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South Australian Police Gazette 1893

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (231 pages)
Year: (1893) 2007
ISBN: 9781921230622
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

Issued once a week, this CD-ROM is a compilation of all of the issues of the South Australia Police Gazette that were issued in 1893. Each issue is usually four pages long, and contains information such as court lists, lists of warrants issued, appointments and changes in the Police Service, lists of arrests and discharges (which include descriptions), escaped prisoners, and missing persons, house-breakins, deserting wives and families, inquests, missing friends and more ... Notices from Police Gazettes from other states are also often included.

The Police Gazettes are an incredibly unique source of information, simply because they were designed to be distributed amongst the Police Force only, and the information contained often cannot be found anywhere else.

SAMPLE ENTRIES (from the 12 July 1893 issue):

At Angus Plains, the 10th instant, on the body of Isaac Davidson, who was found on his father's farm, the 7th instant, with a gunshot wound in his left breast, from which he died on the 9th instant. Verdict- "That the deceased's death was caused by a gunshot wound inflicted by himself whilst in a state of unsound mind. No blame attachable to any person."

Apprehensions During the Week [please note: only a portion of the whole list has been transcribed here]
Charles Martin Magen, by M.C. Kerin, for larceny from Samuel Tuckwell, at Maitland; fined £5.
Frederick Moss, by F.C. Wache, for criminal breach of trust, at Dehra Dun, India; remanded there.
Peter Kennedy and John Blackwell, on an information for being unlawfully on the premises of William White, at Goodwood; whipped.
Edward Irvine, by M.C. Cathlove, as a lunatic, at Beltana; discharged.
William Lintern, by M.C. O'Callaghan, for fowl-stealing from Herman Weinrich, at Terowie, withdrawn.
James Pollard, by M.C. Delany, for false pretenses on Bernard Vohr, at Jamestown; seven days.
Richard Howard, by L.C. Orr, for larceny from Richard Curtin, at Carrieton; fourteen days.
Cornwall Lewis, alias James Edward Lewis, by F.C. Huppatz, for lewdness, at Adelaide; one month.

This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. 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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