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Metropolitan Police Pension Records Published On Ancestry

April 19, 2017 0 Comments

Got a London bobby in the family?

Ancestry have released the pension records for Metropolitan Police officers covering the period 1852 – 1932.

The searchable database consists of transcripts and scanned images of the original records held by the National Archives.

The records hold a wealth of information including…

  • Name
  • Date and place of birth
  • Physical description
  • Names of Parents
  • Career details such as ranks held, dates of promotion and length of service
  • Next of Kin
  • Address
  • Pension payment amount

All rich information to build a picture of your copper!

If you find your police ancestor, just be aware that the information on each officer spans more than one scanned image. So make sure you click to view the next page too!

Get sleuthing like your ancestor here:

Metropolitan Police Pension Registers, 1852-1932


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