Victoria Police Gazette 1881
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (455 pages)
Year: (1881) 2012
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
If you had family living in Victoria in 1880s, have you thought of looking at the Police Gazettes for information? These are a historians goldmine of information. Compiled to be distributed amongst the Police Force only, these Gazettes contain details and information that cannot be found anywhere else. Far from just listing those who were in the Police Force or those that were on the wrong side of the law, you will also find entries of missing persons, witnesses to crime, and victims of crime.
Of course you also get weekly information on housebreaking, robberies, arson, murders, inquests, lost horses and cattle, deserters, escaped prisoners and reports on those released ... as well as some information from interstate police gazettes. This CD contains images of all 52 issues of the Victoria Police Gazette for 1881.
INFORMATION is requested of Luke McDonald, a laborer, 60 years of age, 5 feet 8 inches high, stout build, full beard and whiskers turning grey; wore blue pilot-coat, dark trousers and hat ; carried a patched quilt covered with wincey. He left Stawell West about six months ago to look for work, and was last heard of at Horsham. He may have gone to Warracknabeal or St. Arnaud. The enquiry is instituted by his wife. 0.4508. 11th July 1881.
This product contains high quality scanned images of the original gazettes. It has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
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