Copt. L McLaglan.

1922

52. "A Police Constable's Guide to his Daily Work."

Gregg and Lightburn.

1929

53. "Helpful Talks for Young Police Officers."

John Williamson.

1930

54. "First Aid and Nursing Gas Casualties".

1938

55. Booklet. "Notes and Hints on what to do during Air Raids and in the Event of

Invasion."

Northamptonshire Constabulary.

1942

56. "Anti-Gas Protection of Babies and Young Children".

1942

30. "An Introduction to Fingerprints."

Ch. Insp. J H Duncan. 1942

57. Rescue from Crashed Aircraft. Air Ministry. 1957

58. "A Constable's Pocket Guide." J. Blakey.

Northampton Borough Police. Administration and Finance.

59. Chief Constable's Annual Reports. Northampton Borough Police. 11 vols

1893-1965

60. Chief Constable's Licensing Reports. Northampton Borough Police. 4 vols

1901-1965

Crime

61. Photographs of Prisoners. Northampton Borough Police. 1870-1871

62. Photographs of Criminals. Northampton Borough Police. (i) c1886

(ii) c1892

Force Instructions.

63. General Rules and Regulations. Northampton Borough Police. 1849

64. General Regulations, Instructions and Orders. Northampton Borough Police. 1867

65. General Standing Orders. Northampton Borough Police. 1953

Station Journals.

66. Occurrence Register. 1940-1942

Personnel.

67. Discipline Defaulters Book.

Northampton Borough Police. (i) 1851-1868

(ii) 1945-1964

(iii) 1964-1967

68. John Williamson - Personal File.

Chief Constable of Northampton Borough Police. 1923-1955


Watch and Standing Joint Committee.

69. Watch Committee Agendas. Northampton Borough Police. 1963-1966

Miscellaneous.

70. Newspaper Cuttings.

Northampton Borough Police. Northampton Chronicle and Echo. 19 vols

1924-1966

71. Resolutions of the Constables' Branch Board. Northampton Borough Police. 1926-1935

72. Northampton Borough Air Raid Precautions Scheme. John Williamson (Chief Constable) and R A Winfield (Borough Engineer)

1937

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