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Tasmania Police Gazette 1902

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (223 pages)
Year: (1902) 2009
ISBN: 9781742224084
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

Police gazettes provided information and instructions to members of the police force. You can expect the Tasmanian Police Gazettes (in the earliest
years called Reports of Crime) to include the following information that will usually list names and sometimes personal details, descriptions with
photograph, addresses and/or occupations may be an added bonus for the researcher:

    • apprehensions
    • convict returns
    • disciplining of police
    • escapees and absconders from custody
    • housebreakers and burglars
    • licensed carriers, hawkers, oyster fishers, and tanners
    • deserting wives, families, etc
    • deserting from military service
    • deserting from merchant vessels
    • inquests
    • missing friends
    • murderers and their victims
    • police resignations
    • prisoners discharged from gaols and released on tickets of leave
    • property and stock recovered
    • rewards - names of persons offering a reward
    • victims of arson
    • victims of horse and cattle stealing or straying
    • victims of lost or stolen property
    • victims of sheep stealing or straying
Example entry taken from 4 April, 1902:

£200 REWARD.
WHEREAS, on the 10th February, 1902, at the Lawrenny Estate, situate near Hamilton, several Grass Paddocks and Bush Land, the property of the Executors of the late H. J. Brook 's Estate were maliciously set on fire by means of phosphorus, by some person or persons unknown , I am 
authorised by the Government to offer a Reward of £50, and by the Executors H. J. Brock's Estate to offer a Reward of £ 150, for such information as shall lead to theconviction of the offender or offenders.
GEO. RICHARDSON,
Commissioner of Police.
Police Department, Hobart,
20th February, 1902.
 
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.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

Click here to download a file of sample pages from this book

 

Right click on the link and select "save as" - to a location on your hard drive. The sampler can be opened, navigated and searched as with the full CD file/s.

Sample files usually contain the title page, contents, some introductory pages and sample pages from the body of the book. Often the complete index from the original book is included.

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