• Charles Harrington

  • Collar Number(s) 242


  • Career History/Biography

    Charles W Harrington was born in 1854 in Halstead, Essex


    Charles Harrington joined Essex County Constabulary on .

    Before joining, Charles worked as a Groom

    PS  1881.03.01.  Insp. 25.1.1885.  Supt. 1898.01.01.
    General Order 289 - 29.1.1885. Promoted to Inspector - £95 per annum.  Removed from Coggeshall to Chelmsford.
    General Order 332 - 31.10.1885. Removed from Chelmsford to Harlow.
    1881 Census:  Romford.  Living with wife.
    1891 Census:  Harlow.  Wife and 5 children.


    1881 Census shows birthplace as Colchester.  1891 Census - Halstead.
    Whilst at Harlow was presented with £5 for his promptness at a fire on 23.3.1889.


    According to the 1901 Census, Charles Harrington was living in the police houses at Witham Police Station, Guithavon Street, with his wife Charlotte and their three sons, Richard (14), Henry (12) and Carl (2).


    Highest Rank Attained: Superintendent


    • Postings

    • Before 1885 : Brentwood, Orsett, Coggeshall, Chelmsford
    • 1885: Harlow
    • 1898: Castle Hedingham
    • 1898: Witham
    • 1903: Saffron Walden


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