Weston-super-Mare Police Officers 1890

Obituary - UPDATED

Christopher CARTER, 56 years, who died on Saturday 7 September, retired in 2012 and was still serving as a Support Staff Member. He leaves a widow, Lyn, living in Taunton.

Date 12/09/19

Obituary - UPDATED

John Anthony LEWIS, 73 years, who died on Thursday 5 September, he leaves a widow, Jennifer.

Date 12/09/19


Barry WESTON, 80 years, who died on Wednesday 4 September, retired in 1994. He leaves a widow, Sandra, living in Bideford.

Barry was not a member of this Branch of NARPO and this entry will be updated should we become aware of the funeral details.

Date 12/09/19


Royston John NOTTINGHAM, 84 years, who died on Saturday 31 August, retired in 1987. His next of kin is his son, Mark, living near Radstock.

This entry will be updated when we become aware of the funeral information.

Date 07/03/19


Joan Lilian JESSEP, 78 years, who died on Sunday 1 September, wife of Brian, who retired in 1999 and is living in Minehead.

Joan's Funeral Service is to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 1 pm on Thursday 26 September 2019.

Date 04/09/19

Obituary - UPDATED

John GRAY, 83 years, who died on Friday 23 August, retired in 1986 and leaves a widow, Mary, living at Ashcott.

Date 24/08/19


John FACKRELL, 84 years, who died on Saturday 17 August, retired in 1986. John was not a member of this Branch of NARPO and his funeral information is not known to us at this time. His next of kin is his daughter, his wife having died in 2018.

Date 24/08/19

In Memoriam

Police Roll of Honour Trust

PC Christopher Malcolm Hood
Died 23 August 1971. Aged 23
New Bristol Road, Weston-super-Mare.

Killed in a police motorcycle crash responding to an emergency call.

Roll of Honour

Date 23/08/19


Maureen HEAD, 80 years, who died on Wednesday 14 August, the widow of John Head, who retired in 1990 and died in 2012. Her next of kin is her daughter, Kate.

Maureen's funeral service is to be held at 1.30 pm on Friday 30 August 2019 at Mendip Crematorium, Old Wells Road, Croscombe, Shepton Mallet BA5 3RR.

Date 17/08/19


Roger MANN, 64 years, who died in Thursday 15 August, retired in 2004. He leaves a widow, Jackie, living in Weston-super-Mare.

Date 17/08/19

National Police Memorial Day

The annual Memorial Service to remember those who gave their lives during the course of their duties as police officers, will be held at Clarence Park Baptist Church, Walliscote Road, Weston-super-Mare, at 3pm on Sunday 29 September 2019. The service will be conducted by the Rev Steve Christian and the MV Choir will be partaking. All are welcome.

Contact John Vincent 01934 413153 or Neil Goodwin 01934 636702

Date 13/08/19

WsM Christmas Social

A Date For Your Diary - Weston-super-Mare Christmas Social - Wednesday 11 December 2019.

John Vincent has arranged for another pre-Christmas get-together at the Weston-super-Mare Cricket Club from 7 pm till 11 pm on the evening of Wednesday 11 December 2019. Attendance in December 2018 was disappointing so please support John's efforts on our behalf.

Full details will appear in the October Branch Newsletter and on this Website. If you want to declare your intention to attend or to find out more, please contact John at or Roger Thayer at

Date 10/07/19

Gloucestershire Cadet Reunion

After a six year break there will be another Gloucestershire Constabulary Cadet Reunion.

This will be held at Wotton Hall Club, 138 Barnwood Road, Gloucester, GL4 3JS on Saturday 26 October 2019 starting at 7pm. The cost will be £15 per person, to include buffet.

Anyone attending should advise Keith Jones by EMAIL. Keith is responsible for contacting and collating details of those attending.

All monies to Paul Organ, 3 Lilliput Avenue, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol, BS37 6HT. Paul can be contacted on 07702 393 873. Cheques to be made payable to P Organ, early remittance would be appreciated to cover costs.

Others involved in the organisation include Brian Page - Gloucester, Tania Hussey - Cheltenham and Sue Mace - Avon and Somerset.

Date 04/02/19