This imposing proud gentleman, ARTHUR PEERS, was a Warder at Parkhurst from 1881 till the early 1900's, he was a popular member of the staff, regularly participating in the Entertainments at the officers mess, or recreation ground where fete's were given for the children.

Note the whisle hanging on the front of his jacket and the very distinctive cap.

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Photograph obtained with many thanks to members of Arthur Peers family .

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