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The Metropolitan Police Service was founded 193 years ago today.
Within a couple of hours of the very first shift starting the PC with the warrant number 1 was in the cells, having been arrested for being drunk on duty…

Fire Insurance Records for Family and Local History
SHROPSHIRE ARCHIVES, SAT 1st OCT, 2 - 4:00 PM, FREE. Drop in and chat to Archivist Kerry Evans about how Salop Fire Office insurance books can help with family and local history #LocalHistory #FamilyHistory #SocialHistory #Fire

The politician and revolutionary, Kathleen Clarke, died #OTD 50 years ago in 1972. In the 1960s she visited the cell in Kilmainham Gaol where she said farewell to her husband Tom in 1916, as well as Stonebreakers Yard where her husband and brother Edward Daly were executed 1/2

IPP reform folk- the JSC report is published today and recommends a comprehensive resentencing exercise of people serving IPP. Still in shock, but a heartfelt thank you to those of you who submitted evidence & helped get this result. https://committees.parliament.uk/work/1509/imprisonment-for-public-protection-ipp-sentences/news/173280/justice-committee-finds-ipp-sentences-irredeemably-flawed-and-calls-for-comprehensive-resentencing-programme/

Image from the plans for the Scottish Temperance League Offices by architect W F Salmon (of Salmon and Sons), 1893-94. Later the building became part of the Daily Record Offices.

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Thursday 29th September is the last chance to see our Unlocking the Treasures exhibition, showcasing collections and material within the Local Studies Library here at the Hull History Centre #whatwillyoudiscover @jrlthull @Hull_Museums @hull_libraries @HistoryatHull

Delighted that our #WhatWasHere app is shortlisted for a #REYTA2022 award in the Tourism Experience of the Year category!
Best wishes to fellow nominees @HullGinSchool @Puffins_Galore Retox Retreat @RangersWold for 10th November @bridspa

Exciting news! Big shout out to our partners, including recent contributors @pearsonparkhull @ourcriminalpast @TrueCuriosities @hulltourguide @FlowerGuardBook @DrAlexOmbler 👏 https://twitter.com/ERArchives/status/1575048815924633600