• Henry Barrow

  • Collar Number(s) 41


  • Career History/Biography

    Henry Charles Barrow was born on in Middlesex


    Henry Barrow joined Essex County Constabulary on .

    Before joining, Henry worked as a Metropolitan Police Officer

    A.PS 1906.04.01.  Ps 1907.10.01.  Insp.1.4.1911.  Metropolitan Police 18.4.1887-16.12.1890.  Merit Badge [1899]; Silver Medal R.S. Prot. Life from Fire.  Bronze Medal RHS [1900].  
    Awarded Merit Badge for rescuing 2 boys from The Prince of Wales PH  at Brentwood on 28 January 1899. Also £5.
    Stationed at Little Baddow, Halstead [1893], Braintree [1894], Brentwood [1898], Dovercourt [1900], Upper Dovercourt [1903], Hatfield Broad Oak [1906], Chelmsford [1911], Mistley [1915].
    1891 Census: Little Baddow.  Living with wife and 2 children at Cockleys.
    Awarded Jubilee Medal 1897.


    Highest Rank Attained: Inspector


    • Postings

    • 1893: Little Baddow, Halstead
    • 1894: Braintree
    • 1898: Brentwood
    • 1900: Dovercourt
    • 1903: Upper Dovercourt
    • 1906: Hatfield Broad Oak
    • 1911: Chelmsford
    • 1915: Mistley


Post Career:

  • Henry left the police on for reason: Retired - Pensioned



    Record of Service

    Henry Barrow's record of service survives in Essex Police Archives.


    † Henry Charles Barrow died on