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Tasmania Police Gazette 1926

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Our Price: AU$19.50 Inc GST
Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (281 pages)
Year: (1926) 2009
ISBN: 9781742224534

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Product Code: AU6103-1926

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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 entry taken from 9 July 1926 issue:

HOBART.- HANNAH SMITH MOLLROSS. An inquest was opened on the body of the abovenamed person, at Hobart, on the 26th day of June, 1926, and adjourned to and concluded on the 3rd instant, before E. W. Turner, Esq., Coroner. Verdict: "Upon enquiry I find that the deceased, Hannah Smith Mollross, aged 41 years, died at the Homoeopathic Hospital, at Hobart, on the 23rd day of June, 1926, and that the death resulted from septicaemia, following a miscarriage, but there is no evidence to show how, or in what manner, the said miscarriage was brought about."

High quality scanned images of the whole 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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