The 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:
NORTH-EASTERN DISTRICT (LAUNCESTON). - Between 8.30 and 9.45 p.m. on the 26th ultimo the dwelling-house of Norman Routley, situate 68 Arthur-street, was feloniously entered, and the following stolen therefrom: - 1 18-carat gold lady's ring, set with 5 diamonds; 1 gold pearl spray brooch; 1 plain gold brooch, 15-carat; 1 curb-chain gold bangle, with padlock attached, 9-carat; 1 "Nellie Stewart" bangle; 1 pair gold sleeve-links, heart-shape; 1 18-carat gold collar stud; 1 white-metal jewel-case; £3 or £4 in gold, silver, and copper; 1 stick Pear's soap; 1 box Pear's herbitine soap, value £50; the property of and identifiable, with the exception of the money, by the above. Entrance effected by a front window, which was left unfastened.
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