New South Wales Police Gazette 1880
New South Wales Police Gazette 1880. 1880. Not only are Police Gazettes are a unique, useful and extremely fascinating resource for all historians, as they were compiled to be distributed amongst the police force only, they contain information that can not be found anywhere else. Each issue is usually 8-10 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, escaped prisoners, and missing persons, house-breakins, murders, arson, deserting wives and families, inquests, lost and found property, missing friends, rewards and more ...
Notices from Police Gazettes from other states are also often included. The Police Gazettes are an incredibly unique source of information, simply because they were designed to be distributed amongst the Police Force only, and the information contained often cannot be found anywhere else. Not only is this a valuable resource for those researching in New South Wales, but it makes for fascinating reading even if you don't have family there.