Thursday, 12 May 2016

Death of a retired Police Officer : Chief Superintendent 179 Lawrence Henry Heslop

It is with regret that we have to inform you of the death of a retired Police Officer : Chief Superintendent 179 Lawrence Henry Heslop who died on Monday 9th May 2016, aged 93 years.
Lawrence first joined Durham Constabulary on 1st March 1940 as a Clerical Assistant and served in this role until 16th September 1941.
During his time as Police Staff, Lawrence worked in many departments such as Control Room, Admin, Housing, Durham and HQ Personnel.
He was appointed as Police Officer on 17th September 1941. Lawrence served in many locations including Seaham Harbour, Felling, Blaydon, Castle Eden, Horden and Pelaw. Retiring in 1982 at the rank of Chief Superintendent.
Lawrence leaves no widow.
Funeral service is to be held at 9.40 am on Wednesday 18th May 2016 at Rawdon Crematorium in Leeds. The service is not private. The family have requested that instead of flowers, donations if so desired can be made to the RNLI Charity.
Our thoughts are with the family and friends at this sad time.

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