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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
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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