Queensland Police Gazette 1914


Cat No.:   AU4103-1914:

No of pages in original: 705pp

Year published: (1914)

A feature of this particular year's issues are the listings of licences for auctioneers, hawkers, distilling, billiards, retail spirit dealing, clubs, and publicans. Many photographs of people missing, wanted or released are also included.

Example entry taken from the 25 July 1914 issue:

Description of Portraits, with Previous 'Gazette' References [photographs shown]

No. 737. - James Roberts, alias Boyd, alias David Rea, alias Edward Johnston, who escaped from a train through the lavatory window of a railway carriage, about 5.30 p.m. on the 20th instant, between Isis Junction and Howard, while being conveyed therein under Police escort to Bundaberg, for trial at the District Court there on the 23rd idem, charged with breaking, entering, and stealing. Description:- 61 years of age, 5 feet 11 inches high, about 12 stone weight, medium build, fair complexion, clean shaven, bald top of head, scanty brown hair, no teeth, scar left eyebrow and on forehead and back of head, sometimes wears spectacles; dressed in light-grey tweed  clothes and light-grey felt hat; a jeweller or carpenter; native of Ireland. Supposed since seen in the vicinity of Landsborough, and to have been wearing a black hard hat. - 38.51. 22nd July, 1914.

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