David Rowland joined Brighton Police in June 1958 and served with the force until February 1985. During those 27 years he was a beat policeman, a dog handler, a driver and a radio and teleprinter operator, as well as playing a significant role in the local branch of the Police Federation.
10 July – First parking meters installed in Britain.
16 October – First broadcast of the long-running BBC Television children’s programme Blue Peter
The museum thanks David Rowland
Copyright Ian Collington and Paul Beaken