Victoria Police & Police Station Database

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POLICE & POLICE STATION DATABASE VICTORIA (AUSTRALIA)

ABERFELDY POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Has been broken up. 21 November 1883 p.302 Victoria Police Gazette

ACTON, William. Constable. See BOARD OF ENQUIRY INTO POLICE CLOTHING.

ADAMS, -. Constable. Witness in trial of Benjamin H. Bates, Criminal Sessions. 18 June 1853. Argus

ADAMS, George. Constable. Photo in Weekly Times 11 May 1895 p.11

ADAMS, James. See KILMORE POLICE STATION.

ADAMSON, Thomas. See PORTLAND POLICE OFFICE.

ADDERLY, -. Sergt. Witness in trial of John O’Neil, Criminal Sessions. 19 March 1852. Argus

ADDEY, -. Detective. Witness in trial of William Brown, Criminal Sessions. 19 March 1856. Argus

ADELAIDE LEAD POLICE STATION. Correspondence re establishment of, 1855. VPRS 1189 Unit 100.

AHERN, Michael. See Missing People web page entry of AHERN, John

AH POO. Formerly detective constable at Beechworth, died c1866. Daughters committed to Industrial School by Chiltern Bench 11 January 1869 as neglected children. Mother died in 1868, stepfather unable to support them. VPRS 4527 Register 2 No. 3490.

A.I.F. List of members who joined, Roll of Honour proposed for Library. VPRS 807 Unit 593 File No. 5436.

AITKEN’S GAP POLICE STATION. Correspondence re water supply to station, 1857. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

ALBERT PARK POLICE STATION. Melbourne District. Has been formed. Victoria Police Gazette 26 March 1884 p.85

ALBERTON POLICE LOCKUP. Proclamation as a gaol has been revoked. Victoria Police Gazette 7 May 1868 p.177

ALBERTON POLICE STATION. ‘Return of number of persons 1851′. Names listed: George Dixon Hedley, Manton Flinn, William Doughtry [?] Richard Conroy, William Healey, Michael Doody. VPRS 1189, Unit 7.

ALBERTON POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Temporary station formed. Victoria Police Gazette 10 July 1889 p.238.

ALBERTON POLICE STATION. Has been broken up. Victoria Police Gazette 14 November 1901.

ALCOCK, – Snr. Const. Drill Instructor, Mounted Police. Photo in Weekly Times 21 April 1900 p.11

ALDER, C.W. Served in Victoria police, discharged 1864. Charged with false pretences, subsequently arrested. p. 371 of 1885, p. 7, 8, 15, 23 of 1886. Victoria Police Gazette

ALEXANDER, -. Constable. Injured while on duty in Parliament House Reserve; £200 reward. 30 August and 6 September 1860. Victoria Police Gazette

ALEXANDER, John F. Detective. Witnessed the following hangings: F. Branigan, William Brown, Richard Bryant, 29 April 1857; Chong Sigh and Hang Tzon 2 September 1857; Thomas McGee 19 February 1863. Victorian Government Gazettes [published just after event]

ALEXANDRA POLICE STATION. Transferred from Benalla District to Upper Goulburn District. 26 September 1867. Victoria Police Gazette.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158

ALLAN, David. Constable.    Photo in Weekly Times 11 May 1895 p.11

ALLANSFORD POLICE STATION. Western District. Temporary station formed. 14 March 1888 p.82 Temporary station has been made permanent 2 August 1888 p.234. Victoria Police Gazette

ALLEN, -. Sgt at Mt. Alexander. Witness, criminal sessions trial of Patrick Brandrig. 16 March 1852. Argus

ALLEN, George. Constable. Photo of him directing traffic in Melbourne. The Sun 11 September 1922, page 1.

ALLEN, Joseph. ‘Was one of the original members of the Detective force in Victoria’; charged with threatening the life of his wife at Blackwood, Scotch, a miner, aged 50 yrs etc.’, 8 November 1870 p.262. Arrested by Blackwood police. 22 November 1870 p.274. Victoria Police Gazette

ALLEN, Robert. Constable, City Police. Witness, criminal sessions trial of James Barlow. 15 April 1852. Argus

ALLENDALE POLICE STATION. Central District. Has been formed. 13 September 1882. Victoria Police Gazette

ALLIS, – Was in general an afterwards detective police, has now gone to New Zealand. Warrant issued for wife Eliza. 5 October 1865 p.371. Victoria Police Gazette

ALLIS, Morgan. Served about 12 months, seeks reference etc. 1857. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

ALLIS, Morgan. ‘Has been in police force’. Application for Aid, 1901 [Old Age Pensions] Maryborough Petty Sessions, VPRS 6126, p.106

ALLOO, James. Travelling expenses re his special detective duty, October 1857; account passed for payment by Chief Secretary, no details provided. VPRS 807 Unit 1212, 1857 Bundle.

ALLWOOD, -. Constable 2956. Awarded Certificate of Merit by Royal Humane Society. P.271 21 September 1887. Victoria Police Gazette. Details of his claim for a Valour Award. VPRS 807 Unit 112 File No. 855

ALLWOOD, James. Snr. Constable No. 2956, Rutherglen. Awarded Valour Badge. 13 June 1900, amended 20 June 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

ALPHINGTON POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Has been formed. 10 September 1884 p.237 Transferred from Bourke to Melbourne District. 15 March 1893 p.76. Victoria Police Gazette

ALTONA POLICE STATION.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158

AMHERST POLICE STATION. William Ferrier escaped from; formerly in police force at Ballarat, in gaol for sly grog selling. 21 November 1855 p.225. Victoria Police Gazette. See also HILL, P.  It is also worth trying the Avoca & District Historical Society, as they may hold information on this station and the police who served in it.

AMHERST POLICE STATION. Central District. Has been broken up. 10 August 1892 p.210. Victoria Police Gazette

AMPHITHEATRE POLICE STATION. North Western District. Temporary station formed. 10 April 1889 p.137 Victoria Police Gazette.  Note that the Avoca & District Historical Society holds details of both the station and the police who served in Amphitheatre in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

ANDERSON, -. Mary Ann, widow of ex constable who died about three years ago. Fined for failing to send her child to school. 25 March 1891 p.93. Victoria Police Gazette

ANDERSON, Elida. See WOMEN POLICE.

ANDERSON, Louis. Of St. Kilda Police Station. Dog stolen. 2 August 1866 p.300 Victoria Police Gazette

ANDERSON, William John. Joined police force in February 1852, left following year. Information requested. 23 October 1878. Victoria Police Gazette.

ANDERSON’S INLET POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 13 May 1891 p.151. Victoria Police Gazette

ANDREWS, – Sgt. Witness, Criminal Sessions, trial of T. Baker. 16 September 1853. Argus

ANDREWS, F. Daylesford 1882. Has resigned from force, seeks certificate of character etc., letter of resignation further on in bundle. VPRS 937 Unit 460 Bundle 1.

ANDREWS, James. Sgt. Witnessed hanging of John Stacey, 5 April 1865, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

ANDREWS, Robert McDowell.  No. 4320.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File F3325.

ANLEZARK, J.L. Const. 4623, Ballarat. Greyhound stolen. 13 November 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

ANTHONY, Thomas. Information requested. Supposed to have been in the police force in this colony. 27 May 1858 p.219 Victoria Police Gazette

APOLLO BAY POLICE STATION. See KRAMBRUK.

APOLLO BAY POLICE STATION.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158

APSLEY. Land temporarily reserved for police purposes. 12 September 1888 p.279; 23 January 1889 p.27; 25 April 1889 p.156. Victoria Police Gazette

APSLEY POLICE STATION. Western District. Has been formed. 10 December 1884 p.332. Victoria Police Gazette.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158

ARARAT LOCKUP. Has been discontinued as a gaol. 16 October 1862. Victoria Police Gazette

ARARAT POLICE    Board of Enquiry into, 1858. VPRS 1189 Unit 783

ARARAT POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved; described. 1 December 1886 p.333. Victoria Police Gazette.

ARARAT POLICE STATION.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158

ARCHDEACON, John. Formerly in mounted police, discharged December 1870. Warrant issued for wife desertion. 18 July 1871 p.183. At present in Young District, NSW. 6 August 1871. Now charged with deserting his two children. Recently at Murrumburrah NSW. 26 September 1871 p.247 Victoria Police Gazette

ARCHER, -. Mtd. Trooper. Witness, Trial of John Woods, Criminal Sessions. 19 November 1852. Argus

ARCHER, Frederick. Information requested. Joined police force in 1852, discharged from Rokewood in January 1859. 19 September 1867 p.349. Has been found. 26 September 1867 p. 358. Victoria Police Gazette

ARCHER, T.W.H. Unpaid tailor’s bill, owing for three years, tailor writes in 1858. Archer had been at Hamilton, was now at Rokewood. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 2 Bundle 2.

ARMFIELD, E. Constable No. 2667. See Criminal Cases web page.

ARMITAGE, Alexander. Witnessed hanging of James Murphy 6 November 1863, Geelong. Victorian Government Gazette

ARMSTRONG, -. Inspector. Complaint against him and Brackenbury by local Police Magistrate at Heathcote, 1853. VPRS 937 Unit 275 Bundle 3.

ARMSTRONG, Alexander. See FLANAGAN, John.

ARMSTRONG, James. Witnessed hanging at Melbourne of F. Branigan, William Brown, Richard Bryant on 29 April 1857. Victorian Government Gazette

ARMSTRONG, James. Formerly constable in Melbourne City Police, convicted of illegally selling spirituous liquors … absconded. p.503 25 November 1858. Victoria Police Gazette

ARMSTRONG, T.H. Detective. Witnessed hanging at Ballarat of Charles H. Deutschman 29 June 1908. Victorian Government Gazette

ARNELL, William. Ex Snr. Constable Port Fairy, reports a cow stolen. 20 March 1919 Victoria Police Gazette

ARNOLD, James F. Discharged April 1856; seeks his discharge papers Jan. 1857. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

ARNOLD, James Francis. Mtd. Trooper. Witness, criminal sessions trial of J. Mayholland. 18 February 1852. Argus

ARNOLD, R.W. Witnessed hanging of William Colston, Melbourne, 24 August 1891. Victorian Government Gazette

ARROWSMITH, J.T. Snr. Constable 4803. Witnessed hanging of Colin C. Ross, 24 April 1922. Victorian Government Gazette

ASCOT VALE POLICE STATION. Melbourne District. Has been formed. P.310 3 November 1887. Victoria Police Gazette.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158

ASHLEY, James. Detective. Witness, criminal Sessions trials of: I. Higginbotham & ors 19 April 1853; B. Cooper 18 May 1853; William Rodgers 21 July 1853; – D’Arcy 19 August 1853; Geo. Melville & ors 19 September 1853; William Osborne, 20 October 1853; Evan Williams & ors. 17 November 1853. Argus

ASHTON, George. See PARKER, Henry F.

ASHURST, Robert. See entry on Missing People webpage for ASHURST, Margaret.

ASPENDALE POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Temporary police station has been established. 24 December 1914. Temporary station, closed on 24 March 1922. p.187 30 March 1922. Victoria Police Gazette

ASPLIN, Eva. See WOMEN POLICE.

ASSIP, John  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

ATKINS, Thomas. Constable. Witness, criminal sessions cases of J. Beattie & M. Tuhey 24 March 1855; H. Reid & ors. 27 March 1855. Argus

AUBURN POLICE STATION.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158

AUXILIARY POLICE 1939. Applicants for. VPRS 807 Unit 1427 (entire box).

AVENEL POLICE STATION. Harrie Cooper supposed to have died there, while cook, c.1854. Missing Friend enquiry. P.136 27 May 1873. Victoria Police Gazette.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158.

AVOCA POLICE STATION. See RYAN, Edward; BENNETT, Robert; BUTLER, Peter.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station and residence requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158.  Note that the Avoca & District Historical Society has much detail regarding both the station and the police who served in the Avoca area in the 19th and early 20th century.

AVOCA FOREST POLICE STATION. Maryborough District. Broken up. P. 274, 28 October 1873. Victoria Police Gazette

AXEDALE POLICE STATION.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158.

AXHILL, -.  Constable 4502.  Discharged for misconduct, 1894.  VPRS 807 Unit 3 File A2101.

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BABER, Henry  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

BABINGTON, James. Sgt. Dog stolen from Russell St. Barracks. p.330, 23 December 1873. . Victoria Police Gazette

BACCHUS MARSH. Details of premises to be used for police purposes, and correspondence re road works in police paddock, 1853. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 1. William Higgins, Independent Minister, Geelong, offers his house (described) for police use, 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6. See also HAY, J.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158.

BACCHUS MARSH MAIN RAILWAY CAMP. Bourke District. Temporary station formed. p.375, 5 December 1888. Has been broken up. p.36, 30 January 1889 Victoria Police Gazette

BACK CREEK POLICE STATION. North Western District. Name changed to Kennington. P.657, 18 December 1919. . Victoria Police Gazette. See also RYAN, Thomas.

BADCOCK, John. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of C. Raffaelo, 22 March 1855; J. Beattie and M. Tuhey, 24 March 1855. Argus

BAIN, Peter. Retired constable, died Maryborough 1907; no relatives in Victoria. Court case re whether Will is genuine. p.8, 11 March 1908 The Age

BAIRD, John. Constable. Stationed at Nareen when station broken into. p.107, 18 April 1877. Victoria Police Gazette

BAIRNSDALE POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. p.336, 29 October 1890.  Victoria Police Gazette

BAIRNSDALE POLICE STATION.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158.

BALACLAVA POLICE STATION. Melbourne District. Has been formed. p.144, 17 April 1889.  Victoria Police Gazette

BALCHIN, John William. Children Charles, John and Arthur baptised in Church of Christ Maryborough 1877-1881. Baptismal Register

BALCHIN, John William. Ex inspector of police, charged with larceny on Grace Lee, woman with whom he was living. Recently received £900 compensation….. Large file, 1908. VPRS 807 Unit 343. Further file re his adultery with married woman, asked to resign, 1908. VPRS 807 Unit 331 No. 1088

BALCHIN, John William. Formerly inspector of police at Ballarat, living with married woman; court case. 1 August 1908, p.21.  Argus

BALD HILLS POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Has been broken up. p.308, 9 August 1866. Ballarat District. Has been broken up. p.348, 19 September 1867. Victoria Police Gazette

BALFOUR, John. Formerly police constable at St. Kilda; deserted wife and two children, 5 March 1857 p.88; apprehended by Heathcote police, 26 March 1857 p.111. Victoria Police Gazette

BALFOUR, Samuel  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

BALFOUR, William. See entry for James ARMSTRONG in Missing People web page.

BALLAN. Letter re rental of building for police, 1857. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7. See also MINSTER, W.

BALLAN POLICE STATION.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158.

BALLARAT POLICE COURT. Estimates of alterations to, sketch of, correspondence regarding etc, 1855. VPRS 1189 Unit 98, File P55/6540.

BALLARAT POLICE SITE. Part of area temporarily reserved in 1879 revoked, 27 May 1891 p.158. Victoria Police Gazette

BALLARAT POLICE STATION. See ANLEZARK, J.L.; FOX, -., GORDON, G.R.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158.

BALLARAT EAST POLICE STATION.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158.

BALLARAT NORTH POLICE STATION.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158.

BALLARAT SOUTH POLICE STATION.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158.

BALLARAT WEST POLICE STATION. Central District. Name has been changed to Sturt St. West (Ballarat). 4 August 1904, Victoria Police Gazette

BALLARD, John Taylor. Constable 3924. Witnessed hanging of Fillipi Castillo, 16 September 1889, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

BALLARD, James Taylor.  No. 3924.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L1889.

BALMER, Richard. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of John Towt. 21 April 1854 Argus

BALMORAL POLICE STATION.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158.

BALWYN POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Name has been changed to Canterbury. 4 August 1904. Victoria Police Gazette

BAND. See DAVIDSON, – Sgt., OGILVIE, J.

BANNAN, R. Snr. Constable 2289. Witnessed hanging of William Barnes 15 May 1885, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

BANNOCKBURN POLICE STATION. Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158.  See also WABDALLAH POLICE STATION.

BARBER, Thomas William. Constable 4725. Awarded bravery badge. 23 July 1914 p.400. Victoria Police Gazette

BARCLAY, H.R. Joined force August 1852; recommended for promotion. VPRS 1189 Unit 631.

BARCLAY, Hugh Ross. Witnessed hangings of James Quinn 10 November 1871; James Smith and Thomas Brady, 15 May 1873. Victorian Government Gazette

BARCLAY, Johnston.  No. 2954.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L1485.

BARINGHUP POLICE DISTRICT. Midland District. Has been broken up. 8 September 1904, p.401. Victoria Police Gazette

BARKSTEAD POLICE STATION. Central District. Has been broken up. 8 June 1892 p.154. Victoria Police Gazette

BARLOW, H.T. Detective. Witnessed hanging of Martin Rice 4 October 1861; Samuel Pollett 29 December 1862. Victorian Government Gazette

BARRACKS – ST. KILDA RD. Photo of bedroom in new police barracks opened today. The Herald 14 December 1926. Photo of opening ceremony.  Argus 15 December 1926 p.33.  See also VICTORIA BARRACKS.

BARRAPORT POLICE STATION. Midland District. Temporary station formed. 23 August 1893 p.230; broken up, 13 December 1893 p.334. Victoria Police Gazette

BARRATT, -. Constable. ‘A Public Meeting will be held in the Town Hall Richmond tonight, to start subscriptions for the widow and family of the late Constable Barratt. 10 July 1882 The Age

BARRETT, -. Constable, Mary St., Richmond. Large stone thrown through front window. £2 reward. 25 June 1884 p.169. Victoria Police Gazette

BARROW, Richard. Sgt. Witnessed hanging of Frederick Turner, 27 April 1857, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

BARRY, -. Constable. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of James Croft, 17 August 1852. Argus

BARRY, John. Local Council awarded him £5 for saving old market sheds from destruction by fire, Bendigo. 13 August 1872 Mt. Alexander Mail quoting Bendigo Advertiser.

BARRY, John. See Missing People web page under CUFF.

BARRY, Richard.  No. 3677.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File K2832.

BARRY’S REEF POLICE STATION. Kyneton District. New station formed. 12 October 1869 p.222. Has been broken up. 8 September 1886 p.254. Victoria Police Gazette

BATCHELOR, Richard John, No. 4590.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  One page, no number.

BATEMAN, Frederick Ernest. No. 5152. File re failure to obey orders, 1920. VPRS 807 Unit 1254 No. E16934.

BATES, Stephen. Mounted Police. Died at Swan Hill/Serpentine Creek 1856. Friend John Wright seeks details. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

BATESFORD POLICE STATION. Has been removed to Leigh Road. 18 October 1866 p.395. Victoria Police Gazette

BAUCHER, J.H. Constable, Carlton. Dog stolen. 16 October 1919. Victoria Police Gazette

BAUDINETT, Charles C. Constable 4332, Nhill. Dog poisoned, offers reward. 10 March 1898. Victoria Police Gazette

BAUDINETT, Charles C.  See Criminal Cases web page for 1900 court case.

BEAR, James William. E x constable; wife desertion. 10 march 1921, p.183. Victoria Police Gazette

BEAUFORT POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 17 September 1890, p.294. Victoria Police Gazette

BEAUMONT, Alfred and William. James Rostron writes 1855, both supposed to have served in private gold escort and mounted police, asks reason for Alfred Beaumont’s dismissal and seeking their whereabouts. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

BEAVER, Alexander  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

BEAVER, P.H. Inspector. Witnessed hanging of Edward Feeney, 14 May 1872, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

BEAVER, S. Inspector. Witnessed hanging of Patrick Geary, 4 December 1871, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

BECKMAN, H.C. Ex police inspector, Malvern. Jewellery etc. stolen from dwelling. 6 January 1921 p.3. Victoria Police Gazette

BECKWITH, W. Sub Inspector and Remount Officer. ‘Instructions to Mounted Constables on the Treatment of ‘The Horse’. p.81/82 of 1886. Victoria Police Gazette

BECKWITH, W. Printed copy of lecture given at Depot 19 December 1886. VPRS 807 Unit 97 File No. 2600.

BECKWITH, William. Remount purchaser, Mounted men. Photo and article. 5 May 1894 p.783/784. The Australasian. Inspector, Mounted police. Photos. 14 April 1900, p.9 and 21 April 1900 p.11. Weekly Times

BEEAC POLICE STATION. Has been formed. 14 April 1887 p.115 Victoria Police Gazette

BEECHWORTH POLICE STATION. See AH POO; DIXON, Charles; MACKAY, James; McKEAN, Robert; MARTIN, Philip; ROFE, John., ROSS, William; WOLFE, -.

BECHWORTH POLICE STATION.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

BEERE, Elizabeth. See WOMEN POLICE.

BEESEWATER, -. Trooper. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of George Melville & ors, 19 September 1853. Argus

BELFAST POLICE. See FRIZZILL, J.

BELFAST POLICE STATION. Western District. Name has been changed to Port Fairy. 16 November 1887 p.322. Victoria Police Gazette

BELGRAVE POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Temporary station established. 3 December 1914. Victoria Police Gazette

BELL, -. Constable, Russell St., lost plain-clothes police medal. 27 March 1882, Victoria Police Gazette

BELMONT POLICE STATION. Name changed to this, from South Barwon. 22 April 1891 p.124. Victoria Police Gazette

BENA POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Has been broken up. 24 June 1891 p.186 Victoria Police Gazette. See also JEETHO.

BENALLA POLICE DISTRICT. The following stations were transferred to Upper Goulburn District; Jamieson, Wood’s Point, Jericho, Matlock, Gaffney’s Creek, Enoch’s Point, Darlingford, Alexandra, Mansfield and Merton. 26 September 1867. Victoria Police Gazette

BENALLA POLICE STATION. Account from Benalla Hotel, for police expenses incurred in 1853 has still to be paid in 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 4. See also BROKEN RIVER POLICE STATION; COCHER, F.; McPHERSON, R.

BENALLA POLICE STATION.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

BENAMBRA POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Has been formed. 24 July 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

BENDIGO. See BARRY, J.; BURKE, P.J.; CAHILL, T.; CANTWELL, -., ENNIS, B.; FAHEY, -.; FORREST, G.K.; KILFEDER, J.; McKENZIE, Alexander; MEADE, -.; MOLYNEUX, -; MURNANE, T.; O’FARRELL, E.; PURCELL, D.; SHEAHAN, J.; WILSON, W.B.; XIMINES, -.

BENDIGO. Copy of letter from J.A. Panton, Resident Commissioner, re fire in large manure heap at rear of police stables, and urgent need for fire engine. 1854. VPRS 1189 Unit 94 File K54/12.410

BENDIGO. Charge against Cons. Britt in 1895. VPRS 807 Unit 28 No. 8082. Complaint re bad condition of chimney in Barracks, 1895. VPRS 807 Unit 29 No. 8640. Cases of misconduct 1895, involving Sgt. O’Donnell (No. 2970), Sgt, Kilfedder and Constable Davidson (3914). VPRS 807 Unit 16 Bundle 1, File Nos. 1737 and 1743.

BENDIGO POLICE. Group photos of local police, including mounted members. 7 April 1898 p.7 and 14 April 1898 p.10 The Bendigonian. Group photo and photo of Superintendent Mahony. 10 September 1901 p.12. Group photo of single members of local force. 9 July 1901 p.9. Photo of unnamed local police who took part in football match, 11 August 1903 p.11. Group photo, 9 August 1904 p.8 The Bendigonian. Group photo, those identified: Det. Commons, Inspector Hannan, Sergt. McKenna, Senr. Constable Brady, Superintendent Sainsbury, plain-clothes constable Currie. 18 February 1908 p.16 The Bendigonian. Group photo taken on retirement of Sergt. Glenny; those identified are Glenny, Superintendent Sainsbury, Sub Inspector Hannan, Sergt. McKenzie. 16 June 1908 p.15 The Bendigonian

BENDIGO & DISTRICT POLICE Photo, including Sgts. Brady and Bowden, Superintendent Keegan, Inspector Weir, Detective Currie. 6 April 1916 p.14 The Bendigonian

BENDIGO POLICE FOOTBALL TEAM. Photo. 11 August 1903, p.11. The Bendigonian

BENDIGO POLICE STATION. Name changed from Sandhurst. 15 July 1891 p.206. Victoria Police Gazette

BENDIGO – WATCHHOUSE. Extension of, 1919. VPRS 807 Unit 1252 File No. 13550

BENDIGO NORTH POLICE STATION. North Western District. Has been formed. 6 June 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

BENNETT, John. Sergt., McIvor. Died 1853, probate granted 1854 to executor Patrick O’Meara. Index to Probates Series 1, No. 335.

BENNETT, Robert H. Constable, Avoca, formerly of Reedy Creek. Defendant in breach of promise case. 12 December 1884 Avoca Mail

BENNINGFIELD, Thomas. Information requested, was in force in 1854. 7 July 1880 Victoria Police Gazette

BENTLEY, -. Information requested by father; came as police cadet 1852, believed to have gone to the Ballarat diggings. 18 June 1857. Victoria Police Gazette

BERKELEY, -. Sub Inspector. Sudden death of, Portland, 1856. VPRS 1189 Unit 631 File 56/V809

BERLIN POLICE STATION. Maryborough District. Has been formed. 29 July 1873 p.196. Name changed to Rheola (now in North Western District). 27 November 1889 p.386. Victoria Police Gazette

BERLINER, Otto. Resignation; cases he was involved in, his grievances etc. 1865. VPRS 807 Unit 1184.

BERLINER, Otto. Notice of meeting of Police Reward Fund 1865 re application of ex detective Berliner. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 5 Bundle 1.

BERLINER, Otto. File headed ‘Berliner’s troubles’, 1892. VPRS 937 Unit 154 Bundle 3.

BERNARD, R. or F. See ROSS, William.

BERNARD, T.R. Appointed Subaltern of Foot Police Cadets, 1852. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 2.

BERRICREE, John. Constable. Criminal Sessions Trial; suffering prisoner to escape. 12 February 1852. Argus

BERRINGA POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 30 January 1884 p.30. Victoria Police Gazette

BERRIWILLOCK POLICE STATION. Midland District. Has been formed. 15 February 1910. Victoria Police Gazette

BERRY, Andrew. Lieut. Gold Mounted Police. Death Notice for son Alexander Haig, aged 4 months. 25 June 1852 p.2.  Argus

BERTRAM, George. See PEARSON’S STATION POLICE OFFICE

BERWICK POLICE STATION. Bourke District. New station formed. 24 December 1868 p.456. Land temporarily reserved, 3 February 1886 p.34. Victoria Police Gazette

BEST, Thomas William alias GAY. Charged on warrant with child desertion … Tasmanian, 29 years … recently discharged from the police, was stationed at Swan Hill. 12 July 1876. Victoria Police Gazette

BETHANGA POLICE STATION. North Eastern District. Temporary station formed on Wodonga and Tallangatta Railway line. 12 December 1888 p.382. Name changed to Bethanga Lower. 7 May 1914. Victoria Police Gazette

BEULAH POLICE STATION. Wimmera District. Station formed. 21 October 1891 p.296. Victoria Police Gazette. Land reserved. 9 June 1893 p 2452. Victorian Government Gazette

BINGHAM, Georgina. See WOMEN POLICE.

BINKS, William J. File re Merit Badge. VPRS 807 Unit 569 File No. 226

BINKS, William J. Ex constable. Wife Wilhelmina J. shot herself after love affair, aged 36 years. Truth 11 February 1933.

BIRCHIP POLICE STATION. North Western District. Station formed, 23 December 1890 p. 398. Victoria Police Gazette. Site reserved, 23 November 1894 p.4339 Victorian Government Gazette

BIRREGURRA POLICE STATION. Geelong District. Has been formed. 15 November 1866 p.424. Victoria Police Gazette.

BIRT, Edward. Information requested; served in Victoria police. 15 March 1882 p.82. Victoria Police Gazette.

BLACK, Charles. ‘For upwards of 20 years a first class detective of this colony, died 28 July 1876 aged 57 years’. Tombstone Boroondara cemetery Kew.

BLACK, George. Sgt. Witnessed hanging of C. Harrison, S. Woods, W. Carver, 3 August 1864, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

BLACK FOREST POLICE STATION. Iron store used, correspondence, 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

BLACK ROCK POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Has been broken up. 5 May 1910. Has been established. 30 December 1910. Has been closed. 23 April 1914. Has been formed. 17 December 1914. Victoria Police Gazette.

BLACKWOOD POLICE STATION. See HENRY, James Y.; SHEBLER, G.

BLAKELY, William. Formerly constable in Portland c1851. VPRS 515 Unit 4 No. 2794 [in gaol].

BLAMEY, Chief Commissioner. Photo. Argus 13 August 1929 p.5.

BLANCHFIELD, R. Witnessed hanging of C.H. Deutschman, 29 June 1908, Ballarat. Victorian Government Gazette

BLOOMFIELD, -. Chief Constable. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of W. Wilson and A. Gough, 11 February 1852; C. Heather, 16 April 1852; R. Lamb, 19 May 1852; Nelson robbery, 24 May 1852. Argus

BLOOMFIELD, Richard [?] See GRANGE POLICE OFFICE.

BLOOMFIELD, William. Formerly in force and stationed at Benalla. Warrant issued for payment of over £20; Irish, aged 40 years etc., seen at Jericho in January. 25 February 1864, p. 85. Victoria Police Gazette.

BOARD OF ENQUIRY INTO POLICE CLOTHING Report into poor quality cloth submitted by contractor, 1856. Names mentioned: Inspector [Samuel] Freeman, Sub Inspector R. Cooke, veterinary surgeon George E. Pearce, Sub Inspector Taylor, Constable William Acton, Acting Chief Commissioner C. McMahon. VPRS 1189 Unit 631 File 56/T2523.

BOBSEIN, Henry.  No. 4058.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  No. I3006

BOGONG POLICE STATION.  Correspondence 1946-1948 regarding station requirements.  VPRS 807 Unit 1158.

BOLGER, Moses. Formerly senior constable, charged with deserting family at Ballarat. 7 September 1869 p.191. Victoria Police Gazette.

BOLGER, Pierce. Constable, Richmond. Insolvent. June 1870, p.884, Victorian Government Gazette

BOLGER, Pierce. Formerly in force; charged with disobeying order of Richmond Bench. 25 April 1871 p.103. Victoria Police Gazette.

BOLSTER, John. Information requested; reported to have been in force, but name does not appear on records, nor does that of Michael Collins, who represented himself as having served with him. Bolster was born Co. Limerick, then resident in London. 30 July 1868 p.285. Victoria Police Gazette.

BONNIE DOON. See DOON.

BOOKEY, Power Le Poer. To act as acting CCP during McMahon’s tour of the goldfields, 1854. VPRS 1189 Unit 151. Seeks 12 months leave on full pay, 1865. VPRS 807 Unit 1250.

BOOLARRA POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 11 December 1889 p.400. Station broken up, Gippsland District. 23 October 1895, p.327. Victoria Police Gazette

BOORT POLICE RESERVE. To be partly revoked. 29 December 1892 p.348. Victoria Police Gazette

BOORT POLICE STATION. North Western District. Has been formed. 4 December 1878. Victoria Police Gazette

BOSTON, James. Ex policeman, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of R. Jones, 20 April 1855. Argus

BOURKE DISTRICT. The Office of Superintendent of Bourke District has been removed from 205 Swanston St., Melbourne, to Barkly St., St. Kilda. 12 December 1883 p.321. Superintendent’s Office has been moved from Acland St., St. Kilda to 17 Swan St., Richmond, 19 December 1888, p.390. Office of Superintendent has moved from Swan St., to the corner of Gipps and Stanley Sts., Richmond. Victoria Police Gazette

BOURKE ST. WEST POLICE STATION. See KING ST. POLICE STATION

BOURKE, John. Constable. Tried 1854, received two months’ imprisonment for drunkenness. VPRS 515 Unit 3, p.602.

BOURKE, Thomas. Constable 2390. Witnessed hanging of Freeland Morell, 7 January 1886, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

BOWDEN, -. Sgt. See BENDIGO & DISTRICT POLICE

BOWDEN, Roderick. Constable 3523. Shepparton, 1901. Large file re his dismissal in 1899 and plans to reinstate him. VPRS 807 Unit 157 No. 5331.

BOWEN, Henry. See entry on Missing People webpage for BOWEN, Thomas.

BOWMAN, John. Constable, 252 MacPherson St., Prince’s Hill. Jewellery stolen. 23 March 1898 p.93. Victoria Police Gazette

BOWMAN, John. Sgt. 3923. File re misconduct, 1920. VPRS 807 Unit 1254 No. D16986

BOXHALL, W.H. Witnessed hanging of Robert Landells, 16 October 1889, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

BOX HILL POLICE STATION. See NUNAWADING POLICE STATION.

BOYES, William Watson. Was a cadet in 1853. Information requested. 28 August 1878. Victoria Police Gazette

BOYN, James. ‘was a sergeant in the troopers’. Relation William Gillespie of Geelong seeks his whereabouts, 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

BRABAZON, C.A. Witnessed hanging of William H. Terry, 31 July 1867, Castlemaine. Victorian Government Gazette

BRACK, William. See BROKEN RIVER POLICE STATION.

BRACK, William. Constable, complaint against him by George Cherry, Benalla, 1851. VPRS 1189 Unit 7.

BRACKENBURY, -. See ARMSTRONG, -.

BRADY, -. Snr. Constable. See BENDIGO POLICE; BENDIGO & DISTRICT POLICE.

BRADY, John. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Connelly, 21 July 1853. Sgt., witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of M. McGowan, 17 November 1853. Argus

BRAITHWAITE, -. See BROMFIELD.

