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Fortunately, most of it was rescued and eventually placed in another museum in 1991.Many respected museums as in the case of Devon and Cornwall have been temporarily closed for lack of someone to manage them.On the railways, the London Transport Police served the Eastern Counties Railway pre-1947, the London Midland & Scottish, the London and North Eastern Railways as well as the London Tilbury and Southend Railway.In one instance, an individual was found in the censuses, first as a Detective Constable and then promoted as the Station Master which, at first, might seem implausible but was actually a natural promotion for the occupation.Later the supervising authority became the Standing Joint Committee now known as the Police Committee. All those referred to as policemen were not necessarily in a Town Police or a County Constabulary.Other counties such as Hertfordshire Constabulary (1841-to date) destroyed their records many years ago and painful reconstruction from newspapers will be required. In Essex, security men at Southend Airport were called Southend on Sea Constabulary Special Constables, and at Stansted Airport there was the British Airports Constabulary.Under the provisions of an 1839 Act of Parliament, Rural Police emerged.
In London, the Bow Street Runners were followed by the Horse and Foot Patrols who also served in London and outwards into the surrounding counties.In Maldon, officers can be traced in a similar fashion until their amalgamation in 1889.The Essex Police assumed that title in 1974, when their former title, The Essex and Southend on Sea Joint Constabulary, became too unwieldy for administration and cap badges.Others have placed their collections within a tourist facility with Kent’s being housed at the Chatham Historic Dockyard.In Essex, the complete records of the former Essex Constabulary (1840-1969) were loaded onto a launch and ordered dumped somewhere off the Southend Pier in the early 1970’s.