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Adam Wood

London Police Stations 100km walk

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Target £0.00

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Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]2020 marks the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Metropolitan Police Orphanage, which was established in in January 1870 and opened its doors that October. In 1871 it was extended to include the City of London Police.[/p][p]The Orphanage closed in 1937, replaced the very next day by the Metropolitan and City Police Orphans Fund.[/p][p]The charity supports the children of serving and former officers of the Metropolitan Police and the City of London Police who subscribed to the Fund whilst serving, and who are either deceased or retired on pension and are so incapacitated as to be unable to contribute materially to the family upkeep.[/p][p]The Fund is solely dependent on donations.[/p][p]Over three days in July 2020, I'll be walking 100km and visiting 25 police stations, one each for the Divisions as they existed in 1937. At certain stations I'll be joined by police historians to hear tales of incidents and cases in which a station had some involvement, including Jack the Ripper, the Krays, the Tottenham Outrage, John George Haigh and the Bow Street Runners.[/p][p]Please help me raise much-needed funds for the Metropolitan & Police Orphans Fund. You can read more about the charity [url=http://www.met-cityorphans.org.uk]here[/url].[/p][p]Thank you for your support![/p][p]UPDATE: After taking advice regarding Coronavirus and conditions in London, the date of the walk has been put back from March to July 24th-26th.[/p][p][br][/p]

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Jul 28, 2020

Deirdre Bonner

Good luck with your very worthwhile cause

Jul 27, 2020

Robert Kelham

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Jul 27, 2020

George Howlett

Avery worthwhile cause

Jul 27, 2020

Peter Kennison

Congratulations Adam Best wishes Peter K


Jul 26, 2020

The Prices

Well done Adam!! An amazing achievement and worthy cause. We have enjoyed your posts. Proud of you mate. Love Tony, Caroline & Francesca xxx

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 26, 2020

Dave Moss

Good luck mate, great cause!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jul 26, 2020

Robert Kelham 142058 MF PP PL

Next time 'P' please !?

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jul 26, 2020


Congratulations on completing the walk and braving the rain!


Jul 26, 2020

Mick Carter

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jul 26, 2020

Norman Marven Dorset-Ex-Mets Wednesday Lunch


£26.17 plus £6.54 Gift Aid