BRANIGAN, Sub Inspector. Board of Enquiry into complaint about, 1858, then at Waranga (Rushworth). VPRS 1189, Unit 783

BRANKEET. Land temporarily reserved for police purposes. 28 March 1888, p.99 Victoria Police Gazette

BRANKIN, Patrick. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of C. Tracey, 17 July 1852. Argus

BRANNIGAN, W. St. John. Witnessed hangings of: T. Ryan, 11 April 1859; G. Chamberlin and W. Armstrong, 12 July 1859; H. Cooley, 15 July 1861. Victorian Government Gazette

BRAYBROOK JUNCTION POLICE STATION. Melbourne District. Has been formed. 15 August 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

BRAYSHER, W.H. Constable 4271. Mother Superior of Brigidine Convent Echuca wrote several letters to Chief Commissioner in 1911 re unpaid account for schooling for his child Eileen. His explanations on file. VPRS 807 Unit 1311 File K5391.

BREADY, Thomas. Ran escort from Benalla to Wangaratta 1855. Correspondence re his debts. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 4.

BREEN, Richard Dennis. Russell St., Melbourne. Constable. Intends to apply for certificate of discharge from bankruptcy. 14 January 1898 p.122. Victoria Police Gazette

BRENNAN, -. Constable, stationed at Sunbury. Complaint against him, 1865. VPRS 937 Unit 142 Bundle 4.

BRENNAN, George. Sgt., Walhalla, insolvent. Court case by trustee. The Age 7 November 1896 p.6.

BRIAGOLONG. Land temporarily reserved for police purposes. 28 March 1888 p.99 Victoria Police Gazette

BRIAGOLONG POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Has been formed, 22 December 1886 p.354. Victoria Police Gazette

BRICE, Henry. Was in Melbourne Detective Police when convicted of bribery, 1856. VPRS 515 Unit 4 No. 2732.

BRICE, Robert. Lost cheques made out to him for salary for police duty; seeks new cheques, 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

BRIEN, Ethel. See WOMEN POLICE.

BRIGGS, George F. Constable 494, Drummond St. Carlton. Coat etc. stolen. 8 May 1895 p.144. Victoria Police Gazette

BRIGHT, -. Chief Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of A. Costray, 12 February 1853. Argus

BRIGHTON EAST POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Has been broken up. 22 August 1901. Has been formed. 19 December 1901. Victoria Police Gazette

BRIGHTON SOUTH POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Has been formed. 22 August 1901. Victoria Police Gazette

BRIM POLICE STATION. Wimmera District. Temporary station formed, 27 November 1895 p.364. Temporary station broken up, 18 April 1895 p.119. Victoria Police Gazette

BRITT, -. Constable. See BENDIGO; KILFEDER, J..

BRITT, William Patrick. Constable, C.I.B., Melbourne. Terrier dog stolen from his yard at 65 Highett St. Richmond, 22 October 1914 p.567. Victoria Police Gazette

BROADFORD POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 30 March 1873, p.100. Victoria Police Gazette

BROCK, -. Chief Constable, Benalla. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of A. Forbes, 24 July 1851. Argus

BROKEN RIVER POLICE STATION. ‘Return of number of persons in the Department of Petty Sessions on 23 June 1851; Robert G. Meade, William Brack, Thomas Petty, Denis Leary, John Hines. VPRS 1189 Unit 7.

BROMFIELD, -. Constable. He and Constables Dobbs, Morrison and Braithwaite entered into a partnership. He would resign and select land in western district and work it, the others would contribute equally to expenses and his maintenance. Equity court case. 1 March 1873, p.6. The Age

BROMLEY, James. Late soldier in the 86th Regiment, and a constable; sentenced to three months’ imprisonment for drunkenness, 1854. VPRS 515 Unit 3, p.681.

BROOKLYN POLICE STATION. Melbourne District. Temporary station formed. 21 December 1892 p.340. Temporary station formed. 23 August 1893, p.230. Victoria Police Gazette

BROOKES, Roma. Wins girls race in Police Association Picnic, photo. Picture Supplement 28 January 1928. Weekly Times

BROOKS, William T. Witnessed hanging of Colin C. Ross, 24 April 1922. Victorian Government Gazette

BROWN, -. Constable City Police. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of Michael McLoughlan, 17 April 1852. Argus

BROWN, -. Superintendent. Just retired after 35 years service, had been head of detective branch. Photo. 5 October 1899, p. 12. The Bendigonian

BROWN, David. See KILMORE POLICE STATION.

BROWN, Donald. Constable No. 5182. Application for Merit Badge. VPRS 807 Unit 321 File No. 6850.

BROWN, Patrick. Information requested, formerly in police force. 18 September 1862 p.332. Victoria Police Gazette

BROWN, Patrick. Police pensioner, assaulted by Percy Jones. 24 December 1919 p.672. Victoria Police Gazette

BROWNE, Charles F. Witnessed hanging of George Waines, 16 July 1860, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

BROWNE, James W. Clerk to Superintendent. Witnessed hanging of Samuel Gibbs and George Thompson, 6 November 1858 and George Waines, 16 July 1860. Victorian Government Gazette

BROWN HILL POLICE STATION. Central District. Has been formed, 15 August 1894, p.227. Victoria Police Gazette

BRUNSDEN, Joseph. Joined July 1855, dismissed September 1855 in consequent of delirium tremens. Letter form his mother in England 1856, seeking his whereabouts. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

BRUNSWICK WEST POLICE STATION. Melbourne district. Station formed, cnr Hunter and Pearson Sts. 25 June 1890 p.196. Victoria Police Gazette

BRUTON, Elsie. See WOMEN POLICE.

BRYCE, -. Detective. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of R. Jones, 20 April 1855. Argus

BUANGOR POLICE STATION. Central District. Transferred to Wimmera District. 29 August 1883. Victoria Police Gazette

BUCHAN POLICE SITE. Temporarily reserved. 14 May 1884 p.132. Victoria Police Gazette

BUCHAN POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Has been formed. 25 July 1883 p. 197. Victoria Police Gazette

BUCK, -. Snr. Constable No. 76. Tried and acquitted of murder charge; seeks reimbursement of expenses, 1862. VPRS 1189 Unit 671.

BUCKLAND LOCK UP. Discontinued as a gaol. 7 April 1864. Victoria Police Gazette

BUCKLAND POLICE STATION.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

BUCKLAND POLICE STATION. North Eastern District. Has been broken up. 10 November 1899 p.299. Victoria Police Gazette

BUCKMASTER, George. Charged with being under the influence, January 1870, pleads not guilty. Found guilty, second offence, previously transferred form Beechworth for misconduct. Chief Commissioner orders he be fined and ‘he be warned that the next time he seriously commits himself I will direct his removal …’. Buckmaster resigns. VPRS 937 Unit 166 Bundle 3.

BUCKMASTER, George. Letter from him in Brisbane, re Qld goldrush, is published in St. Arnaud Mercury 28 September 1872. Writes from Qld in 1878 re re-organising mounted police; critical comment from Chief Commissioner. VPRS 937 Unit 447 Bundle 1.

BULBAN POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 37 August 1890 p.272. Victoria Police Gazette

BULBAN POLICE STATION. Melbourne District. Has been established, 30 December 1910. Has been broken up. 26 March 1914. Victoria Police Gazette

BULLAROOK POLICE STATION. Name has been changed to Bungaree. 22 November 1866 p.434. Victoria Police Gazette

BULLOCK, James. Constable 3554. Details case for which he received Merit Badge, 1905. VPRS 807 Unit 1198 File No. 3737.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File 5039 (with PLOWRIGHT, W.)

BULN BULN POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Has been broken up. 14 September 1892 p.242. Victoria Police Gazette

BUNCE, John. Constable, Hawthorn. Watch stolen at bowling club. 20 February 1919. Victoria Police Gazette

BUNGAREE POLICE STATION. See BULLAROOK.

BUNINYONG POLICE. ‘Weekly return of police stationed, 5 November 1851. William Mair, PM, John Green, Clerk of Bench, Henry Farange Chief Constable. ‘ VPRS 1189 Unit 6. See also FARRANGE, H

BUNINYONG POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved for police purposes. 15 August 1888 p.249. Victoria Police Gazette

BUNINYONG POLICE STATION. Manned by one senior constable and four men. Report of rush there, 1856, by Henry Foster, Inspector, Ballarat. Population now 14,000. VPRS 1189 Unit 631 File 56/T1842.

BUNNUGAL POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 6 February 189 p.46. Victoria Police Gazette

BUNYIP POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Temporary station formed. 15 March 1893 p.76. Temporary station broken up, 21 June 1893 p.170. Station has been formed, 18 February 1904. Victoria Police Gazette

BUNWORTH, Constable.  See entry for McDONALD, Kenneth on Index to Criminal & Other Case Files

BURKE, P.J. Constable 4383, Bendigo.. Catherine Landers of Back Creek writes libellous letter regarding him in 1919. He sues and wins damages. VPRS 807 Unit 1257 No. A1411.

BURKE, Robert O’H.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

BURMAN, Lorenzo H. Renews his application for a Valour aware-merit badge, on eve of retirement in 1908; originally applied in 1900. VPRS 807 Unit 342 No. 5887.

BURNEN, L.H. Constable, St. Kilda West. Watch stolen, 28 September 1898 p.297. Victoria Police Gazette

BURNLEY POLICE STATION. Melbourne District. Has been formed. 21 August 1889 p.282. Victoria Police Gazette

BURNS, -. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of W. Johnson, 18 May 1853. Argus

BURNT BRIDGE (near Ballarat). Contractor seeks payment of account, 1857. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

BURNT CREEK. Petition from inhabitants, 1857, protesting proposed removal of camp. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

BURROUGHS, William.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

BURROWES, Alexander. Constable 128. Injured in 1861 when horse fell on him, permanently affected. Applies and is given gratuity and discharged from service, 1865. VPRS 807 Unit 1250.

BURRUMBEET POLICE STATION. Central District. Broken up, new station formed at Miners Rest in place of it. 17 January 1883 p.18. Victoria Police Gazette

BURWOOD POLICE STATION. File re rent payable, 1921. Station rented from Sarah Hill; includes detail of building and land. VPRS 807 Unit 1257 No. C14128.

BUTLER, James Blake. Information requested. A letter from home awaits him at the office of the Chief Commissioner. P.217. 1870. Was a mounted constable stationed in Ballarat District and received his discharge in June 1859, Irish, he was then 24 years. p.298. 20 December 1870. Victoria Police Gazette

BUTLER, Peter. Discharged at own request 1855. ‘Having served for about nine months on the Evoca’ [sic]. Lost discharge, seeks another, and return of testimonials. Writes from Creswick in 1857. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

BYRNES, Patrick John. Gold Commissioner, Tumut NSW, writes to Chief Commissioner in 1857, asking if Byrnes had served in Victoria police force as he claimed. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

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CAHILL, James. See entry on Missing People webpage for CAHILL, M.

CAHILL, James.  No. 3773.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.

CAHILL, P. Witnessed hanging of A. Picone, 18 September 1916, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

CAHILL, Thomas.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

CAHILL, Thomas. No. 4151. Application for transfer to country station, is ill with lung disease. Sent to Bendigo, 1907. VPRS 807 Unit 1252 No. B968.

CALDWELL, James. Late officer attached to Pentridge gaol, ex police member, 1862. VPRS 937 Unit 363 Bundle 8, File 1132.

CALIFORNIA GULLY POLICE STATION. Large file re accommodation 1889-1901. VPRS 807 Unit 160 File 7730. See also MITCHELL, T.

CALWELL, G.L. No. 6198. File re his improperly working his beat, 1919. VPRS 807 Unit 1257 No. A15872.

CAMBERWELL POLICE STATION. File re removal to new rented premises in Riversdale Road, 1913. VPRS 807 Unit 485 File N6143.

CAMBRIAN HILL POLICE STATION. Ballarat District. Has been broken up. 29 June 1869 p.135. Victoria Police Gazette

CAMDEN TOWN POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Has been formed, 10 June 1891 p.172. Name changed to Caulfield, 24 June 1891 p.186. Victoria Police Gazette

CAMERON, James. Missing Friend, had served in Victoria police. 7 December 1892 p.329. Victoria Police Gazette

CAMERON, R. Seymour, railway porter. Transferred to Police Dept. Railways Union Gazette 10 Aug. 1932. p.24. [No further detail given]

CAMPBELL, M. Superintendent, Chief of C.I.D., died at his home in Middle Park. Photo. 17 December 1927 p.2, Weekly Times

CAMPBELL, Matthew. Tombstone inscription, Melbourne General Cemetery, Presb. K, [transcribed 1988] ‘In loving memory of my beloved husband and our dear father Matthew Campbell late Supt. of Police died 14th December 1927 aged 58 years. Ever remembered. Also Stanley youngest son of above died August 1906 Also Emily loved wife of above died 26th May 1930 aged 57 years. Reunited.’

CAMPBELL, Robert. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial, 18 July 1854. Argus

CAMPBELL’S CREEK POLICE STATION. Has been transferred from North Western to Midland District, 31 July 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

CAMPERDOWN POLICE STATION. Transferred from Western to Southern District. 10 May 1882. Victoria Police Gazette

CANAVAN, Jeremiah.   No. 4292.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  No number (with TREACY, James)

CANAVAN, J. No. 3277. Large file re his claim for reimbursement of money expended in sly grog cases at Mt. William, 1900. VPRS 807 Unit 1253.

CANAVAN, John.  No. 3279.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L3205.

CANFIELD, Archibald F. Witnessed hanging of Filipo Castillo 16 September 1889 and Robert Landells 16 October 1889. Victorian Government Gazette

CANNON, William H. Constable, Clifton Hill. Bike stolen at Fitzroy cricket ground. 12 February 1903. Victoria Police Gazette

CANTERBURY POLICE STATION. See BALWYN POLICE STATION. Closed from March 1948. Victoria Police Orders 18 March 1948 p.44

CANTWELL, Snr. Constable. To receive a testimonial on his transfer from Bendigo. 9 December 1893. The Age. Two photos, 19 May 1903 p.6. The Bendigonian

CANTWELL, Lawrence.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

CAPE CLEAR POLICE SITE. Temporarily reserved 18 May 1892 p.136; revoked 23 November 1892 p.312. Victoria Police Gazette

CAPE CLEAR POLICE STATION. Central District. Has been formed. 1 February 1893 p.34. Victoria Police Gazette. See also PITFIELD

CAREY, Frederick. Charged with child desertion; had been a mounted constable at Avoca or Maryborough districts. 5 December 1861 p.4456. Victoria Police Gazette

CAREY, Hugh.  No. 4212.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L3863.

CARISBROOK LOCKUP. Has been discontinued as a gaol. 13 April 1865 p.163 Victoria Police Gazette

CARISBROOK POLICE. See HOOLY, C.; HOPKINS, J.; KIRKPATRICK, -.PRICE, Thomas., ROLF, -., WEBB, -.

CARISBROOK POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 6 April 1887 p.109. Victoria Police Gazette

CARISBROOK POLICE STATION. ‘Return of all Persons in the Department of Police at Carrisbrook [sic] Loddon River July 1851; Clerk of Petty Sessions Thomas D.S. Heron, Chief Constable Henry Fitzmaurice, Petty Constables Thomas Price, Robert Charlton. In October all agree to stay until end of year. VPRS 1189 Unit 7.                         Petition of Petty Constables re inadequacy of present allowances, June 1852. VPRS 1189 Unit 25.                          Smith & Eager’s account for supplies in 1853 has not yet been paid, 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 4.

CARLSRUHE POLICE. Staff transfers c1857. VPRS 808 Unit 1. See also JOHNSTONE, W.D.; Peters, A.

CARLTON NORTH POLICE STATION. Melbourne District. Has been formed. 26 November 1890, p.366. Victoria Police Gazette

CARLYLE POLICE (WAHGUNYAH) Land temporarily reserved 19 September 1888 p.286. Victoria Police Gazette

CARMAN, F. Chief Constable, Geelong. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of John Day and Henry Brooks, 17 March 1852; Nelson robbery, 20 April and 22 May 1852; J.T. Hutchinson, 17 July 1852. Argus

CARMICHAEL, Thomas.  No. 4458.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  No number.

CARMODY, Thomas. ‘About five years since was in D. division of Melbourne police’; warrant issued for wife and child desertion. 23 February 1860, p.88. Victoria Police Gazette

CARNGHAM (SNAKE VALLEY) POLICE. Ballarat District. Name changed to Snake Valley. 10 March 1874 p.52. Reservation of site for police purposes revoked. 7 August 1895 p.251. Victoria Police Gazette

CARPENTER, Samuel. Information requested. Joined Victoria police July 1853 left December 1853. Formerly in 10th Royal Hussars at Bombay. 21 December 1865 p.469. Victoria Police Gazette

CARR, F.B.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

CARRAJUNG POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 27 July 1887 p.216. Victoria Police Gazette

CARRICK, William John. Deserted family at Malmsbury; formerly in Victoria Police, Irish, about 40 years. 30 August 1866 p.336. Victoria Police Gazette

CARROLL, John. See HORSHAM POLICE OFFICE

CARROLL, Patrick. Information requested. Joined police force in 1853, discharged 1854. 21 March 1861 p.118; has been found, 25 April 1861, p.163. Victoria Police Gazette

CARRUCAN, -. Details of his claim (1894) for a Valour Award. VPRS 807 Unit 112 No. 732.

CARRUM POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Has been broken up. 12 May 1910. Has been established, 30 December 1910; temporary police station has been closed, 23 April 1914; temporary station has been established, 22 October 1914; closed 20 December 1922, 30 March 1922. Victoria Police Gazette

CARTER, George Jeffries. Sub Inspector. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of George Goddard 20 January 1855; Henry Seekamp 24 January 1855. Argus

CARTER, J.C. Witnessed hanging of Arthur Buck, 1 July 1895, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

CARTER, John W. Was in detective force, died March 1870, leaving destitute widow and two young children. She writes from Prahran seeking government financial assistance. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 8 Bundle 2.

CARTER, Joseph. Ex constable, writes from Prahran in 1858, seeks return of testimonials. Cannot be found. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 2 Bundle 2.

CARTER, Joseph Neno. Information requested. Was in Victoria Police Force 1853/4. Extract from Otago Police Gazette. 20 July 1869 p.154. Now a warder in Mt. Eden Stockade, Auckland. 21 December 1869 p.276. Victoria Police Gazette

CARTON, Patrick.  No. 4429.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File No number (with WEBSTER, G.)

CARTWRIGHT, -. Detective. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of John Wilson, 15 October 1851. Argus

CARTWRIGHT, William. Missing Friend; joined Victoria detective police 1856, discharged 1858. 1 December 1888 p.36 Victoria Police Gazette

CARVEN, Edward.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

CASEY, Henry.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

CASHEL POLICE SITE. Revoked. 17 August 1894 p.3383. Victorian Government Gazette.

CASHEL POLICE STATION. North Eastern District. Has been broken up and new station formed at Dookie. 14 December 1892 p.334. Victoria Police Gazette

CASSERLY, Bernard. Joined 1865, discharged 1866; Missing Friend query. 10 February 1886 p.49. Victoria Police Gazette

CASTERTON POLICE STATION. Forage store set on fire. 24 March 1874, p.61. £50 reward offered for conviction of offender. 8 April 1874 p.74. Victoria Police Gazette

CASTLE DONNINGTON POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 4 December 1889 p.392. Victoria Police Gazette

CASTLEMAINE POLICE SITE. Two sites temporarily reserved, 30 January 1889 p.36. Land temporarily reserved, 13 March 1889, p.89. Victoria Police Gazette

CASTLEMAINE POLICE STATION. Has been transferred from North Western District to Midland District. 31 July 1902. Victoria Police Gazette. See also WORRALL, C.

CATHCART POLICE STATION. Collection of files regarding opening of station, tenders for erection of officers quarters, fencing etc., 1857. VPRS 807 Unit 1321.

CAULFIELD POLICE STATION. See CAMDEN TOWN POLICE STATION.

CAULFIELD EAST POLICE STATION. Name changed to Malvern East, 20 February 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

CAUTHERS, Robert. Missing Friend. Said to have been in Victoria Police. 28 February 1871 p.56. Victoria Police Gazette

CAWLEY, John. Ex constable, escaped from Richmond Depot Hospital, under treatment as a lunatic. 14 October 1858 p.427. Victoria Police Gazette

CAWSEY, -. Inspector, photo. 14 April 1900, p.9. Weekly Times

CAWSEY, Henry. Constable. Watch stolen. 19 January 1881 p.21, 16 February 1881 p.41. Victoria Police Gazette

CHAMBERS, -. Inspector. Resigned, 1856. VPRS 1189 Unit 631.

CHARLES, John. Sgt. Witnessed hanging of Cornelius Bourke 20 April 1891 Ballarat, John Wilson, 11 May 1891, Ballarat. Victorian Government Gazette

CHARLES, Joseph.  Snr Constable 2965.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L1152.

CHARLESTON, -. Constable, Russell St. Station. Lost baton in Bourke St. 5 May 1874 p.96. Victoria Police Gazette

CHARLTON POLICE STATION. See EAST CHARLTON POLICE STATION.

CHARLTON, Robert. See CARISBROOK POLICE STATION.

CHATHAM POLICE STATION. Opened March 1948. 18 March 1948 p.44 Victoria Police Orders.

CHELTENHAM POLICE STATION. Bourke District. New station formed. 12 October 1869 p.222. Victoria Police Gazette

CHERRY, Peter, Detective Snr Cons.  See DIVERS, Charles

CHEWTON POLICE STATION. See FOREST CREEK POLICE STATION

CHILTERN POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 7 May 1890 p.148. Victoria Police Gazette. Temporary reservation partly revoked. 1 October 1897 p.3689. Victorian Government Gazette

CHISHOLM, Andrew. Constable. Tried 1854, sentenced to two months hard labor for drunkenness. VPRS 515 Unit 3 p.601.

CHISHOLM, John. Constable, Richmond Depot. Locket stolen. 8 July 1873, p.174. Victoria Police Gazette

CHOMLEY, Hussey Malone. Chief Commissioner. Photo. 12 May 1900 p.11. Weekly Times

CHRISTIAN, Thomas. Appointed Cadet December 1852; payment of daily rate authorised. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 1.

CHRISTIAN, William. Constable. Found illegally on premises at night, and dismissed; subsequent court case. 1 October 1883 p.6. The Age

CHRISTIE, George. Served in mounted police, killed in scuffle. 10 February 1859 p.62. Formerly in police force; information requested respecting disposal of his property. 4 May 1865 p.188. Victoria Police Gazette

CHRISTIE, John. Photo, 14 April 1900 p.9. Weekly Times

C.I.B. See CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION BRANCH.

CITY COURT CELLS. Dr. John L. Milton writes to Chief Commissioner re condition of cells and overcrowding, 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 4.

CITY WATCHHOUSE & LOCKUP. 1898 correspondence regarding plans to erect a new police court and lockup on the corner of Queen and LaTrobe Sts. VPRS 807 Unit 1318 File I7442

CLARK, George. Charged with threatening the life of his mother Ann, Stephen St., Melbourne. Irish, 27 years, was a constable in Melbourne for a few years. 1 September 1880. Victoria Police Gazette

CLARKE, Charles. No. 1966. Injured on duty, sent to hospital, 1865. VPRS 807 Unit 1250.

CLARKE, Cuthbert. Formerly in H.M. Customs Auckland New Zealand, which place he left for Victoria, where he is reported to have been accidentally killed on police duty. He excelled in music and drawing. Information requested. 18 October 1860 p.398. Additional details 8 November 1860 p.428; 22 November 1860, p.447; 29 November 1860 p.455. Victoria Police Gazette [See Dictionary of Australian Artists 1770-1870 for detail of his life]

CLARKE, Robert. Witnessed hanging of Richard Rowley, 26 July 1859, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

CLARKE, Samuel Malcolm. Charged with deserting wife at Ballarat; discharged from police force previous March. Victoria Police Gazette 31 August 1881 p.215.

CLARKE, Thomas. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of Richard Murray, 18 November 1853. Argus

CLARKE, Thomas. See WANGARATTA POLICE STATION

CLAYTON, Charles. Late constable in Foot Police; writes from Kangaroo Flat 1856 re money owing. Further letter. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

CLEMENTS, Joseph. Writes from Melbourne in 1857; seeks renewal of discharge from force – left July 1854. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

CLEMENTSTON POLICE STATION. Central District. Has been formed. 27 April 1892 p.117 Victoria Police Gazette

CLIFTON HILL. See McDOUGALL, John.

CLIFTON HILL POLICE STATION. Melbourne District. Has been formed. 7 November 1883 p.290. Victoria Police Gazette. File re lease of building, 1900. VPRS 807 Unit 1257 No. M3673.

CLINGSTONE, Hugh. Witnessed hanging of J. Woodluck, 1 June 1857, Castlemaine. Victoria Government Gazette.

COBDEN, -. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of E. Bathurst 21 July 1855. Argus

COBDEN POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 31 March 1886 p.112. Transferred from Western to Southern District. 10 May 1882. Victoria Police Gazette

COBRAM POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 16 May 1888, p.155. Police Station formed, North Eastern District. 27 June 1888 p.198. Victoria Police Gazette

COCHER, Frederick. 1856 letter to Chief Commissioner, requesting return of testimonials so he can apply for position in Electoral office. Was stationed in Murray District, viz Benalla and Euroa when in force. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

COCHRAN, Anthony. See McKENZIE, Alexander.

COFFEY, -. Constable No. 3245. See WHITE HILLS.

COFFEY, -. Constable, found guilty of reckless and unfounded statements on oath in divorce case. Fined £10 in default two months imprisonment. 16 September 1895. The Age

COFFEY, Henry Thomas. Snr. Constable, Police Depot. Bike stolen. 3 April 1919 p.165. Victoria Police Gazette

COFFEY, James. Constable. Clothing and money stolen. 29 June 1887 p.195. Victoria Police Gazette

COGHILL’S CREEK POLICE STATION. Central District. Has been broken up. 27 March 1895 p.97 Victoria Police Gazette

COGHLAN, Jeremiah. C/- Melbourne detective police. Lost clothing, including military discharge and New Zealand war medal. 11 August 1874. Victoria Police Gazette

COLE, John Arthur.  No. 4705.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.

COLE, William. No. 4125. Applies for a Merit Badge, 1913 for incident in 1911 at Lang Lang. Petition from locals in support included in file, but application not granted. VPRS 807 Unit 419 File No. J1695.

COLEGATE, -. See HORSHAM POLICE OFFICE

COLEMAN, Christopher.  No. 3599.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Two files, one un-numbered, the other H3711.

COLERAINE. Tenders called for new police station, stables etc. 10 November 1883. Coleraine Albion

COLIBAN POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Temporary station has been formed. 17 October 1900. Will be known as Upper Coliban. 24 October 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

COLIBAN UPPER POLICE STATION. Has been closed. 27 February 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

COLLIER, Frederick Thomas. File in 1900 re Merit Badge awarded for action in 1891. VPRS 807 Unit 1207 File No. 2646

COLLINGWOOD POLICE. See DEVINE, -.

COLLINS, Daniel. Ex constable, aged 35 years, for some time licensee of the Earl of Zetland hotel, declared insolvent, creditor alleged defaulted. The Age 26 March 1898 p.9.

COLLINS, J. H. Constable, Wangaratta. Greyhound stolen. 28 February 1900 p.85. Victoria Police Gazette

COLLINS, James. See entry on Missing People webpage for LANIGAN, Mrs.

COLLINS, Michael. See BOLSTER, J.

COMMONS, -. Detective. See BENDIGO POLICE

COMMONS, -. In Victoria Police Force, stationed at Ballarat and Drouin; is enquired for. 24 July 1901 p.285. Victoria Police Gazette

COMRIE, A.V. Constable. Currently Governor’s Orderly, but promoted to Snr. Constable, and can’t continue in position, despite request from Governor’s secretary, 1920. VPRS 807 Unit 1217 File No. 5645. Sgt. Photo. Picture Supplement, 28 January 1928. Weekly Times.

CONDAH POLICE STATION. Western District. Temporary station formed. 5 April 1888 p.107. Broken up. 27 June 1888 p.198. Victoria Police Gazette

CONDON, James. Formerly in Victoria police force and probably afterwards employed in penal department; aged 47-50 years etc. 18 December 1862. Victoria Police Gazette. See also PENAL ESTABLISHMENT

CONLON, Bernard. Witnessed hanging of Ah Cat, 9 August 1875, Castlemaine. Victorian Government Gazette

CONNER/CONNOR, Madge. See WOMEN POLICE; CONNOR.

CONNIFF, Matthew. See entry on Missing People webpage for CONNIFF, M.

CONNOLLY, John. See entry on Missing People webpage for CONNLY, J.

CONNOR, Madge. Ex police woman now private inquiry agent. Court case. 29 March 1930. Truth. See CONNER.

CONROY, Michael.  No. 41412.  See List 1 Police Offenders. No. I642.

CONROY, Richard. Application for appointment as Chief Constable at Flooding Creek, 1851. VPRS 1189, Unit 3. Petition re his dismissal, 1851; has been in police force in VDL since 1846, Victorian force for a year. VPRS 1189 Unit 7. See also ALBERTON Police Station, 1851

CONWAY, E.P.  Letter to Maryborough Advertiser of 8 October 1892.  Was formerly in police force, now a private detective.  Comments on recent court case in Melbourne in which he was involved.

CONWAY, James. Served in Melbourne City Police 1857 to March 1858, then rejoined in September 1858. Warrant issued, deserted. 21 October 1858 p.445. Arrested Kiandra. 7 November 1861 p.420. Was member of Victoria police force about 45 years ago; brother enquires for his whereabouts. 8 August 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

CONWAY, James Patrick.  No. 3317.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Two x one page files with no numbers, further file H436.

CONWAY, Patrick William.  No. 2897.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L1293 (with KELLY).

CONWAY, Patrick William. Licensee, Transit of Venus hotel, South Melbourne, reports stolen a clock, engraved Presented to Snr. Constable P.W. Conway on /emretirement form the Police Force.´ 10 July 1902 p.247. Victoria Police Gazette

COOK, -. Sgt. Major. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of William Mason, 17 February 1853. Argus

COOK, William. Missing Friend. Said to have joined Victoria Police in 1857. 4 March 1873, p.58. Victoria Police Gazette

COOKE, R. Sub Inspector. See BOARD OF ENQUIRY INTO POLICE CLOTHING

COONGULMERANG. See LINDENOW POLICE STATION.

COOTE, Robert B. See entry on Missing People webpage for McCLINTOCK, J.

COPLEY, Henry. Wrote from Williamstown in 1855; was discharged from force, seeks reason. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

CORBETT, H. See entry for John Henry Corbett in Missing People web page.

CORKILL, Thomas. Commended for actions at fire in Timor near Maryborough, 1889. VPRS 807 Unit 1279.

CORRIE/CORRY, Sgt.  In Melbourne police, 1845.  See SWINDELL/SWINDLE.

COSSACK, James. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of H. Reid, 27 March 1855. Argus

COSTELOE, John. Enquired for by brother Peter; supposed to be a member of Victoria Police. 16 August 1852. Victoria Police Gazette

COSTERFIELD POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 1 September 1886 p.248. Victoria Police Gazette

COSTERFIELD POLICE STATION. North Western District. Has been broken up. 22 June 1892, p.166. Victoria Police Gazette

COUGHLAN, -. Constable. Found guilty of reckless and unfounded statements on oath in divorce case; fined £10 in default two months’ imprisonment. 16 September 1895. The Age

COULTON, -. Trooper, Richmond, 1855. Complaint re his treatment towards Arnold; court case. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 4.

COWANA POLICE PADDOCK. Skeleton found. 18 February 1891 p.53. Victoria Police Gazette

COWEN, Owen. Formerly in Victoria police force, discharged 1858, Irish, 45 years. Information requested. 14 January 1869 p.10, Victoria Police Gazette

COWES POLICE STATION. Phillip Island. Bourke District. Has been formed. 17 February 1874 p.35. Victoria Police Gazette

COWWARR POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Has been formed. 20 September 1882. Broken up. 18 April 1895 p.119. Victoria Police Gazette

CRAIG, George. Constable, assaulted at Sandridge. 14 October 1873 p.261. Victoria Police Gazette

CRAWFORD, John.  No. 4371.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  3 files, one un-numbered and one page, others H988 and I4492.

CREDLIN, Edward. Constable, Police Depot, tin box and private papers stolen from hotel room. 28 October 1896. Victoria Police Gazette

CRESSY POLICE STATION. Geelong District. Has been formed. 7 January 1873 p.3. Has been formed. 8 December 1910. Victoria Police Gazette

CRILLEY, Edward.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION BRANCH. Office removed from Swanston Street to new police offices, cnr Russell and McKenzie Sts. 26 June 1889 p.222. Victoria Police Gazette

CRISFIELD, Henry. Valour Award winner, 1904. Details of action. VPRS 807 Unit 252 File No. 9200.

CROAGH, John. Formerly in Limerick constabulary, likely to present himself as a candidate for the police force at Richmond Depot; charged with wife desertion. 30 January 1862 p.45. Victoria Police Gazette

CROSBIE, Harvey. Ex constable of police, born 1827 Ireland, tried at Beechworth 23 December 1876, received two months’ imprisonment for larceny. Discharged week ending 5 March 1877. Victoria Police Gazette

CROSS, William. Information requested, formerly in H.M. 6th Regiment, said to have been in Victoria police force. 19 July 1866 p.286. Victoria Police Gazette

CROWE, -. Constable 3108. Issued booklet The Duties of a Constable. 29 March 1894 p.88. Victoria Police Gazette

CROWE, Cornelius. Sued owners of Bullant newspaper for libel. The Age 1 May 1891 p. 5.

