Victoria Police Gazette Compendium 1911-1915

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Media: DATA CD - 1CD (4350 pages)
Year: (1911-1915) 2008
ISBN: 9781742221663
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

Police gazettes provided information and instructions to members of the police force. You can expect the Victoria Police Gazettes to include the following information that will usually list names and sometimes private details, descriptions with photograph, addresses and/or occupations:

    • appointments of Registrars of BDM, Powder Magazine Keepers, Crown Land Bailiffs, Public Vaccinators and Health Officers, and Electoral Inspectors
    • apprehensions
    • auctioneer, hawker, marine store licences
    • deaths of retired police and recipients of police pensions
    • escapees and absconders from custody
    • funds paid to recipients of police pensions
    • lost or stolen property and victims of crime
    • deserting wives, families, etc
    • deserting from military service
    • deserting from merchant vessels
    • inquests
    • medical practitioners
    • missing friends
    • persons suspected or wanted for a crime and warrants issued
    • police appointments
    • prisoners discharged from gaols
    • victims of crime

Example entry from 6th January 1911 issue:

Housebreaking and Stealing from Dwelling-Houses
CHARLES MITCHELL, traveller, 134 Pascoe Vale-road, Moonee Ponds, reports stolen from his dwelling, on the 31st ult., a lady's gold muff chain, with an agate; and a gold cable bangle, with padlock, "Maud and Charlie, 1901," inscribed on it. Value £10. Entrance was effected by raising a window.-O.8449. 2nd January, 1911.

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.

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

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Victoria Police Gazette Compendium 1911-1915


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