HistoryPoints News

Mar 6, 2016

Thief took gold from police house

PC Gardner of Eglwysbach, Conwy Valley, returned from his beat one Sunday in 1887 to find that a burglar had stolen gold worth £8 from the village's police house, along with ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

the bobby's bread and butter. The local press berated villagers for smirking at the policeman's misfortune, which followed a spate of burglaries that reflected poorly on his detective skills. For more on this and other aspects of local policing, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes near the village's last police house. Or click here