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South Australian Police Gazette 1914

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (474 pages)
Year: (1914) 2007
ISBN: 9781921416644
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

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.

Issued once a week, this CD-ROM is a compilation of all of the issues of the South Australia Police Gazette that were issued during 1914. Each issue is usually eight pages long, and contains information such as court lists, lists of warrants issued, appointments and changes in the Police Service, lost and found items, missing friends, housebreak-ins, arson, murders,  lists of arrests and discharges (which include descriptions), and escaped prisoners. Notices from Police Gazettes from other states are also often included.


Missing Friends
Information is requested as to the whereabouts of one James Daniel O'Connor (sometimes takes the name of Dan Scanlon), described as a painter or hairdresser, 58 years of age, 5ft. 5in. high, native of county Cork, Ireland, dark complexion, grey hair (very straight part in centre), grey moustache, grey eyes, ordinary nose, addicted to drink, wore dark coat, khaki trousers, khaki vest with red spots on it, white soft shirt, white canvas shoes, and grey tweed cap or grey felt hat. He left his home at Loxton at about 9 p.m. on the 20th ultimo, did not say where he intended going. His wife and four young children have been left without means of support. Inquiry is on behalf of his wife, Maria Eliza O'Connor, residing at Loxton as above. - (C.872.)

Description of Prisoners to be Discharged from H.M. Gaols - during the week ending September 26th, 1914
George Johnson (alias Henry Davenport), boilermaker, native of Victoria, 31 years of age, 5ft. 9in, well built, dark-brown hair, medium complexion, full round face, clean shaven. Tried at Port Adelaide on September 3rd, 1914, as a stowaway per s.s. Indarra from Western Australia; 14 days.

This product is a great tool for researching South Australian history making information that is difficult to find easily accessible on CD.

This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole of the year's issues. It 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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