Postponed: Lecture: 180 Years of the Constabulary

Date: 18th May 2020

Time: 7pm

Location: The Cartshed

Come and find out about the 180 year history of the constabulary in the historic county of Gloucestershire with Sue Webb. Sue is employed by the Constabulary as the force archivist with offices both in police HQ and at Gloucestershire Heritage Hub.

For the last 4 years Gloucestershire Constabulary has been involved with Gloucestershire Archives Heritage Lottery Project named For the Record, For the last 4 years Gloucestershire Constabulary has been involved with Gloucestershire Archives Heritage Lottery Project, ‘For the Record’. This project will develop facilities and capacity for looking after the historic county of Gloucestershire’s documented history – records that already exist and those that will be created over time.  It will help to make this information, held in a variety of formats that currently range from parchment to mini discs, available to the public on an ongoing basis.

Sue Webb has been involved for the last 3 ½ years with both the Constabulary and the Archives and before that worked in policing and in education. Her duties are divided between answering public queries, managing a website,  providing displays for events, giving talks, working with volunteers, providing information within the Constabulary  and  helping the Constabulary archive to grow.

£5 per person