South Australian Police Gazette 1902


Cat No.:   AU5103-1902:

No of pages in original: 257pp

Year published: (1902)


Are you looking for your family in South Australia? Have you thought of looking in the Police Gazettes? A valuable record, they are a source of

information which cannot be found anywhere else.


Compiled to be distributed amongst the Police Force only, you will find details of any changes within the police force such as promotions, demotions, resignations, dismissals, deaths etc. Information is also given on rewards, housebreak-ins, robberies, arson, murders, lost horses and cattle, deserters, escaped prisoners, missing friends, lost or stolen items, reports on those apprehended and released, and so much more. Notices from interstate police gazettes are sometimes included.

Example entry taken from the 17 September 1902 issue:

Apprehensions During the Week [partial extract only]

Alwyn Cyril Brice, by Det. Kitson, and F.C. Ryan, for larceny from G. & R. Wills & Co., at Adelaide, fined £10.

Gerard McKay, by Dets. Edwards and Mitchell, for forging and uttering on Joseph Maley, at Adelaide; committed.

Alfred Lewis Warren, by M.C. Pethick, for attempting suicide, at Laura; bound over to keep the peace for three months.

Catherine Malone (alias Clark), by M.C. Crabb; as a lunatic, at Port Augusta; sent to the asylum.

Frederick Roper (alias Sherry), by S.C. Rolland and M.C. Fisher, for vagrancy, at Naracoorte; two months.

This is a valuable South Australian resource that is now available for all that is not only easy to use, but it is also very affordable.

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