Victoria Police Gazette 1921

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (1014 pages)
Year: (1921) 2009
ISBN: 9781742223148
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

If you had family living in Victoria in 1870s, 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 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.

Example entries taken from the 21 July 1921 issue:


(On 12th July, 1921)
Constable Henry Thomas Black, No. 6456, Melbourne District.
(On 19th July, 1921)
Constable Francis Anthony Benn, No. 6582, Melrboune District.

(On 14th July, 1921)
Constable Henry St. John Skinner, No. 6544, Melbourne District.

Promotions (from Constable to Senior Constable):
(On 28th June, 1921)
Brevet Senior Constable Cornelius Linneen, No. 4883.
(On. 14th July, 1921)
Constable Rowland Vivian Ripper, No. 4886
(On 18th July, 1921)
Constable Stowell Gilbert Marshall, No. 4888

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.

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

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