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Police Constable Curran - a Memory of Witton Gilbert.

My great great grandfather Joseph Curran was a police officer and it appears as though he was the local police officer for Witton Gilbert. He certainly lived in Witton Gilbert in the 1881 and 1891 census but I have an article from the Police Chronicle July 1894 where PC Curran moved from Witton Gilber to Bearpark and was presented a watch and chain by the residents of Witton Gilbert, this was done at a public meeting in July 1894 - the meeting was presided on by Rev A Watts and the presentation was done by Mr T R Holmes (Witton Hall) - The meeting was held in the 'National School'. It would appear that Joseph was also treasurer of the Dean Burn Cottages Reading Room
(I would love to hear from anyone who could give me any further information about Joseph Curran - paul@biz.uk.com)


A memory shared by Paul Curran on Jul 8th, 2008.
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