An officer of Manchester City Police escorts children across the cobbles of Cavendish Street in Manchester back in 1913.
School crossing duty was not always popular with constables as they thought it distracted them from their regular patrol duties but this officer seems to be happy in his role and popular with the local children. The youngster he is carrying seems fascinated by him - perhaps it’s the moustache - but the little boy to the right of the frame seems somewhat perplexed.
From the collection of the Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archive.
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