If you had family living in South Australia in the 1880s, have you thought of looking at the Police Gazettes for information? These are a unique, useful and extremely fascinating resource for local, family and social historians. Compiled to be distributed amongst the Police Force only, these Gazettes contain details and information that can not be found anywhere else.
This CD-ROM is a compilation of all 52 issues of the South Australia Police Gazette that were issued 1883. Each issue is usually four pages long, and contains information such as court lists, lists of warrants issued, appointments and changes in the Police Service, lists of Justices of the Peace, lists of arrests and discharges (which include descriptions), escaped prisoners, and missing persons. Notices from Police Gazettes from other states are also often included.
Stealing in Dwellings, from the Person, &c. - 22 August 1883
On the night of 15th instant, from the trap of Henry William Stoneham, at Modbury, two lamps and a whip.-(C.1812.)
Deserters from Merchant Vessels - 19 September 1883
From the Ship 'Ashmore' at Port Adelaide, on September 15th 1883
Johan Jansen, ship's carpenter, 30 years of age, 5ft. 6in. high, fair complexion, blue eyes, moustache only; a Norwegian. £1 reward.
Originally produced by Archive CD Books Australia in 2006, this title has now been remastered and re-released, and includes better searching capability. This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.