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Picture among old photos belonging to my grandparents Billy & Mary Bews (nee Muir) of Strathore then Quoymorhouse, Shapinsay. Can anyone help me with who they are.
Picture added on 26 February 2014 at 23:27
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Both these men are wearing police constables uniforms circa 1900. As the photographer is in Pollockshaws Road I am assuming that they are members of the Glasgow Police. If the collar numbers and letters were clear you would be able to ascertain to which division or station they belonged.
Added by Edmund A. Ross on 28 February 2014
Phyllis, would you have been related to William Bews, born Kirkwall 1874, Police Constable, Maryhill, Glasgow, who was married to Catherine born in Firth,1874?
Added by Nicol Manson on 02 March 2014
Man on left is William Work born at Diggins in Shapinsay in 1875 who moved to Glasgow to be a policeman. Unable to read the collar numbers.
Added by Phyllis Garden (Bews) on 09 March 2014
Nicol can you give me some more info about William Bews then I can look at my family tree .
Added by Phyllis Garden (Bews) on 09 March 2014
You could probably talk to the Glasgow police museum on Tel: 0141 552 1818
My Grt Grandfather John Sinclair, born Herston 1862 joined the Glasgow police in 1885 and transferred to the Glasgow Marine Police. Unfortunately there are no photographs of him.
Added by William Sinclair on 10 March 2014
The William Bews I have is a son of Archibald and Jacobina (m.s.Stout) Bews, who were married, 12.11.1868. Archibald died 1909 in Shetland and Jacobina who was from Fair Isle, died in Arbroath in 1924.
From the 1901 census, William Work from Shapinsay was a policeman staying in the parish of Govanhill in the district of Gorbals, wih his sister and brother-in-law, Mary and James Muir.
Added by Nicol Manson on 19 March 2014
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