|Object ID #||1974.010.007|
|Title||J. HUDSON & CO. Whistle & Lanyard|
|Lexicon category||6: T&E For Communication|
|Year Range from||1899|
|Year Range to||1909|
|Artist||J. Hudson & Co., Birmingham, England|
|Made||J. Hudson & Co., Birmingham, England|
|Place of Origin||Birmingham, England|
Military policeman's J. HUDSON & CO. whistle and lanyard, called "The Metropolitan". It is a plated, silvertone metal whistle (likely nickel-plated). It has a solid eye at the top that allows it to be attached to a cord lanyard. The lanyard is a dark red cord. The patent date is impressed around the top of the whistle.
J. Hudson & Co., Birmingham, England
The name is impress-stamped.
Manufactured in Birmingham, England, by the J. Hudson & Co. factory, and belonged to a military policeman.
Last owned by Corporal Isaac W. Stainsby who served in the South African War [Boer War]. Cpl. Stainsby was discharged in 1902. He continued to serve in South Africa beyond the Boer War period and was discharged again in 1909.
Passed down to his daughter, Bessie Hodgins of Owen Sound, Grey County.
|Collection||Military, 20th-c Collection|
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|
South African War