CROWE, Cornelius, ex constable. Copy of a newspaper issued by him, The Alert, in 1897 with column on his plan to establish a private police patrol. VPRS 807 Unit 1216 No. 4589

CROWLANDS POLICE STATION. Wimmera District. Has been broken up. 5 May 1874, p.94. Victoria Police Gazette

CROWLEY, John. Snr. Constable. Witnessed hanging of James Ashe 21 August 1876, Ballarat. Victorian Government Gazette.

CROWTHER, Thomas. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of Thomas Fletcher. 21 November 1854. Argus

CULKEN, John. Trooper, witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of C. Raffaelo, 22 March 1855, and H. Reid, 27 March 1855. Argus

CUMING, Peter. See PORTLAND POLICE OFFICE.

CUMMING, Robert. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of William Jones and John Turner, 16 September 1852. Argus

CUMMING, Robert. Detective, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of John Bolton, 17 February 1855. Argus

CURRIE, -. See BENDIGO POLICE; BENDIGO & DISTRICT POLICE

CUNNINGHAM, -. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of George Bannister, 18 December 1852. Argus

CUNNINGHAME POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Temporary station formed. 14 March 1888, p.82. Made permanent. 2 August 1888, p.234. Victoria Police Gazette

CURRAN, Thomas. Sgt. 1971. File re his dispute with Cons. Michael Delany No. 325, 1884. He claimed Delany was under the influence and unfit for duty; Delany claims Curran tried to borrow money from him and owed him some. VPRS 807 Unit 1255.

CURRANT, William. Ex constable 2680. Information requested; native of Sydney, 27 years. 22 October 1879 . Has been found. 12 November 1879. Victoria Police Gazette

CURRIE, Walter.  No. 4667.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.

CURTAIN, John Joseph.  No. 3661.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L1294.

CURTAIN, T.T. Witnessed hanging of Robert Landells, 16 October 1889, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

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DAILY, Owen. Snr. Constable 2517. Applies for Valour Award and details case. VPRS 807 Unit 164, File No. 9585 and 2517.

DALTON, John. See KILMORE POLICE STATION.

DALYSTON POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Has been formed. 3 March 1910. Victoria Police Gazette

DANDENONG POLICE STATION. Repairs to, 1888. VPRS 807 Unit 1255.

DANES, Abraham. See PENAL ESTABLISHMENT

DARBY, John.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

D’ARCY, John Francis.  No. 3664.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File un-numbered.

DARKER, Robert. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of R. Rowley, 15 February 1853. Argus

DARLINGFORD POLICE STATION. Transferred from Benalla District to Upper Goulburn District. 26 September 1867. Victoria Police Gazette

DART RIVER POLICE STATION. North Eastern District. Has been formed. 14 November 1883 p.296. Has been broken up. 6 January 1886 p.3. Victoria Police Gazette

DARTMOOR POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved for police purposes. 9 April 1884, p.97. Victoria Police Gazette

DARTMOOR POLICE STATION. Western District. Has been formed. 29 July 1873 p.196. Victoria Police Gazette

DAVEY, John.  No. 4585.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File un-numbered.

DAVEY, M. Snr. Detective. Photograph. Argus 26 January 1925 p.7.

DAVIDSON, -. Constable 3914. See BENDIGO.

DAVIDSON, -. Constable, Russell St., Melbourne. Lost gold brooch [described]. 28 February 1881 p.49. Recovered 14.12.1881. Victoria Police Gazette

DAVIDSON, -. Sgt., treasurer Police Band. Photo, 14 April 1900 p.9 Weekly Times

DAVIE, William James. Constable 4482. Has been awarded the Valour Badge. 9 October 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

DAVIS, Elijah. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of John Mott, 16 March 1852. Argus

DAWKINS, Charles Augustus.  No. 4454.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File K1117.

DAWSON, Charles. Constable. Received three months imprisonment with Hard Labor in 1854 for insubordination. VPRS 515 Unit 3 p. 595.

DAWSON, George. See FLOWERS, John.

DEANE, George. Charged with wife desertion at Beechworth, formerly a mounted constable, Irish, about 24 years. 20 December 1866 p.468. Victoria Police Gazette

DEANE, Richard. Information requested. Formerly in the police force at Beechworth. 26 April 1866 p.180. Victoria Police Gazette

DEANS, John.  No. 4575.  See List 2 Police Offenders, un-numbered file.

DEANS MARSH POLICE STATION. Southern District. Temporary station formed, 13 March 1889 p.89. Temporary station broken up. 3 July 1889 p.230. Temporary station re-established, 11 December 1889, p.400. Temporary station broken up. 18 June 1890 p.188. Victoria Police Gazette

DE BOOS, John. Applied for position as constable to the Coroner, Bourke District, formerly Argus reporter, 1852. Resigns April due to ill-health. VPRS 1189 Unit 26. See also REABY, Jeremiah

DEDERANG POLICE STATION. Land temporarily reserved. 24 December 1889 p.415. Victoria Police Gazette

DEEP LEAD POLICE STATION. Wimmera District. Has been broken up. 17 October 1888 p.317. Victoria Police Gazette

DEER, Elijah. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of John O’Neil. 19 March 1852. Argus

DELANEY, -. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Ryan. 19 March 1853. Argus

DELANEY, Charles. Arrived Victoria 1875, appointed constable, discharged in 1885. Cousin in Ireland enquires for him. 22 December 1910, p.572. Victoria Police Gazette

DELANEY, J. Railway porter, Balaclava. Transferred to Police Dept. Railways Union Gazette 10 August 1932 p.24. [No further detail given].

DELANY, -. Constable 48. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of John McCasken, 20 December 1852. Argus

DELANY, Michael. Constable 325. See entry for CURRAN, Thomas.

DELANY, P. See entry on Missing People webpage for DELANY, J.

DEMPSTER, -. Sub Inspector. Run into and injured by cyclist in Fitzroy. 17 December 1903. Victoria Police Gazette

DENEVALL, -. [DUVANEL ?]Detective. Protected Duke and Duchess of Cornwall on tour. 27 August 1901 p.8, The Bendigonian

DENNINGTON POLICE STATION. Western District. Has been broken up. 11 July 1894, p.194. Victoria Police Gazette

DENNIS, George B. Information requested, stated to have been in police force in 1854. 25 November 1858, p.504. Name change to DUINS, 2 December 1858 p.509. Victoria Police Gazette

DEPOT – ST. KILDA RD. See BARRACKS. See also VICTORIA BARRACKS.

DETECTIVE FORCE. [There are numerous references to members on this web page; use the Edit and Find functions to find them.]

DETECTIVE FORCE. ‘From 1st July will be merged into general force’, details of duties etc. 13 June 1883 p.158. Victoria Police Gazette

DETECTIVE FORCE. ‘The Salvation Army representatives have again applied for the Supreme Court buildings for the use of the Prison Gate Brigade, as their lease of the old detective offices, now occupied by them, will expire on May 31st. 6 January 1885. Hamilton Spectator

DETECTIVE FORCE. Long article on, Insp. Kennedy in charge, names 35 men. The Age 31 January 1891 p.9 col. 7. File re Argus columns on, 1898. VPRS 807 Unit 1253 No. L9650.

DEVINE, -. Snr. Constable. Presented with a purse of sovereigns on his transfer from West Melbourne to Collingwood. 21 February 1887 p.4 The Age

DIAMOND CREEK POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Has been formed. 15 June 1887 p.180. Victoria Police Gazette

DIER, -. Constable. Correspondence re his dismissal, 1856. VPRS 1189 Unit 631 File T56/1080

DIGBY POLICE STATION. Western District. New station formed. 27 July 1892 p.196 Victoria Police Gazette

DIGGES, John. See PEARSON’S STATION POLICE OFFICE

DISNEY, A.J. Constable. Photograph. Argus 29 January 1925 p.7.

DISNEY, Robert. Witnessed hanging of Oscar Wallace, 11 August 1873, Ballarat. Victorian Government Gazette.

DISNEY, Robert. Recommended for promotion, 1856. VPRS 1189 Unit 631.

DIVERS, Charles, Det. Snr Sgt.  He and Peter Cherry and Neil Page, all of Brighton CID, negotiating to buy Daydream Island for £2 million.  Truth newspaper 4 June 1977 p. 3.

DIXON, Charles. M.R.C.S.E. Cadet at Beechworth, 1853. Letter of resignation. VPRS 1189 Unit 89.

DOBBS, -. See BROMFIELD.

DOBSON, Henry. Constable. Found illegally on premises at night and dismissed; subsequent court case. 1 October 1883 p.6. The Age

DOBSON, J. Sub Inspector. Witnessed hanging of James Smith, 11 November 1869, Beechworth. Victorian Government Gazette.

DOCHERTY, Hugh. Inquired for by his niece Mrs. M. Hedge, Otahuhu, Auckland NZ. Was last heard of in Victoria police force. 9 July 1903 p.276. Victoria Police Gazette.

DODDS, George. Stabbed at Port Fairy and later died, 1858. Correspondence re. VPRS 937 Unit 32.

DOGHERTY, Jeremiah. Information requested. Left Victoria police force in 1862; reward offered for information as to his whereabouts or for clear proof of his death. 16 March 1865, p.127. Victoria Police Gazette. See also DOHERTY.

DOGHERTY, John. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of C. Raffaelo 22 March 1855; J. Vennik, 23 March 1855; J. Beattie and M. Tuhey, 24 March 1855. Argus   See also DOHERTY.

DOHANNEY, John. See DOHENEY

DOHENEY, John. or DOHANNEY. Served in force at Meredith about 23 years ago. Irish, about 60 years, unmarried when last heard of, left Dunedin for Melbourne in 1866. Sister in NZ enquires. 10 April 1883. Victoria Police Gazette.

DOHERTY, Jeremiah. Information requested re Jeremiah O’Doherty, formerly in force under name of Doherty. 14 May 1863 p.185. Missing Friend, was in Victoria police force for several years. Extract from Otago Police Gazette 26 April 1866 p.182. Victoria Police Gazette. See also DOGHERTY.

DOHERTY, John. Constable, Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of T. Fletcher, 21 November 1854. Argus

DOHERTY, John. Was formerly in police force; charged with threatening the life of John Lewis of West Melbourne. 2 May 1877. Victoria Police Gazette.

DOHERTY, John [or DOGHERTY]. Missing Friend; joined force, served until 1847[?] 11 June 1890 p.184. Victoria Police Gazette.

DON, James. Constable. File re action in stopping bolting horse, refused Valour Award, 1905. VPRS 807 Unit 1193 File No. W6623.

DONALD, Charles. Constable, North Carlton. Insolvent. 6 May 1898 p.1673. Victorian Government Gazette.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900; Ref: 90/3209

DONALD POLICE STATION. Transferred from Wimmera to North Western District. 1 August 1883 p.202. Victoria Police Gazette.

DONCASTER POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Has been formed. 7 June 1882. Victoria Police Gazette.

DONNELLY, George.  See Index to Criminal & Other Case Files under HOSIE, M.

DONNELLY, John. Constable, Landsborough, 1890. Correspondence with Humane Society re medal for action in death of E. Cunningham. VPRS 937 Unit 505 Bundle 1. Snr. Constable No. 3093 Stawell West. Merit badge awarded. 12 September 1900. Victoria Police Gazette.

DONNELLY, John Patrick.  No. 4448.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered, one page.

DONNELLY’S CREEK. See STORE POINT POLICE CAMP.

DONOVAN, John Joseph.  No. 4167.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Two files, one un-numbered and one page, the other I2210.

DONOVAN, Richard. Sergt. Witnessed hangings of F. Branigan, W. Brown, R. Bryant, 29 April 1857, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of A. Ram, 19 October 1853. Argus

DOODY, Michael. See ALBERTON POLICE STATION, 1851.

DOOEN POLICE STATION. Land temporarily reserved. 23 July 1884 p.192. Victoria Police Gazette.

DOOKIE POLICE STATION. See CASHEL

DOOLY, Henry. Constable, seeks position as escort driver, 1856. Appointed to Castlemaine line. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

DOON POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 27 May 1891 p.158. Victoria Police Gazette

DOON POLICE STATION. North Eastern District. Name changed to Bonnie Doon. 6 May 1891 p.138. Victoria Police Gazette.

DORNIGAN, William. Constable. Convicted 1854 of received a bribe and sentenced to six months imprisonment. VPRS 515 Unit 3 p.599.

DOUGHTRY, William. See ALBERTON POLICE STATION, 1851

DOUGLAS, James. Constable. Brutally assaulted on Sandridge pier. 20 November 1862 p.405. £20 reward offered. 27 November 1862 p.415. Victoria Police Gazette.

DOUGLAS, William. Resigns, had been a constable at the penal establishment, 1851. VPRS 1189 Unit 5.

DOWLING, -. Constable. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of W. Hobson, 21 August 1852. Argus

DOWLING, -. Sergeant. Late of Windsor Police Barracks. Letter praising his conduct etc., 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

DOWNIE, F.W. Constable, returned South African soldier, motor mechanic and expert brazier. In 1919 informed Motor Branch of his conversion of a 2 H.P. Crossley gas engine, and enclosed a photograph of it. VPRS 807 Unit 695, file B5274.

DOWNIE, James. Charged with disobeying a summons at Yackandandah. About 30 years of age, said to have been formerly in Geelong police. 16 April 1863. Victoria Police Gazette.

DOYLE, James. Sgt. Witnessed hanging of T. Manard 28 October 1865, Geelong, and E. Feeney, 14 May 1872, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette.

DOYLE, William.  Snr Constable No. 2880.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File No. H4856 (with WHITE, George H.)

DRAPER, -. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of E. Baker, 17 May 1853; S. Russell, 18 October 1853; J. Lysaght 16 November 1853. Argus

DRAPER, Ambrose. Constable. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Sheldon, 25 August 1852. Sgt. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of G. Pinkerton, 17 March 1853 and Wm. Williams 21 April 1853. Argus

DRILL HALL & STABLES; new.  Photo.  11 July 1914 p.30  Weekly Times

DRUCE, George B. File re Merit Badge. VPRS 807 Unit 569. File No. 226

DU BOIS, Thomas P. Melbourne, 1855. Resigned from force, but certificate states discharged; seeks alteration. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

DUDLEY, William. See entry on Missing People webpage for McDONALD, L.

DUERAN PARISH. Land temporarily reserved for police purposes. 13 June 1888 p.183. Victoria Police Gazette

DUFFY, Thomas.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

DUGAN, William.  Fitzroy, constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900, Ref 90/3517

DUGGAN, John. Mounted constable 361. Enquiry into his conduct 1863, at time of Mansfield murder (Scott) – exonerated. VPRS 1189 Unit 671.

DUGGAN, Michael.  No. 4582.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File No. I3436.

DUINS, George B. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of G. Melville, 19 September 1853. Argus                                         See also DENNIS, G.

DUKE & DUCHESS OF CORNWALL’S VISIT. Returns of mounted men, from various districts, detailed for duty during their visit; route they will take etc. 1901. VPRS 807 Unit 340. Several lists of members detailed for duty. VPRS 808 Unit 1.

DUNDAS, James. Joined 1854, discharged 1857. Writes from Wedderburn seeking return of testimonials. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

DUNEED POLICE STATION. Geelong district. Is henceforth called the Mt. Moriac station. 27 August 1868 p.316. Victoria Police Gazette

DUNGAN, -. See entry on Missing People webpage for DUIGALD, A.

DUNGEY, -. Detective. Photo and sketch, 25 March and 1 April 1897, p.9. Photo, 5 August 1897, p.7. The Bendigonian

DUNGEY, A.E. Witnessed hanging of F. Morell, 7 January 1886 and A. Archer 21 November 1898. Victorian Government Gazette. Wodonga Flats. Horse and foal stolen. 8 June 1887 p.140. Victoria Police Gazette

DUNN, Detective. File re bombing of his house and pamphlet on bombing of Greek Club, 1931. VPRS 807 Unit 1175 File No. 33591.

DUNN, James P. Formerly in police force; charged on warrant of commitment. 23 June 1874 p.137. Victoria Police Gazette

DUNN, John.  No. 3920.  See List 2 Police Offenders, un-numbered file.

DUNPHY, -. Constable, complaint from T. Neagle re his conduct in their partnership, 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

DUNSE, Leslie. Constable. Tried Melbourne General Sessions 3 September 1917, shop breaking, 3 counts. Received 4 years Hard Labor on each count, concurrent. Born 1888 Victoria etc. Discharged by special authority, 30 September 1919. 9 October 19919, p.525. Victoria Police Gazette

DURANT, -. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of C. Borkam, 18 May 1853. Argus

DURHAM LEAD POLICE STATION. Central District. Has been broken up. 5 October 1892 p.262. Has been broken up. 8 February 1893 p.40. Victoria Police Gazette

DUVANEL. See DENEVALL.

DUVERNET, George. 1860, Melbourne. Dismissed, lodges complaint. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 3 Bundle 3.  See also OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

DWYER, James.  No. 2507.  See List 2 Police Offenders, un-numbered file.

DWYER, James A. Witnessed hangings of: R. Landells 16 October 1889; J. Phelan, 16 March 1891; J. Wilson 23 March 1891; J. Condle, 28 April 1891. Victorian Government Gazette

DWYER, T.E. Witnessed hanging of R. Rohan, 6 June 1881, Beechworth. Victorian Government Gazette

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EAGLEHAWK . Photo of log lockup. 28 May 1901 p.10. The Bendigonian

EARLE, -. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Breden, 21 June 1853. Argus

EARNSHAW, C.T. Constable. Photo of steam engine designed by he and his father, 18 August 1903 p.10 The Bendigonian

EASON, -. Detective. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of W. Johnson, 18 May 1853. Argus

EASON, Alexander. Ballarat, 1857. Applies for discharge. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 8.

EASON, Joseph. Detective. Witnessed hangings of : Chong Sigh and Hang Tzon, 2 September 1857; John Mason, 6 November 1857; William Jones, 1 March 1858; Edward Brown, 1 March 1858. Victorian Government Gazette.

EAST CHARLTON POLICE STATION. Maryborough District. Has been formed. 2 December 1873 p.306. Victoria Police Gazette

EASTERN HILL WATCHHOUSE. Correspondence re improvements, re-building etc., 1852. VPRS 1189 Unit 12.

EAST MELBOURNE POLICE STATION. Melbourne District. Has been formed, 26 September 1883 p.252. Victoria Police Gazette

EASTWOOD, -. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of John Thompson, 20 April 1853; Jane Mitchell, 20 October 1854.

ECHUCA. House occupied by Constable Perkins destroyed by fire. 11 February 1887 p.5. The Age

ECHUCA POLICE DEPARTMENT. Keel boat stolen. 22 July 1891, p.212. Found. 5 August 1891, p.224. Victoria Police Gazette.  See also HENDERSON, W.

EDI POLICE STATION. Has been broken up. 21 January 1904. Victoria Police Gazette.   See also HEDI.

EDWARDS, George. [proper name Henry GARROD] Arrived Digby 1852; convicted of larceny while a police constable, 1853. Further conviction 1854. VPRS 515 Unit 2 p.339.

EDWARDS, P.M. Constable. Photograph. Argus 29 January 1925, p.7.

EDWARDS REEF POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Has been broken up. 14 October 1873, p.260. Victoria Police Gazette

EDWARDS, W.L.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

EGAN, Daniel. No. 387. Seeks four months leave, has brothers in Gippsland and Ballarat that he needs to see on urgent private business, 1865. VPRS 807 Unit 1250.

EGAN, John. Missing Friend. Left Victoria police about sixteen years ago. 29 May 1889 p.197. Victoria Police Gazette

EGAN, Roger. Awarded Humane Society medal. 9 June 1880 p.151. Victoria Police Gazette

EGERTON POLICE SITE. Reservation revoked. 1 March 1893, p.60 Victoria Police Gazette

EGERTON POLICE STATION. New station formed. 29 June 1869, p.135. Victoria Police Gazette

EICKIE, -. Has entered the police force, 1855; owes money for board and lodging to Misses S. & B. Sime. VPRS 937/P4, Unit 1 Bundle 4.

EKINS, Henry. Formerly a cadet in Victoria police, afterwards Crown Lands ranger. Warrant of commitment issued at Mt. Martha. 20 February 1862. Accidentally drowned in Yarra river. 27 February 1862. Victoria Police Gazette

ELAINE POLICE STATION. Southern District. Has been established. 22 December 1910. Temporary police station has been formed. 24 December 1914. Victoria Police Gazette

ELDORADO POLICE STATION. Ovens District. Has been formed, 15 November 1866, p.424. Attempt made to burn down two bark sheds on. 13 January 1874 p.7. Victoria Police Gazette.   See also WARD, -.

ELDORADO POLICE STATION.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

ELLIS, -. Constable. Violently assaulted at Sandhurst; warrant issued for offender. 28 November 1861 p.445. Victoria Police Gazette

ELLISON, William T.  No. 4605.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L2985.

ELMHURST POLICE SITE. Land temporarily set aside for police purposes. 2 January 1884 p.3. Victoria Police Gazette

ELMHURST POLICE STATION. Wimmera District. Has been formed. 30 December 1873 p.334. Victoria Police Gazette

ELMORE POLICE STATION. See RUNNYMEDE POLICE STATION.

ELPHINSTONE POLICE STATION. Castlemaine District. Has been broken up. 24 February 1874. Victoria Police Gazette

ELSTERNWICK POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Has been formed. 10 December 1884 p.332. Victoria Police Gazette

EMERALD HILL POLICE STATION. Melbourne District. Name changed to South Melbourne. 10 October 1883 p.264. Victoria Police Gazette.  See also WINTER, -.

ENNIS, Bernard. Constable, Bendigo. Had applied for a discharge, now wants resignation cancelled and reinstatement in force, 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

ENOCH’S POINT POLICE STATION. Benalla District. New station formed. 16 August 1866 p.321. Transferred from Benalla District to Upper Goulburn District. 26 September 1867. Victoria Police Gazette

EPSOM POLICE STATION. Sandhurst District. Has been broken up. 14 September 1869 p.197. Victoria Police Gazette

ERNTAGE [?], J. Resigned from force eight months ago, is owed back pay, 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

ESCORTS. See BEAUMONT, A. & W.; BREADY, T.; DOOLEY, H.; 40TH REGIMENT; McNAMARA, C.W., MORTON, J.; MURPHY, W.; WATTS, G.

ESCORT CARTS. Correspondence re this and iron boxes for service, 1855. VPRS 1189 Unit 98, File 55/P7843.

ESSENDON POLICE STATION. File re repairs to, 1884. Includes quotes. VPRS 807 Unit 1255

ESSENDON POLICE STATION. Name has been changed to Moonee Ponds. 17 August 1911, p.409. Victoria Police Gazette

ESSENDON NORTH POLICE STATION. Has been formed, 27 May 1891 p.158. Name has been changed to Essendon. 17 August 1911 p.409. Victoria Police Gazette

ESTIMATES, 1859.  In VPRS 1189, Unit 520, file headed ‘Gold Warden’s Reports’.

ETTY, Christopher. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of D. Brown, 21 February 1853. Argus

EUROA. Two windows stolen from disused police station, 5 October 1865 p.372. Destroyed by fire, 16 April 1872 p.103; £50 reward, 30 April 1872 p.119. Victoria Police Gazette .  See also COCHER, F.

EVANS, C. See entry on Missing People webpage for EVANS, T.

EVANS, Charles. Constable, assaulted at Hotham [Nth Melbourne]; £25 reward. 10 December 1884 p.332. Victoria Police Gazette

EVANS, Gordon. Captain, Inspector. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of T. Fletcher, 21 November 1854; A. Akhurst 19.1.1855; G. Goddard, 20 January 1855. Argus

EVANS, Joseph Farmer.  South Melbourne, constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900.  Ref: 71/4983.

EVANS, Robert.  No. 4560.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File No. I3008.

EVANS, Thomas. Constable, Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of G. Bainbridge and T. Williams, 20 June 1853. Argus

EVANS, Thomas. Detective. Correspondence re complaint against him, 1863. VPRS 1189 Unit 671.

EVATT, Edmund. Appointed Petty Constable at Hexham, 13 February 1852. VPRS 1189 Unit 25.

EVERON, -. Constable, witness Criminal Sessions Trial for Nelson robbery, 24 May 1852. Argus

EVERON, William. Constable, C Division. Tried with being drunk on duty etc., received twelve months hard labor, 1854. VPRS 1189 Unit 151.

EVERS, Bernard. Missing Friend; ex constable, discharged with compensation in 1871. 4 June 1872, p.157. Joined police force in 1853, left in 1871; information requested. 21 December 1875. Missing Friend, discharged from Victoria police about fourteen years ago. 14 March 1883 p.77. Victoria Police Gazette

EVERTON POLICE STATION. North Eastern District. Has been formed. 16 May 1883 p.132. Victoria Police Gazette

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FAHEY, -. Sergt. ‘At a public meeting held in the Bendigo town hall tonight, it was decided to present testimonials to Sergt. Fahey who is retiring from the service, and to Inspector O’Flaherty, Sergeant Mahony and Snr. Constable Cantwell, who are to be transferred’. 9 December 1893. The Age

FAHEY, Thomas. Constable, Prahran. Son John missing, 12 March 1868 p.99. Has returned home, 9 April 1868, p.141. Victoria Police Gazette

FAHEY, William James. Charged on warrant with deserting from Victoria police. Was in Artillery Corps. 28 June 1882 p.182. Cancelled, 12 July 1882 p.194. Victoria Police Gazette

FAIGH, Constable.  See Index to Criminal & Other Case Files entry for MORRISON, J.

FALKINER, Daniel Rogers. Ballarat, constable. Insolvent; applies for discharge. 11 February 1898, p.539. Victorian Government Gazette

FALKINER, F.E. Appointed Chief Constable for Melbourne and Port Phillip 1849, eventually resigned to pursue pastoral pursuits. Obit. notice. The Age 5 July 1881 p.2.

FALLON, Denis. Charged with murder in NSW, brother is a member of Victoria police force. 13 February 1895 p.47. £50 reward offered, 6 March 1895 p.71. Arrested by NSW police, 3 April 1895, p.103. Victoria Police Gazette

FARANGE, Henry. See BUNINYONG.

FARNAN, Francis. See entry on Missing People webpage for FARNAN, J.

FARRANGE, -. Constable. Set up wife and daughter in shop at Pentridge [Coburg] in opposition to John Holden, who complains. His letter and subsequent investigation by the department, 1851, is in VPRS 1189 Unit 3.

FARRANGE/FARRINGE, Henry. Resigns as chief constable at Buninyong, December 1851. VPRS 1189 Unit 26.

FARRAR, William Henry. Constable 3757. Merit badge awarded. 12 September 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

FARRELLY, T. Constable 4312. Awarded Merit badge, 12 September 1900. Victoria Police Gazette. Correspondence re his Government house duty, 1919. Recommended for bravery ‘but as I already had a Valour badge it could not be granted.’ VPRS 807 Unit 1259 File No. 10748.

FARRINGE. See FARRANGE.

FAULKNER, George. Constable No. 4869. See Index to Criminal & Other Case Files for FLOOD, Nellie.

FAWSSETT, L.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

FEAST, John. Missing Friend notice; one of the 50 men selected from London police force to join the Victorian force in 1853, from which he absconded after a few months service. English, would now be 44 years of age, formerly in army. Victoria Police Gazette 9 November 1869 p.241.

FEATHERSTON, -. Photo. Picture Supplement 28 January 1928. Weekly Times

FENNING, Dominic. Detective. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of: John Riddle, 17 September 1851; John West 15 October 1851; Henry Fee & Wm Allen, 17 March 1852; John Allicem , 20 March 1852; John Murphy, 17 April 1852; Nelson robbery 24 May 1852; John Edwards, 16 September 1852; John Flannagan 19 November 1852; J. Kenny, 15 February 1853. Argus

FENNING, Dominick. Detective Police. Asks for re-employment, 1855. VPRS 1189 Unit 246.

FENTON, Abraham R. Detective. Witnessed hangings of Francis Branigan, William Brown, Richard Bryan, 29 April 1857. Victorian Government Gazette

FERAN, Luke. Water Police, constable 1968. Awarded certificate from Royal Humane Society for rescuing a drowning man, November 1880. Victorian Government Gazette 5 January 1881.

FERNTREE GULLY POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Has been formed. 15 August 1883. Victoria Police Gazette

FERRIER, William. See AMHERST POLICE STATION

FIELD, Richard. Formerly in force; warrant issued at Wangaratta in default of distress, 26 December 1861 p.483. Early reference to his absconding with a horse from the Avoca district, p.71 and 81 of 1861. Victoria Police Gazette

FIELDS, George E.S. Constable. Legal dispute about his part ownership of a racehorse. The Age 19 April 1899 p.5.

FIFTEEN MILE CREEK POLICE STATION. North Eastern District. Has been broken up. 28 May 1884 p.143. Victoria Police Gazette

FINCHER, C. Railway porter, Flinders St.. Transferred to Police Dept. Railways Union Gazette 10 August 1932 p.24. [No further detail given].

FINDLAY, Det.  Photo, Truth newspaper 2 June 1977 p.17.

FISH CREEK POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Temporary station formed. 16 April 1890, p.126. North West District. Temporary station has been broken up. 18 March 1891 p.82. Victoria Police Gazette

FISHER, William. Constable 419. Absconded at Castlemaine, enroute from Swan Hill, 3 April 1862; notice cancelled 10 April 1862. Charged with uttering a valueless cheque at Snapper Point, formerly clerk to superintendent of police, Swan Hill, 20 November 1862. Victoria Police Gazette

FISK, Robert. Constable. Co-respondent in Lancaster divorce case. The Age 18 August 1903 p.4.

FITZGERALD, Daniel.  No. 3468.  See List 2 Police Offenders, un-numbered file.

FITZGERALD, John B. . See PORTLAND POLICE OFFICE

FITZGERALD, John Steven.  No. 4568.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File No. H2755.

FITZGERALD, M. [Morrice?] Owes £50 to Patrick Considine of Mt. Moriac, 1856, who asks if he is in force. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

FITZGERALD, Patrick, West Melbourne, police constable, insolvent. Details in Argus 22 December 1896.  Insolvent, Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register, Ref: 90/2819.

FITZGERALD, William. Constable 3327. Charged with misconduct, suicided at Fitzroy lockup in 1901. Large file, including letter from widow and sister Ellen in San Francisco. VPRS 807 Unit 157 O5332.

FITZMAURICE, Henry. See CARISBROOK POLICE STATION.

FITZMAURICE, Michael. No. 3210. File re misconduct, 1884; drunk on duty at Williamstown. VPRS 807 Unit 1255.

FITZPATRICK, Charles.  No. 2913.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File un- numbered (with HERBERT, J.)

FITZPATRICK, John. Charged with deserting his family; previous in police force. 20 March 1862. Victoria Police Gazette

FITZPATRICK, Michael. See KILMORE POLICE STATION.

FITZROY, Joseph. Mother Catherine, now in Hobart, anxious to hear from him; joined mounted police at Ballarat in 1854, subsequently served in Melbourne; is 28 years of age. 21 July 1864 p.288  Victoria Police Gazette

FITZROY POLICE STATION. See FITZGERALD, William

FITZROY NORTH POLICE STATION. See RAE ST. POLICE STATION

FLAHERTY, John. Witnessed hanging of Thomas Sanders, Melbourne 31 October 1861. Victorian Government Gazette

FLANAGAN, Charles H. Constable, Geelong. Bike stolen. 17 July 1901 p.271. Victoria Police Gazette

FLANAGAN, James.  Sergeant 2316.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.

FLANAGAN, John. Born Ireland 1824, shoemaker, transported to VDL 1845 as Alexander Armstrong. Formerly in Melbourne Police. Convicted 1855, 1860, 1862. VPRS 515 Unit 4, No. 2421.

FLANDERS, -. Constable. ‘Stolen from the East Geelong cemetery … from over the grave of the late Constable Flanders, a stone draped vase’ [described]. 23 August 1860 p.329. Victoria Police Gazette

FLEMING, A. Cecil C. Formerly an officer in 17th Lancers, entered mounted police in October 1853, resigned January 1854, being unfit for duty from delirium tremens. Correspondence 1855/56. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

FLEMING, James. Snr. Constable, Gardenvale. Property stolen. 13 November 1919 p.582. Victoria Police Gazette

FLEMING, Thomas. Formerly of police force; applies for reinstatement etc, 1860. VPRS 1189 Unit 831 File 60/N742

FLINN, Manton. A. McCRAE writes that he intends to resign unless pay increased, 1851. VPRS 1189 Unit 7. See also ALBERTON POLICE STATION, 1851

FLOODING CREEK. See McCOURT, J.

FLOODING CREEK POLICE OFFICE. Agreement of constables, October, to serve until the end of 1851. Names listed: Francis Vine, James Woodlock, Thomas Purdom [?]. P. McArdle, Chief Constable, resigns, after complaints against him. VPRS 1189 Unit 7.

FLOWERS, John and DAWSON, George. Both constables of the City Police, charged with fighting when on duty in 1854. VPRS 1189 Unit 15.

FLYNN, -. Constable. Letters from wife 1875 re drawing pay; he is in lunatic asylum. VPRS 937 Unit 25 Bundle 4.

FLYNN, -. Sergeant. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial on Eliza Fieldhouse 19 September 1853.  Argus

FOLEY, John. See WANGARATTA POLICE STATION

FOLEY, Veronica. See WOMEN POLICE.

