Monday, 30 January 2012

30th January 1812: Military patrols from Dawn to Dusk in Nottingham

In Nottingham, the Berkshire Militia were now patrolling the streets of Nottingham from 5 p.m. at night to 5 a.m. in the morning. A total of 25 troops were divided into sections to patrol different areas, each accompanied by a Special Constable.

As reported in the Derby Mercury of 30th January 1812 (quoting the Nottingham Journal of 25th January 1812).

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