Further reading on the history of the Thames Police and the influence of their ideals

A Day out with the Thames Police (1973), London Metropolitan Archives: LMA/4305/07/114, London

Abbott E. (2009), Sugar: A bittersweet history, Duckworth Overlook, London

Ackroyd P. (2007), Thames: Sacred River, Chatto & Windus, London

An Act for the more effectual Prevention of Depredations on the River Thames, and in its vicinity; and to amend an Act, made in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, to prevent the committing of Thefts and Frauds by Persons navigating Bum Boats and other Boats upon the River Thames. (1800), [39 & 40 George III Cap. 87]

Ashworth A. & Zedner L. (2014), Preventative Justice, Oxford University Press, Oxford

Ball M. & Sunderland D.T. (2001), An Economic History of London 1800-1914, Routledge, London

Barrie D.G. (2008), ‘Patrick Colquhoun, the Scottish Enlightenment and Police Reform in Glasgow in the Late Eighteenth Century’ in Crime, History and Societies, Vol. 12, no.2, Librairie Droz, Geneva, pp.59-79

Barrie D.G. (2011), Police in the Age of Improvement, Routledge, Abingdon

Barrie D.G. (2016), ‘Policing before the Police in the Eighteenth Century: British Perspectives in a European Context’ in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Crime and Criminal Justice (Knepper P.E. & Johnson A. eds.), Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp.425-455

Beattie J.M. (1974), ‘The Pattern of Crime in England 1660-1800’ in Past & Present, No.62, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp.47-95

Beattie J.M. (2006), ‘Early detection: The Bow Street Runners’ in Late Eighteenth-Century London in Police Detectives in History 1750-1950 (Emsley C. & Shpayer-Makov H. eds.), Ashgate, Aldershot, pp.15-32

Beckles H. (1990) A History of Barbados: From Amerindian Settlement to nation-state, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Bentham J. (1842), The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham Vol.20 (J. Bowring ed.), William Tait, Edinburgh

BOARD OF TRADE INVESTIGATION INTO THE WRECK OF THE PRINCESS ALICE – PROCEEDINGS AND REPORT (1878), London Metropolitan Archives: COR/PA/034, London

Brogden M. (1987), ‘The Emergence of the Police-The Colonial Dimension’ in The British Journal of Criminology, Vol. 27, No.1, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp.4-14

Budworth G. (1997), The River Beat: the story of London’s River Police since 1798, Historical Publications Ltd, London

Burnard T. (2010),‘West Indian Identity in the Eighteenth Century’ in Assumed Identities: The Meanings of Race in the Atlantic World (Garrigus J.D. & Morris C. eds.) Texas A & M University Press, College Station, pp.71-87

College J.J. & Warlow B. (2010), Ships of the Royal Navy: A Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy from the 15th century to the present, Casemate, Newbury

Colquhoun P. (1800), A Treatise on the Commerce and Police of the River Thames, London

Colquhoun P. (1800), A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis (6th edition), Joseph Mawman, London

Colquhoun P., (1793-1814) AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOTES: MANUSCRIPT ACCOUNT OF “FAMILY AND PUBLIC SERVICES, London Metropolitan Archives: ACC/1230/007, London

CORRESPONDENCE RECEIVED BY THE CORONER – MISCELLANEOUS (1878), London Metropolitan Archives: COR/PA/031, London

 Covering letter for a ‘Philosophical Treatise’ – John Harriott to H.A. (1812), The Devon Archives: 152M/C1812/OH63, Exeter

Cumming J. (1935), ‘A Glance at Police Duties in the Empire’ in Metropolitan Police College Journal Vol.1, The Metropolitan Police College, London, pp.40-43

Danns G.K. (1982), Domination and Power in Guyana: A study of the Police in a Third World Context, Transaction Books, London

Das D.K. & Verma A. (2003), Police Mission: Challenges and Responses, The Scarecrow Press, Oxford

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Dickens C. (1853), ‘Down with the Tide’ in Household Words Vol. VI, London, p.481-485

Dodsworth F. (2007), ‘Police and the Prevention of Crime: Commerce, Temptation and Corruption of the Body Politic from Fielding to Colquhoun’ in The British Journal of Criminology, Vol. 47, No.3, Oxford University Press, Oxford pp.439-454

Donington K. (2016), ‘Milligan, Robert (1746–1809)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/109520 [accessed 21 Feb 2017]

Draper N. (2008), ‘The City of London and slavery: evidence from the first dock companies 1795-1800’ in Economic History Review, Vol. 61, No. 2, Wiley, Hoboken, pp.432-466

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Emsley C. (2010), The Great British Bobby: A History of British Policing from the 18th Century to the present day, Quercus, London

Engermen S.L. & Higman B.W. (1997), ‘The demographic structure of the Caribbean slave societies in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries’ in General History of the Caribbean Volume III: The slave societies of the Caribbean (Knight F.W. ed.), UNESCO Publishing, London, pp.45-104

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Folio(s) 151. Account of monies paid and received on account of the Marine Police, from 1 July 1798 to 5 April 1799, attested by Patrick Colquhoun and John Harriott. (1799), The National Archives: HO 42/47/69, London