FOOK SHING. Chinese detective. Property stolen from his dwelling. 11 February 1880. Cane stolen, p.331 10 December 1884. Victoria Police Gazette

FOOTBALL. File re police duty at Port Melbourne vs. Richmond match, 1902; Richmond club being brought before Football Association. VPRS 807 Unit 185 File No. 6618.

FOOTBALL CLUB. File re permission to form, lists intending players, 1906. VPRS 807 Unit 298 File No. 7524. Newly formed, 1907. Printed brochure lists players. VPRS 807 Unit 1293. Secretary notifies CCP (Sir G. Steward) of election as President. He accepts and donates £5, 1920. VPRS 807 Unit 1163 File No. 6589.  See MELBOURNE POLICE FOOTBALL CLUB

FOOTSCRAY. See entry for HARGREAVES, W.H.

FOOTSCRAY POLICE STATION. File re repairs to stables, lockup and privy, 1884. VPRS 807 Unit 1255.

FORD, -. Constable, City police. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial Henry Fee & William Allen, 16 March 1852. Argus

FORD, F.T. West (Dr.) Police Medical Officer, Spring St. Lost gold signet ring. 16 March 1881 p.70 Victoria Police Gazette

FOREST CREEK POLICE STATION. Name has been changed to Chewton. 18 October 1866 p.395. Victoria Police Gazette

FORREST, George King.  Was in police force at Sandhurst 1855.  F. Jones seeks his whereabouts, has letter from his father. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

FORSTER, Charles William. 18 years in Detective Police, now proprietor of Investigation Office, 55 Bourke St., West. Advertisement, p.1, 7 November 1882. The Age

40th REGIMENT. List of names of men employed as police and gold escort. VPRS 807 Unit 1217.

FOSTER. Petition from residents re removal of Constable MacKay, (drunk) in 1903. File from him reporting accident to himself. VPRS 807 Unit 1287 File Nos. 8123, 8260.

FOSTER POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 2 April 1890, p.110. Victoria Police Gazette

FOSTER, Francis William.  No. 4406.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File H1628.

FOSTER, Henry. Inspector. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of Timothy Hayes, 20 March 1855; Robert Rogers, 17 November 1855.  Argus.  See also BUNINYONG POLICE STATION.

FOSTER, James.  Deserted Victoria Police Force 30 April 1908.  Qld Police Gazette of 1908 page 230, has entry on him.  (I am grateful to Judy Webster for this entry.)

FOSTER, John, lately senior constable, illegally absconded from police force, 9 February 1860 p.63. Charged with embezzling public money at Heathcote, 16 February 1860 p.73. Arrested in Melbourne, p.74. Victoria Police Gazette

FOSTER, Thomas Robert. No. 5177. Application for a Valour Badge, 1907. Refused. VPRS 807 Unit 1252 File No. 977.

FOWLER, Wallace Roper. Superintendent of Police, Geelong. Property stolen. 19 June 1919 p.302. Victoria Police Gazette

FOWLER, William.  No. 4142.  See List 2 Police Offenders, un-numbered file.

FOX, -. Appointed Subaltern of Foot Police at Ballarat, November 1852. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 2.

FOX, Francis. Witnessed hanging of John Hogan, 14 August 1879 Castlemaine. Victorian Government Gazette

FOXHOW POLICE STATION. Broken up. 7 January 1873, p.3. Victoria Police Gazette

FOY, James. Enquired for by Barney Foy, Co. Down Ireland; ‘it is said that in 1860 he was a member of the police force and afterwards kept a hotel in Melbourne. 18 January 1899 p.19. Victoria Police Gazette

FRANCHISE. Correspondence 1886, re police attempting to get the vote. Includes notice calling meeting at Trades Hall to discuss matter. Chairman T. Monckton, secretary Robert McHugh. VPRS 937 Unit 319 Bundle 3. See also MADDEN, J.J.

FRANKSTON POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 6 May 1891 p.138. Victoria Police Gazette

FRASER/FRAZER, Constable.  In Melbourne police, 1845.  See SWINDELL/SWINDLE.

FRAWLEY, James.  Carlton, constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900, Ref: 90/2854.

FREEMAN, Samuel. Inspector. See BOARD OF ENQUIRY INTO POLICE CLOTHING

FREEMAN, Samuel. Inspector. Correspondence 1854 re complaints of lack of co-operation with Ins. Singleton of Sydney police in escapee cases. VPRS 1189 Unit 151.

FRIER, R. Detective. Photograph. 23 June 1894 p.1089 The Australasian

FRIZELL, Thomas. Formerly in police force at Ballarat; information requested. 11 September 1862. Victoria Police Gazette

FRIZZILL, John. Resigns as Chief Constable at Belfast, December 1852. VPRS 1189 Unit 26.

FROOD, William H. Snr. Constable. Letter and cheque lost between Lockhart and Horsham, 29 October 1863 p.376. Letter found, 5 November 1863, p.384. Victoria Police Gazette

FROST, Patrick. Is enquired for by his niece Tess Enright, Smithstown, Cratloe Collars, Ireland. Was stationed at Castlemaine in 1872-73, transferred to Kyneton, and discharged there in 1873. 14 April 1910. Victoria Police Gazette

FRYERSTOWN POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 29 May 1889 p.194. Land temporarily reserved, 14 May 1890, p.154. Has been transferred from North Western to Midland District, 31 July 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

FURLONG, -. Detective. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of Henry Morgan, 19 August 1851; James Morgan, 18 November 1851; Charles Lewis, 11 February 1852; Henry Fee & William Allen, 16 March 1852. Victoria Police Gazette

FURLONG, Jasper. Information requested; Irish police emigrant pensioner. 31 January 1861 p.47; Irish, formerly in police force, missing. 21 February 1861. ‘There is little doubt he was one of those who perished in the Toora schooner which left Warrnambool for Melbourne 3 August 1868 and has not since been heard of’. 4 April 1861. Victoria Police Gazette

FURNELL, A.A. Witnesses hanging of William Twiggem and Chu A Luk 14 March 1857. Victorian Government Gazette

FURNELL, Samuel S. Sub Inspector. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of George Goddard, 20 January 1855; Jan Vennik, 23 March 1855; Henry Reid, 27 March 1855.  Argus

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GADSON, -. Constable. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of W. Trouton, 20 April 1853.  Argus

GAFF, Thomas. See WILSON, R.

GAFFNEY’S CREEK POLICE STATION. Transferred from Benalla District to Upper Goulburn District. 26 September 1867. Victoria Police Gazette

GALLAGHER, -. Sergt. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of E. Wyse, 23 September 1852; W. Trouton, 20 April 1853.  Argus

GALVIN, James. Witnessed hanging of J. Woodlock, 1 June 1857, Castlemaine. Victorian Government Gazette

GARDINER, Alfred William.  No. 4509.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.

GARDINER, James. File re his award of a Valour Badge, 1901. VPRS 807 Unit 148 File No. 3093.

GARDINER, John. Supt. Awarded bravery badge. 5 September 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

GARDINER, Robert James. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. West. 15 October 1851.  Argus

GARNETT, John Cope.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

GARROD, Henry.   See EDWARDS, G.

GARVOC POLICE STATION. Western District. Temporary station formed, 14 March 1888 p.82; has been broken up, 2 August 1888 p.234. Victoria Police Gazette

GASCOYNE, Bamber. No. 446. Correspondence re his retiring allowance, asked to resign, 1863. VPRS 1189 Unit 671.

GAY, Thomas W.   See BEST, T.

GAYNOR, Edward James.  No. 4619.  See List 2 Police Offenders, un-numbered file.

GEELONG POLICE. Series of letter from police magistrate re lack of payment and clothing to police. Petition from members re reward fund, 1852 VPRS 1189 Unit 25.   See also GLOVER, J

GELLIBRAND POLICE STATION. Southern District. Temporary station formed, 5 December 1900. Station broken up on 30th April. 1 May 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

GENATTY, James.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

GERAGHTY, John. Charged with wife desertion at Ballarat in 1871. Had been in Melbourne and Sydney police force. 17 December 1872 p.321. Victoria Police Gazette

GETTINGS, Patrick. Charged with wife desertion at Carlton previous October; ex constable. 1 May 1878 p.125. Victoria Police Gazette

GILDEA, -. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of M. Baker 18 May 1852; Nelson robbery 24 May 1852; J. Ryan 15 February 1853; H. Ash 18 February 1853; W. Johnson 19 March 1853. Argus   See also KILDEA.

GILLMAN, -. Snr. Constable. Widow requests that her thanks for financial assistance by force members be recorded in Gazette. Details of money raised in various districts listed. 4 December 1862. Victoria Police Gazette

GINGLEM, Michael. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of Timothy Hayes, 21 March 1855.  Argus

GIPSY VILLAGE POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Name changed to Sandringham. 11 January 1888 p.11. Victoria Police Gazette

GISBORNE. See HADDOCK, T.

GISBORNE POLICE LOCKUP. Has been proclaimed a gaol. 1 October 1863. Has been discontinued as a gaol. 16 March 1865 p.127. Victoria Police Gazette

GLEESON, -. Ex sgt. Joined force c1859, stationed at Dunolly, Maryborough etc. Obituary notice and photo. 17 December 1896 p.9. The Bendigonian

GLEESON, J. No. 3409. Correspondence re awarding him a Merit Badge; action was in 1888. File covers 1895-1900. VPRS 807 Unit 1192 File No. 2104

GLEESON, Laurence. Constable 2672. Witnessed hanging of W. Barnes, 15 May 1885. Victorian Government Gazette.

GLEESON, Patrick. Had been a mounted constable at Kyneton for 3-4 years. Suspected of stealing cattle from J. McNiven, absconded with Mrs. McNiven. 5 June 1862. Victoria Police Gazette

GLENHUNTLY POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Has been established. 23 July 1914 p.400. Victoria Police Gazette

GLENMORE POLICE STATION. Ovens District. Stable etc. destroyed by fire. 13 February 1872 p.41. £100 reward offered. 27 February 1872 p.59. Victoria Police Gazette

GLENNAN, Thomas. Constable, Williamstown. Complaint re his drunkenness by local JP, 1854. VPRS 937/P4 unit 1 Bundle 2B.

GLENNY, -. Sergt. Bendigo. Photo. 9 August 1904 p.8. The Bendigonian   See also BENDIGO POLICE

GLENORCHY POLICE STATION. Lock up urinal stolen. 30 July 1863 p.278. Has been recovered, much damaged. 27 August 1863, p.310. Victoria Police Gazette

GLEN THOMPSON POLICE STATION. Western District. Has been broken up. 3 March 1910. Victoria Police Gazette

GLEN WILLS POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Temporary station formed. 4 February 1891 p.34; has been broken up, 15 March 1893 p.76; has been formed 23 May 1894 p.147. Victoria Police Gazette

GLOVER, David R. Witnessed hanging of Ah Cat 9 August 1875, Castlemaine. Victorian Government Gazette

GLOVER, James. Geelong, 1852. Reports plan to rescue prisoners at gaol. VPRS 1189 Unit 25 File 52/3770.

GLOVER, Joseph. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of C. Raffaelo, 22 March 1855, J. Jennik, 23 March 1855, J. Beattie and M. Tuhey, 24 March 1855; Henry Reid, 27 March 1855.  Argus

GOBUR POLICE STATION. See GODFREY’S CREEK.

GODFREY’S CREEK POLICE STATION. Upper Goulburn District. New station formed. 13 July 1869 p.147. Name changed to Gobur. 14 July 1874 p.150. Victoria Police Gazette

GOGELL, Lawrence. No. 5726. File re Valour Award, 1916. VPRS 807 Unit 595 Bundle 2 File No. 342

GOLD ESCORT. See ESCORTS; ESCORT CARTS; JOYCE, – Sgt.

GOLDEN MOUNTAIN POLICE STATION. North East District. Temporary station broken up. 11 January 1893 p.11. Victoria Police Gazette

GOLDMAN, John. Formerly in mounted police; tried for murder 1853 Geelong, death, commuted to 15 years hard labor. Conditional pardon issued 1864 provided he leave the country. VPRS 515 Unit 2 p.308.

GOLDSBOROUGH POLICE STATION. North West District. Has been broken up. 15 October 1890, p.322. Victoria Police Gazette

GOODENOUGH, Henry. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of: G. Smith, 21 June 1853; T. Hayes, 20 March 1855; C. Raffaelo, 22 March 1855; J. Vennik, 23 March 1855; J. Beattie and M. Tuhey 24 March 1855; H. Reid, 27 March 1855.  Argus

GOORAMADDA POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 29 December 1887 p.366. Victoria Police Gazette

GOORONG POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 15 October 1890 p.322. Victoria Police Gazette

GORDON, Alexander. Trooper, Castlemaine, tried 1854 for larceny, received 18 months sentence. Born Fife 1830, shoemaker. VPRS 515 Unit 4 p.39.

GORDON, George R. Trooper, mounted police, died Ballarat 1853. Major Norman Campbell writes to Lieut. Governor La Trobe, requesting that balance of pay owing may be given to his parents in Jamaica via him, as legal costs involved in probating the estate would use it all. Parents are old friend of his and Gordon was sent out to his care. La Trobe agrees. VPRS 1189 Unit 243 File G54/10311.

GORDON, William A. Farrier, in Mounted Police. Emily Sell complains to Department that he has failed to pay her for attending his wife’s childbirth, 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

GORE, Edith. See WOMEN POLICE.

GORE, William. Writes in 1856 re his dismissal for allowing prisoners to escape. Two further letters in support of him. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

GOREY, John.  No. 3024.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  One page, un-numbered.

GORIN, William T. See entry on Missing People webpage for GORIN, E.

GORIN, William Thomas.  Carlton, constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900, Ref: 90/2998.

GOROKE POLICE STATION. Wimmera District. Has been formed. 21 March 1888 p.90. Victoria Police Gazette

GORREY, Robert Christopher. Information requested. Had been in Melbourne Foot Police. 30 August 1862 p.244. Victoria Police Gazette

GOSSON, Alfred. Missing Friend, formerly in mounted police. 13 December 1870 p.293. Victoria Police Gazette

GOULBURN WEIR POLICE STATION. North East District. Station formed, 21 September 1887 p.271. Temporary station broken up. 3 December 1890 p.375. Victoria Police Gazette

GOULD, George M. Constable, Coleraine. Mabel M. Walton deserted her hired service with him. 26 February 1896 p.59. Victoria Police Gazette

GOULDING, Harlow F. Sergt. Witnessed hanging of O. McQueeney, Geelong, 20 October 1858. Victorian Government Gazette.

GRADY, R. Snr. Constable. Witnessed hanging of C. Bourke, 20 April 1891, Ballarat. Victorian Government Gazette.

GRAHAM, Edward.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

GRAHAM, George. Information requested. Discharged form police force at Swan Hill in 1860. 1 August 1867 p.292. Victoria Police Gazette

GRAHAM, Herbert. Constable No. 2849. Letters from his wife and from CCP Standish re his misdemeanours, 1880. Was previously injured by a prisoner. VPRS 937 Unit 391 Bundles 1 and 2.

GRAHAM, R. Inspector, Melbourne. Holds one share worth £25 in the Warrnambool No. 1 Gold Mining Co. N.L. 18 March 1898 p.1081. Victorian Government Gazette.

GRAHAM, William. Sgt. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of G. Goddard, 20 January 1855.  Argus

GRAHAM, William George.  No. 4613.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L2163.

GRANGE POLICE OFFICE. Correspondence re officers etc., 1851. Only name mentioned is Richard [?] Bloomfield. VPRS 1189 Unit 7. See also HUMPHREY, H.

GRANT, -. Sgt. Witness, Nelson robbery case. 22 May 1852. Argus

GRANT POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Has been broken up. 22 March 1882 p.84. Has been re-established, 7 June 1882; has been broken up, 25 July 1883 p.196. Victoria Police Gazette

GRANT, William. Detective. Witnessed hangings of: W. Twiggem and Chu a Luk, 14 March 1857; J. Cornick, 18 March 1857; T. Maloney, 27 April 1857; T. Williams, 28 April 1857; F. Branigan, W. Brown, R. Bryant, 29 April 1857; Chong Sigh and Hang Tzon, 2 September 1857; J. Mason, 6 November 1857; W. Jones and E. Brown, 1 March 1858. Victorian Government Gazettes

GRANTVILLE POLICE STATION. See O’CONNOR, C.

GRANYA POLICE STATION. North Eastern District. Formed, 17 May 1882. Victoria Police Gazette

GRAVES, Edwin C. Sub Inspector, Russell St. Watch stolen. 19 May 1904. Victoria Police Gazette

GRAY, -. Sub Inspector. Bendigo. Photo. 9 August 1904 p.8. The Bendigonian

GRAY, Henry. Constable. Clothing etc. stolen from outhouse on premises at Northcote. 27 December 1866 p.476. Victoria Police Gazette

GRAYTOWN POLICE STATION. McIvor District. Name changed from Spring Creek. 14 December 1869, p.269. Victoria Police Gazette.   See also HENDERSON, D.

GREEN, -. ‘Proceedings have been taken by Mr. Green, ex Superintendent of Police, against Drs. Embling and Youl, claiming £3,000 damages for an alleged wrongful certificate given to him. The Crown Law Department will defend the action, as both gentlemen are members of the Medical Board of Victoria’. Avoca Mail 10 October 1884. [quoting unnamed Melbourne paper].

GREEN, John. See BUNINYONG.

GREEN, Reginald. Kyneton police station. Dog stolen. 7 April 1864 p.145. Inspector of police. Dog stolen. 22 November 1882. Victoria Police Gazette

GREEN HILLS POLICE STATION. Ararat. Has been broken up. 15 November 1866 p.424. Victoria Police Gazette

GREENSBOROUGH POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Temporary police station formed. 5 December 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

GREGAN, Daniel Francis.  No. 4390.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  One file, un-numbered.

GREGORY, J. Coxswain, Water Police. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of G. Forrest, 18 December 1852.  Argus

GRETA POLICE STATION.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

GRETA POLICE STATION. North East District. Has been broken up. 4 June 1903. Victoria Police Gazette

GREY, -. Superintendent. Sketch. 25 March and 1 April 1897, p.9. The Bendigonian

GREY, Edward. Stationed at Sandhurst 1854. Letters from Justice Dickinson and T.T. a’Beckett to Chief Commissioner recommending his promotion ‘in line with his station as a gentleman’. His cousin is W.N. Watson, Queen’s Counsel, and his father or uncle is a Colonel in British Army. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 5.

GRIBBIN, Hugh James.  No. 4012.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Three files; 1 un-numbered and one page, others H3200 and I2994.

GRIFFEN, Laurence. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of C. Davis. 18 March 1852.  Argus

GRIFFITH’S POINT POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Name changed to San Remo. 14 November 1888 p.349. Victoria Police Gazette

GROVES, Thomas.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

GROWLER’S CREEK POLICE STATION. Ovens District. Name changed to Wandiligong. 29 December 1878, p.278. Victoria Police Gazette

GUEST, -. Sgt. witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of T. Williams, 20 June 1853.  Argus

GUILDFORD POLICE STATION. Has been transferred from North Western to Midland District. 31 July 1902. Victoria Police Gazette.

GUMLEY, Percy.  South Melbourne, constable, insolvent. Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900.      Ref: 90/3102A.

GUMMETT, George. See PENAL ESTABLISHMENT; GURNETT, G.

GUNBOWER POLICE STATION. North Western District. Opened early 1917. 11 January 1917 p.19. Temporary station has been formed, 9 January 1919; Has been broken up. 6 March 1919. Victoria Police Gazette

GURNETT, Mr. 1. Appointed constable at penal establishment, 1851.   2. Acting chief constable of Penal Establishments (a Sergt. holding a pension from the Royal Artillery), and been practically engaged in road making in Van Diemen’s Land. Promoted to overseer, 1851. VPRS 1189 Unit 5.  See also GUMMETT.

GUTHRIE, -. Sergt. Mounted Police, Geelong, 1854. Correspondence re funeral expenses. VPRS 1189 Unit 151.

GUTHRIE, Alexander.  No. 3852.  See List 1 Police Offenders. Un-numbered file.

GUTHRIE, J.  See Index to Criminal & Other Case Files

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HADDOCK, Thomas. Constable, Gisborne. Died in police hospital 1855; widow seeks pay owing. Further letter seeks financial assistance. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundles 4 & 6.

HADDON POLICE STATION. Central District. Has been broken up. p.46, 15 February 1893. Victoria Police Gazette

HAIGH, Edwin. Witnessed hanging of T. McGee, 19 February 1863. Victorian Government Gazette.

HAILES, Nathaniel. Corporal, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of P. Kogan, 18 October 1853.  Argus

HALEY, Patrick. See PENAL ESTABLISHMENT

HALFPENNY, Thomas. See HORSHAM POLICE OFFICE

HALFPENNY, Thomas. Chief Constable, Horsham police district since July 1847; letter of recommendation, 1851. VPRS 1189 Unit 7.

HALL, -. Constable 569. Requests three months leave of absence to proceed to NSW etc., 1863. VPRS 1189 Unit 671.

HALL, -. See entry on Missing People webpage for HALL, Caroline

HALL, -. Constable. 1901. See MALDON.

HALL, Griffiths. ‘Violation of his duty as a constable’. Released from Castlemaine Gaol 28 March 1853. VPRS 5341 Unit 1.

HALLAM, Francis George. Constable, ‘Rosemont’ Hurtle St., Ascot Vale, reports medals stolen. p.44 30 January 1919, Victoria Police Gazette

HALLINAN, Thomas.  Collingwood, constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900, Ref: 71/4410.

HAMBLING, John. Detective. File re misconduct charge, 1857 – acquitted. VPRS 807 Unit 1321, 1857 Bundle.

HAMILTON, -. Sergt. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of J. Hughes 16 September 1854; R. Atkinson 19 October 1854.  Argus

HAMILTON, David. Witnessed hanging of R. Burns, 25 September 1883, Ararat. Victorian Government Gazette.

HAMILTON, John.  See Index to Criminal & Other Case Files under ROBERTSON, John.

HAMILTON POLICE PADDOCK. Site partly revoked. p. 124, 3 May 1893. Victoria Police Gazette

HAMILTON, Thomas. Trooper, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of G. Wall, 22 March 1854.  Argus

HAMILTON, Thomas.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

HAMILTON, William. Geelong, 1857. Seeks good conduct pay. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

HAMMAR, Ferdinand August. Was in Mounted Police, discharged 1855. In gaol. VPRS 515 Unit 4 No. 2757.

HANAHAN, David.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

HANDCUFF CASES. Recalled, more trouble than worth, 1894. VPRS 807 Unit 9 Bundle 2, File 5987.

HANDS, Benjamin Webster. Information requested, has been left property. Formerly in Mounted Police. 5 November 1879. Charged with wife desertion, formerly member of force. p. 313, 15 November 1882. Victoria Police Gazette

HANLEY, Michael Joseph.  No. 4736.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File K3189.

HANNAN, -. Inspector. See BENDIGO POLICE

HANNAN, Robert. Detective. Witnessed hanging of J. Smith, 11 November 1869 Beechworth. Victorian Government Gazette

HANRAHAN, M.A. Railway porter, Clifton Hill.. Transferred to Police Dept. Railways Union Gazette 10 August 1932 p.24. [No further detail given].

HAPPY VALLEY POLICE STATION. Ballarat District. Has been broken up. p.355, 26 September 1867. Victoria Police Gazette

HARAM, Robert. Sergt. In 1843/44 had charge of the Little Bourke St. Watch-House. Originally a transported convict, native of Nottinghamshire, subsequently served prison sentence. p.144, 16 April 1863. Victoria Police Gazette.   Prison registers lists him as HARRAM, gives birthplace as Inverness. VPRS 515 Unit 4 No. 2067, p.1; VPRS 10860 Unit 1.

HARCOURT POLICE STATION. Castlemaine District. Has been formed. p.332, 5 September and p.340, 12 September 1867. Has been broken up. p.13, 21 January 1869. Victoria Police Gazette

HARDIMAN, Thos. Francis.  No. 4304.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File No. O3213 (1901).

HARDING, Thomas. Witnessed hanging of J. Murphy, 6 November 1863, Geelong. Victorian Government Gazette

HARDY, Joseph. Mounted trooper. Tried Maryborough 1854 for bribery, received sentence of 12 months hard labor. Born 1833 Wiltshire, single. Discharged from gaol 1855. VPRS 515 Unit 4.

HARE, -. Inspector. Petition from residents of Wangaratta 1856, protesting at his removal. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

HARE, Andrew. See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

HARE, Francis Augustus. Recommended for promotion for gallant conduct, 1856. VPRS 1189 Unit 631. Witnessed hanging of S. Woods and W. Carver, 3 August 1864; J. Brown, 4 April 1865. Victorian Government Gazette. Witness at inquest on body of unknown Chinaman, found buried at Maryborough, 1858. VPRS 24 No. 1061 of 1858.

HARGREAVES, W.H. No. 4217. Recommended for Valour Badge by Footscray citizens, 1906. Not warranted. VPRS 807 Unit 287 No. 2870.

HARKNESS, -. Constable. Lost a locket. p.65, 5 March 1884; Found p.73, 12 March 1884. Victoria Police Gazette

HARLEY, Robert. Constable, St. Kilda. Jewellery etc. stolen. p.152, 15 May 1895; offender described p.167, 22 May 1895. Victoria Police Gazette

HARRAM, Robert. See HARAM, R.

HARRIETVILLE POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. p.300, 27 October 1886. Victoria Police Gazette

HARRIETVILLE POLICE STATION. Ovens District. Has been formed. p.284, 11 November 1873. Victoria Police Gazette

HARRIMAN, B. Cosway. Witnessed hanging of T. Maloney, 27 April 1857; H. Smith and T. Williams, 28 April 1857. Victorian Government Gazette

HARRIS, Frederick Roscoe. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Hughes, 19 February 1853.  Argus

HARRIS, Richard. Was a constable from 1859 to his death in 1866; information requested of widow. p.239, 13 September 1876. Victoria Police Gazette

HARRISON. -. Sgt. See KILMORE

HARROP, Frederick R. Formerly served in Mounted police. p.56, 10 February 1859. Victoria Police Gazette

HARROW POLICE STATION. Attempted arson; £50 reward. p.98, 10 March 1864. Victoria Police Gazette

HART, James. City of Melbourne Police Force. Sentenced to gaol for false representation. p.7, 30 December 1853. Victoria Police Gazette

HARTIGAN, Jack. See entry on Missing People webpage for HARTIGAN, J.

HARTSHORN, -. Constable 3048. Royal Humane Society commends his actions in rescuing party from flood. p.271, 21 September 1887. Victoria Police Gazette

HARTSHORN, James Benjamin.  No. 3048.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L2047.

HARTWELL POLICE STATION. Bourke District. New station formed. p.222, 12 October 1869. Victoria Police Gazette

HARVEY, L.S. Railway porter, Moonee Ponds. Transferred to Police Dept. Railways Union Gazette 10 August 1932 p.24. [No further detail given].

HASTINGS – LOCK UP. Adjoining stable and forage store set on fire; £50 reward. p.1, 4 January, p.19, 18 January 1888. Victoria Police Gazette

HASTINGS POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Has been formed. p.125, 14 April 1886. Victoria Police Gazette

HATTON, Francis. Ex constable; Missing Friend. 16 March 1887 p.86. Member of Victoria police force, discharged 1882, inquired for. 3 April 1901. Victoria Police Gazette

HAUGHTON, Henry. Received his discharge from force in 1856, queries why his character was given as ‘good’ instead of ‘very good’. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

HAUNTED STREAM. See YAMBULLA PARISH.

HAWKESDALE POLICE STATION. Western District. Has been formed, 25 January 1888 p.26. Has been broken up, 6 April 1893 p.96. Victoria Police Gazette

HAWKINS, Thomas. See PENAL ESTABLISHMENT

HAWTHORN. Photographs of constables rescuing locals during flood. 1 December 1934, p.1  The Sun

HAY, John. Charged with child desertion at Geelong; was a Mounted Constable at Bacchus Marsh about four years ago; English, aged about 28 years. 23 May 1877. Victoria Police Gazette

HAYES, George.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

HAYES, Timothy. Ex Snr. Constable. Petition for reinstatement, 1863. VPRS 1189 Unit 671.

HAYES, William Thomas. Constable No. 4594.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File I1171.

HEALEY, James. Police pensioner, slipped on Flinders St. railway steps, robbed of watch. 26 March 1901 p.4 col. 6.  The Age

HEALEY, William. See ALBERTON POLICE STATION, 1851

HEATH, John. On trial for stealing. 6 January 1854 p.19. Victoria Police Gazette. Convicted of larceny, sentenced to four years on the roads, commuted to six months’ imprisonment. Born 1824 London. VPRS 515 Unit 2 p.387 No. 1287.

HEATHCOTE. See ARMSTRONG, -.; FOSTER, J.; WINCH, F.

HEATHCOTE POLICE. Refusal to do duty, March 1854. VPRS 1189 Unit 90.

HEATHCOTE POLICE STATION. Tenders called for erection of new police station at Heathcote. McIvor Times 4 May 1888 p.3.

HEBERLE, William Henry.  No. 2831.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L2462.

HEDE, Thomas. No. 2909.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.

HEDI POLICE STATION. North Eastern District. Will be known in future at EDI. 14 August 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

HEDLEY, George Dixon. See ALBERTON POLICE STATION, 1851

HEELAN, James. See entry on Missing People webpage for HELLEN, R.

HEHIR, James. Constable 4169. Awarded bravery badge, 5 September 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

HEHIR, John. Witnessed hanging of W. Barnes, 15 May 1885; J. Phelan, 16 March 1891; J. Wilson, 23 March 1891. Victorian Government Gazette

HEIDELBERG. C. Mortimer offers premises for a police barrack, 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 4.

HEIDELBERG POLICE STATION. Rented from Joseph Hawdon, 1855. File re rent due. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

HELMETS – SUMMER. File re new material and style of, 1905. VPRS 807 Unit 937/P4 No. 9474.

HEMPINSTALL, George. Constable. Susan Tyrell writes from Taradale, 1867, claiming he fathered her child and refuses to maintain it or marry her. VPRS 937 Unit 276 Bundle 6.

HENDERSON, David Laurie. Late constable, Graytown. Insolvent. October 1870 p.1571. Victorian Government Gazette.

HENDERSON, James. Formerly in Mounted Police, warrant of commitment issued. 13 December 1866 p.460. Victoria Police Gazette

HENDERSON, R.E. Railway porter, Glen Iris. Transferred to Police Dept. Railways Union Gazette 10 August 1932 p.24. [No further detail given].

HENDERSON, Samuel.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

HENDERSON, William. Constable, Echuca. Wooden box stolen. 26 February 1914 p.126. Victoria Police Gazette

HENLY (KYABRAM EAST) POLICE STATION. North Eastern District. Has been formed. 7 November 1883 p.290. Has been broken up, and one at Kyabram formed in place of it. 17 November 1886 p.318. Victoria Police Gazette

HENNESSY, Joseph.  West Melbourne, constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 18874-1900.  Ref: 90/3644.

HENRY, James Y. Constable, Blackwood. Hut belonging to Blackwood police station broken into; gold ring stolen. 20 March 1862 p. 106. Victoria Police Gazette.

HENRY, William.  No. 3879.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Two files, I2136 and I2211.

HEPBURN POLICE STATION. Central District. Has been broken up. 9 August 1893 p.214. Victoria Police Gazette

HERBERT, John. Appointed by Governor to be a Cadet, 1853. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 1.

HERBERT, John M. Details of his claim for a Valour Award. VPRS 807 Unit 112 No. 869. Awarded Valour Badge, 13 June 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

HERBERT, John Michael.  No. 2780.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  Two un-numbered files, one with FITZPATRICK, C.

HERBERT, N. Sydney C. Has been in police force; complains about constables and asks enquiry, 1856. VPRS 937 Unit 410 Kilmore Bundle.

HERBERT, Sidney. Letter from Richmond Barracks re promotion in force, 1855. VPRS 1189 Unit 245 File M55/2027.

HERON, Thomas D.S. See CARISBROOK POLICE STATION

HETHERINGTON, John. See KILMORE POLICE STATION.

HEWITT, John M. Snr. Constable, Yarrawonga. Clothing etc. stolen. 16 February 1898 p.52. Victoria Police Gazette

HEWITT, John Morrison. Sub Inspector. Reports dog stolen. 10 March 1910 p.129. Victoria Police Gazette

HEXHAM POLICE. See EVATT, E.; SIMPSON, J.

HEXHAM POLICE PADDOCK. Site revoked. 8 December 1893 p.4680. Victorian Government Gazette.

HEYWOOD POLICE SITE. Temporarily reserved. 29 June 1892 p.172. Victoria Police Gazette

HICKEY, Cornelius.  No. 2869.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L3008.

HICKIE, Thomas.  No. 4342.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.

HIGGART, Thomas. Witnessed hanging of E. Cockroft, 12 November 1894, Ballarat. Victorian Government Gazette

HIGGINBOTHAM, Joseph. See ROBINSON, E.

HIGGINS, Christopher. See WANGARATTA POLICE STATION

HILL, Charles. Writes from Bonnie Doon in 1900, seeking confirmation that he served in B Division of Melbourne Police 1853-1854. Needs the detail for his Old Age Pension application. VPRS 807 Unit 142 File O933.

HILL, Henry. Joined June 1853, recommended for promotion. VPRS 1189 Unit 631.

HILL, Patrick A. Information requested. Discharged 1864 after four years service in Mounted police at Maryborough; subsequently pound keeper at Amherst and groom in a Melbourne hotel. May have gone to India. 2 August 1876. Victoria Police Gazette

HINES, John. See BROKEN RIVER POLICE STATION.

