Gateshead County Borough Police

         Photographs of Gateshead Officers - 1836 to 1968

John Hope 

Constable No 1.G

Joined 30/08/1842

Retired on 'Half Pay' 01/07/1859 aged 54

Earliest known photograph of a Gateshead 'Polis'

(Had previous service with Newcastle Police - 1 year 11 months - Discharged August 1838)

Donated by Steven Hope

 

 

Gateshead Policemen

Front Row - left - PC John Graham who was Murdered at Wrekenton 25/01/1889

 

 The below portrait images have been copied from the 1895 group photo and some officers have been promoted since the above photo was taken

    

     

 

 

 

 John Webb

Police Constable 46.G

  Joined 30/05/1881

Promoted to 1st Class Constable 03/06/1883

Promoted to Merit Class 02/09/1889

Resigned 10/04/1890

 

 

Matthew Johnson

Police Constable 92.G

  Joined 03/08/1894 - Resigned 26/06/1897

 

    

 Alexander Glenn

Joined 03/07/1876

Promoted to Sergeant - 30/08/1897

Retired 02/12/1905

Photographs donated by Michael Harris

 

     

      Superintendent George Hogg    

Joined 30/08/1872

Promoted to Sergeant - 05/10/1885

Promoted to Inspector - Date not known

Promoted to Superintendent - Date not known

 Retired 09/06/1900

          

   

  Superintendent George Trotter

Joined 28/07/1871

Promoted to Sergeant - 27/09/1876

Promoted to Inspector - 26/12/1891

Promoted to Superintendent 30/08/1897

 Died in Service - December 1899

 

  James Nutman

Police Constable 96.G

Joined 04/12/1924 - Retired 22/07/1953

 

  

 James Trotter

Chief Constable

Joined 28/07/1871

Promoted to Sergeant 28/08/1887

Promoted to Inspector 24/10/1887

Promoted to Chief Constable 01/07/1892

Retired 28/02/1917

 

  

 Sergeant 17.G

 Photographs donated by Mike Baker from Derbyshire
 
 
 
No other details about this photo other than it's believed to have been taken at
Askew Road Police Station
 
 
 
 
 
PC's Corrigan and Drummond
 
 
 A Famous working duo of the Gateshead Force - renowned for catching 'Bookies Runners'
 

 

   

  

George Downie

Constable 83.G

Joined 25/11/1926

Promoted to Sergeant 14/02/1946

Retired - Date not known

Photographs donated by Barbara Downie (Daughter)

 

  

Thomas Redmayne

Constable 114.G

Joined - to be confirmed

Retired - to be confirmed

 

  

 Sidney Storey

Constable 73.G

Joined - to be confirmed

Retired - to be confirmed

 


  

 

John Fenwick 

 PC 51.G and later as Sergeant 15.G

 Photographs donated by Ann Coker (Daughter)

 

   

Thomas (Harry) Pearson

Constable 81.G

 Joined (to be confirmed)

Retired (to be confirmed)

Photographs donated by Paul Pearson (Son)

 

 

 

George Glenn

Constable 101.G

 Joined (to be confirmed)

Retired (to be confirmed)

Photographs donated by Michael Harris

 

 William Harris

Constable 53.G

 Joined (to be confirmed)

Retired (to be confirmed)

Photographs donated by Michael Harris
 
  
 PC Craik

Constable

 Joined (to be confirmed)

Retired (to be confirmed)

Photographs donated by Michael Craik
 
 
 PC 125.G John Corrigan

Constable 125.G

Joined (to be confirmed)

Retired (to be confirmed)

Photographs donated by Harry Wynne
 
 
 
  
Circa 1929                                                                   Circa 1925
 
Superintendent Thomas Moore
 
  
Circa 1929                                                                       Circa 1941
 
Chief Inspector William Gibson
 
 
 
 
    
Constable Bob Elsdon                     Constable Stan Fleck
 
 
 

 
 
 Constable Barney McCaffery
 
 
 
 Constable Erick Pyke
 
 
 
 
 WPC Freda Oliver
 
 
 
 Constable James William Manuel - PC  81.G
 
 Constable James William Manuel - PC  81.G (2nd right front row)
  Constable James William Manuel - PC  81.G
 
 
 
 

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