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
Example from 6 July, 1906
INQUESTS ON BODIES.
LAUNCESTON DISTRICT .-An Inquest was held at the
General Hospital on the 4th instant, before E. Whitfeld,
Esq., Coroner, on the body of Richard Cornelius Giles Peters,
age 40 years, a labourer. Verdict : " That the deceased was
killed by accidentally falling against the balance-wheel of a
stone-crusher whilst in motion, and the jury are of opinion that
the balance-wheel should be guarded with casing."