Victorian workers cottages at Bibury, Gloucestershire
Victorian workers cottages at Bibury. - Bibury, nestled in the eastern hills of the Cotswolds, first earned its title of "the most beautiful village in England" from the artist and craftsman, William Morris (1834-96). It's not hard to see why. However you approach this village on the river Coln, it exudes charm from every house and tree and meadow.
Manchester Peelers - Policing the 1840s
This image of Manchester peelers taking a break is thought to be the earliest image of policing in the city. The foundation of British policing was greatly influenced by some-time Home Secretary and Prime Minister, Sir Robert Peel. Sir Robert was born in Bury, which is now policed by Greater Manchester Police, and one of his descendants is currently a serving officer in the Force. The Formation of the Manchester Borough Police. The Incorporation of Manchester was achieved in 1838. An elected…