Family record of service in Herts police (Pearman)

Hertfordshire Mercury, 26th January 1951

Seventy-four years’ service with the Herts Constabulary by three generations of the Pearman family , are recalled by the death on Friday at 399 Watford Road St Albans , of Mr Charles Henry Pearman .

Aged 76 years , Mr Pearman was the son of a policeman and the father of a policeman .

He joined the Herts Police in 1902 after service with the 16th Lancers . While stationed at Hatfield he was a mounted policeman and trained horses for the force in a field on which now stands the Magistrates’ Court . For 12 years until 1923 , he was stationed at Wormley . He retired in 1925 after 25 years’ service .


His father , the late Mr Thomas Pearman, also served 25 years as a Constable with the force . He died in 1895 while still serving .

Mr C.H. Pearman’s son , Sergt. Jack Pearman , joined the Constabulary six months before his father’s retirement in 1927 , and has completed 24 years’ service . He is stationed at Herts Police Headquarters , Hatfield , and lives at Hertford Heath .

Mr Pearman leaves two sons and a daughter .

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