St Mabyn Village News

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Thursday, December 01, 2011

Truncheon 1807??

Robert Peel established the first police force in London in 1829 by 1857 all cities in the UK were obliged to form their own forces. It seems a little curious that St Mabyn had a policeman with a truncheon in 1807! Can anyone shed any light on this anomaly?


Blogger Mabena said...

see comment on post above for a possible explanation.

Thursday, 02 February, 2012  

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