Queensland Police Gazette 1915
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (773 pages)
Year: (1915) 2008
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, missing persons. The Queensland Police Gazettes also often include details of the Auctioneers, Hawkers and Wholesale Spirit Merchant licences. Photographs of many people missing, wanted or released are included. 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 1915 years worth of issues.
SAMPLE ENTRIES (from the 23 January 1915 issue):
A hawker's license has been granted to the following person:
Date When Issued: 1914, 14 December
Place Where Issued: Einasleigh
Name of Holder: George Moses Malouf
A reward of £100 is offered by the Commonwealth Government for information leading to the conviction of the forger, or any person criminally concerned in the circulation of the forgery of an Australian ten-shilling note, No. M536739, recently passed into circulation at Melbourne.-450. 18th January, 1915.
High quality scanned images of the whole year's 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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