Oxford Police Records
Oxford police records, including:
- Thirty-four volumes containing reports entered nightly by the inspectors of the Oxford Police between 5 October 1829 and 1 January 1869, relating to the condition of their men and the occurrences on the various beats
- Police record of prostitutes, 1827-68
- Six volumes written by Proctors and Pro-Proctors and containing entries in roughly alphabetical order relating to the caution, detention, and committal of prostitutes, 1822-1853
- Six alphabetical registers, 1831-68, of persons reported to or detained by the University Police
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 129].
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MSS. Top. Oxon. b. 129-63, c. 320-2, e. 242-55
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13354
Other Finding Aids
P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city county and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The records were transferred to the Library from the Proctor' Office in 1929.
- Oxford Police Records
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description