Inspector Harry plumb

In 1893, Inspector Harry Plumb was promoted to Chief Constable of Eastbourne Borough Police. This photo shows him taking a spin in what is believed to be the first motor car seen in Eastbourne.

 

A group photo taken in the yard behind Battle Police Station in 1900.

This undated photo, believed to have been taken around the turn of the 20th century, was taken at Bodiam hopfields. It was common practice for extra officers to be sent to perform duty around the Kent and Sussex hopfields in an effort to control the migrant workers.

 

 

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