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Ross Mather Police Memorabilia of Wales Collection

Date joined: 24/10/14


Retired 30 years operational service police officer with the South Wales Police. Joined the former Glamorgan Constabulary as a Cadet, becoming one of last Constables attested into that force before amalgamation and formation of a newly formed South Wales Constabulary. On retirement, was the longest serving operational Traffic Police officers (25 years) with South Wales Police. A passionate collector for several decades, specialising in obsolete Welsh police memorabilia., which has developed into the a unique and extensive collection of Welsh Police memorabilia. Former Curator / Custodian of South Wales Police Museum, Police Headquarters, Bridgend - (2010 - 2013). Having been closed for a couple of years, totally revamped the museum, sowing the seeds for the force to further develop it into a popular visitor experience and not insignificant educational resource.

Registered Police Historic Consultant & Researcher with Wales Screen Commission. Historic Police / Law Enforcement displays. Consultant & adviser to several Museums, BBC, ITV and SKY television companies, publishers and theatrical productions relating to British police history, authentic period uniform and insignia.

Having collected and amassed a large collection of British Police memorabilia, it was an easy decision to make in deciding to place much of my collection online at People's Collection Wales as a free to use research facility. If anyone has any police memorabilia (especially Welsh) which they would like to add to this collection, please do get in touch. A recognised authority and specialist relating to Welsh Police history. Appearances on BBC TV Wales - ' Coming Home' series, BBC News, ITV - 'Fishlock's Wales' series Sky - TV 'Murder Casebook' series' and The Gabi Roslin Show. Category Winner in the South Wales Police 2011 Annual Awards.

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