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There is an urgent need for a collator/data input person for the historical newsprint research database. A number of volunteers is searching local and national back copies of newspapers for stories about the Met Police. They complete a research pro forma and photocopy that article, recording all available details for the Officers involved. This then needs to be transferred to the database.

This work can be undertaken entirely from home – no travelling involved. Full support and training will be given.

Contact the Historical Collection here.

RAISING THE FRIENDS OF THE METROPOLITAN POLICE HISTORICAL COLLECTION AND THE COLLECTION’S PROFILE IN THE AGE OF AUSTERITY

We are looking for Local History Liaisons for London Borough Local History and Archives Centres. The duties will involve 4 visits a year to make you known to the staff and hand over leaflets, application forms and notices in person.

  • Barking and Dagenham
  • Barnet
  • Bexley
  • Brent
  • Bromley
  • Camden
  • Croydon
  • Ealing
  • Enfield
  • Greenwich
  • Hackney
  • Haringey
  • Hammersmith and Fulham
  • Haringey
  • Harrow
  • Havering
  • Hillingdon
  • Hounslow
  • Kingston upon Thames
  • Kensington and Chelsea
  • Islington
  • Lambeth
  • Lewisham
  • Merton
  • Newham
  • Redbridge
  • Richmond upon Thames
  • Sutton
  • Southwark
  • Tower Hamlets
  • Wandsworth
  • Westminster
  • Waltham Forest