Lanarkshire Police Historical Society The History of Policing in Lanarkshire

SPRA Family Day Tulliallan

The LPHS had a fantastic day at the SPRA Family day at the Scottish Police College,Tulliallan on Sunday the 10th of June 2018. It was a tremendous turnout for the organisers with over 5,000...

Obituary – John Wailes

    I regret to inform you of the death of retired Sergeant John Norman Wailes, aged 72 , of Blackwood who passed away peacefully at St. Andrews Hospice, Airdrie, in the early hours...

Obituary – William Robertson QPM

It is with deep regret that we inform you of the sudden death of retired Chief Constable, William Archibald Robertson, known as ‘Bill’, 74 years of age, on Thursday afternoon, 23 November 2017. Bill was...

The LPHS in Ayrshire

The LPHS in Ayrshire Our member and committee member Jim Manson, assisted the Ayrshire Division of Police Scotland at the Cumnock Christmas Fayre and switching on of the Christmas lights. He was dressed in...

PC Archibald Johnston – Lanarkshire Constabulary

PC Archibald Johnston Lanarkshire Constabulary 1895 to 1927 Archibald Johnston was born on the 12 March 1873 at Broad Street in Campbeltown, Argyll. He joined Lanarkshire Constabulary on the 30th September 1895 and was...

Lanarkshire Policewoman Bravery Award – 1955

                         On the 3rd of June 1955, two young Glasgow neds escaped from a Borstal in the East Lothian area. John Robinson (18) and Gilbert McCawley (17) headed back to their roots in the...