Avon and Somerset Constabulary History & Heritage Group
Collections held: Police
Dates: 1800-1849, 1850-1899, 1900-1949, 1950-present
Valley Road, Portishead, Bristol BS20 8JJ
Contact: Alan Vowles
Any publications or other relevant material about the collection / history of the organisation?
‘When The Whistle Stops’ - A compendium of more than 50 stories, anecdotes and images of policing in the South West since 1836 – All previously unpublished
‘Dorry’s War’ – The story of a Special Constable serving during the ‘Battle of Bristol’ in his own words.
150 years of Policing Bristol
‘Our Wilf’ The story of a VC winner who became a policeman
Who can access the collection?
External (public), Online (digital records)
How big is the collection?