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Victoria Police Gazette 1887

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (537 pages)
Year: (1887) 2006
ISBN: 9781921230943
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 historian's goldmine of information. Compiled to be distributed amongst the Police Force only, these Gazettes contain details and information that can not 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, or they might be a witness to crime, or they may have had something stolen from them, or they may even have found an item, and reported it to the Police.

Of course you also get weekly information on housebreaking, robberies, arson, murders, 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 Victoria Police Gazette for 1887.

Example entry taken from the 5 October 1887 issue:

Housebreaking and Stealing from Dwelling-Houses
Stolen from the dwelling of Delia Greenwood, Greenwood Villa, South Yarra, on the 27th instant, a gold brooch, very old, cameo in centre, subject - an angel and eight horses. Value £3. - O.7472. 30th September 1887.

High quality scanned images of the whole of the years worth of issues. This CD 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

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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