Queensland Police Gazette 1903
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (601 pages)
Year: (1903) 2007
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
Compiled to be distributed amongst the Police Force only, Police Gazettes 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 Service, lists of arrests and discharges and descriptions, inquest verdicts, lost or stolen items, missing stock animals, escaped prisoners and missing persons. Notices from Police Gazettes from other states are also often included.
Fascinating searching and useful information for anyone interested in Queenslands history and people.
SAMPLE ENTRIES (from the 18 April 1903 issue):
Robbery Under Arms
C.I. Branch, Brisbane.-Frederick C. Henry, employed by the Brisbane Gas Company as a pay clerk, reports that at 4.45 p.m. on the 5th September, 1902, whilst proceeding to the Gasworks, Breakfast Creek road, for the purpose of paying the works' employees, he was bailed up by a man on a grey horse, who presented a revolver, and remanded the bag and money he was carrying-viz. £225, in notes, gold, silver, and copper. Complainant threw the bag towards a friend, when offender jumped from his horse, picked up the bag, and galloped off in the direction of Bowen Hills. Photograph of Edwards, alias McDonald, alias Bradley, &c., has been fully identified as offender (see Police Gazette, 1903 pages 405, 341). Arrest very desirable.-O.1660. 6th September, 1902.
Men Inquired For
Information is requested as to the present whereabouts of a man named James Lynn. He is 25 years of age, 5 feet 5 inches high, medium build, fair complexion, grey eyes, reddish curly hair, reddish moustache only, one tooth in front of upper jaw decayed; an Irishman: well educated, and speaks with North of Ireland accent: dressed in dark tweed suit, white straw hat with black band. Supposed to be at Picton, New South Wales. Information required for purpose of proceeding being instituted for maintenance of illegitimate child.-O.960. 9th April, 1903.
Now searchable, these Gazettes on CD-ROM open up a world of interesting and comprehensive information about individual people and their lives in Queensland.
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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