Queensland Police Gazette 1890

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (423 pages)
Year: (1890) 2006
ISBN: 9781921230974
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

Police Gazettes are a unique, useful and extremely fascinating resource for local, family and social historians and researchers in other fields throughout Australia. Compiled to be distributed amongst the Police Force only, these Gazettes therefore contain details and information that can not be found anywhere else.

They include court lists, lists of warrants issued, appointments and changes in the Police Force, lists of arrests and discharges (which include physical descriptions), escaped prisoners, and sometimes missing persons. The Queensland Police Gazettes also often include details of the licenceholders of: Auctioneers, Victuallers, Hawkers, Billiards, Wine Sellers and more. Notices from Police Gazettes from other states are also often included.

Usually issued weekly, here collected together on the one CD is the whole of the Queensland 1890 years worth of issues.

SAMPLE ENTRIES (from the 4 October 1890 issue):

Housebreaking and Stealing from the Dwelling-House
Brisbane - Stolen from the dwelling of Samavil Caravano, River Bank, Kangaroo Point, on the 18th or 19th instant:- 4 £1-notes, £3 10s. in gold (one jubilee sovereign), £6 in silver. Suspicion attaches to a man known by the name of Nicholas - a Greek who resides in an oyster saloon in George street, near the Railway Station.-O.1901. 29th September, 1890.

Rosalie - About 9.30p.m. on the 17th instant a humpy, valued at £10, the property of Mary Pearson, Lizzie Lee Estatee, Ithaca Creek, was maliciously destroyed by fire. Suspicion attached to a boy named Carroll, who resides in that locality.-O.1908. 29th September, 1890.

High quality scanned images of the whole of the years worth of issues. This CD can be viewed by any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader (version 4 or later recommended). The data on this CD is completely self-contained, and requires no installation. The entire text is searchable.

Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

Click here to download a file of sample pages from this book. Right click on the link and select "save as" - to a location on your hard drive. The sampler can be opened, navigated and searched as with the full CD file/s. Sample files usually contain the title page, contents, some introductory pages and sample pages from the body of the book. Often the complete index from the original book is included.

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