New South Wales Police Gazette 1927

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (868 pages)
Year: (1927) 2009
ISBN: 9781742221953
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 sometimes 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

SAMPLE ENTRY (from the 6 April 1927 issue):

Escaped Prisoner.
Queanbeyan.-A warrant has been issued by the Queanbeyan Bench for the arrest of THOMAS SAMUEL MOORE, charged with escaping from lawful custody, at the Queanbeyan Lockup, on the 24th ultimo, whilst awaiting transit to Goulburn Gaol to perform two sentences of two months' hard labour accumulative imposed, in default of payment of a fine of £5 in each case, on convictions for stealing. - Offender is about 47 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high, medium build, dark hair thin on top of head, and grey at temples, nose hasbeen broken; tidily dressed in a grey suit, and black shoes; of eccentric habits and talkative; a labourer;also frequents race meetings.

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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New South Wales Police Gazette 1927


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