South Australian Police Gazette 1934


Cat No.:   AU5103-1934:

No of pages in original: 617pp

Year published: (1934)


Police Gazettes are a unique, useful and extremely fascinating resource for local, family and social historians. Compiled to be distributed amongst the Police Force only, these Gazettes contain details and information that can not be found anywhere else.

Issued weekly, this CD-ROM is a compilation of all issues of the South Australia Police Gazette that were issued throughout the year. Each issue is approximately 12 pages in length, and contains information such as warrants issued, arrests and discharges, escaped prisoners, appointments and changes in the Police Service, licence applications, missing persons, inquest verdicts, deserters from families and deserters from the service are also included. Stolen cars and motorbikes feature heavily throughout this era. Notices from Police Gazettes from other states are also often listed.

Example entry taken from the 5 September 1934 issue:

Stealing in Dwellings, from the Person, etc.

Millswood Estate - On the 1st or the 2nd September, 1934, from Allenby Avenue, a brown gold bag (old), containing five golf sticks, consisting of wooden driven with red design on face, Spalding make; and old wooden driver; a mashie, a putter, and a mid iron. The irons are all of stainless steel with wooden shafts - total value £4, the property of William George Phillips; identifiable.-(C.6556)

Example entry taken from the 17 October 1934 issue:

Apprehensions During the Week

Cyril Francis Dunne (32), by Det. Herman and P.C.C.'s McConnell, Sharpe and McKay, for consorting with reputed thieves, at Adelaide; two months. Evidence also obtained by Dets. Walters, Nicholls, Francis, Grow, and Miller, P.C.C.'s Hanrahan, Curtis, Leane (R.L.), Leane (G.M.), and P.C.'s Golding and Sims. Tried at Adelaide on 7/10/34.-(C.7551)

A valuable resource for those with family in South Australia at this time. This CD contains high quality scanned images of the whole of the year’s issues. It has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

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

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