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Chief Superintedent David Emlyn Evans, B.E.M., Glamorgan Constabulary records

Reference code(s): GB 0214 D258

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Chief Superintedent David Emlyn Evans, B.E.M., Glamorgan Constabulary records

Short Title: Chief Superintedent David Emlyn Evans, B.E.M., Glamorgan Constabulary records

Creation date(s): 1920s-1950s; 2004

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.001 cubci metres (7 photographs, 18 papers)

Name of creator(s): Chief Superintedent David Emlyn Evans; Terence M. Evans

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Chief Superintedent David Emlyn Evans, B.E.M., served in the Glamorgan Constabulary from 1924 to 1963. He was born in Goodwick, Pembrokeshire on 4 April 1905 and was educated at Fishguard County School. He joined the Glamorgan Costabulary when he was 18 and was posted to bridgend following his training in Cardiff. He was later posted to Porthcawl. In 1934 he became a sargeant and was posted back to Bridgend.In 1937 he was transferred to Police Headquarters in Cardiff where he was in charge of the Air Raid Precautions department and was promoted to Inspector in 1938. Due to his ARP work he was awarded the British Empire medal. During the 1940s he and his family lived in a flat at the Glamorgan Constabulary Headquarters at Dyffryn, St. Nicholas until 1948 when he was transferred to Pontypridd in the rank of Chief Inspector. This was the first time that the Home Office had authorised a Chief Inspector rank in Glamorgan. In 1950 he was promoted to Superintendent and took charge of the Gowerton Division. He remained in charge there for over a decade. His last posting was to take charge of the Pontypridd B Division as Chief Superintendent. He remained there until his retirement in 1963.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Chief Superintedent David Emlyn Evans, B.E.M., Glamorgan Constabulary records comprising of photographs and background notes

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically by record series

Conditions governing access: No Restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Record Office conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at http://calmview.cardiff.gov.uk/calmview/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records offered have been accepted and listed

Accruals: Accruals are possible

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: deposited by a private individual, 2004

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annabel Wickham for the ANW Project; Sources used: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: March 2006


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