South Australian Police Gazette 1914


Cat No.:   AU5103-1914:

No of pages in original: 474pp

Year published: (1914)


Compiled to be distributed amongst the Police Force only, Police Gazettes contain details and information that can not be found anywhere else.


They include court lists, lists of warrants issued, appointments in the Police Service, lists of Justices of the Peace, lists of arrests and discharges and descriptions, inquest verdicts, lost or stolen items, missing stock animals, escaped prisoners and missing persons.

Example entry taken from the 1 April issue:

Missing Friends

Information is requested as to the whereabouts of one James Daniel O'Connor (sometimes takes the name of Dan Scanlon), described as a painted or hairdresser, 58 years of age, 5ft. 5in. high, native of county Cork, Ireland, dark complexion, grey hair (very straight part in centre), grey moustache, grey eyes, ordinary nose, addicted to drink, wore dark coat, khaki trousers, khaki vest with red spots on it, white soft shirt, white canvas shoes, and grey tweed cap or grey felt hat. He left his home at Loxton at about 9 p.m. on the 20th ultimo, did not say where he intended going. His wife and four young children have been left without means of support. Inquiry is on behalf of his wife, Maria Eliza O'Connor, residing at Loxton as above. - (C.872.)

Example entry taken from the 16 September 1914 issue:

Description of Prisoners to be Discharged from H.M. Gaols - during the week ending September 26th, 1914

George Johnson (alias Henry Davenport), boilermaker, native of Victoria, 31 years of age, 5ft. 9in, well built, dark-brown hair, medium complexion, full round face, clean shaven. Tried at Port Adelaide on September 3rd, 1914, as a stowaway per s.s. Indarra from Western Australia; 14 days

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Also available as a 5 year Compendium 1911-1915

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