OSW-NM-O-5-6-203 – Opening of New Town Hall 1892

The caption to this framed photograph reads:  Opening of New Town Hall, Oswestry    1892 (1893)  Police Contingent led on horseback by Superintendent John LANGFORD     who served in Shropshire Constabulary 1870-1896.  He died after being injured                   following the arrest of a felon on The Horsemarket, Oswestry.     The original                        photograph was donated to Shrewsbury Police by Inspector John Langford,                          Superintendent Langford’s grandson.  This copy courtesy of Christine BRUNNING and   Margaret BATTEN (nee Langford) January 2009