Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.


Sources - Irish police and military

Irish police and military

National police

RIC records


RIC List (or RIC Directory) 1840 to 1922

Dublin police

Belfast police

Post-1922 military

Timeline of national police

1814 	Peace Preservation Force 

1822	County Constabulary
	enforced collection of Protestant Tithes from Catholics in Tithe War

1836	Irish Constabulary
	opposed Young Irelanders
	opposed Fenians

1867	Royal Irish Constabulary
	assisted evictions in Land War
	heavy casualties in War of Independence

1922	in south, disbanded, and Gardai formed
	in north, became RUC

Timeline of Dublin police

1786	Dublin police

1836	Dublin Metropolitan Police
	not involved in political matters
	only 2 killed on duty in the entire 1882-1916 period
	not heavily involved in War of Independence

1925	amalgamated into Gardai

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