HITCHES, Frederick. Short while in detective force; charged with wife desertion. 11 May 1881 p.117. Victoria Police Gazette

HOBSON, Thomas Constable. Enquiry into charges against him, 1911. 1914-1916. VPRS 807 Unit 589, Bundle 1 No. 3284, Bundle 2 No. 10587.

HOBY, -. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Breden, 21 June 1853.  Argus

HODGES, H. Detective, witnessed hanging of F. Branigan, W. Brown, R. Bryant, 29 April 1857; W. Jones, E. Brown, 1 March 1858. Victorian Government Gazette.

HODGETTS, Sub Inspector. Water Police. Board of Enquiry, 1858. VPRS 1189 Unit 783.

HODGETTS, Edward. Witnessed hanging of F. Branigan and W. Brown, 29 April 1857. Victorian Government Gazette

HOEY, -. Constable. ‘A presentation of a purse of sovereigns and a gold watch and chain was made at the Russell St. police barracks on Saturday evening to ex Constable Hoey, who recently retired form the force after serving upwards of thirty years, the greater part of which was spent as coroner’s constable.’ 21 February 1887 p.4.  The Age

HOGAN, John. Writes from Portland, 1858, seeks return of testimonials. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 2 Bundle 2.

HOGAN, William. Missing Friend; left police force in 1880. 15 February 1888 p.53. Victoria Police Gazette

HOLDEN, Michael. Constable, Bourke St. West station. Cash and jewellery stolen from his room; cook Christopher Neilson suspected. 7 June 1898. Victoria Police Gazette

HOLLAND, R.C. Witnessed hanging of J. Jackson, 24 January 1912, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

HOLLAND, Thomas. ‘ Late Sgt. Victoria Police Force, died 7 November 1901 aged 58 years.’ Tombstone, Melbourne General Cemetery, R/C section.

HOLMES, Amelia.  See WOMEN POLICE.

HOLMES, George.  No. 3921.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.

HOLWAY, Ambrose Maurice. See WANGARATTA POLICE STATION

HOMEBUSH LOWER POLICE SITE. Temporarily reserved, 25 May 1892 p.142 Midland District. Has been broken up. 27 June 1902.. Victoria Police Gazette

HOOKER, Francis Henry. ‘in special police’. Died July 1924, named as co-respondent in Buckingham divorce case. 19 July 1924 p.17.  The Age

HOOKER, Walter Henry. Information requested. Served in police force. 25 March 1858. Victoria Police Gazette

HOOLY, Charles. Petty Constable, Carisbrook. Tendered resignation, 1851. VPRS 1189 Unit 25.

HOOPER, James.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

HOPE, R.A. Constable 5791. Recommended for Valour Badge, 1914. VPRS 807 Unit 532 File No. 13609.

HOPETOUN POLICE STATION. Wimmera District. Has been formed. 13 September 1893 p.252. Victoria Police Gazette

HOPKINS, James. Petty Constable, Carisbrook. Signs agreement to stay in government service until end of 1851. Report of his death on 30 October; drowned in Deep Creek while in pursuit of escaped prisoner. Further correspondence re pay due and debts owed. VPRS 1189 Unit 7. Letter from widow Ellen, 1854, re difficulties in getting possession of his property. She returned to England in 1851 through ill health. Encloses copy of their English marriage certificate. VPRS 1189 Unit 235 File F54/553

HOPKINS, Patrick. Constable. Tried Ballarat 1854 for being drunk on duty and for gross misconduct, given 12 months gaol term. VPRS 1189 Unit 151. See also HOPKINS, T.

HOPKINS, Thomas. Constable at Ballarat, was a warder under proper name of Patrick Hopkins, formerly in 83rd regiment. Tried 1854 drunk on duty etc. VPRS 515 Unit 3 p.695.

HOPNER, Margaret. See WOMEN POLICE.

HOPPNER, George. Information requested. Supposed to have formerly belonged to the police force either in Victoria or Sydney. 16 January 1862. Victoria Police Gazette

HORAN, Edmond. ‘Erected by Michael O’Connell in memory of his step-brother Edmond Horan, late of the Police Force Victoria, born at Castleisland Co. Kerry Ireland, died 17 March 1895 aged 35 years.’ Tombstone Melbourne General Cemetery, R/C section.

HORSES. Instructions re treatment of, by Mounted Constables. p.81/82 of 1886. Regulations as to Treatment of Sick Horses. 18 December 1919. Victoria Police Gazette

HORSHAM LOCKUP. Proclaimed a gaol, 6 October 1864 p.384. Victoria Police Gazette

HORSHAM POLICE OFFICE. October 1851. Thomas Halfpenny chief constable, John Carroll, – Pemberton, – Colegate, agree to serve until 31 December 1851. VPRS 1189 Unit 7. R. Firebrace writes January 1852 to Colonial Secretary, advising all police there have resigned. VPRS 1189 Unit 25.

HOSKING, Henry. Brother writes from Bendigo 1856, seeking his whereabouts; he is in force. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

HOSPITAL. See SICK LEAVE APPLICATIONS

HOTHAM POLICE KITCHEN. Quote for building of, 1864. Deferred for a year, no money. VPRS 808 Unit 1.

HOTHAM POLICE STATION. Name changed to North Melbourne. 19 October 1887 p.296. Victoria Police Gazette

HOTHAM HILL POLICE STATION. Melbourne District. Has been formed. 28 September 1887 p.278. Victoria Police Gazette

HOUGH, Thomas. Charged with stealing from Johanna Croker at Pleasant Creek in February 1859, when in the police force; 28 years, native of Limerick Ireland. Arrested, then absconded. 9 February, 1 March, 15 March, 1860. Victoria Police Gazette

HOUGHTON, C. Railway porter, Mordialloc. Transferred to Police Dept. Railways Union Gazette 10 August 1932 p.24. [No further detail given].

HOWARD, George. Missing Friend. Joined Victoria police force 1857, dismissed 1859. 17 December 1872 p.323. Victoria Police Gazette

HOWARD, Patrick. Information requested. Arrived 1853 and joined force. Presumed identical with Patrick Howard who served in Gippsland and was discharged in 1857. 11 November 1858, p.477. Not identical with Gippsland man. 2 December 1858 p.509. Victoria Police Gazette

HUDGELL, John. See RESIGNATIONS, 1851.

HUGHES, John. Constable, penal establishment. Resigns, 1851. VPRS 1189 Unit 5.

HULKS. President and Lysander. Discontinued for penal purposes. 30 August 1860, p.338. Victoria Police Gazette

HUMPHREY, Henry. Enquired for, was in force, stationed at the Grange. 1857. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 8.

HUNT, Stephen. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Williams, 16 July 1852. Argus

HUNTER, – Nurse. See WOMEN POLICE.

HURLEY, John. . See PORTLAND POLICE OFFICE

HUTCHINSON, Stewart.  No. 3542.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.

HUTCHISON, Robert Ernest.  No. 4291.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File K3583.

HUTCHISON, Stewart. Constable. Maintenance claim by Maggie McCarrey of Bendigo, for illegitimate child, 1895. VPRS 807 Unit 16 Bundle 1, No. 1618.

HYLAND, Frederick. . See PORTLAND POLICE OFFICE

HYNES, James. Constable, Kyneton. Insolvent. 4 October 1865 p.1.  Supplement,  Argus.

HYNES, Thomas. Charged with absconding from force, stationed at Northcote. 4 July 1883 p.178. Victoria Police Gazette

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INDENTED HEADS. See PORTARLINGTON

INGLEWOOD POLICE STATION. See ROWLAND, Myles.

INGRAM, Francis Seymour. Information requested. Formerly in Victoria police, subsequently in H.M. Customs, aged about 35 years. 21 February 1861. Has been found. 25 April 1861. Charged with embezzling money [called Morgan] 22 August 1861 p.313. Surname corrected to Ingram 29 August 1861 p.324. Victoria Police Gazette

INVERLEIGH. Petition from residents re need for police protection, 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

INVERLEIGH POLICE STATION. Southern District. Has been formed, 28 November 1883 p.308. Victoria Police Gazette

INVERLOCH POLICE STATION. Formerly in Bourke District, has been transferred to Gippsland District, 14 December 1892, p.334. Victoria Police Gazette.  See also TARWIN LOWER.

IRONSON, Edward. Witnessed hanging of W. H. Terry, 31 July 1867, Castlemaine. Victorian Government Gazette

IRVING, David Charles.  No.  4046.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.

IRWIN, John.  See Index to Employment Applications A – L

IRWIN, William. Witnessed hanging of J. Ashe, Ballarat 21 August 1876. Victorian Government Gazette

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JACKSON, -. Snr Constable.  Son William Robert, aged 15 years, missing. 1 April 1896 p.95. Victoria Police Gazette

JAMES, -. Constable, witness Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Sullivan, 20 October 1853.  Argus

JAMES, Frank. Sub Inspector of Police South Melbourne. Clothing stolen. 29 May 1895 p.177. Victoria Police Gazette

JAMES, Hooper [Hector??].  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

JAMES, Thomas Morgan.  No. 3869.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File C2557.

JAMIESON POLICE STATION. Transferred from Benalla District to become headquarters of new Upper Goulburn District. 26 September 1867.  Victoria Police Gazette

JEETHO POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Temporary station formed. 14 March 1888 p.82.  Name changed to Bena. 2 August 1888 p.234. Victoria Police Gazette

JEFFREYS, Alleyn. Missing Friend.  Ex constable.  5 November 1884 p.299. Victoria Police Gazette

JENKIN, Clifford, No. 3529.  See Index to Criminal & Other Case Files– TALINTYRE.

JENKINSON, Richard.   See PORTLAND POLICE OFFICE

JEPARIT POLICE STATION. Wimmera District. Station formed. 2 August 1893 p.208. Victoria Police Gazette

JERICHO POLICE STATION. Transferred from Benalla District to Upper Goulburn District. 26 September 1867. Victoria Police Gazette

JEYES, S.F. His wife Emmeline solicits employment for him in 1854, they are destitute. She is the eldest daughter of the late Rear Admiral Lillicrap. Letter is extremely difficult to read. Memo confirms he was employed as coxwain in the Water Police from November to December 1853. VPRS 1189 Unit 235 File F54/1098

JINGELLIC POLICE STATION. North Eastern District. Has been broken up. 10 September 1914. Victoria Police Gazette

JODDREL, Edward. Trooper, Kilmore. Correspondence re unpaid account due to John Hessay, 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

JOHNS, H.A.  Constable 3950.  Discharged, 1894.  Large file.  VPRS 807 Unit 3 File A2263

JOHNSON, John.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

JOHNSON, John. Constable 588. Awarded certificate for bravery from Humane Society. 10 January 1881. Victoria Police Gazette

JOHNSON, John. Retired snr. Constable, aged 72 years. Report of death and subsequent finding of hoarded cash, shares etc.  The Bendigonian 11 August 1903 p.11, quoting The Age.

JOHNSTON, John. Sergt. Witnessed hanging of H. Cooley, 15 July 1861. Victorian Government Gazette.

JOHNSTON, William.  No. 4304.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File H3199.

JOHNSTONE, Alan Senr. Detective in armed robbery squad.  Photo.  Truth newspaper 2 June 1977 p. 2.

JOHNSTONE, Henry B. Leaving colony, asks for return of testimonials, served less than a year. 1857. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

JOHNSTONE, Henry Robert. Joined police force c1856, received discharge and appointed caretaker of Old Cemetery. Letter re payment. VPRS 1189 Unit 832.

JOHNSTONE, W.B. Senior Sub Inspector at Carlsruhe. Died intestate 1855 at Geelong. Cheques dishonoured. Several files of correspondence, including letter from widow. VPRS 1189 Unit 217. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundles 3 & 4.

JONES, Albert Edward.  Carlton, formerly police constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/1196.

JONES, Ralph.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

JONES, Robert Perry. Constable, Kensington. Dog stolen at Ascot Vale. 22 January 1914 p.41. Victoria Police Gazette

JONES, William Bernard. Constable 3366. Awarded bravery badge. 5 September 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

JORDAN, John.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

JOYCE, – Sgt.  St. Kilda.  Presented with portrait in oils of himself for his 60th birthday by Mayor and Magistrates.  He was in the gold escort 32 yrs ago, 12 years at St. Kilda etc.  Argus 22 June 1892, p.5.

JOYCE, John. Sergt. Witnessed hanging of S. Pollett, 29 December 1862, Melbourne. Victoria Government Gazette.

JOYCE, Michael. Sergt 589, Water Police, 1864. Resignation and correspondence. VPRS 1189 Unit 671.

JOYCE, Patrick John.  No. 3534.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File F2424.

JOYNT, Charles.  Formerly a sergeant in police force; information requested. 10 February 1859 p.62.  Address ascertained, 24 February 1859 p.77.  Information requested.  Youngest son of late Dudley Joynt of Kings Co., Ireland, left Dublin for NSW 1848. 3 August 1865 p.296.   Reward offered. 10 August 1865 p.301.  Ascertained to have left Ballarat about 15 mths ago for New Zealand. 24 August 1865 p.321.  Joined Victoria police June 1853, discharged April 1855. 19 October 1865 p.387.  Went to England and returned in Scomberg [sic] which was wrecked and he lost everything.  Since seen at Ballarat.  Said to have been of intemperate habits.  Has occasionally been employed as a groom, may have gone to India with cavalry horses. 26 October 1865 p.398,  Formerly in employment at Smythesdale, afterwards joined New Zealand police force and went home from there. 23 November 1865 p.428.  Has been found, returning to U.K. from New Zealand. 3 May 1866 p.187. [condensed versions] Victoria Police Gazette

JUNCTION POLICE CAMP. See SANDHURST.

JUNG JUNG POLICE STATION. Wimmera District. Temporary station formed. 23 December 1890 p.398. Broken up, 6 May 1891 p.138. Victoria Police Gazette

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KABAT, Leopold. Sub Inspector, Melbourne.  Private letter from the Melbourne Club. VPRS 937 Unit 200 Bundle 4. Large file, VPRS 808 Unit 1.  Letter from Sandhurst 1855, seeking Chief Commissioner’s support in re-admission to police force, and decision that he be reinstated; ‘period from date of dismissal until 18 June be considered one of suspension …’. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

KABAT, Leopold.  Inspector 2nd Class, ‘having become insolvent, filed his schedule on the 16th instant. … has accordingly ceased to be a member of the force ‘; 24 March 1864, p.122.  Has been re-instated, 7 April 1864 p.144. Clothing stolen from yard at Hamilton, 29 March 1866, p.143.  Victoria Police Gazette. Purchased shares in numerous mining companies; details of some can be found in the following issues of the Victorian Government Gazettes: p. 1895, 2108, October 1862; p.269, February 1869; p.518, March 1870; p.891, 921, June 1870; p.984, July 1870; p.1515 October 1870; p.1818 December 1870 x 2.

KABAT, Leopold.  Obituary in Gippsland Mercury states he was for many years stationed in the district, and one of the oldest officers in the force; quotes Melbourne Herald that he died at Jerilderie Station NSW., had been ill for some time and was on sick leave, had been in charge of Geelong district. 30 September 1884. [Thanks for Fay Johnson for this entry].  Obituary in Buninyong Telegraph, quoting Argus ; was on a visit to Jerilderie property South Yathong owned by Mr. Rawlins, with wife and daughter, and suicided by cutting his throat. Buried there after inquest. 30 September 1884.

KALKALLO POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Has been broken up. 7 May 1890 p.148. Victoria Police Gazette

KANE, James. Ex constable, warrant issued re payment of a fine; lately stationed at Russell St. 29 December 1887 p.367. Victoria Police Gazette

KANEIRA POLICE STATION. Midland District. Temporary station formed, 25 July 1894 p.206. Temporary station formed, 27 November 1895 p.364.  Victoria Police Gazette

KANGAROO FLAT POLICE STATION. File re proposal to close, 1920. VPRS 807 Unit 1221 File No. 6770. See also ROBINSON CRUSOE POLICE STATION.

KEANE, -. Snr. Constable. Photo, 14 April 1900 p.9.  Weekly Times

KEARNEY, Patrick. Missing Friend.  Was in Victoria police force, 10 September 1890 p.289.  Has been found by police of Gerogery NSW, 26 November 1890 p.368. Victoria Police Gazette

KEATING, Edward Patrick.  Charged with wife desertion, formerly a policeman stationed at Geelong 1854/55, aged 36 years. 1 November 1870 p.257.  Arrested 8 November 1870 p.263. Victoria Police Gazette

KEATING, R.V. Constable 2746. Address required, ex constable. 16 February 1887 p.56. Victoria Police Gazette

KEEFE, -. Sgt. Reduced to rank of constable as cannot write, 1855. Petition from residents of Kyneton in his favour, 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6. Letter re case, 1857. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1, Bundle 7. [See also Mathew Keefe]

KEEFE, -. Sgt. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Roberts, 16 December 1854.  Argus

KEEFE, Mathew. Reduced from rank of Sergt. to trooper because of illiteracy. Correspondence re his previous military service (discharge attached) and service in NSW police. VPRS 1189 Unit 631 File T56/1081. [See also Keefe, -]

KEEGAN, -. Superintendent.  See BENDIGO & DISTRICT POLICE

KEELAN, Edward R. Formerly in force at Beechworth; ringleader of gang of men who assaulted two men at Upper Goulburn. 17 July 1862 p.253. Victoria Police Gazette

KEENE, Charles R. Resigns from police force, 1856. VPRS 1189 Unit 631.

KEILOR POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Broken up. 14 October 1873 p.260. Victoria Police Gazette

KELLEHER, E.M. Witnessed hanging of J. Duffus, 22 May 1876, Castlemaine. Victorian Government Gazette

KELLEHER, John. Kyneton, constable. Had 1,000 shares at 2/6 each in the Robinson Gold Mining Co. N.L. 23 December 1898, p.4653.  Victorian Government Gazette

KELLY, John. Missing Friend, formerly constable at Wangaratta, was supposed to have been one of the first constables at Woods Point. 6 July 1871 p.146.  Victoria Police Gazette

KELLY, John.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

KELLY, Thomas. Tried 1854, received sentence of six months for being drunk on duty as a constable; formerly a soldier in British Army. VPRS 515 Unit 3, p.727.

KELLY, Thomas Callinan.  No. 4219.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L1293 (with CONWAY).

KELLY, William. Sergt. Witnessed hanging of G. Waines, 16 July 1860, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

KELSALL, -. Sub Inspector. Photo, 14 April 1900 p.9.  Weekly Times

KEMP, William. Sgt. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of R. Lamb, 19 May 1852.  Argus

KENNA, Michael.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

KENNALAY. See KINNALAY

KENNEDY, -. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of T. Seales, 19 June 1852.  Argus

KENNEDY, -. Inspector.  See DETECTIVE FORCE

KENNEDY, -. Sub Inspector. Met with serious accident, thrown out of his buggy. The Age 29 Oct. 1881

KENNEDY, D.R. Railway porter, Armadale. Transferred to Police Dept. Railways Union Gazette 10 August 1932 p.24. [No further detail given].

KENNEDY, James. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of G. Anderson, 21 September 1852. Argus

KENNEDY, John. Missing Friend. Joined force 1856, left 1858. 10 September 1863 p.325. Victoria Police Gazette

KENNEDY, Peter.  No. 3589.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File I3355 (with McKEE, William).

KENNEDY, Robert. Constable, Emerald Hill. Watch stolen. 5 March 1879 p.55. Victoria Police Gazette

KENNINGTON POLICE STATION. See BACK CREEK POLICE STATION

KENSINGTON POLICE STATION. Melbourne District. Has been formed. 17 December 1884 p.340. Victoria Police Gazette See also NEWMARKET POLICE STATION.

KEON, Felix. Letter from his sister to Chief Commissioner of Police, 1869. She hasn’t heard from him. VPRS 937 Unit 202 Bundle 3.

KERR, -. Constable, Axedale. Photos of him and his trained horse, 2 March 1899 p.9.  The Bendigonian

KERRIE PARISH POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved, 17 November 1886, p.318. Victoria Police Gazette

KEY, Joseph A.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

KEYTE, John. See entry on Missing People webpage for FFITCH, W.

KIDD, W. [?] Sub Inspector, Longwood. Resigns, has a wife and family to support and pay is inadequate, 1854. VPRS 1189 Unit 151.

KILDEA, -. Aged widow in Ireland seeks information from James Thompson, formerly in the Convict Department in Van Diemen’s Land regarding her son who was transported there. Thompson, now (1856) living in Victoria, writes to the Chief Commissioner, suggesting it my be John Gildea, formerly in the police force and now keeping an hotel in Melbourne, who is meant. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 6 Bundle 6.

KILFEDDER, -. Sgt. Witnessed hanging of C.J. Hall, 13 September 1897, Bendigo. Victorian Government Gazette See also BENDIGO.

KILFEDER, J.M. Sgt. Presentation to, on retirement, and mention of promotion of Constable Britt. 14 April 1903 p.11. The Bendigonian

KILLEN, -. Constable. His paddock at Woosang East set on fire. 5 January 1881. Victoria Police Gazette

KILLINGWORTH POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved, 27 July 1887 p.216. Victoria Police Gazette

KILMARTIN, Dennis. See PENAL ESTABLISHMENT

KILMORE POLICE.  James Mannix supplied articles to police department in 1853, seeks payment 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.  Petition in favour of Sgt. Harrison, signed by traders etc., 1857.  Asks that his indiscretion be dealt with leniently. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

KILMORE POLICE STATION.  Agreement to stay on in government service until end of 1851, signed by: Michael Fitzpatrick, John Dalton, James Morris, James Adams, David Brown, John Hetherington.  Some subsequently resigned in December, to take effect at end of month. VPRS 1189 unit 7.  Weekly report of duty performed one week in April 1858. VPRS 808 Unit 1.  See also HERBERT, N.; WOOLF, J.; YOUNG, C.

KIMBERLEY POLICE STATION. Maryborough District. Broken up. 28 October 1873, p.274. Victoria Police Gazette

KING, John. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of J. Beattie and M. Tuhey, 24 March 1855; H. Reid, 27 March 1855. Argus.  Information requested; mounted constable at Porcupine, Sandhurst district in 1855, said to have gone to India with horses about 12 years ago. 19 September 1875. Victoria Police Gazette

KING, S. J. Railway porter. Transferred to Police Dept. Railways Union Gazette 10 August 1932 p.24. [No further detail given.]

KING STREET POLICE STATION. Will be known in future as Bourke Street West. 8 January 1890, p.11. Victoria Police Gazette

KINGSLEY, William. See Missing Friends web page for Richard H. KINGSLEY.

KINNALAY [?] John and Martin. Cousin Mary Ann O’Haloran, newly arrived, seeks their whereabouts, 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

KIRKPATRICK, -. Detective. Owes board and lodging at Carisbrook, 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6 [2 files]

KIRKPATRICK, Robert. Served in force 1854-55, seeks his discharge papers. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 8.

KLEM, William. Witnessed hanging of J. Murphy, 6 November 1863, Geelong. Victorian Government Gazette

KNIGHT, Fred P. Mounted trooper, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of B. Kelly, 18 February 1854.  Argus

KNOCKER, C.B.  Constable, Pentridge Stockade.  Following escape of convict C. Fox, Knocker writes to S. Barrow, Superintendent of Penal Establishments, asking to be allowed to resign. VPRS 1189 Unit 5.  See also PENAL ESTABLISHMENT

KNOX, Thomas. Constable, 41. Reprimanded over treatment of Dr. Dick, 1854. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 2B.

KNOX, William.  Constable, Portland. Watch etc., stolen from bedroom at Victoria Coffee Palace, Melbourne. 7 November 1894 p.312. Victoria Police Gazette

KOETSVELD, Albert E.  Promoted to head of CID after death of M. Campbell. Photo. 24 December 1927 p.10. Weekly Times

KOONDROOK POLICE RESERVE. Has been revoked. 11 July 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

KOORAMAN POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Has been formed. 10 April 1889 p.137. Name changed to Leongatha, 15 July 1891 p.206. Victoria Police Gazette

KOOWEERUP POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Temporary police station has been formed. 13 March 1919. Victoria Police Gazette

KOROIT POLICE STATION. New station formed. 30 May 1867 p.212. Victoria Police Gazette

KORONG VALE POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved for police purposes, 22 August 1888 p.256. Victoria Police Gazette

KORONG VALE POLICE STATION. North Western District. Station formed, 17 May 1882. Victoria Police Gazette

KORUMBURRA POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved for police purposes, 13 June 1888 p.183. Victoria Police Gazette

KORUMBURRA POLICE STATION. Temporary station formed. 29 January 1890 p.35. Victoria Police Gazette

KOSSAK, L. Witnessed hanging of W. Jones and E. Brown, 1 March 1858, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette.

KOSSMAN, Francis. See NEVEN, Francis.

KRAMBRUK (APOLLO BAY) POLICE STATION.  Southern District.  Has been formed. 14 March 1888 p.82.  Name changed to Apollo Bay, 24 October 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

KYABRAM POLICE SITE.   Land temporarily reserved, 2 October 1889 p.331 Victoria Police Gazette. Reservation revoked 17 March 1893 p,1406 Victorian Government Gazette

KYABRAM POLICE STATION.  North Western District.  Has been formed. 29 November 1882.  Name changed to Kyabram East. 28 December 1882. Victoria Police Gazette

KYABRAM EAST POLICE STATION. Has been broken up.  9 May 1883 p.124.  Victoria Police Gazette.  See also HENLEY.

KYNETON. Correspondence re fuel accounts for, 1863. VPRS 1189 Unit 671.  See also KEEFE, -.

KYNETON POLICE STATION. Has been transferred from Bourke District to Midland District. 31 July 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

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LAANECOORIE POLICE STATION.  North Western District.  Temporary station formed, 27 March 1889, p.113; temporary station broken up, 10 July 1889 p.238; temporary station re-established, 11 December 1889 p.400; temporary station broken up, 18 March 1891, p.82; temporary station formed, 20 January 1910, broken up, 13 October 1910. Victoria Police Gazette

LADDELL, Christopher. City Police, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial, Ash & ors, 18 February 1853.  Argus

LAFFAN, Richard. Sgt. Petition of Chief Commissioner F. Standish for his admittance to lunatic asylum, 1860; 2 separate files. VPRS 1189 Unit 567. Died of sunstroke 1861; widow writes to Dept., is destitute, asks for his pension. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 3 Bundles 2 and 3.  Widow acknowledges subscriptions by members; 5, 12, 19, 26 February, 5, 12 March 1863.  Victoria Police Gazette

LAKE BOLAC POLICE STATION. Wimmera District. Has been broken up. 26 May 1910. Has been established 22 December 1910. Has been established 15 January 1914. Closed on 28th ult. 5 March 1914. Victoria Police Gazette

LAKE HATTAH POLICE STATION. Midland District. Temporary station has been formed. 11 September 1902. Has been broken up. 21 May 1903. Victoria Police Gazette

LAKE ROWAN POLICE STATION. North Eastern District. Has been broken up. 19 March 1884 p.78. Victoria Police Gazette

LALBERT POLICE STATION. Midland District. Has been broken up. 17 February 1910. Has been formed 1 December 1910. Has been established. 22 January 1914. Has been broken up. 12 March 1914. Temporary station closed 23 February 1922. 16 March 1922, p.151.  Victoria Police Gazette

LALBERT POLICE STATION. Petition of residents opposing closure of station and asking for it to be maintained. VPRS 807 Unit 418 File J1196.

LAMB, Robert.  See entry for RYAN, Daniel

LAMBERT, Robert. Constable, discharged 1861. Missing Friend notice. 5 May 1886 p.146. Victoria Police Gazette

LAMING, Constable.  See entry for WATER POLICE.

LANE, James. Information requested; one of the fifty police sent from London in 1853. 7 April 1864, p.140. Victoria Police Gazette

LANG, George. Tried 1854, received three months gaol for absenting himself from duty as a constable. Born c1816 Edinburgh. VPRS 515 Unit 3 p.742.

LANG, Oliver J. Constable, Pyramid Hill. Suicided, 1906; had been embezzling court fines etc. Large file. VPRS 807 Unit 1218, Y9971.

LANGDEN, Thomas E. Sub Inspector. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of Timothy Hayes, 20 March 1855.  Argus

LANG LANG POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Has been established. 7 July 1910. Victoria Police Gazette.    See also COLE, William.

LANGLEY, T. Mtd. Police, Kilmore. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of James Smith, 17 February 1853; Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of Solomon and Samuel Benjamin, 22 November 1854.  Argus

LANGLEY, Thomas E. Applied for subaltern’s position in Native Police, 1852; recommended by W.P. Dana. VPRS 1189 Unit 16.

LANNIN, Constable.  See MALDON.

LANSCHKE, Frederick William. Ex constable, charged with stealing tools at Scoresby. 18 May 1892, p.140 Victoria Police Gazette

LANGSTAFF, Henry.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

LARA POLICE STATION. Building rented from William McClelland, 1919. VPRS 807 Unit 1257 No. A1402.

LASCELLES, Frederick W.  See QUIN, Frederick W.

LASCELLES POLICE STATION. Midland District. Has been established. 22 December 1910. Victoria Police Gazette

LAURISTON POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 17 November 1886, p.318. Has been transferred from Bourke District to Midland District. 31 July 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

LAUNCHING PLACE POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Temporary station formed. 16 April 1890, p.126 Victoria Police Gazette

LAWFORD, Edward H.A. Applies to rejoin force, 1854; writes from Castlemaine. VPRS 1189 Unit 239.

LAWLER, Michael, Sergt. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of Timothy Hayes, 21 March 1855; C. Raffaelo 22 march 1855; John Vennik 25 March 1855; Henry Reid etc. 27 March 1855.  Argus.  Maryborough. Board of Enquiry into, 1857. VPRS 1189 Unit 783.

LAWRENCE, Walter. Constable, Bourke St. West station. Watch stolen. 15 March 1893, p.75. Ex constable, charged with deserting children at Fitzroy. 17 December 1903. Victoria Police Gazette

LEACH, William Charles. Constable 4775. Application for Merit Badge. VPRS 807 Unit 321 File No. 6850.

LEAF, -. Constable. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of T. Bentinck, 18 April 1855.  Argus

LEAHY, -. Constable 3005. Royal Humane Society commends his actions in rescuing party from flood. 21 September 1887, p.271. Victoria Police Gazette

LEARMONTH POLICE SITE. Land reserve revoked. 5 October 1887 p.284. Victoria Police Gazette

LEARY, Denis.  See BROKEN RIVER POLICE STATION.

LEARY, Denis.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

LEE, -. Water Police. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of George Forrest, 18 December 1852.  Argus

LEE, Adam. Constable 4264 Fitzroy. Awarded Valour Badge. 13 June 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

LEECH, John. Constable, resigns, 1851. VPRS 1189 Unit 5.

LEECH, Robert. Inspector of Police. Photo of him and wife in R.H.S.V. photographic collection.

LEIGH ROAD (GEELONG) POLICE STATION.  See BATESFORD POLICE STATION.

LEIGH ROAD POLICE STATION. Southern District. Name changed to Wabdallah. 13 August 1890, p.248. Victoria Police Gazette

LEMON, John. Heathcote, 1858. Seeks return of testimonials left when joining last June, was dismissed in August. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 2 Bundle 2.

LENNON, Michael. Ex policeman, missing since September 1863. Extract from Otago Police Gazette 14 July 1864, p.281. Victoria Police Gazette.  Information requested; for some time in Victoria police, Irish, about 38 years. 27 February 1868, p.82. Further enquiry, 25 April 1877. Victoria Police Gazette.

LEONGATHA POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 19 June 1889 p.216. Victoria Police Gazette

LEONGATHA POLICE STATION.  See KOORAMAN POLICE STATION.

LESLIE, -. Photo, Picture Supplement, 28 January 1928. Weekly Times

LESTER, Charles. Sgt, Foot Police Forest Creek, 1854.  Seeks reward for catching offender. VPRS 1189 Unit 235, File F54/1001.

LETHBRIDGE POLICE STATION. Geelong District. Has been broken up. 5 September 1867, p.332. Order has been countermanded. 19 September 1867, p.348. Has been broken up. 20 February 1868, p.71. Victoria Police Gazette

LEWIS, Richard.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

LEXTON POLICE PADDOCK. Reservation of site revoked. 31 August 1892, p.230. Victoria Police Gazette

LEXTON POLICE STATION.  Note that the Avoca & District Historical Society has details of both the station and the police who served in Lexton in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

LIBRARY.  See A.I.F.

LIBRARY. History of, disputed audited, list of subscribers etc. VPRS 937 Unit 291 Bundle 1; Unit 292 Bundle 2. Police Depot, Richmond. Details of books missing. 29 November 1866, p.441; 20 December 1866, p.468. Rules and Regulations published on p.273 31 October 1871. Victoria Police Gazette. File re new regulations for, 1906. VPRS 807 Unit 271 File No. 8601.

LIDDELL, William. Missing Friend. Stated to have been in the Mounted Police about 15 years ago. 25 July 1883 p.198. Victoria Police Gazette

LILLIMUR NORTH POLICE STATION. Wimmera District. Has been formed. 29 November 1882. Land temporarily reserved. 17 July 1884 p.186. Victoria Police Gazette

LILLIMUR NORTH POLICE STATION. Wimmera District. Name changed to Lillimur. 27 June 1888 p.198 Victoria Police Gazette

LILLIS, -. Snr. Constable. Photo, arresting a kangaroo at Rochester. 5 October 1909 p.16 The Bendigonian

LINDENOW POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Has been formed, 21 August 1889 p.282. Name changed to Coongulmerang. 4 September 1889, p.298. Name changed back to Lindenow, 9 May 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

LINDSAY, Robert. Constable, Sandhurst, 1854. Died when musket accidentally exploded. 1858 correspondence about his estate. VPRS 11937/P499 Unit 2 Bundle 2.

