South Australian Police Gazette 1931


Cat No.:   AU5103-1931:

No of pages in original: 680pp

Year published: (1931)


The Police Gazettes are a unique source of information. They were designed to be distributed amongst the Police Force only, and the information contained often cannot be found anywhere else.

This CD-ROM is a compilation of all issues of the South Australia Police Gazette published in 1931. Each issue is generally twelve pages long, and contains information such as court lists, lists of warrants issued, appointments and changes in the Police Service, lists of arrests and discharges (which include descriptions), escaped prisoners, and missing persons. Murders, arson, house-breakins, robberies, lost and found items, stolen cars and motorbikes, details of licences granted (hawkers, marine store collectors and special vehicle licences), as well as inquest verdicts. There are numerous photographs included on those wanted, released or missing.

Example entry taken from the 18 February 1931 issue: [portion of entry extracted]

Prohibited Immigrants and Deserters

Port Adelaide - On the 15th February, 1931, the following prohibited immigrants deserted from the s.s. Melbourne:

Rudolph Nornberg, native of Finland, 23 years of age, 5ft. 8in high, thin build, fair complexion, fair face, pimples on face, dressed in navy-blue suit; cannot speak English.

Vigni Lunberg, native of Finland, 22 years of age, 5ft. 8in high, thickset build, dark complexion, dark hair, dressed in blue suit, grey cap and black shoes; cannot speak English.

Example entry taken from the 12 August 1931 issue:

Particulars of Licence Revoked by Transport Control Board

Licence: No. 9

Name: Kelly, J.D.

Service: Passengers

Route: Adelaide and Normanville, via Aldinga

Make of Vehicle: Packard Tourer

Registration Number: 90-798

This product is a fascinating read for those researching South Australian history, and it makes information that is difficult to find easily accessible on fully searchable CD.

No. of CDs is:  1 ;   Format is:  PDF ;   Searchable?:  YES;

FastFind:  Yes;  ISBN No.:   9781921494192;