Reference Entry

Bow Street runners

John Cannon

in A Dictionary of British History

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199550371
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191726514
Bow Street runners

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were constables attached to the Bow Street Police Office, established by the magistrate Sir John Fielding in the mid‐18th cent.

Reference Entry.  52 words. 

Subjects: British History

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