Find your ancestors in Tasmania Police Gazette 1893

Police gazettes provided information and instructions to members of the police force. You can expect the Tasmanian Police Gazettes (in the earliest years called Reports of Crime) to include the following information that will usually list names and sometimes personal details, descriptions with photograph, addresses and/or occupations may be an added bonus for the researcher:

convict returns
disciplining of police
escapees and absconders from custody
housebreakers and burglars
licensed carriers, hawkers, oyster fishers, and tanners
deserting wives, families, etc
deserting from military service
deserting from merchant vessels
missing friends
murderers and their victims
police resignations
prisoners discharged from gaols and released on tickets of leave
property and stock recovered
rewards—names of persons offering a reward
victims of arson
victims of horse and cattle stealing or straying
victims of lost or stolen property
victims of sheep stealing or straying