Police historian launches book about former Portsmouth mayor

Dr Clifford Williams. Picture: Malcolm Wells
Dr Clifford Williams. Picture: Malcolm Wells

A POLICE historian’s book about Portsmouth first woman inspector has been published.

Dr Clifford Williams’ 328-page book comprises the memoirs of Gladys Howard, who died in June 2017 at the age of 100.

Gladys served in Portsmouth City Police from 1947 and later became Lord Mayor of Portsmouth.

Never a Dull Moment is available from mangobooks.co.uk for £20 hardback or £5.99 for a Kindle edition.

Dr Williams pored over reports, notes and writings by Gladys in compiling the memoirs.