Leslie Howard Chapman of Cardiff, Papers

Scope and Content

Certificate of thanks given to Leslie Howard Chapman for serving as Special Constable in Cardiff [in the General Strike] signed in facsimile by Stanley Baldwin (Prime Minister) and W Joynson Hicks (Home Secretary); Licence to Drive a Motor Car or a Motor Cycle

Administrative / Biographical History

Leslie Howard Chapman was born in Cardiff c1902, the son of Charles Chapman, police constable, and his wife Catherine. He served in the City of Cardiff Special Constabulary during the General Strike in 1926.


Chronological within record series.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information

Presented by a member of the family in September 2011, Nov 2012

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at Glamorgan Archives.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Fair condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by M Wilcox for Glamorgan Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply.

Appraisal Information

All records which meet the collection policy of Glamorgan Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

The records remained in the custody of the donor until transferred to Glamorgan Archives.


Accruals are possible.

Related Material

Glamorgan Archives DCONC, Cardiff Borough Police Force Records

Location of Originals

Not applicbale