William Henry Knipe

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      GB 217 SWCC : MNA/PP/70
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      4 envelopes

Scope and Content

Newspaper articles and note (photocopies) primarily concerning William Henry Knipe's experiences as a police officer on strike duty during the period 1908-1926, undated (c1960).

Administrative / Biographical History

Constable William Henry Knipe of the Glamorgan County Police was seriously injured during the Tonypandy Riots of 1910-11. The newspaper reports included in this collection are concerned with his experiences as a police officer on duty at the Tonypandy Riots and other strikes during the period 1908-1926 for example at Llanbradach 1908; Newport 1909; Cornwall 1913 and Gwaun-Cae-Gurwen 1925. He served in the Glamorgan Police Force for 31 years.

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