Queensland Police Gazette 1881
Queensland Police Gazette 1881. 1879-80. Queensland Police Gazettes are an extremely useful resource for family and local historians alike. Compiled to be distributed amongst the police force only, these Gazettes therefore contain details and information that can not be found anywhere else.
"Containing information received in cases of felony and of misdemeanour, and against receivers of stolen property, reputed thieves, and offenders escaped from custody, with the time, place, and circumstances of the offences, and description of offenders or those suspected, giving the appearance, dress, and other marks of identity, with every particular which may lead to their apprehension; and a description, as accurate as possible, of property that has been stolen, horses, &c."
They also include court lists, lists of warrants issued, appointments and changes in the police service, lists of Justices of the Peace, lists of arrests and discharges and descriptions photographs and details of deserters, escaped prisoners, and missing people as well lists for liquor, wine sellers, tobacco sellers, auctioneers, billiard and poisons licences. Notices from police gazettes from other states are also often included.
Now searchable, these Gazettes on CD-ROM open up a world of interesting and comprehensive information about individual people and their lives in Queensland's past.
Fascinating searching and useful information for anyone interested in Queensland's history and people.
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