LINDSAY, W. [?] Constable, discharged June 1855, writes from Fryers Creek in 1856 re pay owing. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

LISMORE POLICE STATION. Southern District. Has been broken up. 6 April 1893 p.96. Victoria Police Gazette

LIZARS, Daniel John.  No. 4098.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.

LLOYD, John. Missing Friend. Was in Victoria police force, resigned 1861. 18 February 1873 p.48. Victoria Police Gazette

LLOYD, Richard. Information requested, formerly in Victoria Mounted Police. 21 June 1882 p.178. Victoria Police Gazette

LLOYD, William Henry.  No. 4384.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File H3089.

LOCH POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Has been formed. 5 December 1888, p.375. Victoria Police Gazette

LOCKE, -. Constable. Injured by female lunatic, admitted to police hospital The Age 10 Nov. 1881 p.3

LOCKHART, Thomas.  No. 3682.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File K2204.

LOCKWOOD LOCKUP. Totally destroyed by fire, supposed to have been intentionally lit. 4 April 1861 p.130. Victoria Police Gazette

LONG GULLY. Correspondence re renting house for police there, as mining revival has occurred, 1896. VPRS 807 Unit 38 File No. 2335

LONGSTAFF, Henry.  See LANGSTAFF, H.

LONGWARRY POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Has been formed. 16 November 1887 p.322. Has been closed. 18 February 1904. Victoria Police Gazette

LONGWOOD.  See KIDD, -.; THYNNE, F.

LOORHAM, Thomas.  No. 3776.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L2417.

LORD, Edward. Late Sgt. at Swan Hill, lost pay cheque, 1854. Seeks replacement – denied. VPRS 1189 Unit 248.

LORNE POLICE STATION & SITE. Southern District. Temporary station formed, 14 March 1888 p.82; has been broken up, 20 June 1888 p.190; temporary station formed, 19 December 1888 p.390; has been broken up, 10 July 1889, p.238; land temporarily reserved. 2 October 1889 p.331; temporary station re-established 11 December 1889, p.400; has been broken up, 25 June 1890, p.196; temporary station formed, 31 December 1890, p.404; temporary station has been broken up, 13 May 1891 p.146; temporary station has been broken up, 1 June 1892, p.148; temporary station formed, 29 December 1892 p.348; has been broken up, 3 May 1893 p.124; has been broken up, 18 April 1894 p.111; has been broken up, 24 April 1895 p.130; temporary station has been formed, 24 December 1914. Victoria Police Gazette

LOUGHNAN, P. Witnessed hanging of John Conder, 28 August 1893, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette.

LOVE, -.  Constable.  See Index to Criminal & Other Case Files entry on CLARKE, Elizabeth.

LOWDEN, Thomas. Late No. A22, writes from Emerald Hill in 1858, seeking a better character reference. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 2 Bundle 2.

LOWRY POLICE SITE. Temporary reservation. 6 August 1884 p.204. Reservation for revoked. 1 March 1893 p.60. Victoria Police Gazette

LUCAS, James. Has been in Victoria police force; charged with wife desertion. 13 June 1871 p.150; arrested, 20 June 1871 p.158. Victoria Police Gazette

LUGG, William Edward. Ex constable, warrant issued re maintenance order. 15 June 1892 p.1161. Victoria Police Gazette

LYNCH, James.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

LYNCH, John William. Has been in Victoria and New Zealand police; charged with child desertion at Fitzroy. 8 April 1874 p.76; was stationed at Ballarat when resigned in 1862. 28 April 1874, p.89 Victoria Police Gazette

LYNCH, M. Witnessed hanging of R. Rohan, 6 June 1881, Beechworth. Victorian Government Gazette

LYON, James.  Snr Sgt, article and photo re dispute with wife who stabbed him.  Truth newspaper 4 June 1977 p. 1,2,5.

LYONS, James. Information requested, formerly a sergeant in the police force, discharged 1855, 1 November 1860; further information given 13 December 1860. Victoria Police Gazette

LYONS, John. Ex constable. Missing Friend. 19 October 1887 p.300. Victoria Police Gazette

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McARDLE, P.   See FLOODING CREEK POLICE OFFICE

McARTHUR POLICE STATION. New station formed. 30 May 1867 p.212. Victoria Police Gazette

McBRIDE, Marion.  See WOMEN POLICE.

McCABE, Edward.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

McCANN, -. Constable. Correspondence re his dismissal, 1856. VPRS 1189 Unit 631 File T56/1080

McCANN, Felix.  Charged with wife desertion at St. Kilda in July 1860; was a police constable about eight years ago, 9 May 1861. Arrested by Sydney police, discharged by St. Kilda Bench. 18 July 1861. Victoria Police Gazette

McCANNY, Thomas.  Suspected of horse stealing. Irish, c45 years, was a mounted constable about twelve years ago and afterwards a publican. Wife keeps an hotel at Kensington. 20 February 1878. Victoria Police Gazette

McCARTHY, Eugene.  Found guilty of violation of his duty as a constable. Released from Castlemaine Gaol 20 March 1853. VPRS 5341 Unit 1.

McCARTHY, Timothy, Carlton, police constable, insolvent. Details in Argus 22 December 1896.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/2811.

McCASKER, F.J. Constable, 22 Regent St., Fitzroy. Coat stolen. 17 April 1919 p. Victoria Police Gazette

McCASKER, Frederick John. Wife applied for gold medal for bravery on his behalf; is now on active service. Shot twice while attempting to arrest burglars. Original report of 1913 attached to file. VPRS 807 Unit 589 File No. 10282.

McCAUL, Duncan. Constable, 1853.  Shot prisoner attempting to escape from Pentridge Stockade. VPRS 1189 Unit 63.

McCLELLAND, -. Constable.  Photo. 25 March 1897 p.9. The Bendigonian

McCLUSKEY, Patrick.  See McLUSKEY, P.

McCOPPIN, James. Constable 2440 of Brighton. Awarded certificate from Humane Society. 21 September 1881. Victoria Police Gazette

McCORMACK, John. Constable 3745, Buangor. Awarded merit badge. 26 September 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

McCORMACK, William. Witnessed hanging of R. Rowley, 26 July 1859, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette.

McCORMICK, John. Constable.  Tombstone in Scarsdale cemetery damaged. 15 February 1888 p.52. Victoria Police Gazette

McCOURT, John. Appointed Chief Constable, Flooding Creek, Gippsland, 1 November 1851 at £70 per annum. VPRS 1189 Unit 25.

McCUBBIN, James Benjamin.  No. 4287.  See List 1 Police Offenders, Files I4434 and I4494.

McCULLAGH, R. Witnessed hanging of A. Davis, 29 February 1864, Ballarat. Victorian Government Gazette.

McCULLOCH, R. Witnessed hanging of Chong Sigh, 2 September 1857, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette.

McCUTCHEON, Andrew. Snr. Constable. Witnessed hanging of Wm. H. Terry, Castlemaine, 31 July 1867. Victorian Government Gazette

MacDONALD, John.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

McDONALD, Duncan Wm.  No. 4222.  See List 1 Police Offenders. Un-numbered file of one page.

McDONNELL, Francis, ‘police constable of C Division, was sentenced at the City Court yesterday to one month’s imprisonment with hard labor for drunkenness and taking a firelock from the guard room to assault the serjeant’. Full extract, Argus 2 December 1854 p.6.

McDONNELL, Michael.  Alias Michael Daniel McDonnell. Police constable.  Charged with embezzlement. 30 April 1890 p.146. Victoria Police Gazette

McDOUGALL, John. Constable No. 3446. Stationed at Clifton Hill in 1901, he was charged with neglect of duty and fined. VPRS 807 Unit 157.

McEVILLY, Patrick Thomas.  No. 4130.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Files H1930 and I3253.

McFARLANE, J. Constable. Seeks permission to complete in foot race at Maryborough in 1905; file contains references to other races in which he competed. VPRS 807 Unit 1193 File 2247.

McGIBBIN, David. Constable 3786.  Witnessed hangings of F. Castillo 16 September 1889, Melbourne; J. Wilson, 23 March 1891, Melbourne.  Victorian Government Gazette

McGLADE, Patrick.  Constable.  Photograph.  Weekly Times 21 February 1914.

McGRATH, David Edward. Constable 4819. Charged several times with misconduct. File ends 1912. VPRS 807 Unit 485 File L5172

McGRATH, Eugene.  Constable.  Made a bogus medal, similar to those issued to plainclothes men, so he could get into venues free of charge. His wife, whom he had failed to support financially, reported his actions and a complicated case evolved in 1914. VPRS 807 Unit 518 File Q6168.

McGRATH, James. Warrant issued for wife desertion. ‘about fourteen years ago he was groom and carter in the Melbourne detective police. 10 November 1881 p.275. Victoria Police Gazette

McGRATH, John. Formerly in police force; charged with wife desertion. 24 May 1866 p.210. Victoria Police Gazette

McGUFFIE, Sydney W. Witnessed hanging of A. Oldring, Melbourne 15 April 1918. Victorian Government Gazette

McGUIRE, Patrick. Constable, Russell St., Melbourne. Watch stolen from bedroom. 25 October 1882. Victoria Police Gazette

McGUINNESS, John Edward.  No. 4680.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File K4035.

McHUGH, Robert. Snr. Constable 2551. Witnessed hanging of W. Barnes, 15 May 1885, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette.   See also FRANCHISE.

McINTYRE, Kennedy.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

MacKAY, – Constable.  See FOSTER.

McKAY, Donald.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

McKAY, George. Constable, City Police. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Barlow, 15 April 1852. Argus

MACKAY, James. Had been Clerk of the Bench at Warrnambool, then Horsham. Appointed a subaltern of foot police at Ovens Goldfield 1852. VPRS 1189 Unit 83, Files 52/7651 and 52/7444.

MACKAY, James W. Inspector, stationed at Beechworth, 1853. Correspondence re complaint against him. VPRS 1189 Unit 89.

McKAY, Murdoch.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

MacKAY, Patrick.  Inspector, died at Warrnambool.  Argus 22 June 1892 p.6.

MACKAY, William. Information requested. Was in Victoria police 1856-57, having previously been in the Glasgow police for two years. 8 April 1869 p.79. Victoria Police Gazette

McKEAN, Robert. Stationed at Beechworth, 1856. Father seeks his transfer to Melbourne. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

McKEAN, Robert.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

McKEE, William.  Snr Constable No. 2891.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Two files, one un-numbered, the other I3355 (with KENNEDY, Peter).

McKEE, William.  Port Melbourne, constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/2857

McKENNA, -. Sergt. See BENDIGO POLICE

McKENNA, James. Allowed prisoner William Williams to escape while escorting him from Geelong to Melbourne, 1851. VPRS 1189 Unit 7.

McKENZIE, Alexander. Cadet at Wimmera, resigned to return to Europe, 1853. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 1.

McKENZIE, Alexander. Proper name Anthony Cochran. ‘Was in police at Bendigo when he robbed the License office of £500 and bolted to Sydney.’ VPRS 515 Unit 2 p.342 No. 1107.

McKENZIE, Alexander. Constable, Warrnambool. Insolvent. The Age 5 September 1903.

McKENZIE, Christina.  See WOMEN POLICE.

McLEAN, -. Private, of the Mounted Force, 1855. Injured, Dr.’s account remains unpaid. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

McLEOD, A. Constable. Witnessed hanging of R. Landells, 16 October 1889, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette.

McLOUGHLIN, James.  No. 4661.  See List 2 Police Offender.  Two files, K 2838 & K 1939.

McLOUGHLIN, James. Ex constable, charged with child desertion. 5 June 1901 p.211. Victoria Police Gazette

McLOUGHLIN, John. Formerly constable stationed at Prahran, discharged 1870; deserted his children, now in the Industrial School, at Sandhurst [Bendigo] on 5th ult. 16 March 1875.  Victoria Police Gazette

McLUSKEY, Patrick. Information requested by daughter. Left Victoria in 1864 and went to New Zealand. Served in both Victorian and Tasmanian police. 6 February 1878.  Victoria Police Gazette

McMAHON, -. Captain. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Bolton, 17 February 1855.  Argus

McMAHON, Charles.  Acting Chief Commissioner.  See BOARD OF ENQUIRY INTO POLICE CLOTHING

McMAHON, John J.  No. 4504.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File K3740.

McMAHON, John Joseph. Constable, Carlton. Items stolen form his house at Prairie Island near Cunninghame. 28 September 1898 p.298.  Victoria Police Gazette

McMAHON, William. Sandhurst [Bendigo] 1857. Received his discharge in June, seeks pay, return of testimonials etc. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

McMANUS, -. Constable, Store Point, Donnelly’s Creek. Boots stolen. 30 June 1864, p.256. Victoria Police Gazette

McMANUS, Alfred Patrick.  See  Index to Criminal & Other Case Files entry for CLARKE, Elizabeth.

McMULLEN, Peter. Formerly in police force at Ballarat; escaped from Yarra Bend Lunatic Asylum. 14 May 1863 p.185. Victoria Police Gazette

McNABB, James. Constable, witnessed hanging of J. Kelly, 4 May 1867, Beechworth. Victorian Government Gazette

McNAMARA, Connell Wilkins. In escort service, from Dublin. Family anxious to learn fate, 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

McNEIL, -. Sub Inspector, 1856. Not recommended for promotion. VPRS 1189 Unit 631.

MACOBOY, John. Constable, (coloured). Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of T. Fletcher, 21 November 1854. Argus

McPHERSON, -. Plain Clothes. Ballarat Chinese presented him with a purse of sovereigns for the arrest and conviction of James Cathcart for the manslaughter of Que Sick. 9 November 1893.  The Age

McPHERSON, J.H. Sgt.  Photo.  Picture Supplement 28 January 1928. Weekly Times

McPHERSON, Robert. Mounted police, joined c1854. D. Bruce, Bendigo, seeks his whereabouts, 1857. Is stationed at Benalla. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

McPHERSON, Robert.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

McSWINEY, Denis.  No. 3266.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.

MACEDON POLICE BARRACKS. Rev. James Forbes preached in.  Colonization and Church Work in Victoria by C. Stuart Ross, 1891, p.99.

MACEDON POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Station formed. 12 December 1888 p.382.  Victoria Police Gazette

MADDEN, James. Missing Friend. Was discharged from police force in 1863 in consequence of head wounds. 3 December 1868 p.433. Victoria Police Gazette.

MADDEN, John Joseph (MP). Report of unveiling of monument at Melbourne General Cemetery, erected by police because he tried to get them the franchise. 9 August 1888 p.5 col. 1  The Age

MADDIGAN, -. Sgt. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Breden, 21 June 1853.  Argus

MADIGAN, J.P. Snr. Constable. Watch stolen. 2 June 1904. Victoria Police Gazette

MADIGAN, John. Constable, City Police. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of T. Davis, 18 May 1852. Argus

MAFFERZONI, B. 4620. Details of his claim for a Valour Award, 1900. VPRS 807 Unit 164 No. 84.

MAHER, John. Constable. Watch stolen. 20 February 1889 p.70. Victoria Police Gazette

MAHER, Richard. Warrant issued for wife desertion; ex constable. P.276 of 1873 and p.107 of 1874. Victoria Police Gazette

MAHON, John. Constable, Horsham. Property stolen. 23 April 1890 p.138. Offender arrested. 21 May 1890 p.166. Victoria Police Gazette

MAHONEY, J. Constable 729, Geelong. Witnessed hanging of T. Menard, 28 October 1865, Geelong. Victorian Government Gazette.

MAHONY, -. Sgt.   See FAHEY, – Sgt.

MAHONY, -. Superintendent.  See BENDIGO POLICE, 1901.

MAHONY, William. Constable, died of consumption July 1854, buried Kilmore. Brother John writes from Co. Cork Ireland in 1856, seeking details. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

MAHOOD, James George. Ex constable. £25 reward offered by government for his apprehension, is wanted on a number of charges. 3 May 1882. Victoria Police Gazette

MAIDMENT, Sarah.   See WOMEN POLICE.

MAINDAMPLE POLICE STATION. North East District. Temporary station formed, 2 April 1890 p.110. Temporary station broken up. 7 May 1890 p.148. Temporary station broken up. 13 May 1891 p.146. Temporary station broken up. 5 November 1891 p.309. Victoria Police Gazette

MAIR, William.  See BUNINYONG.

MAJORCA POLICE STATION. Midland District. Has been broken up. 17 September 1914. Victoria Police Gazette

MALCOLM, John. Constable, residence Pentridge. Buried 15 June 1853 aged 28 years, in a common grave at Melbourne General Cemetery, Presbyterian section. No cause of death given. Information from register.

MALDON POLICE STATION. Memorial against removal of Constable Lannin, 1883; two pages of names. VPRS 937 Unit 394 Bundle 1. Letters from residents re proposed removal of Constable Hall, 1901; includes a petition showing length of residence of some signatories. VPRS 807 Unit 151 No. 466.

Has been transferred from North Western to Midland District. 31 July 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

MALMSBURY POLICE STATION. Has been transferred from North Western to Midland District. 31 July 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

MALONE, Alfred A.  No. 4666.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File D3893.

MALONEY, James. Wife desertion, was in police force 1861-67, previously served in British Army. 22 June 1875. Victoria Police Gazette

MALONEY, John. Ex constable. Charged with false pretences. 31 October 1900, p.383. Victoria Police Gazette

MALVERN POLICE STATION. Land temporarily reserved. 8 June 1887 p.174. Transferred from Bourke to Melbourne District, 12 December 1888 p.382. Victoria Police Gazette

MALVERN EAST POLICE STATION.  See CAULFIELD EAST POLICE STATION

MANANGATANG POLICE STATION. Midland District.  Has been established. 9 January 1919. Victoria Police Gazette

MANNING, John. Missing Friend. Joined force 1857, discharged ill health 1868. 30 January 1889 p.40. Victoria Police Gazette

MANSFIELD POLICE BARRACKS. Alfred Cheney writes re erection of, 1857. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 8.

MANSFIELD POLICE STATION. Transferred from Benalla District to Upper Goulburn District. 26 September 1867. Victoria Police Gazette

MANSON, John.  Witnessed hanging of T. McGee, 19 February 1863 and J. Barrett, 1 December 1863. Victoria Police Gazette

MANWARING, William.   Now retired, asks police to search for son William who is travelling around Australia for his health; includes photo of son, 1898. VPRS 807 Unit 78 File No. 3841. Ex detective. Report of funeral, buried Melbourne General Cemetery. 25 February 1905 p.7. The Age

MARCHBANKS or MARJORIBANKS, William Snr. Const. Report in Footscray Advertiser of 4 May 1935 page 1 that he may be able to claim a barony following the death of Lord Tweedmouth. Was the eldest direct male descendant of William Marjoribanks who arrived in Victoria in 1840.

MARKS, David. Snr. Constable. Witness hanging of S. Pollett, 29 December 1862, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

MARMO, James.  Carlton, constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/3705

MARTIN, -. Mtd. Constable, Bendigo.  Injured by horse; photo and report. 8 June 1899 p.11 The Bendigonian

MARTIN, John Michael. Constable, Rutherglen. New insolvency. Cause: Sickness of self and family and pressure of creditors. Liabilities £86.16.3. Assets Nil. Federal Standard 6 July 1906 p.3 col. 4. [Thanks to Fay Johnson for this reference].

MARTIN, Michael.  No. 3676.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Two files, one un-numbered, and H3079.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File F1580.

MARTIN, Philip.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

MARTIN, Philip.  Snr. Constable, died 4 July 1860 at Beechworth. Probate Series 3 No. 396. Will left money to siblings in Ireland and brothers Lawrence Whelan (Sgt of Police Beechworth) and James Whelan (constable, Stanley). [Thanks to Fay Johnson for this reference].

MARTIN, Thomas.  Constable 3199.  Discharged for misconduct, 1894.  VPRS 807 Unit 3 File A2364.

MARYBOROUGH.  See entry for LAWLER, Michael

MARYVALE POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 24 March 1886 p.104. Victoria Police Gazette

MARYSVILLE POLICE STATION. Transferred from Bourke District to Upper Goulburn District 29 September 1867. Victoria Police Gazette

MASON, Edward James. Constable 3500. Awarded bravery badge, 5 September 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

MASON, Joseph.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

MASON, William.  Constable.  Attacked when attempting to arrest someone in Collingwood and seriously injured.  The Argus 28 December 1874 p5 col A.

MASON, William. Sgt. 2163, Port Melbourne. Merit badge awarded. 12 September 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

MATHER, Richard. Formerly in police force … charged with wife desertion. 28 October 1873 p.276. Victoria Police Gazette

MATHEWS, John.   See PORTLAND POLICE OFFICE

MATLOCK POLICE STATION. Transferred from Benalla District to Upper Goulburn District. 26 September 1867. Victoria Police Gazette

MATTHEWS, Patrick. Constable. Watch lost, 2 October 1889 p.333. Watch found, 9 October 1889 p.340. Victoria Police Gazette

MAUD, Samuel. Sub Inspector, Horsham. Henry Smith absconded from his service, 7 June 1893 p.157. Arrested in Melbourne for shop breaking, 5 July 1893 p.185. Victoria Police Gazette

MAXWELL, Thomas.  Carlton, constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/2873.

MAY, William. Information requested. Discharged form police force at Ballarat about 1871. 14 February 1877. Victoria Police Gazette

MAY DAY HILLS. Police station attacked, 1852. Correspondence re request for more men etc. VPRS 1189 Unit 83.

MAYHOLLAND, James. Witness, Criminal Sessions Case, 18 February 1853. Argus

MEADE, -. Constable, Golden Square, Sandhurst. Two blankets and a sheet stolen. 11 October 1860. Victoria Police Gazette

MEADE, R.G. Longwood, 1856. Seeks his certificate of discharge. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

MEADE, Robert G.   See BROKEN RIVER POLICE STATION

MEAGHER, Thomas. Dismissed from police force about 18 months ago, suspected of stealing watch and ring. 29 January 1863 p.39. Victoria Police Gazette

MEDALS.   See Victoria Police Gazette 9.1.1902 and 15.9.1904 re wearing of medals.

MEEHAN, Thomas. Missing Friend; was discharged from the Victoria Mounted police in December 1880. Said to be able to claim reward re Kelly Gang destruction. 30 December 1885. Victoria Police Gazette

MEENIYAN POLICE STATION. Attempts by locals to get station established, 1907-1912. VPRS 807 Unit 444 File L1001.   Gippsland District. Has been established, 5 February 1914. Victoria Police Gazette

MELBOURNE POLICE.   See FLANAGAN, J.

MELBOURNE POLICE – CORRESPONDENCE, 1885. Is housed in Unit 509 of VPRS 937, supposedly North Western District.

MELBOURNE POLICE FOOTBALL TEAM.  Photo. 29 September 1908 p.15. The Bendigonian

MELBOURNE POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved in Russell St. 12 October 1887 p.290. Land temporarily reserved. 10 September 1890 p.286. Victoria Police Gazette

MELBOURNE POLICE – SUPERINTENDENT’S OFFICE. Removed from Swanston St., to new Police Offices cnr Russell & McKenzie Sts. 26 June 1889 p.222. Victoria Police Gazette

MELBOURNE WEST POLICE STATION.   See WEST MELBOURNE.

MELTON POLICE STATION. Transferred from Bourke to Kyneton District. 21 January 1869, p.13. Victoria Police Gazette

MELTON POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved, 18 April 1888 p.121; land temporarily reserved, 28 May 1890 p.168. Victoria Police Gazette

MEREDITH LOCK UP. Has been discontinued as a gaol. 13 August 1863 p.297. Victoria Police Gazette

MEREDITH POLICE STATION.   See DOHENEY, J.; SAVILLE, H.

MEREDITH, William. City Police D45. Witnessed hanging of F. Branigan, W. Brown, R. Bryant, 29 April 1857, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette.

MERINO POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 3 February 1886, p.34. Victoria Police Gazette

MERINO POLICE STATION. Portland District. New station formed. 6 December 1866 p.450. Victoria Police Gazette

MERTON POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 10 September 1890 p.286. Victoria Police Gazette

MERTON POLICE STATION. Has been formed, 15 November 1866 p.424. Transferred from Benalla District to Upper Goulburn District. 26 September 1867. Temporary station formed in North East District, 20 February 1889 p.63; temporary station broken up, 7 May 1890 p.148; temporary station formed, 15 April 1891 p.116; temporary station broken up, 13 May 1891 p.146. Victoria Police Gazette

MESSETT, Solomon. Missing Friend. In Victoria police force in 1855. 21 March 1888 p.93 Victoria Police Gazette

MEYER, Charles. Sgt. Wangaratta, 1856. Petition in support. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

MEYER, Charles.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

MIDDLE GULLY POLICE STATION. Kyneton District. Has been broken up. 27 August 1868, p.3416. Victoria Police Gazette

MIDDLE PARK SOUTH MELBOURNE POLICE STATION.  Melbourne District.  Station formed. 31 July 1889 p.258. Victoria Police Gazette

MILDURA POLICE STATION. North Western District.  Has been formed, 24 October 1888 p.325.  Has been transferred from North Western to Midland District. 31 July 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

MILES, Thomas.  Constable, wounded while on duty, right arm amputated, 1853.  Seeks compensation, 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

MILLAR, L. Constable, 98 Elizabeth St., Richmond; scotch collie dog stolen. 16 March 1898. Victoria Police Gazette

MILLER, James. Was in force at Carlsruhe, resigned when two children died, ill with grief, now seeks reinstatement; denied, 1855. VPRS 1189 Unit 248.

MILLISH, Robert. Constable 87.  Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of W. Rennie, 23 September 1852.  Argus

MILLS, Patrick. Late police force, died at Echuca 14 May 1901 aged 36 years. Tombstone Melbourne General Cemetery, R/C section.

MILNE, -. Sub Inspector.  Photo.  14 April 1900, p.9. Weekly Times.  Sub Inspector and Mrs. have been made Life Governors of the Melbourne Children’s Hospital for their successful efforts in connection with the police carnival. Richmond Australasian 20 October 1900.

MINAPRE POLICE STATION. Wimmera District.  Temporary police station formed, postal address via Hopetoun. 24 October 1901.  Has been broken up. 25 September 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

MINCHA WEST POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved. 6 May 1891 p.138. Victoria Police Gazette

MINERS REST.  See BURRUMBEET

MINSTER, William. Ballan.  Petition with four pages of signatures objecting to his removal from the district, 1901. VPRS 807 Unit 1201 No. 7070

MINYIP POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved. 18 September 1889 p.314.  Land has been revoked. 15 June 1892, p.161. Victoria Police Gazette

MIRBOO POLICE STATION. Gippsland District.  Has been formed. 19 December 1883 p.326.  Name changed to Mirboo North, 19 March 1884 p.78.  Name changed to Mirboo North, 2 January 1914. Victoria Police Gazette

MITCHAM, Edward.  Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Smith, 16 March 1853.  Argus 

MITCHAM POLICE STATION.  Bourke District.  Formed. 2 August 1888 p.234. Victoria Police Gazette

MITCHELL, George.  Witnessed hanging of J. Wilkie, 20 May 1872, Castlemaine. Victorian Government Gazette

MITCHELL, H.F.  Chief Commissioner.   Resignation, 1856. VPRS 1189 Unit 631 File T56/1276.

MITCHELL, Thomas.  Ex mounted constable, California Gully, 1857.  Seeks his good conduct pay; 2 letters. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 8.

MITCHELL, Thomas.  Constable, 507 Canning St., North Carlton.  Jewellery etc. stolen. 29 May 1895 p.170. Victoria Police Gazette

MITIAMO POLICE STATION.  See TERRICK TERRICK POLICE STATION.

MITTA MITTA POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved. 25 January 1888 p.26. Victoria Police Gazette

MITTA MITTA POLICE STATION.  See SNOWY CREEK POLICE STATION.

MOLESWORTH POLICE STATION.  North Eastern District.  Temporary station formed, 14 March 1888 p.82. Victoria Police Gazette

MOLONEY, James.  Missing Friend, ex police force. 17 March 1874, p.60 Victoria Police Gazette

MOLYNEUX, -.  Farewell function provided to Ex Superintendent, presentation made.  Bendigo Evening Mail 1 July 1907 p.2.

MONCKTON, T.   See FRANCHISE.

MONSON, James.  Information requested; discharged from force about 12 years ago, c50 years, has not been heard of for last nine years. 16 March 1875, p.60. Victoria Police Gazette

MONTAGUE SOUTH MELBURNE POLICE STATION.  Melbourne District.  Has been formed. 26 August 1891 p.244. Victoria Police Gazette

MONTFORT, W.B. Supt. Box Hill.  Fox terrier stolen. 27 January 1892 p.26. Victoria Police Gazette

MONTMORENCY, John.  Missing Friend.  Formerly in Victoria police, 7 March 1871, p.62. Victoria Police Gazette

MOONAMBEL POLICE STATION. Transferred from Wimmera to North Western District, 1 August 1883 p.202. Victoria Police Gazette.  Note that the Avoca & District Historical Society has details of both the station and the police who served in Moonambel in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

MOONEY, James.  In Victoria police force until 1859. In 1901 while living at Maryborough made application for financial aid (ie old age pension). VPRS 6126 Unit 1 p

MOONEY, James D.  Witnessed hangings of J. Williams, 8 September 1904, and J. Seery, 14 November 1904, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

MOORE, -.  Policeman, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of G. Bennett, 14 February 1853.  Argus

MOORE, -. Constable.  Account for medicine from J. French, chemist, Williamstown, 1857.  Department refused to pay, Moore discharged from force 14 January 1857. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

MOORE, -. Detective, ‘a first class officer … died at his residence, Royal Park Terrace, Flemington Road, Hotham, at a quarter past 12am yesterday, after a few days illness from epilepsy and effusion of blood on the brain … 49 years, and 23 years in the public service … most trustworthy officer and bore an irreproachable character for honesty and integrity. 29 January 1883.  Argus

MOORE, Henry.  Sub Inspector, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of G. Goddard, 20 January 1855.  Argus   Resigns as sub inspector, 1856. VPRS 1189 Unit 631.

MOORE, John  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

MOORE, M. Constable, Korumburra. Watch stolen. 2 April 1891 p.102. Victoria Police Gazette

MORAN, George.  See REDCASTLE POLICE STATION

MORAN, James.  Formerly in Melbourne City Police, but dismissed.  Required as a witness. 17 June 1858 p.250. Victoria Police Gazette

MORAN, James.  Missing Friend.  Joined police force in 1854, dismissed in 1856. 19 March 1872. Victoria Police Gazette

MORAN, John.  Charged with deserting illegitimate child, discharged form police force, 26 years etc. 19 April 1860 p.164, 6 September 1860 p.343, arrested as Yackandandah, 11 October 1860 p.388. Victoria Police Gazette

MORAN, John.  Resigned from police force in 1881, left parcel at Bank of Australasia, Creswick.  Manager seeks his whereabouts. 15 August 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

MORDIALLOC POLICE STATION.  Bourke District.  Has been formed, 8 September 1886 p.254. Victoria Police Gazette

MORIARTY, Joseph.  Constable 976.  Request for twelve months leave to visit Ireland, 1862. VPRS 1189 Unit 671.

MORNINGTON.  See SNAPPER POINT.

MORRADOO POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved. 20 March 1889 p.97. Victoria Police Gazette

MORRIS, James.  See KILMORE POLICE STATION.

MORRISON, -.  See BROMFIELD.

MORTON, John Charles.  Information requested; in gold escort and subsequently stationed at Brighton, discharged in 1855. 13 June 1861. Victoria Police Gazette

MOULTON, Wm Musgrave.  No. 4660.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.

MOUNT BOGONG POLICE STATION.  See BOGONG POLICE STATION.

MOUNT MORIAC POLICE STATION.  See DUNEED POLICE STATION

MOUNT WILLIAM POLICE STATION.  Wimmera District.  Temporary station formed. 1 August 1900. Victoria Police Gazette.  See also CANAVAN, J.

MOUNT WYCHEPROOF POLICE STATION.  North Western District.  Name changed to Whycheproof. 4 July 1888 p.205. Victoria Police Gazette

MOUNTED CONSTABLES.  An Address by the Remount Officer, Mr. Beckwith; details duties of Mounted Constables in respect of their horses. 3 March 1886 p.81-82. Victoria Police Gazette

MOUNTED POLICE.  Correspondence re erection of stables etc., 1852. VPRS 1189 Unit 12. Police Magistrate Geelong sends sample of cloth for uniforms, 1852. VPRS 1189 Unit 25. Photo, 21 April 1900 p.11. Weekly Times

MOUNTED POLICE. ‘Swords and sword-belts now in possession of mounted police must be sent to district headquarters, and forwarded thence to depot store. The articles mentioned are no longer regarded as necessary portions of mounted kits.  Swords will still be worn by officers.’ 22 January 1903. Victoria Police Gazette

MOYLAN, John Charles.  No. 4279.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.  In 1908 wrote to the department, seeking re-admission.  2 pages.  VPRS 807 Unit 340, file C5591.

MUELLER, Rudolph.  Deserted from Detective Force. 10 February 1859, p.57. Victoria Police Gazette

MULLANE, P.  Witnessed hanging of R. Rohan, Beechworth, 6 June 1881. Victorian Government Gazette.

