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 entry taken from the 2 July 1909 issue:
MERSEY DISTRICT. - About 1 a.m. on the 26th ultimo, a room, which is used as the Sprent Post Office, in the dwelling of Miss Ella Elliott, Sprent, was burglariously entered, entrance being affected by breaking the window, and the following property stolen therefrom: - A type-box, containing the office type and about £1 11s.; and the key of the office safe. The type-box, type, and key are the property of the Commonwealth Government, and are identifiable by Miss Elliott; the money is the property of the latter.
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