South Australian Police Gazette 1931
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (680 pages)
Year: (1931) 2008
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 1931. Each issue is generally twelve 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. Murders, arson, house-breakins, robberies, lost and found items, stolen cars and motorbikes, details of licences granted (hawkers, marine store collectors and special vehicle licences), as well as inquest verdicts. There are numerous photographs included on those wanted, released or missing.
Prohibited Immigrants and Deserters
Port Adelaide - On the 15th February, 1931, the following prohibited immigrants deserted from the s.s. Melbourne:
Rudolph Nornberg, native of Finland, 23 years of age, 5ft. 8in high, thin build, fair complexion, fair face, pimples on face, dressed in navy-blue suit; cannot speak English.
Vigni Lunberg, native of Finland, 22 years of age, 5ft. 8in high, thickset build, dark complexion, dark hair, dressed in blue suit, grey cap and black shoes; cannot speak English.
Particulars of Licence Revoked by Transport Control Board
Licence: No. 9
Name: Kelly, J.D.
Route: Adelaide and Normanville, via Aldinga
Make of Vehicle: Packard Tourer
Registration Number: 90-798
This product is a fascinating read for those researching South Australian history, and it makes information that is difficult to find easily accessible on fully searchable CD.
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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