MULLANEY, -. Constable; accidentally drowned in Yarra, watch lost. 23 June 1880 p.165. Victoria Police Gazette

MULLARD, William.  Charged with wife desertion at Eden NSW, was appointed a Detective in Melbourne in 1856, discharged the following year. 1 October 1863 p.350.  Information requested, 10 December 1863 p.431. Victoria Police Gazette

MULLINS, Patrick.  Was a member of Victoria police, discharged 1892. Missing Friend, p.104 of 1900. Is employed at Swan Hill, p.118, 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

MULLOWNEY, John.  Ex constable No. 959.  Applies for copy of his record, 1905.  Dismissed in 1873. VPRS 807 Unit 1198 File No. 3703.

MULWALLA POLICE BARRACK.  Feloniously entered on night of 29th July, property stolen. 16 August 1860, p.316. Victoria Police Gazette

MULWALLA POLICE STATION.  Ovens District.  Name changed to Yarrawonga, 17 February 1874, p.35. Victoria Police Gazette

MUMFORD, Frederick.  Carlton, constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/2861.

MUNRO, J.   Information requested; c34 years, labourer, native of the North of Ireland, supposed to have been in police at Sandhurst, Echuca and Chepstow. Required to give evidence in trial. 27 March 1862 p.122. Victoria Police Gazette

MUNRO, John.  Ex constable.  File re his attempts to get an increase in his pension in 1899; can’t work because of injury sustained in course of duty. VPRS 807 Unit 102 File L4790.

MURCHISON POLICE STATION.  See PURCELL, -., RICKARDS, -., SLATTERY, J.

MURNANE, Thomas.  In Mounted Police at Bendigo; father Patrick writes from Co. Limerick in 1855 re his death. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

MURPHY, Arthur Joseph.  No. 4038.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File I3610.

MURPHY, James.  Constable 3302.  Witnessed hanging of F. Morell, 7 January 1886, Melbourne, Victorian Government Gazette

MURPHY, John.  Constable, Gisborne. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial, J. Norris and J. Hollway, 18 March 1852. Argus

MURPHY, John.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

MURPHY, John Patrick.  No. 4733.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File C369.

MURPHY, John Patrick. Constable, 4733.  Awarded bravery badge, 23 July 1914, p.400. Victoria Police Gazette

MURPHY, William.  Irish, a miner, formerly in force attached to Ovens Escort. 29 March 1870 p.77. Victoria Police Gazette

MURRAY, -. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Hassell, 20 August 1852.  Argus

MURRAY, -.  Detective, witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of: J. Birmingham, 17 November 1852; J. Flannagan, 19 November 1852; T. Shaddock, 12 February 1853; R. Daley, 18 March 1853; W. Johnson, 18 May 1853; W. Rodgers, 21 July 1853; G. Allison, 19 April 1853.  Argus

MURRAY, -.  Detective.  Protected Duke and Duchess of Cornwall on visit. 27 August 1901 p.8. The Bendigonian

MURRAY, Edward.  Detective, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Gambell, 18 November 1853.  Argus

MURRAY, John.  No. 3562.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File I1170.

MURRAY, John. Constable 3562. Various reports on his health, 1900.  Department suspects his illnesses caused through drink. VPRS 807 Unit 1284 File No. M3837

MURRAY, Michael.  Writes from Elphinstone in 1858 re his dismissal from force, wants his case reheard. VPRS 1199 Unit 2 Bundle 2.

MURRAY, Michael/Patrick.  See entry on Missing People webpage for KENNEY, T.

MURRAY, Patrick.  Formerly a member of police force at Williamstown; warrant of commitment issued.  9 November 1865, p.413. Victoria Police Gazette

MURTAGH, Thomas.  Constable 899.  Charges against him not proven, but transferred, 1865. VPRS 807 Unit 1250.

MYERS, Charles.  Constable 3271.  Awarded certificate by Royal Humane Society, 1 August 1883 p.202. Victoria Police Gazette

MYERS, Thomas.  Constable.  See entry for HAYCOCK, Harold in Wife Deserters webpage.

MYERS, Thomas T.  Constable, Newstead.  Had 4,100 shares in the Lady Brassey Extended Gold Mining Co., N.L. at Sandy Creek near Maldon. 27 May 1898 p.1876. Victorian Government Gazette.

MYERSTOWN POLICE STATION.  Sandhurst District.  Has been formed. 26 September 1867 p.355; has been abolished, 21 May 1868, p.197. Victoria Police Gazette

MYRNIONG POLICE STATION.  Bourke District.  Has been broken up. 30 October 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

MYRTLEFORD POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved, 3 November 1887 p.310. Victoria Police Gazette

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NAGAMBIE POLICE STATION.  Bourke District.  Transferred to North East District, 17 April 1884 p.105. Victoria Police Gazette

NAPOLEONS (YARROWEE).  Land temporarily reserved for police purposes. 28 November 1888 p.367. Victoria Police Gazette

NAREEN POLICE STATION.  Broken into, revolver stolen, 18 April 1877, p.107.  Has been broken up, 1 September 1880. Victoria Police Gazette.  See also BAIRD, J.

NARRE WARREN POLICE SITE.  Land permanently reserved, 3 July 1884 p.174. Victoria Police Gazette

NARUNG POLICE STATION.  North Western District.  Has been broken up, 1 November 1882. Victoria Police Gazette

NASH, Llewellyn.  Information requested.  Formerly in police force, 25 May 1870 p.125. Victoria Police Gazette

NATIVE POLICE.  H.P. Dana complains of no quarters or stabling for men when on duty in Melbourne, 1852. VPRS 1189 Unit 12.

NATIVE POLICE CORPS.  Miscellaneous correspondence, 1852. VPRS 1189 Unit 16.

NATIVE TROOPER.  See WILLIAM, (Aborigine); NEVER, C.

NAUGHTON, James.  Charged on warrant issued at Geelong with larceny … Irish, about 30 years … discharged from the police force at Prahran, 1875. 14 March 1876 p.73. Charged with wife desertion last May, was formerly in the police force at Prahran, Irish, 30 years, a great drunkard. 6 November 1878. Victoria Police Gazette

NEASY, Henry.  Constable, charged with robbery, 19 May 1852.  Argus

NEDWELL, William. Snr. Constable, 2261.  Awarded bronze medal by Humane Society. 18 May 1881. Victoria Police Gazette

NEERIM SOUTH POLICE STATION.  Gippsland District. Temporary station formed, 17 April 1889 p.144; temporary station broken up, 17 July 1889 p.244; temporary station formed, 25 June 1890 p.196; temporary station broken up, 6 May 1891 p.138; station formed, 14 September 1892 p.242. Victoria Police Gazette

NELSON POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved, 29 October 1884 p.292. Victoria Police Gazette

NELSON POLICE STATION.  Western District. Has been formed, 21 June 1882; has been broken up, 11 July 1894 p.194. Victoria Police Gazette

NETHERBY POLICE STATION.  Wimmera District.  Temporary station formed. 18 December 1889 p.408. Victoria Police Gazette

NEVEN, Francis.  Information requested of Francis KOSSMAN, a German, (real name supposed to be Anthony SHEFFER) a mason, about 35 years; was in the Detective Force under assumed name of Francis Neven. 17 June 1858 p.245.  Address ascertained, 8 July 1858. Victoria Police Gazette

NEVER, Charles. ‘A civilized native, lately attached to the Native Police Forest Creek … murdered by four members of the Lower Loddon tribe.’ Letter from Edward S. Parker, Mt. Franklin, to Colonial Secretary, 27 July 1852. VPRS 1189 Unit 25.

NEVIL, William.  Trooper, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of G. Goddard, 20 January 1855,  Argus.

NEWBRIDGE POLICE STATION.  Midland District.  Has been broken up. 8 September 1904 p.401. Victoria Police Gazette

NEWMAN, -. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of T. Fay, 21 August 1852.  Argus

NEWMARKET POLICE STATION.  Melbourne District.  Has been formed, 18 October 1882.  Has been broken up, new one formed at Kensington in place of it, 17 December 1884 p.340. Victoria Police Gazette

NEWPORT POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved, 4 May 1887 p.139. Victoria Police Gazette

NEWPORT POLICE STATION.   See NORTH WILLIAMSTOWN.

NEWRY POLICE STATION.  Gippsland District.  Has been formed, 14 March 1888 p.82.  Has been broken up, 22 August 1901. Victoria Police Gazette.  File re residents petition opposing closure of station, 1901. VPRS 807 Unit 1253 No. P3995.

NEWSTEAD POLICE RESERVE.  To be abolished, 4 October 1893 p.27. Victoria Police Gazette

NEWSTEAD POLICE.  See MYERS, Thomas.

NEWSTEAD POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved, 27 March 1889 p.113. Victoria Police Gazette

NHILL.  Land temporarily reserved for police purposes, 27 June 1889 p.199. Victoria Police Gazette

NICHOLAS, W.K.  Ex superintendent of police, died at residence in Windsor.   Arrived Victoria 1853, joined water police department as a clerk … Buried St. Kilda cemetery.  Obit. 27 January 1885 p.5.  The Age

NICHOLAS, W. Keigran.  Inspector, witnessed hanging of T. Maloney, 27 April 1857 and T. Williams, 28 April 1857. Victoria Government Gazette

NICHOLAS, W.R. 1856, Recommended for promotion. VPRS 1189 Unit 631.

NICHOLSON, C.H.  Inspector, witnessed hangings of: T. Maloney, 27 April 1857; H. Smith and T. Williams, 28 April 1857; T. Sanders, 31 October 1861; W. Twiggem, 14 March 1857; Chu-a-Luk, 14 March 1857; J. Chesley, 30 April 1857. Victoria Government Gazette

NICHOLSON, Charles Hope.  Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of P. O’Connor, 19 October 1853.  Argus.  Inspecting Superintendent.  Appointed Acting Chief Commissioner during three weeks leave of absence granted to Captain Standish. 25 March 1875. Victoria Government Gazette

NICHOLSON, Francis.  No. 4663.    See List 2 Police Offenders.    File L1823.

NICHOLSON, George Rudolph.  Constable, charged with perjury, 20 June 1888 p.192, 27 June 1888 p.198. Victoria Police Gazette

NICHOLSON, Thomas.  Charged with deserting wife and child at Beechworth, formerly in city police, 1 September 1859.  Charged with deserting wife at Melbourne, 25 years, formerly in city police, 12 July 1860. Victoria Police Gazette

NICOL. Henry.  Charged on warrant with deserting the police force, formerly in Artillery Corps, 14 June 1882. Arrested for deserting force in 1882, 16 January 1889 p.20.  Further details given, 30 January 1889 p.36. Victoria Police Gazette

NIXON, John.  Charged with violation of his duty as a constable; released from Castlemaine gaol 28 March 1853. VPRS 5341 Unit 1.

NOLAN, -.  Snr Constable.   See Index to Criminal & Other Case Files Herbert KING complaint.

NOLAN, -. Sergeant, Sunbury Station.  Gold watch stolen, 1 May 1862. Victoria Police Gazette

NOLAN, John.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

NOLAN, William.  Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of T. Fletcher, 21 November 1854; T. Prior, 16 August 1855.  Argus.  S ergeant, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of G. Goddard, 20 January 1855.  Argus

NOONAN, Thomas Joseph.  No. 4227.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File I3007.

NOONAN, William Thomas.  Ex constable, charged with assaulting barmaid, 9 May 1894 p.134. Victoria Police Gazette

NOONE, Thomas.  No. 4053.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File I4491.

NOONE, William.  Formerly a private in 40th Regiment, subsequently in general and revenue police.  Warrant of commitment issued, 30 January 1862. Victoria Police Gazette

NORADJUHA POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved, 23 June 1887 p.186. Victoria Police Gazette

NORADJUHA POLICE STATION.  Wimmera District.   Has been formed, 14 April 1887 p.115. Victoria Police Gazette

NORTHCOTE.  See HYNES, T.

NORTH MELBOURNE.  See HOTHAM

NORTH WILLIAMSTOWN POLICE STATION.  Melbourne District.  Name changed to Newport, 9 April 1884 p.97. Victoria Police Gazette

NORTON, William.    See PORTLAND POLICE OFFICE

NOWLAN, D.  Snr. Constable, witnessed hanging of Ah Cat, 9 August 1875, Castlemaine. Victorian Government Gazette

NOWLAN, John Francis.  Brunswick, constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/3375.

NUGENT, James.  Snr Constable No. 2724.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File I3488.

NUNAWADING POLICE STATION.  Bourke District.  Has been moved to Box Hill, by which name it will be known for the future. 5 December 1883 p.314. Victoria Police Gazette

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OAKLEIGH POLICE STATION. File re alterations and repairs to, in 1899. VPRS 807 Unit 102, File K4686

O’BRIEN, H.C. No. 5159. Application for Merit Badge, 1909. VPRS 808 Unit 9.

O’BRIEN, L.J.  See RIFLE CLUB.

O’BRIEN, Patrick. Constable, witnessed hanging of H. Brown, 21 November 1859, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette.

O’CALLAGHAN, -. Inspecting Superintendent, photo, 14 April 1900,  Weekly Times

O’CALLAGHAN, Thomas.  Photo.  Argus 13 August 1929 p.5.

O’CONNOR, Charles.  Constable.  Widow Bridget charged with forging a deed of mortgage … formerly housekeeper at Grantville police station. 21 September 1887 p.276. Victoria Police Gazette

O’CONNOR, Eugene.  Information requested; formerly in Mounted Police, 7 October 1858 p.421. Victoria Police Gazette

O’DEA, Thomas.  Constable.  Tried 1854, bribery as a constable, sentenced to six months hard labor. VPRS 515 Unit 3 p.489.

O’DOHERTY, Jeremiah.  See DOHERTY.

O’DONNELL, -. Sgt. No. 2970.  See BENDIGO.

O’DONNELL, E. Sgt, 2970.  Shot; reward of £100 offered. 8 August, 15 August, 3 October 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

O’DONNELL, Patrick.  Police station at Yea robbed of cash box, clothing etc., some of which belonged to O’Donnell. 5 September, 1861. Victoria Police Gazette

O’DONOHUE, Charles.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

O’FARRELL, Edward.  Constable, Bendigo, 1895.  File re his intemperance. VPRS 807 Unit 32 No. 10355.  In charge of White Hills Station, misconduct, 1895. VPRS 807 Unit 22 No. 5458

OFFICERS – TRANSFER OF, 1858-1860. VPRS 808 Unit 1 Bundle 1

O’FLAHERTY, -. Inspector.  See FAHEY, -.

OGILVIE, J. Constable, chairman, police band, photo, 14 April 1900.  Weekly Times

O’HEARE, Michael. Witnessed hanging of J. Murphy, 6 November 1863, Geelong. Victorian Government Gazette.

O’KEEFE, Thomas.  Charged with assault, ex constable, 28 years etc. 22 January 1896 p.23. Victoria Police Gazette

O’KELLY, J. Constable.  Two letters re his discharge, 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

O’KELLY, J. Hamilton. Late of police force, qualified surgeon, injured, refusal to pay Kyneton’s doctor’s account, 1855. VPRS 1189 Unit 248.

O’LEARY, Timothy.  Late a member of the police force, warrant issued at Graytown for fraud, 21 November 1871 p.291. Warrant cancelled, 19 December 1871 p.320.  Information requested; formerly in police force, 29 September 1880.  Missing Friend, formerly in police force, resigned in 1871 and went to Queensland, 18 July 1894, p.201. Victoria Police Gazette

OLHOLM, Neil.  Constable, revolver stolen, 21 January 1904. Victoria Police Gazette.  Previously stationed at Rutherglen, but by 1917 in Detective force.  Rutherglen Sun & Chiltern Valley Advertiser of 30 October 1917 quotes Richmond Guardian re his efficiency.  Charged with blackmail, official enquiry exonerates him ‘huge frame-up’.  Federal Standard 23 August 1918.  [Thanks to Fay Johnson for these north eastern snippets].

OLIVER, – Sgt.  Coburg.  Photo.  Weekly Times 11 May 1895 p.11

OLNEY, James.  Constable.  Tried Melbourne Supreme Court November 1917, shop breaking; sentenced to three years hard labor.  Charged Melbourne Petty Sessions November 1917, unlawful possession, sentenced to six months gaol, to be served concurrently.  Born 1890 Victoria.  Discharged by special authority September 1919. 9 October 1919 p.525. Victoria Police Gazette

O’LOUGHLIN, Patrick.  Sergt. 2236.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L1057.

O’MALLEY, Edward.  Application for Valour badge in 1900, for action in 1892. VPRS 807 Unit 1276 File No. 4902.

O’MEAGHER, John R.  Mounted constable.  Police uniform, cloak etc., stolen from Colbinabbin during a night picnic. 25 February 1880. Victoria Police Gazette

O’MEARA, -. Constable.  Attempted suicide 1866. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 6 Bundle 2.

O’MEARA, James.  Constable.  Stationed at Warrnambool and is to be transferred to Melbourne, 1866. Correspondence asking that he be left there. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 5, loose sheets (not in a bundle).

OMEO POLICE PADDOCK.  Portion of site reserved not revoked. 2 December 1891 p.332.  Site reserved has been revoked in part. 13 July 1892 p.184. Victoria Police Gazette

ONDIT POLICE STATION.  Geelong District.  Has been abolished. 12 April 1870. Victoria Police Gazette

O’NEIL, -. Detective/constable. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Kenny, 15 February 1853; J. Bennett, 17 February 1853.  Argus

O’NEILL, Charles.  Constable, 27 years, native of Buninyong.  Charged with forging a cheque and uttering to John Henry, constable, Russell St. 11 January 1893 p.15.  Absconded from force, 1 February 1893 p.35. Victoria Police Gazette

O’NEILL, Michael Vincent. Sgt., 368 St. Kilda Rd.  Camera etc. stolen. 24 February 1921 p.144. Victoria Police Gazette

O’NEILL, Simon. Sgt., witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. & T. Evans, 20 April 1854.  Argus

O’NEILL, William.  See PENAL ESTABLISHMENT

ORBOST POLICE SITE.  Site reserved has now been revoked. 25 November 1891 p.326.  Land temporarily reserved. 23 December 1891 p.354. Victoria Police Gazette

ORBOST POLICE STATION.  Gippsland District.  Has been formed. 8 September 1886 p.254. Victoria Police Gazette

O’ROURKE, -. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of H. Norton, 16 December 1853.  Argus

O’SHAUGHNESSY, James.  Formerly a constable in the Ballarat district.  Charged on warrant issued by Ballarat East Bench, with disobeying an order … by which he was fined 5/- or 24 hours for being drunk and disorderly … Irish, 38 years. Victoria Police Gazette

O’SHEA, John M.  Mtd. Cons. 8737.  Correspondence 1945-47 regarding his accommodation requirements while stationed at Avoca; including need for garage for new car.   VPRS 807 Unit 1158.

O’SHEA, William James.  No. 4223.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Two files, one un-numbered, the other I5261.

O’SULLIVAN, Peter. Snr. Constable 3081.  Awarded bravery badge. 5 September 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

O’TOOLE, Thomas.  No. 3764.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Two files, one un-numbered, the other H2259.

OUGH, William.  No. 4710.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.

OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   POLICE                                                                                                                                                  Beechworth - Supt.  R.O’H. BURKE, Inspector:  Joseph MASON, Mtd. Sgt:  John NOLAN, Mtd. Constables:  Henry BABER; Samuel BALFOUR; Murdoch McKAY; Henry LANGSTAFF; Hooper JAMES [James HOOPER??], Qtr Master Sgt:  Edward S. RUSSOM, 2nd Class Sgt:  Lawrence WHELAN, Snr. Constables:  L. FAWSSETT; Michael KENNA, Constables:  F.B. CARR; Edward CRILLEY; John JOHNSON; Lawrence CANTWELL, Richard LEWIS; James WHELAN; Andrew HARE; Donald McKAY; Jeremiah OWENS; John RANKIN; John SWAINE; Christopher WILSON; Ralph JONES; Samuel HENDERSON

Wangaratta - 2nd class Sgt:  Charles MEYER, Mtd. Constables:  John DARBY; Clement PERRON, Constables:  Alexander WHITEHEAD; William BURROUGHS

Benalla- Sub- Inspector:  Alex BEAVER, 2nd Class Sgt:  John MOORE, Mtd. Constables:  George HAYES; Robert McPHERSON; Robert McKEAN; Thomas GROVES; Thomas CAHILL., Constables:  Denis LEARY; John JORDAN.

Woolshed - Sub-Inspector:  John SADLIER (sic), Mtd. Constable:  Edward GRAHAM, Constables:  James LYNCH; John SCOTT; Henry CASEY; Kennedy McINTYRE; John ASSIP

Yackandandah- Sgt:  Thomas HAMILTON, Mtd. Constables:  Thomas WILSON; James PEPPER, Constables:  Anthony SHANAHAN; William RYAN

Sebastopol - Snr. Constable:  David HANAHAN, Constables:  Edward STOURBRIDGE; John MURPHY

Wodonga - Snr. Constable:  William POWER, Mtd. Constables:  Joseph A. KEY; John MacDONALD

Two Mile Creek - 2nd Class Sgt:  John KELLY, Constables:  John SULLIVAN; James GENATTY

Snake Valley - Snr. Constable:  Philip MARTIN, Constable:  Henry WALSH

Buckland - 2nd Class Sgt:  John Cope GARNETT, Constable:  Thomas DUFFY

Porepunka - Mtd. Constable:  Charles O’DONOHUE

El Dorado - 2nd class Sgt:  George DU VERNET, Mtd. Constable:  Edward CARVEN, Constable:  Edward McCABE

Greta - Mtd. Constable:  W.L. EDWARDS

OWEN, John. Constable 1022.  Absconded from Richmond Police Depot. 11 April 1867 p.145. Victoria Police Gazette

OWENS, Jeremiah.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

OXLEY POLICE STATION. Benalla District.  New station formed. 16 August 1866 p.321. Victoria Police Gazette

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PAGE, Neil Det. Snr. Const.  See DIVERS, Charles.

PAICE, J.S.S. Constable 2902.  Witnessed hanging of F. Morell, 7 January 1866, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

PAIGE, Richard. Constable, North Melbourne.  Watch stolen. P.203. 3 August 1892. Victoria Police Gazette

PAINE, E.  See PENAL ESTABLISHMENT

PARKER, Charles.  Formerly in Vic. Police, information requested.  Further details provided. 23 August 1860, 6 September 1860. Victoria Police Gazette

PARKER, Henry Francis.  ’Formerly in 52nd Regiment, about 32 yrs, stated to have been in Victoria Police in 1852 with George Ashton.  Information requested. P.455 29 November 1860. Victoria Police Gazette

PARKIN, -. Constable No. 3414.  Applicant for Merit stripe for bravery, 1899.  Refused. VPRS 807 Unit 105 No. 6109

PARKINSON, Thomas. Sub Inspector, 1883.  Illuminated Address from City of Prahran, done by artist William Tibbits, held in South Yarra Library, Collection of the Prahran Historical & Arts Society. Listed in William Tibbits 1837-1906. Cottage, House & Garden Artist by G. Tibbits, Melbourne, 1984.

PARSONS, Roger. Constable.  Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of John McFarlane, 27 May 1862.  Argus

PATRICK, A.   Obtained discharge from force October 1856; seeks back pay. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

PATTERSON, Andrew. City of Melbourne Police Force.  Sentenced to one year’s hard labour for false representation. p.7, 30 December 1853. Victoria Police Gazette

PATULLO, Alexander. Constable, Geelong.  Bike stolen. P.271, 17 July 1901. Victoria Police Gazette

PAVITT, George.  See PORTLAND POLICE OFFICE

PAWLEY, H. No. 6360.  File re misconduct, 1920. VPRS 807 Unit 1254 No. C16903.

PEACH, A.W.H. Constable 5534.  Witnessed hanging of Colin C. Ross, 24 April 1922. Victorian Government Gazette.

PEARCE, George E. Veterinary Surgeon.  See BOARD OF ENQUIRY INTO POLICE CLOTHING

PEARSON, -. Detective, witness Criminal Sessions Trial of Henry Stanley, 17 December 1853.  Argus

PEARSON, Charles. In Mounted Police at McIvor, formerly in army in India, and left wife and child there.  P. Chauncy writes regarding him. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

PEARSON’S STATION POLICE OFFICE. 1851.  Correspondence re building of lock-up.  George Bertram, chief constable, wrote regarding appointment of Edward Prentice as petty constable, vice John Digges, resigned. VPRS 1189, Unit 7.

PEMBERTON, -.  See HORSHAM POLICE OFFICE

PENAL ESTABLISHMENT.  In 1851 ten constables intended to resign, but agreed to stay on for six months on condition pay was increased and rations were given.  The names listed were: C.B. Knocker, James Condon, Thomas Hawkins, E. Paine/Pine, George Gummett, Patrick Haley, Thomas Phillips, William O’Neill, Dennis Kilmartin, Abraham Danes. VPRS 1189 Unit 5.

PEPPER, James. Constable, witness in Criminal Sessions Trial of Thomas Fletcher, 21 November 1854.  Argus

PEPPER, James.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

PERCYDALE POLICE STATION.  New station formed. 29 June 1869 p.135.  North western District.  Has been broken up. p.340 17 December 1884. Victoria Police Gazette

PERKINS, -. Constable.  House occupied by him at Echuca destroyed by fire.  p.5, 11 February 1887. The Age

PERKINS, Thomas.  Formerly in Emerald Hill police.  p.383 16 September 1858 Victoria Police Gazette

PERRON, Clement.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

PETERS, Andrew.  Mounted Trooper.   Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of Timothy Hayes and C. Raffaelo, 20 and 22 March 1855.   Argus.  Trooper, 1855.  M. Piton seeks his whereabouts; found at Carlsruhe. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 4.

PETERS, Julius.  Has been in force 2 years; C. Walthen seeks his whereabouts, 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 4.

PETTY, Thomas.  See BROKEN RIVER POLICE STATION.

PEWTRESS, Henry. Sgt.  Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of Thomas Haslock 19 January 1855.  Argus

PHALP, William P.  Photograph, The Herald 29 December 1915 p. 8.

PHELAN, James R. Constable.  Cedar box and contents stolen from Police Depot, Richmond. P.304 4 August 1859. Victoria Police Gazette

PHILLIMAN, -. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Breden. 21 June 1853.  Argus

PHILLIPS, George.  Lately resigned from police at Castlemaine, seeks his discharge. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 4.

PHILLIPS, John.  Sister Anna Morris writes from Geelong 1855, seeking his whereabouts. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

PHILLIPS, Thomas.  See PENAL ESTABLISHMENT

PICKEN, George Moore.  Writes resigning from Detective Police; is appointed clerk to the General Police, but then dismissed, 1869. VPRS 937 Unit 166 Bundles 1 & 2.

PIERPOINT, James.  Formerly in Victoria Police, charged with wife desertion. 12 June 1862. Victoria Police Gazette

PIGGOREET POLICE STATION. Central District.  Has been broken up. P.34, 1 February 1893. Victoria Police Gazette

PIGGOTT, -. Constable No. 3184.  Given approval to wear Merit stripe for bravery, 1899. VPRS 807 Unit 106 No. 6142.

PIGGOTT, F.J. Mtd. Constable 4713.  Kit stolen from Greta Hotel, Glenrowan. P.181 8 April 1904.  Found. 14 April 1904. Victoria Police Gazette

PILGRIM, A.G.  Witnessed hanging of A. Picone, Melbourne 18 September 1916. Victorian Government Gazette

PINE, E.  See PENAL ESTABLISHMENT

PITFIELD POLICE STATION. Ballarat District.  Name changed to Cape Clear. P.52, 10 March 1874. Victoria Police Gazette

PLANT, William Henry.  No. 4175.    See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L1888.

PLOWRIGHT, William John.  No. 3607.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File 5039 (with BULLOCK, J.).

POINT NEPEAN POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Has been broken up and one formed at Sorrento in place of it. 3 September 1884 p.231. Victoria Police Gazette

POLICE CARNIVALS.  Photos. p. 9, 14 April 1900, p.11, 25 August 1900. Weekly Times; p.33 24 February 1906 The Leader.

POLICE DEPOT.   See BARRACKS & VICTORIA BARRACKS

POLKEY, John.  In Swan Hill police in 1852; letter re cause of resignation etc. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 1.

POOWONG.  Site temporarily reserved from sale, for police purposes. p. 71, 12 March 1884. Victoria Police Gazette

POOWONG POLICE STATION. Gippsland District.  Has been formed.  21 November 1883, p.302. Has been broken up. 26 March 1903. Victoria Police Gazette

PORCUPINE POLICE PADDOCK. File re non payment of erection of surrounding fence, 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

POREPUNKA POLICE STATION.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

PORTARLINGTON.  Chairman of Roads Board wrote in 1856; 300 ratepayers, forms part of locality called Indented Heads, no police protection. Seeks 4-6 troopers to be stationed there. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

PORTER, Richard T.  No. 4381.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L1237.

PORT FAIRY POLICE STATION.  See BELFAST POLICE STATION.

PORTLAND POLICE GAOL.  Abolition of.  p.1368, 17 March 1893 Victorian Government Gazette

PORTLAND POLICE OFFICE.  List of officers 1850-1851: Thomas Adamson, James Wilson, John Mathews, Peter Cumming, William Norton, Richard Jenkinson, Frederick Sharman, John Hurley, Thomas Toole, Frederick Hyland, John B. Fitzgerald, George Pavitt, George Read. VPRS 1189 Unit 8.

PORTLAND POLICE STATION.  See READ, George.

PORT MELBOURNE NORTH POLICE STATION.  See SANDRIDGE NORTH.

POTTER, Charles.  See WANGARATTA POLICE STATION

POTTER, Henry, in Foot Police 1853; brother James seeks his whereabouts, 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

POTTER, William. Constable, Point Nepean.  Cow shot.  p.140 3 June 1873. Victoria Police Gazette

POUND, L.L.A. No. 5733. File re his misconduct, 1919.  Agrees to take pledge for 12 months. VPRS 807 Unit 1250, File 5733.

POWELL, Giles. Constable, witnessed hanging of Thomas Sanders, Melbourne, 31 October 1861. Victorian Government Gazette

POWELL, Henry William.  Appointed a Cadet in Mounted Force, late of H.M.’s Royal Navy.  Complains of treatment, resigns, 1854. VPRS 1189 Unit 151.

POWELL, Murray.  Recommended for promotion, 1856. VPRS 1189 Unit 631

POWELL, Thomas.  One time a mounted constable, enquired for by William Carter, England. 28 July 1904 Victoria Police Gazette

POWER, John Patrick. Constable.  Sued wife Susan for divorce. The Age 9 May 1904 p.6

POWER, William. Sergt. Witnessed hanging of Denis Murphy, Ballarat, 16 April 1867; George Searle and Joseph Ballan, Ballarat, 7 August 1867. Victorian Government Gazette

POWER, William.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

POWLETT RIVER POLICE STATION.  Bourke District.  Has been formed. 17 February 1910.  Name changed to Wonthaggi 17 October 1910. Victoria Police Gazette

PRAHRAN POLICE STATION.  See McLOUGHLIN, John; PARKINSON, Thomas.

PREDNOLL, Charles. Constable.  Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial, William Forster, 18 March 1852  Argus

PREECE, John J.  Photograph, The Herald 29 December 1915 p. 8.

PRENDER, John William.   Joined force May 1855; whereabouts now sought in 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

PRENTICE, Edward.  See PEARSON’S STATION POLICE OFFICE

PRESTEGE, David.  Escaped from Yarra Bend Lunatic Asylum, formerly in police force at Kyneton. 30 April 1863. Victoria Police Gazette

PRESTON POLICE STATION.  ’A police station has been established at Bell St., Preston, to be called Preston, and the station at High St., will be known as Preston North. The South Preston station will no longer be called by that name.’ 10 September 1914. Victoria Police Gazette

PRESTON NORTH POLICE STATION.  Has been closed. 11 December 1919. Victoria Police Gazette.

PRESTWICH, Thomas George.  Father William writes from Williamstown; son is at Castlemaine and has sent in his resignation, but it has not been forwarded.  Seeks clarification of issue, 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

PRICE, Frederick William and George Augustus.  Sons of J. Price of Brixton near London, who writes in 1861; details his medical appointments at St. Helena during Napoleon’s time there, and his financial straits. VPRS 937 Unit 199 Bundle 3.

PRICE, Thomas.  See CARISBROOK POLICE STATION.

PRICE, Thomas.  Constable, Carisbrook. Tendered resignation, 1851. VPRS 1189 Unit 25.

PRINCE’S HILL CARLTON POLICE STATION.  Melbourne District.  Formed. 2 August 1888 p.234 Victoria Police Gazette

PRINCES HILL POLICE STATION.  Has been broken up. 31 July 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

PROUDFOOT, -. Constable.  Anonymous letter informs Dept. he is playing for Collingwood football club under assumed name.  Another file re same. VPRS 807 Unit 1161 File No. 4642; Unit 1209 File No. 4642.

PROUDFOOT, Henry.  No. 3507.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file, one page.

PURCELL, -.  Complaint against, 1856, at Murchison. VPRS 1189 Unit 631.

PURCELL, Dillon. Sub Inspector.  Erected quarters at Bendigo, seeks reimbursement, 1854. VPRS 1189 Unit 151. Inspector.  Witnessed hanging of Thomas Sanders, 31 October 1861, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

PURCELL, James Jnr., son of James of Dublin sought.  Wrote to his parents in 1852, was about to join the Mounted Police force. 20 January 1854. Victorian Government Gazette

PURCELL, James Joseph. No. 2806, Ballarat South.  Awarded Valour Badge. 13 June 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

PURDOM, Thomas.   See FLOODING CREEK POLICE OFFICE

PYALONG POLICE STATION.  Additions to station, 1888, includes plan. VPRS 807 Unit 1255.

PYNE, David. Mt. Ararat, 1858.  Joined force in 1855, received his discharge in 1856, seeks return of his testimonials. VPRS 937/P4, Unit 2 Bundle 1.

