Tasmania Police Gazette 1914 - EBOOK

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Media: EBOOK - download
File format: PDF, 15MB (319 pages)
Year: (1914) 2024
ISBN: 9781742224039
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

SAMPLE ENTRY (from the 10 Pril 1914 issue):

Sydney, N.S.W. - Stolen between the hours of 6 and 10.30 p.m. on the 30th ultimo from the shop of E. J. Hagerbaum, optician, 142 King-street, Sydney, about 9 pair of Zeiss glasses, as follow:- One pair of Stenor folding-glasses, numbered 367287; one pair of white aluminium and crocodile leather glases; one pair of No. 8 Zeiss aluminium glasses, numbered 418805; one pair of No. 8 Zeiss aluminium glasses, No. 418806; one pair of No. 8 Zeiss black glasses, No. 370446; one pair of No. 8 Zeiss black glasses, No. 349469; one pair of No. 6 Zeiss black glasses, No. 318232; and one pair of black Lemarie prism-glasses. Entrance effected by an open fanlight at rear of premises and leaving by the front door. Enquiry requested in this State with a view of tracing above property.

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