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Papers of Captain Eric Cato Nottingham

 Single Item
MSS.Afr.s.1844

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Correspondence, photographs, printed material, press cuttings, etc., relating to service in the Nigerian and Gold Coast Police.

Dates

  • 1919-1944

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS.Afr.s.1844].
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Shelfmark:

MSS.Afr.s.1844

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 3504

Biographical / Historical

Captain Eric Cato Nottingham, MC (1918), was born in 1891. During the First World War he served in Egypt, Gallipoli, France and Flanders (1914-1919) and was mentioned in despatches (1918).

In 1919 Nottingham joined the police force in Nigeria where he later held the posts of acting Assistant Inspector-General (for various periods, 1932-1935), Assistant Commissioner (1936), and acting Deputy Commissioner (for various periods, 1936-1938). In 1938, he was transferred to the Gold Coast as Commissioner of Police.

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Listed as no. 1379 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Title
Papers of Captain Eric Cato Nottingham
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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