South Australian Police Gazette 1925

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (503 pages)
Year: (1925) 2007
ISBN: 9781921461354
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

Are you looking for your family in South Australia? Have you thought of looking in the Police Gazettes? A valuable record, they are a source of information which cannot be found anywhere else.

Compiled to be distributed amongst the Police Force only, you will find details of any changes within the police force such as promotions, demotions, resignations, dismissals, deaths etc. Information is also given on rewards, housebreak-ins, robberies, arson, murders, lost horses and cattle, deserters, escaped prisoners, apprehensions, warrants issued, missing friends, lost or stolen items, reports on those released and so much more. Notices from interstate police gazettes are sometimes included.

SAMPLE ENTRIES (from the 7 January 1925):

Lost or Stolen
On December 29th, 1924, from a motor car between Prospect and Angaston, a Michelin motor balloon tyre, tube and rim, size 33 by 570 tyre number 494174, value £12, the property of ABRAHAM HAJJI QURBAN; identifiable.-(C.6884/1924).

Missing Friends
DAISY DOROTHY MCKINLEY, described as a native of India, 28 years of Age, 5ft. 6in. very fair complexion, very fair frizzy hair, light-brown eyes, dressed in brown costume and brown hat; left home at Military Road, Semaphore, on December 15th, 1924, accompanied by her daughter, aged two years, and her sister, Violet Lapere, stating her intention of going to Melbourne, Victoria, for a holiday, but has not been heard of since. Inquiry is on behalf of her husband, William McKinley, residing as above.-(C.6890/1924)

This years worth of issues has some features which include:

  • marine stores collectors' licences
  • list of medical officers appointed to attend destitute persons' in country districts
  • and even a few photographs of those wanted

This is a valuable South Australian resource that is now available for all that is not only easy to use, but it is also very affordable.

This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole of the years 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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South Australian Police Gazette 1925


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