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  Tasmania Police Gazette 1927
Tasmania Police Gazette 1927


 
Our Price: AU$19.50 Inc GST
Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (283 pages)
Year: (1927) 2009
ISBN: 9781742224541

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Product Code: AU6103-1927
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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 January 21, 1927:
ARSON.
FITZGERALD.- GEORGE A. HILL reports that at about 5 a.m. on the 18th
ultimo his four-roomed weatherboard cottage, situated at Fitzgerald, and 
valued at £200, was, with the contents (furniture and effects, valued at £150,
and owned by Leslie W. Donohue, the occupier), totally destroyed by fire.
The cottage was uninsured, but the furniture and effects were insured in the
Royal Insurance Company for £150. Incendiarism suspected.
System Requirements
  • 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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