New South Wales Police Gazette 19th Century Set 1862-1900


Cat No.:   AU2103C-1:

Price if purchased separately Can$939.90

Compendium set price Can$360.00



No. of CDs: 8 - SEARCHABLE - FastFind enabled

No of pages in original: 17956pp

Year published: (1862-1900)


All 38 years of 19th New South Wales Police Gazettes at a very special set price.


Compiled to be distributed amongst the police force only, these gazettes contain details and information that can not be found anywhere else.


Apart from any changes within the police force that are listed (promotions, demotions, dismissals, deaths etc), information is also given on housebreak-ins, robberies, arson, murders, lost horses and cattle, deserters, escaped prisoners, inquest verdicts, missing friends, and reports on those released. Notices from interstate police gazettes are sometimes included. Very detailed descriptions are often given for wanted people. Many victims of crime are also mentioned.

Some of the information found in police gazettes:

• CRIMES - victims are often mentioned

- robbery

- housebreaking

- arson

- murder

- drunkenness

- supplying liquor to an Aboriginal

- forgery

- assault

- rape

- bigamy

- desertion

        - families - wife, child

        - HM Service - military. naval

        - merchant vessels

        - domestic service

- escaped prisoners

- suspects

• DESCRIPTIONS -wanted or missing people

- age

- height

- colour of hair, complexion, eyes, clothes

- country of origin (often)

- accent - sometimes

- employment or occupation

- marks (scars, tattoos)

- appearance - often detailed

- other peculiarities


- appointments

- resignations or dismissals

- promotions

- deceased

- pensions

• LICENCES - for some years

- publicans

- packet

- billiard & bagatelle

- sale of explosives


- prisoners discharged

- prisoners tried

- escaped prisoners

- apprehensions

- missing friends

- horses & cattle stolen

- inspectors of slaughter houses

- circuit courts

- watches & jewelry stolen

Not only is this a valuable resource for those researching in New South Wales, but it makes for fascinating reading.

Each year is available individually.

No. of CDs is:  8 ;   Format is:  PDF ;   Searchable?:  YES;

FastFind:  Yes;  ISBN No.:   9781921416149;