• Adam Eves

  • Collar Number(s) 63

  • Career History/Biography

    Adam John Eves was born in 1857 in Hutton, Essex

    Adam Eves joined Essex County Constabulary on .

    Before joining, Adam worked as a Wheelwright

    Adam served at Southend, Witham and Harwich.

    On 26th January 1884, Eves was fined 10/- and had his reward of 2/6d refused for having found a bracelet after the Ball at Witham and not having reported the same to his Superintendent. He instead, waited until an enquiry was ordered respecting it (General Order 196).

    Adam Eves was stationed at Harwich in 1887.

    In the 1891 Census, Eves is recorded as living in Chelmsford Road, Purleigh, with his wife Elizabeth.

    On 1st February 1893, he was promoted to Acting Sergeant.

    On 16th April 1893, Adam Eves was callously murdered while apprehending a group of corn thieves at Hazeleigh.

    An early photograph of his headstone appears in The Truncheon Vol 1 No 7.



    Headstone of Adam Eves
    Headstone marking the burial site of Adam John Eves (c) Graham White

    Highest Rank Attained: Sergeant

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