Record

CodeNA10958
Dates -1913
Person NameBroughty Ferry Police Commissioners; -1913
ActivityIn 1864 Broughty Ferry was erected into a Parliamentary burgh under the General Police and Improvement (Scotland) Act, 1862 (25 & 26 Vict., c. 101). In 1868 Broughty Ferry obtained an Order transferring to the Commissioners of Police all Statute Labour roads and streets within the burgh. In 1869 a burgh Police Court was established in Broughty Ferry. In 1889 the Secretary of State approved that Broughty Ferry set up its own burgh police force, as Broughty Ferry had a population of 8,000 and all burghs of over 7,000 were empowered to do so. In 1913 Broughty Ferry joined Dundee burgh under the terms of the Dundee Boundaries Act, 1913.
Corporate NameBroughty Ferry Police Commissioners
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