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Mabel Helen FarrerPolicewoman, Woman’s Police Service
Childhood: 3rd Child
Parents: Frederick Philip Farrer (1863-1/1/1935) and Annie Hall (1857-4/7/1906)
Parent’s occupations: Pencil Maker (1891 census), Assistant overseer (on wife Annie’s Probate in 1908). Assistant Overseer of the Poor (1911 census)
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:
Occupation: Women’s Police
Place of residence at Gretna:
Job title at Gretna: Special Constable for Dumfriesshire
Travels: Worked in Northamptonshire in 1918
Trivia / any other information: Mother died when she was 19, No occupation given in 1911 census but she appears to be looking after other children. Her father remarries in 1912 and has a second family.
See The Devil’s Porridge Museum blog on women police, which mentions Mabel here.