Sussex Police Photo Archive 1911

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The first recorded use of horses on football duty at Hove was on February 4 1911, when three mounted policemen were deployed for the Brighton v Aston Villa Charity Shield match. The 'mounties' also patrolled the Kingsway to "prevent excessive driving of motor cars and omnibuses".

 

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This page was added by Paul Beaken on 30/11/2015.