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Tasmania Police Gazette 1905

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (247 pages)
Year: (1905) 2009
ISBN: 9781742223940

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Product Code: AU6103-1905

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Police gazettes provided information and instructions to members of the police force. You can expect the Tasmanian Police Gazettes (in the earliest years called 'Reports of Crime') to include the following information that will usually list names and sometimes personal details, descriptions with photograph, addresses and/or occupations may be an added bonus for the researcher:

  • apprehensions
  • convict returns
  • disciplining of police
  • escapees and absconders from custody
  • housebreakers and burglars
  • licensed carriers, hawkers, oyster fishers, and tanners
  • deserting wives, families, etc
  • deserting from military service
  • deserting from merchant vessels
  • inquests
  • missing friends
  • murderers and their victims
  • police resignations
  • prisoners discharged from gaols and released on tickets of leave
  • property and stock recovered
  • rewards - names of persons offering a reward
  • victims of arson
  • victims of horse and cattle stealing or straying
  • victims of lost or stolen property
  • victims of sheep stealing or straying
Example taken from the 17 July 1905 issue:
HOBART DISTRICT.-Enquiry is requested by the Superintendentof Police as to the whereabouts of one Charles Stothard, an Englishman, age about 55 years, height 5 feet 9 inches, fair complexion ; a ship carpenter by trade, generally works at carpentering ; has resided at Beaconsfield, Latrobe, Lottah and Pyengana. Enquiry at the instance of his wife, who resides in Victoria.

High quality scanned images of the whole of the years worth of issues. This CD has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

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  • Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
  • Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

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