National Coal Strike 1926

Sussex Police Photo Archives

During the National Coal Strike of 1926, many forces sent officers to mining areas. This photo shows the 52 officers from Brighton Police who were sent to assist in Pontypridd. They are posing with the Chief Constable of Glamorgan, officers from the Glamorgan and Dorset forces and managers of the local collieries.

The Special Constabulary pose outside Brighton Town Hall during the General Strike of 1926.

 

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