Logo: Hampshire Constabulary History Society
Logo: Hampshire Constabulary

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Hampshire Constabulary annual Athletics Championships 1953

The Hampshire Constabulary History Society was formed in 1986.

Its aim is to foster interest in the history of the force and the old City and Borough Police Forces that once existed in the two counties.

The aims and objectives of this society are:

To develop interest in items of equipment, records and photographs, including uniform and accoutrements.

The items on view are only a small part of a much larger reserve collection of memorabilia and artefacts.

This month in history

DateTypeEvent
04-04-19241924 - Lloyds bank manager Mr William Hall of the Bordon sub-branch is shot dead during the course of a robbery when £500 in cash was stolen. Lance Corporal Abraham (Jack) Goldenberg from a nearby army camp is charged with murder, convicted and sentenced to death
12-04-19451945 - John Charles Payne (67) was found murdered in Boundary Lane, Ringwood. Nearby was his wife who had been raped and beaten. A US army private Jack Morgan was convicted of the crimes and sentenced to death. General Dwight Eisenhower commuted his sentence to life imprisonment.

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