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New South Wales Police Gazette 1915

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Media: DATA CD - 1CD (709 pages)
Year: (1915) 2008
ISBN: 9781921461088
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

Police gazettes provided information and instructions to members of the police force. You can expect the New South Wales Police Gazettes to include the following information that will usually list names and some times personal details, descriptions with photograph, addresses and/or occupations may be an added bonus for the researcher:
 - apprehensions
 - complainants
 - deaths in public places
 - escapees and absconders from custody
 - lost or stolen property and stock—names of victims; sketches of jewellery and watches
 - deserting wives, families, etc
 - deserting from military service
 - deserting from merchant vessels
 - inquests
 - missing friends
 - persons suspected or wanted for a crime and warrants issued
 - police promotion examination results and appointments
 - prisoners discharged from gaols
 - prisoners released on tickets of leave (under licence)
 - prohibited immigrants
 - publicans’ licences

A vast resource of historical information for any local, social or family historian, the Police Gazettes contain information that cannot be found elsewhere. Totalling over 700 pages of information on this CD, there are thousands of names of people on both sides of the law, together with events that happened throughout 1915, which certainly makes for great reading.

SAMPLE ENTRY (from the 28 April 1915 issue):

First Offenders Discharged Under Crime Act of 1900
The following offenders have been released under the provisions of the above Act:

Lindsay Wright (17), tried at the Central Police Court on 31st March, 1915, suspected person; sentence, one month's hard labour. To be of good behaviour for twelve months.

Alfred Trimmer (17 1/3), tried at the Central Police Court on 15th April, 1915, stealing; sentence, three months' hard labour. To be of good behaviour for twelve months.

Harold Hillyer (17) and Harold John Neville (17), tried at Newtown Police Court on 23rd April, 1915, stealing; sentence, one months' hard labour. To be of good behaviour for twelve months.

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.

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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