Friday, 5 September 2014

Hong Kong Police History

"From British Bobby to Hong Kong Copper"
Vignettes from the History of the Hong Kong Police
Talk and Presentation at
The National Archives (TNA), Kew, London
at 2pm on Thursday 18th. September 2014 
To reserve your place please visit TNA's webpage:
Stories will include: 
The establishment of the Hong Kong Police when Charles MAY, Thomas SMITHERS, and Hugh McGREGOR were recruited from the Metropolitan Police in the East End of London in 1844.
The tale of George BRIARLY dismissed in 1873 without setting one foot on his beat.
Plus stories of a constable recruited from the Edinburgh Police and another from the Royal Irish Constabulary.
They came from far and wide to join the Hong Kong Police.
Interested in the History of the Hong Kong Police?
Interested in the History of Hong Kong?
Interested in researching Hong Kong Police Ancestors?
Then reserve your place
I look forward to seeing you there