His Majesty's Regulations for the Tower of London

Object Title

His Majesty's Regulations for the Tower of London

His Majesty's Regulations for the Tower of London


dated 26th August 1946


TOL REG/1519



Scope and Content

Title page: Regulations and Standing Orders for His Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London; facsimile signature: Chetwode FM, Constable, Contents as follows:,

Part I: His Majesty's Regulations for the Tower of London,
1. Introductory,
2. The Constable,
3. The Lieutenant,
4. The Major and other Officers,
5. The Major,
6. The Chaplain and Medical Officer,
7. The Yeomen Warders,
8-14. Government of the Tower,
15. Welfare,
16. Correspondence,
17. Arrest,
18-20. Buildings and Works,
21-22. Compliments,
23-28. Salutes and Flags,
29. The Ceremony of the Keys,
30. Installation of the Constable,
31. Divine Service,
32. Justices of the Peace and Special Constables,
33. Installation of a Yeoman Warder,
34. The Tower Liberty,
35. The Coroner,
36-45. Guards and Sentries,
46-57. Regulations - Gates and Wickets,
58. Passes,
59-60. Duties of Yeomen Warders,

Part II. The Constables Regulations for the Appointment and Conditions of Service of Yeomen Warders, and Administrative Orders for the Tower of London,
1-5. Appointment,
6-17. Conditions of Service,
18. Water, Gas and Elective Light Supply,
19. Telephones,
20. Fire Orders,
21. Grass Plots, Trees, Gardens, Weeding,
22. Litter Collection of, Appendix: Sketch of the Tower of London [showing the preferred visitors' route]


1 volume

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

22 page booklet in red buckram binding. Stamped with the Royal Arms and a stylised White Tower, with date 1078 on a scroll beneath. Fly-leaf has issue stamp: 'Constables Office, Tower of London', with manuscript address: 'The Master of the Armouries' and 'No. 7'

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