Folio(s) 156-156A. Letter to Patrick Colquhoun, Superintending Magistrate, from the Home Secretary (1798), The National Archives: HO 42/44/53, London

Folio(s) 3-4. Memorandum from [Patrick Colquhoun], Thames Police Office, Wapping, urging the issue of the Home Secretary’s authorisation of the constitution of the Thames Police so that the newly appointed Magistrates may take the action called for by the crowded state of the River. (1800), The National Archives: HO 42/53/2, London

Food concessions for Police of Thames Division in wartime (1943-1944), The National Archives: MEPO 2/6527, London

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Index of witnesses – staff of Princess Alice (1878), London Metropolitan Archives: COR/PA/028, London

INDEX TO STATEMENTS OF WITNESSES CONCERNING IDENTIFICATION OF BODIES (1878), London Metropolitan Archives COR/PA/023, London

Ingleton R. (1997), Arming the British Police: The Great Debate, Frank Cass, London

INQUISITION SIGNED AND SEALED BY THE CORONER GIVING NAMES, AGES, RELATIONSHIPS AND OCCUPATIONS OF DECEASED (1878), London Metropolitan Archives: COR/PA/001, London

James P.D. & Critchley T.A. (2010), The Maul and the Pear-Tree (4th edition), Faber and Faber, London

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Johnson H. (1991), ‘Patterns of Policing in the post-emancipation British Caribbean 1835-95’ in Policing the Empire: Government Authority and control 1830-1940 (Anderson D.M. & Killingray D. eds.), Manchester University Press, Manchester, pp.71-91

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LETTER; FROM THE MARINE POLICE OFFICE, WAPPING, GIVING AN ACCOUNT OF THE EXPENDITURE OF GBP 1,000 RECEIVED FOR THE USE OF THE MARINE POLICE (1799), London Metropolitan Archives: ACC/1230/006, London

LETTER; FROM THE PUBLIC OFFICE, MARINE POLICE, WAPPING, ENCLOSING THE EXAMINATIONS (MISSING) IN THE CASE OF JAMES EYRES, ONE OF THE CHIEF RINGLEADERS OF THE RIOTERS (1798), London Metropolitan Archives: ACC/1230/004, London

Letters between Thames Police and Home Office (1831-1838), The National Archives: MEPO 1/51, London

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Linebaugh P. (2014), Stop Thief!: The Commons, Enclosure and Resistance, Spectre PM, Oakland

List of 130 persons saved from the Princess Alice (1878), London Metropolitan Archives: COR/PA/030, London

 Lloyd R.L. (1976), THE MAGISTRATES AND CLERKS OF THE THAMES MAGISTRATES’ COURT FROM 1798 TO 1974. WITH SOME HISTORICAL NOTES, London Metropolitan Archives: CLA/037/TG/02/001, London

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Mackenzie E. (1829),Choice Bibliography: comprising a Entertaining and Instructive Account of persons of both sexes and all nations, eminent for genius, learning public spirit, courage, and virtue, G. Virtue Mackenzie and Dent, London

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Marryat J. (1823), Observations on the application of the West India Dock Company for a renewal of their charter, J.M. Richardson, Cornhill and Ridgways, London

‘Memoir of Beeston Long Esq.’ in The European Magazine and London Review, Volume 72, James Asperne, London, pp.483-486

Mitton M. (1985), The Policeman’s lot: Antique British Police Equipment including Truncheons and Tipstaves, Quiller Press Ltd, London

Morgan K. (2000), Slavery, Atlantic Trade and the British Economy 1660-1800, Cambridge Universe Press, Cambridge

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Nasson B. (1991), ‘Bobbies to Boers: police, people and social control in Cape Town’ in Policing the Empire: Government Authority and control 1830-1940 (Anderson D.M. & Killingray D. eds.), Manchester University Press, Manchester, pp236-254

Neocleous M. (2000), ‘Social Police and the Mechanisms of Prevention: Patrick Colquhoun and the condition of Poverty’ in The British Journal of Criminology, Vol.40, No.4, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp.710-726

Newres G. (ed.) (1891), ‘A Night with the Thames Police’ in The Strand Magazine Vol. I January – June 1891, London, p.124-132

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Paterson D. (1996), The Thames Police History, Self-Published

Philips D. (2003), ‘Three <<moral entrepreneurs>> and the creation of a <<criminal class>> in England, C.1790s-1840s’ in Crime, History & Societies, Vol.7, No.1, Librairie Droz, Geneva, pp.79-107

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POLICE – METROPOLITAN: 1. Appointment of a reserve Inspector for Thames Division. 2. Legal position of Officers in River Thames Police. (1887-92), The National Archives: HO 45/9964/X16776, London

POLICE – METROPOLITAN: Allowance to police officers searching clothing of bodies found in River Thames or on banks thereof (1889-1890), The National Archives: HO 45/9704/A50528, London

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Requisitioning of boats on the Thames for use of police (1939-1943), The National Archives: MEPO 2/6419, London

Requisitioning of boats on the Thames for use of police (1939-1943), The National Archives: MEPO 2/6419, London

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