Catalogue description Metropolitan Police: Office of the Receiver: Correspondence and Papers

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Reference: MEPO 5
Title: Metropolitan Police: Office of the Receiver: Correspondence and Papers

General correspondence and papers of the Metropolitan Police's Office of the Receiver relating to financial matters, buildings, police and juvenile courts, extension of the Metropolitan Police District, the Metropolitan Police College, 1930 to 1937, complaints against the police, the Metropolitan Police Canteen Board, and war measures, 1938 to 1946. It includes the special collection of unregistered papers held in the Receiver's private office.

The papers reflect the scope of the Receiver's responsibilities. They cover a multiplicity of subjects of a domestic nature such as accommodation, acts and bills, allowances, boats, clothing, contracts, fines, hackney carriage standings, medical matters, pensions, police courts, police stations, special services and transport, etc.

Date: 1829-1974
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See also HO 395

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 692 boxes, files and volumes
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Unpublished finding aids:

An index arranged in alphabetical subject order and a key identifying paper numbers with piece numbers are available in the public areas. Please speak to staff at the enquiry desk for the precise location of the index.

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