Monthly Archives: February 2009

Portsmouth Police History

Researchers shoud be aware of the following Portsmouth City History Research facilities

www.ATaleofOneCity.portsmouth.gov.uk is a brand new online community archive created by Portsmouth City Museum in association with Portsmouth History Centre. Visitors to the website can add information about the people, places and topics that tell the story of Portsmouth, as well as pictures, memories and comments.

Portsmouth History Centre at www.portsmouthrecordsoffice.co.uk/records/search-room which holds some Portsmouth police records).

For a detailed history of this force see: The Portsmouth Papers No. 2

A History of the Police of Portsmouth

James Cramer

Covers period 1241 to 1967

ISBN 0 901559 02 4

Available from Portsmouth Record Office

The Southampton Police Force 1836 History Book

2008 a book. Available at Southampton Civic Centre written by –  Anne Cookes in 1956

Southampton papers No. 8 (1972)