PYRAMID HILL POLICE STATION.  File re, 1891-92. VPRS 807 Unit 1313 File K2524.  See also LANG, Oliver J.

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QUAIN, Richard. Missing Friend; served in Vic. Police force. p.240 5 September 1877.  Left New Zealand for California. 14 November 1877. Victoria Police Gazette

QUAMBATOOK – RESERVATION OF LAND.  For police purposes; has been revoked (was temporary). p.303, 25 September 1895. Victoria Police Gazette

QUAMBATOOK – POLICE SITE.  Land reserved.  p.4339 23 November 1894. Victorian Government Gazette.

QUAMBATOOK POLICE STATION. Midland District. Temporary station formed. p. 364 27 November 1895. Victoria Police Gazette

QUARRY HILL POLICE STATION. Sandhurst.  New police station established. p.402, 25 October 1866; p.424, 15 November 1866. Victoria Police Gazette

QUARTZ REEFS POLICE STATION.  Name changed to Stawell East. 6 June 1871 Victoria Police Gazette

QUIGLEY, James.  Resigned in 1864 and went to New Zealand, deserted wife.  Son Martin writes from Wagga Wagga in 1880. VPRS 937 Unit 359 Bundle 1.

QUILTER, William.  Ascot Vale, retired constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900.   Ref: 90/2206

QUILTY, -. Constable.  Found guilty of having made reckless and unfounded statements on oath in divorce case. Fined £10 in default of payment 2 mths imprisonment. 16 September 1895. The Age

QUILTY, Denis. Constable, Geelong.  Horse stolen. p.257, 28 September 1892. Victoria Police Gazette

QUIN, Frederick William.  Wife desertion; formerly in police force under name Quin, Irish, c28 years, otherwise Frederick William Lascelles. p. 293, 15 July 1858 Victoria Police Gazette

QUINLIVAN, James.  Absconded from Vic. Police. 13 and 27 June 1877. Arrested 6 February 1878. Victoria Police Gazette

QUINN, Bernard.  Constable, Sandridge.  Pup stolen. p.40, 24 January 1867. Victoria Police Gazette

QUINN, Michael.  Writes in 1857, previously in force, seeks testimonial from Inspector General of Police. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

QUIRK, Thomas F.  Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of E. Mahoney, 21 June 1853.  Argus

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RACKHAM, George Edward.  Constable 4140, Sebastopol.  Awarded Valour Badge. 15 August 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

RAE ST. POLICE STATION, NORTH FITZROY.  Has been formed. p.306, 2 December 1873. Victoria Police Gazette

RAINBOW POLICE STATION.  Wimmera District.  Has been broken up. 14 April 1904.  Has been made. 17 November 1904. Victoria Police Gazette

RANDALL, -. Detective.  Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. James, 16 June 1855.  Argus [probably Walter Rendell].

RANDALL, Walter. Sgt.  Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of J. & M. Barker, 18 July 1855; William Fawcett, 21 July 1855; T.E. Phillips, 17 June 1856. Argus [probably Walter Rendell].

RANDELL, Walter & THOMPSON, Hindle.  Detective Force.  John Cassidy committed for trial for attempting to bribe them, December 1853. VPRS 30 Unit 209, Criminal Trial Briefs. [probably Walter Rendell].

RANKIN, John.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

RANKING, James Lancaster.  Richmond, constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/3029.

RANSON, S.S. Constable 4490.   Applies for Merit badge, 1910. VPRS 807 Unit 377, File No. 7661.

RATTLES. ‘Officers in charge of police districts will be so good as to collect all the police rattles in their districts and forward them to the depot at Richmond. It is intended to discontinue their use.  p.194, 21 July 1880. Victoria Police Gazette

RAYNES, Richard James.  No. 4433.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File I4433.

REABY, Jeremiah.  Appointed constable to the Coroner in place of George St. Clair, but resigns January 1852. John de Boos and William Weir succeeded him. VPRS 1189, Unit 26.

READ, George.   See PORTLAND POLICE OFFICE

READ, George.  Writes from Warrnambool in 1857; has been more than five years in force, over years as Watch House Keeper at Portland. Now told he is under height; seeks compensation. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

REDBANK POLICE STATION.  Transferred from Wimmera to North Western District. p.202, 1 August 1883.  Has been broken up. 27 June 1902. Victoria Police Gazette.  Note that the Avoca & District Historical Society has details of both the station and the police who served in Redbank in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

REDCASTLE POLICE STATION.  Unsuccessful attempt to set various buildings on fire, including fowl house of Constable George Moran. £50 reward. p.689 May 1870. Victoria Police Gazette

REDDIE, A., No. 4201.   Claims a Merit Badge, 1901. VPRS 807 Unit 1217 File No. 8970.

REDESDALE POLICE STATION.  Has been transferred from North Western to Midland District. 31 July 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

REDRUTH POLICE STATION.  Western District.  Temporary station formed. p.82, 14 March 1888.  Has been broken up. p.198, 27 June 1888. Victoria Police Gazette

REEDY CREEK POLICE STATION.  Kilmore District.  New station formed. p.341, 12 September 1867.   Has been abolished.  p.197, 14 September 1869. Victoria Police Gazette.  See also BENNETT, Robert H.

REEFS, STAWELL POLICE STATION.  Temporary reservation of land to be revoked. p.2886, 30 June 1893. Victorian Government Gazette.

REFORD, Frederick A.  Late of the police force, seeks another government position, 1854. Was made a supernumery cadet, but not given a uniform and asked to perform duties beneath him, so resigned. Was formerly in the 7th Regiment. VPRS 1189 Unit 241 File 54/5348

REGG, William.  Is inquired for by his niece Mrs. Mary Miller, Carrum.  He joined the Victoria police force in 1852 and left in 1862 or 1864. 4 September 1904. Victoria Police Gazette

REID, Charles.  Smythes Creek, 1858.  Served at Geelong from 1854 to 1856; seeks his discharge papers. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 2 Bundle 1.

REID, F.A.S.  Joined force July 1852; recommended for promotion, 1856. VPRS 1190 Unit 631.

REID, Francis Archibald Savage.  Superintendent.  Witnessed hanging of David Young, 21 August 1865 and Long Poy, 10 March 1866, both at Castlemaine. Victorian Government Gazette

REILLY, Christopher.  Constable.  Accidentally shot himself when escorting prisoner, Ballarat, 1854. VPRS 1189 Unit 90.

REILLY, Eugene.  In Victoria police 1852-57; now living in Sydney.  p.306, 26 October 1887. Victoria Police Gazette

REILLY, John.  City Police Force. Court of Enquiry into his conduct; assaulting a superior officer, 1854. VPRS 1189, Unit 151.

REILLY, William.  Member of Mounted Police, 1852-57.  Missing Friend enquiry. p.247, 24 August 1887; p.292, 12 October 1887; p. 306, 26 October 1887. Victoria Police Gazette

RENDALL/RENDELL, Walter.   See RANDALL/RANDELL, Walter.

RENDELL, Walter. Detective.  Witnessed hanging of William Twiggen and Chu a Luk, 14 March 1857, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

RENDELL, Walter.  Report of unsuccessful search in VDL for Louis Jacobs, 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3. Grave at Melbourne General Cemetery restored by Victoria Police Historical Society in 2003.

RESIGNATIONS, 1851.  Letter from Superintendent of Police to Colonial Secretary, pointing out that 40 of the 50 city police have resigned, also 15 of the country police.  Former police James Yarrow and John Hudgell mentioned. VPRS 1189 Unit 8.

REWARD FUND, 1851.  Correspondence, rules of etc. VPRS 1189 Unit 8.

REWARD FUND.  Re-publication of 1857 Regulation regarding Government Rewards. p.72, 21 February 1861. Victoria Police Gazette.  Revised Regulations. 3 January 1861. Victoria Police Gazette

REWARD FUND REGULATIONS.  Ceased to be in force from 1st ult. P.24, 3 February 1874. Victoria Police Gazette

REYNOLDS, John.  Trooper.  Accused of rape. 17 October 1854. Argus   Convicted, sentenced to ten years hard labor. VPRS 515 Unit 3 p.576.

RICHARDS, Theodore.  Sgt., witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of Henry Jennings, 18 January 1855.  Argus

RICHMOND.   See COULTON, -.

RICHMOND DEPOT.  James Cromie, master tailor to the police force stationed at Richmond had cloth stolen by A. Cameron.  Court case. 17 June 1858, p.6. The Age

RICHMOND POLICE STATION.  Correspondence from local Council, 1861; they want the building enlarged.  Sketch of plan on file. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 3 Bundle 2.

RICHMOND SOUTH POLICE STATION.  Melbourne District.  Has been formed. 1 August 1883, p.202. Victoria Police Gazette

RICKARDS, -.  Complaint against, Murchison, 1856. VPRS 1189 Unit 631.

RIDDELL’S CREEK POLICE STATION.  Bourke District.  Has been formed. 10 October 1883 p.264. Victoria Police Gazette

RIFLE CLUB.   ’Annual General Meeting will be held at Russell St. Barracks on Monday 17th, at 7.30pm.  L.J. O’Brien, Hon. Sec.’  p.10 14 April 1905.  The Age

RILEY, J.  Late Constable.  Photo. 10 June 1897 p.6  The Bendigonian

RING, -. Constable.   Assaulted by three men at Heskett near Woodend. 10 July 1871. Victoria Police Gazette

RINGWOOD POLICE RESERVE.  Consisting of 7 acres 1 rood and  7 perches (part of allotment 17) has been revoked.  See Victorian Government Gazette p.836, 2 March 1900. 7 March 1900 Victoria Police Gazette

RINGWOOD POLICE STATION.  Bourke District.  Formed. 8 February 1888 p.42 Victoria Police Gazette

RIPPER, – Sgt.   Photo.  Argus 13 August 1929 p.5.

ROBERTS, -.  Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of R. Rushton, 19 May 1853.  Argus

ROBERTS, Charles.   See WATER POLICE.

ROBERTS, W.V.  Constable, died Alfred Hospital 14 February.  Obituary and photo 21 February 1931 p.9. Weekly Times.

ROBERTSON, Alexander Henry.  No. 4427.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File F977.

ROBINSON, Charles.  Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of Charles Sullivan, 14 February 1852.  Argus

ROBINSON CRUSOE POLICE STATION.  Has been abolished and a new police station established at Kangaroo Flat Sandhurst.  25 October 1866, p.402. Victoria Police Gazette

ROBINSON, Edward alias Joseph HIGGINBOTHAM.  Charged with uttering valueless cheque; was in police force 1860-1861 then discharged, aged 23 years etc. 15 August 1861, p.303. Victoria Police Gazette

ROBINSON, Robert.  Constable.  Samuel Barrow, Superintendent of Penal Establishments writes to Colonial Secretary, has dismissed Robinson as ‘he acted in a very insolent and improper manner towards me’.  Robinson also writes, seeking investigation of the matter, 1851. VPRS 1189 Unit 5.

ROBINSON, Thomas.  Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of R. Roberts, 23 November 1854.  Argus

ROCHE, Martin Clement.  Carlton, constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900.  Ref: C253.

ROCHESTER POLICE STATION.  Land temporarily reserved; described. 27 October 1886 p.300. Victoria Police Gazette.  See also LILLIS, Snr. Con.

RODDY, J. Constable.  Witnessed hanging of J. Jackson, 24 January 1912, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette.

ROFE, John.  Detective, stationed at Beechworth, seeks removal elsewhere, 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

ROGERS, -. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of Mary Kelly, 19 July 1852.  Argus

ROGERS, William. Tried 1854 Sandhurst, absenting himself from duty as a constable, second conviction. Sentenced to six months imprisonment. Born c1830 St. Kitts. VPRS 515 Unit 4.

ROGERS, William E.  Wrote from Sandhurst 1855; served in force 1853-1855, broke both legs at different times, discharged.  Letters re same [separated in Bundle]. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

ROGERSON, – Sgt.  Wounded in arresting two men, officers subscribe and medal presented. The Age 3 August 1891 p.6 col. 6.

ROKEWOOD POLICE STATION.  Has been transferred from Southern to Central District. 27 October 1904. Victoria Police Gazette

ROLF, -.  Detective. Owes board and lodging at Carisbrook, 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

ROMSEY.  Petition re removal of police offices from elsewhere to Romsey, 1863. VPRS 1189 Unit 671.  Land for police purposes temporarily reserved. 21 March 1888, p.90. Victoria Police Gazette

ROPER, Frederick.  Charged with manslaughter. 21 April 1854.  Argus

ROSS, Thomas Anthony. Snr. Constable 3863.  Awarded bravery badge. 26 February 1914 p.129. Victoria Police Gazette

ROSS, William.  Cadet in Gold Fields Police Force, stationed at May Day Hills (Beechworth) 1853.  Letters of resignation and reason for it; complains of R. or F. Bernard, Subaltern. VPRS 1189 Unit 89.

ROTHWELL POLICE SITE.  Reservation partly revoked. 4 April 1894 p.95. Victoria Police Gazette

ROWLAND, Myles.  Was a mounted constable at Inglewood in 1866, discharged 1868.  Brother Michael in New Zealand requests information. 27 February 1878. Victoria Police Gazette

ROWLEY, Samuel Charles.  Constable, Russell St.  Gun stolen from his room at Carlton. 14 August 1919 p.396. Victoria Police Gazette

ROYAL VISIT, 1901.  Duke of York wants to buy police horse after riding it; valuations etc. VPRS 807 Unit 154 File No. 4910.  See also DUKE OF CORNWALL; WILSON, -.

RUNNYMEDE.  Henry Barrow writes re police living in his hut, seeks rent etc., 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 4.

RUNNYMEDE POLICE STATION.  Has been removed to Elmore. 30 April 1868 p.165. Victoria Police Gazette

RUSHWORTH.  See entry for BRANIGAN, -.

RUSHWORTH POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved. 3 May 1884 p.126. Victoria Police Gazette

RUSSELL ST. POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved. 12 October 1887 p.290. Victoria Police Gazette

RUSSELL ST. BUILDINGS.  26 June 1889 p.222. Victoria Police Gazette

RUSSOM, Edward S.   See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

RUTHERFORD, William.  Melbourne, constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/2729.

RUTHERGLEN POLICE STATION.  Plans and quotes for building of new station and shifting lockup, 1900. VPRS 807 Unit 1262 File N266.  See also OLHOM, N.

RYAN, -.  Constable, witness Criminal Sessions Trial of Matthew Hopwood. 23 November 1852.  Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of Mary Baker. 18 May 1852.  Argus

RYAN, Daniel.  Constable, witness, Nelson Robbery case. 24 May 1852.  Argus

RYAN, Daniel and LAMB, Robert.  Both in police force 1853; charged and found guilty of robbery.   Petition for remission of sentence. VPRS 1189 Unit 64.

RYAN, Daniel and LAMB, Robert.  Constables, charged with robbery. 19 May 1852.  Argus

RYAN, Edward.  Constable, Avoca, 1856.  Not recommended for promotion. VPRS 1189 Unit 631.

RYAN, James.  Discharged from Mounted Police in 1888; deserted from Victorian Artillery.  Irish, 27 years.  27 November 1889 p.388.  Returned to Barracks. 4 December 1889 p.395. Victoria Police Gazette

RYAN, John.  Constable, City Police.  Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of John Murphy. 17 April 1852.  Argus

RYAN, Thomas.  Constable 1098.  Disappeared, believed murdered.  £50 reward offered. 20 January 1886 p.18. Notice of reward revoked. 31 March 1886 p.113. Victoria Police Gazette.  Widow living with her niece in Richmond writes re police rental of Back Creek police station building. VPRS 937 Unit 397 Bundle 4.

RYAN, William.  Snr. Constable 1814.  Witnessed hanging of Robert Burns 25 September 1853, Ararat. Victorian Government Gazette

RYAN, William.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

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SAINSBURY, -.  See BENDIGO POLICE

SAINSBURY, -.  Correspondence re his death and pension to be paid to family.  Two letters from widow, one from son in Queensland, VPRS 808 Unit 11 Bundle 1.

ST. ARNAUD POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved. 26 March 1890 p.102. Victoria Police Gazette

ST. CLAIR, George.  See REABY, Jeremiah.

ST. GERMAIN POLICE STATION.  North Eastern District.  Has been broken up, 7 November 1883, p.290. Victoria Police Gazette

ST. JAMES.  Building owner asks increased rent for use, then changes her mind when old post office is suggested instead, 1899. VPRS 807 Unit 101 File No. 4142

ST. JAMES POLICE STATION.  North Eastern District.  Has been formed, 28 November 1883 p.308. Victoria Police Gazette

ST. KILDA POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved, 26 January 1887 p.26; 7 August 1889 p.267. Victoria Police Gazette

ST. KILDA POLICE STATION.   See ANDERSON, Louis

SADLEIR, John.  Recommended for promotion, 1856. VPRS 1189 Unit 631.  Children baptised at Holy Trinity East Melbourne, 1870s.  Register held at church.  Superintendent of police, dog stolen, 4 July 1888 p.205.  Dog found, 18 July 1888. Victoria Police Gazette.  Tombstone, Melbourne General Cemetery, C/E, Section P, to two sons, Harman James and Frederick Crofton.

SADLEIR, John.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

SAKER, James.  South Melbourne, constable, insolvent. 7 March 1905 p.6. The Age

SALSBURY, Charles & Robert.  Information requested; natives of Northumberland England, landed in Victoria in 1852, joined mounted police 1853, last heard of in 1854. 26 May 1864 p.214.  Have been found, 23 June 1864 p.252.  Prematurely inserted. 30 June 1864 p.262.  Charles Salsbury has been found. 28 July 1864, p.294. Victoria Police Gazette

SANDERS, James W.  No. 4095.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.

SANDFORD POLICE STATION.  Western District.  Has been formed, 39 July 1873 p.196. Victoria Police Gazette

SANDHURST.  1857 letter from Town Clerk re non removal of the Junction Police Camp to White Hills Hamlet as previous agreed.  ’The valley between the White Hills and the Hill on which the camp stands is now, owing to the filling up of the Bendigo Creek, being covered with sludge, so that the inconvenience of distance before complained of is being rapidly changed into the still greater evil of complete inaccessibility, the bridge leading to the camp being now useless’.  VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 8.

SANDHURST POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved, 11 June 1884 p.156. Victoria Police Gazette

SANDHURST POLICE STATION.  North Western District.  Name changed to Bendigo, 15 July 1891 p.206. Victoria Police Gazette

SANDRIDGE.  New quarters, 1863. VPRS 808 Unit 1.

SANDRIDGE DETECTIVE POLICE STATION.  Forty-five panes of glass broken; station presently unoccupied, 14 April 1874 p.79. Victoria Police Gazette

SANDRIDGE POLICE STATION.  Name changed to Port Melbourne, 17 April 1884 p.105. Victoria Police Gazette

SANDRIDGE NORTH POLICE STATION.  Name changed to Port Melbourne North. 12 March 1890 p.86. Victoria Police Gazette

SANDRINGHAM.  See entry for SCAMMELL.  See also GIPSY VILLAGE

SAN REMO POLICE STATION.  See GRIFFITH’S POINT.

SATCHWELL, J.W. Snr. Constable 2974.  Witnessed hanging of A. McNamara, 14 April 1902, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette.

SATCHWELL, John Wm. Snr. Constable 2974.  Awarded bravery badge, 5 September 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

SAUNDERS, C.H.  Awarded Merit Badge, 1908.  File describing event. VPRS 807 Unit 339 File 5316.

SAVIL, H.S.  Constable, watch stolen. 4 February 1891 p.33. Victoria Police Gazette

SAVILLE, Henry. Sergt.  Stationed at Meredith for last three months; petition from residents to retain him, 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

SAYERS, Alfred William. Constable.  Charged on warrant with withdrawing himself from his duties without a written order to do so, at Yea.  Native of Fitzroy, c26 years, has been a soldier. 27 January 1897. Victoria Police Gazette

SCALES, -.  Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Collins, 16 February 1853.  Argus

SCAMMELL, Charles.  Constable.  Killed his wife and children, then himself, at Sandringham, in 1901.  Report on case. VPRS 807 Unit 1190. Report of event in The Age 12 September 1905.

SCANLON, John.  Constable 3082.  Absconded from police force, 9 August 1882. Victoria Police Gazette

SCANNELL, Timothy.  No. 2964.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Two files, H114 and H3295.

SCHRODER. F.H.  Seeks pay due to him for January 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

SCHULZE, Albert.  Mounted constable, died in police hospital, 1856.  Correspondence from brother Herman re property left. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

SCULLIN, Neal.  Witnessed hanging of J. Murphy, 6 November 1863, Geelong. Victorian Government Gazette

SCOTT, John.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   - POLICE

SEBASTOPOL POLICE STATION.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

SECRETAN, Frederick.  Elizabeth Hobday of Adelaide writes to department re his character; has been running a pub there.  Given a very good character. VPRS 937 Unit 447 Bundle 3

SEDDON, -. Snr. Constable.  ’Who was recently transferred from Footscray to take charge of the police station at Yea, was on Wednesday evening entertained at a complementary smoke night … and presented with a marble clock … 7 August 1908 p.5.  Argus

SETON, W.C.  Railway porter.  Transferred to Police Dept.  Railways Union Gazette 10 Aug. 1932 p.24 [No further detail given.]

SHAFFERY, John.  Charged with wife desertion, was in police force. 6 October 1880. Victoria Police Gazette

SHANAHAN, Anthony.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

SHANAHAN, Anthony.  Witnessed hanging of J. Kelly, 4 May 1867, Beechworth. Victorian Government Gazette

SHANKS, Frederick Hemsley.  Absconded from force 1885; asks for return of property in 1894. VPRS 807 Unit 9 Bundle 2 File No. 5885

SHANNON, William.  Is enquired for by his daughter Lillian, G.P.O. Sydney. Supposed to have been a member of Victoria Police force and left about 12 years ago. 23 July 1914 p.402. Victoria Police Gazette

SHARMAN, Frederick.  See PORTLAND POLICE OFFICE

SHARP, -. Inspector.  Photo. 14 April 1900, p.9. Weekly Times

SHAW, Thomas.  Missing Friend.  Was in police force, went to Queensland shearing. 16 September 1891 p.265. Victoria Police Gazette

SHEAHAN, James.  Constable, Bendigo.  Report of marriage. 24 June 1897 p.9.  Wife burnt in house fire, later died. 21 April 1903 p.16, 28 April 1903 p.3. The Bendigonian

SHEARMAN, -. Lieut.  Resident commissioner of Maryborough District writes, extolling his virtues, 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

SHEBLER, George, Constable.  Department informed in 1895 that he deserted from the N.S.W. Artillery in 1884.  He confesses ‘a youth at the time …’.  Matter allowed to drop. VPRS 807 Unit 14 Bundle 1 No. B82. Constable No. 4164. File re his being awarded a Merit Badge, 1900. VPRS 807 Unit 1221, File No. 5375.  Two petitions from Blackwood residents re his removal, 1901. VPRS 807 Unit 158 No. 5902.

SHEEHAN, J.E. Constable 5253.  Witnessed hanging of C. Ross, 24 April 1922, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette.

SHEEP HILLS POLICE STATION.  Wimmera District.  Temporary station formed, 21 December 1892 p.340.  Has been broken up, 15 March 1893 p.76; has been broken up, 4 April 1894 p.94. Victoria Police Gazette

SHEFFER, Anthony.  See NEVEN, F.

SHELFORD POLICE STATION.  Southern District.  Has been broken up. 3 May 1893 p.124. Victoria Police Gazette

SHEPPARTON POLICE GAOL.  Boundaries altered, 14 November 1888 p.349. Victoria Police Gazette

SHEPPARTON POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved, 20 January 1886 p.18. Victoria Police Gazette

SHEPPARTON POLICE STATION.  See BOWDEN, A.

SHERER, M. Sergt.  Witnessed hanging of J. Barrett, 1 December 1863, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette.

SHINE, -. Sergt.  Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of W. Sullivan, 15 February 1853.  Argus

SHORTILL, -.  Ex constable, superannuated out, now fit enough to return. 24 June 1886 p.4. The Age

SICK LEAVE APPLICATIONS.  Original form, Bourke Police District, Hospital Depot. VPRS 808 Unit 1.

SIMCOCK, Thomas.  Detective, witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of J. & M. Barker, 18 July 1855, and H. Garratt, 22 November 1855.  Argus

SIMMONDS, Daniel.  Information requested. Discharged from police force in 1861. 17 March 1864 p.114. Victorian Police Gazette.

SIMMONS, George.  Dismissed from force 1856, charged with embezzlement. 30 January 1862 p.40. Victorian Police Gazette.

SIMPSON, J.N.  Writes from Perth Tasmania in 1857, seeking employment in Victoria.  Was formerly Chief Constable at Hexham, Hopkins River from 1851-1853 before becoming overseer in Public Works Department in Tasmania.  Was previously overseer on Norfolk Island with John Price. VPRS 807 Unit 1250. [Paymaster bundle]

SIMS, Alfred Henry.  No. 4599.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L3296.

SINCLAIR, -.  Constable, in Melbourne police, 1845.  See SWINDELL/SWINDLE.

SINCLAIR, -.  Constable, Kyneton, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of H. Smith, 26 May 1852.  Argus

SINNETT, Loftus.  Charged with absconding from the service of J. Howe at Melbourne; in the city police force four years ago. 10 July 1862 p.245. Victorian Police Gazette.

SISMORE, Charles Alexander Dick.  Information requested.  Discharged from the mounted police in December 1853. 8 March 1860 p.106.  Has been found. 15 March 1860 p.113. Victorian Police Gazette

SKINNER, George.  ’Erected by Janet Skinner in memory of her husband George Skinner late Sergeant in the Victorian Police; native of Kinross Scotland; who died at Mansfield 18 July 1874 aged 49 years. Deeply regretted by all who knew him.’  Transcription of monument in Mansfield cemetery, 1991.

SKILBECK, -.   Constable, photo. Picture Supplement 28 January 1928. Weekly Times

SLATTERY, James.  Constable 3134.  Awarded silver medal from Royal Humane Society for rescuing male from drowning. 29 December 1886 p.363.  Snr. Constable, Murchison.  Bravery badge conferred on him. 17 January 1900 p.30. Victorian Police Gazette

SLATTERY, Patrick.  Information requested.  Dismissed from mounted police about eight years ago, native of south of Ireland, 34 years, addicted to drink and subject to fits.  Inquiry made at request of wife Clara, Melbourne. 29 March 1882. Victorian Police Gazette

SLEVISON, James.  Constable, Carlton, insolvent. 11 March 1898 p.999. Victorian Government Gazette.  Same detail, Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/3158.

SMALL, Robert.  Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of A.W. Costeray, 12 February 1853.  Argus

SMALPAGE, W. Mordaunt.  Resigns from position of sub inspector, 1856. VPRS 1189 Unit 631 File V56/2550.

SMITH, -.  Lieut, of Melbourne Detective Force, 1855.  Owes money to A. Berry who is now insolvent.  Official assignee seeks payment. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

SMITH, A. Brooke.  Is leaving the colony, seeks letter from Chief Commissioner as to his conduct, 1856. VPRS 937 Unit 157 Bundle 4.  Witnessed hanging of W. Jones and E. Brown, 1 March 1858, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

SMITH, A.C.  Lieut. of the Detective Force.  Overdue account due to G. Bull, MD, Amherst, 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

SMITH, Frederick.  Late Cadet.  Letter from J. Seymour, 1855, re his death and notification of same to family overseas. VPPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

SMITH, George and W.  Information requested.  Both in Launceston police force, but left in 1850s. 2 October 1862 p.347; 16 October 1862 p.367.  Have been found, 6 November 1861 p.391. Victoria Police Gazette

SMITH, Hugh. Constable 1172.  Witnessed hanging of R. Burns, 25 September 1883 Ararat. Victorian Government Gazette.

SMITH, James. Constable 3213.   Awarded bravery badge. 5 September 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

SMITH, James John.  No.2718.   See List 1 Police Offenders.  File I4848.

SMITH, John.  Letter regarding his dismissal, sent from Carlsruhe in 1855. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

SMITH, P.H.  Letter from G. Evans, Kyneton, in 1857 regarding a case involving himself and Smith. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.  Inspecting Superintendent.  Witnessed hanging of W. Jones and E. Brown, 1 March 1858, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

SMITH, Peter.  Detective, witness Criminal Sessions Trial of C. Foster, 16 December 1853.  Argus

SMITH, William.  Missing Friend.  Said to have been a sergeant of police. 5 September 1877 p.240. Victoria Police Gazette

SMITH, William.  Constable, 208 Bank St., East., South Melbourne.  Jewellery stolen. 9 December 1891 p.338. Victoria Police Gazette

SMITH, William Benjamin.  Applies from Chepstowe for position of chief constable at Boninyong [Buninyong], January 1852. VPRS 1189 Unit 26.

SMITH, William F.  Sgt., Buninyong.  Shot through head, £20 reward offered by government. 5 March 1863 and 26 March 1863. Victoria Police Gazette

SMITHWICK, William.  Constable.  Assaulted. 18 November 1873 p.290. Victoria Police Gazette

SMYTH, R.A.  Inspector, 503 Burwood Rd., Auburn. Dog stolen. 18 November 1896 p.352. Victoria Police Gazette

SNAKE VALLEY POLICE STATION.  See CARNGHAM.

SNAKE VALLEY POLICE STATION.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

SNAPPER POINT LOCK UP.  Has been proclaimed a gaol. 25 September 1862.   Gaol discontinued, 3 May 1882 p.125.  Victoria Police Gazette

SNOWY CREEK LOCK UP.  Discontinued as a gaol. 7 April 1864. Victoria Police Gazette

SNOWY CREEK POLICE STATION.  North Eastern District.  Name changed to Mitta Mitta. 3 May 1882 p.5. Victoria Police Gazette

SORRENTO POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved. 23 March 1887 p.92. Victoria Police Gazette

SORRENTO POLICE STATION.  See POINT NEPEAN POLICE STATION.

SOUTER, W. Henry.  Sub Inspector.  Served eighteen months; letter of resignation, 1854. VPRS 1189 Unit 151.

SOUTH, -.  Mounted police, from Campaspe River.  Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of E. Preston, 17 August 1852. Argus

SOUTH BARWON POLICE STATION.  See BELMONT POLICE STATION

SOUTH MELBOURNE POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved. 18 March 1891 p.82. Victoria Police Gazette

SOUTH MELBOURNE POLICE STATION.  See EMERALD HILL, MONTAGUE, SOUTH WHARF.

SOUTHVILLE, Joseph.  Detective Constable.  Witnessed hanging of T. Ryan, 11 April 1859, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

SOUTH WHARF (SOUTH MELBOURNE) POLICE STATION.  Melbourne District.  Has been formed. 10 April 1889 p.137. Victoria Police Gazette

SOUTH YARRA POLICE STATION.  New station formed, in Little Davies St. 18 December 1889 p.408. Victoria Police Gazette

SPOTTISWOOD, William R.  Constable, Ballarat.  Sued for breach of promise by Beatrice Baker. 31 August 1905 p.8. The Age

SPRING CREEK POLICE STATION.  McIvor District.  Station formed. 24 December 1868 p.456. Victoria Police Gazette.  See also GRAYTOWN.

SPURS.  Dress spurs to be no longer part of mounted kit, 1894. VPRS 807 Unit 9 Bundle 2 No. 5987.

STAFFORDSHIRE REEF POLICE STATION. Central District.  Has been broken up. 10 November 1892 p.299. Victoria Police Gazette

STANDISH, Frederick.  Original Bond signed by him and two sureties re his position as Chinese Protector, 1855. VPRS 1189 Unit 95.   Letter from him as Chinese Protector from Sandhurst 1855, seeking instruction on Chinese removal to Waranga goldfield and reporting ‘collision’ between them and Europeans. VPRS 1189 Unit 208, File R55/13492.

STANDISH, Frederick. Purchased land, parish of Eaglehawk, County Sandhurst, schedule 347-3 in January 1855. Allot 16 Section 3, Allotment 4 Section 4, Plan 1854-178S116. (From Aust. Inst. of Genealogical Studies land file cards).

STANDISH, Frederick.  Report of silver casket to be presented to him. 4 May 1881 p.3. Presentation of silver casket, gold cigar case and illuminated address by sub officers and constables. 14 May 1881 p.5. The Age

STANLEY, -. Constable, Williamstown.  Witness Criminal Sessions Trial of P. Lannagan. 12 February 1852. Argus

STAPLETON, -.  Detective, witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of E. Johnstone, 18 September 1851; J. White, 15 October 1851; G. Heather, 16 April 1852.  Argus

STAWELL POLICE STATION.  Name of station has been changed to Stawell West. 6 June 1871. Victoria Police Gazette.  See also REEFS, STAWELL POLICE STATION.

STAWELL EAST POLICE STATION.  William Troutbeck of Stawell has been granted permission to prospect for a quartz reef in the Camp Reserve (conditions applied). 24 December 1884 p.3596. Victorian Government Gazette See also QUARTZ REEFS POLICE STATION

STAWELL NORTH POLICE STATION.  Wimmera District.  Has been broken up. 17 September 1903.  Victoria Police Gazette.

STEEDMAN, James. Constable 4037. Awarded Valour Badge, 1900. VPRS 807 Unit 1276 File No. 4907

STEELE, Loftus. Snr. Constable, Yackandandah. Cheque stolen from police station. 31 August 1865.  Victoria Police Gazette.

STEPHENS, Edward Close.  Enquiry in 1857 re his whereabouts; believed to be in police force 3-4 years ago, at Castlemaine. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 8.

STEPHENSON, Constable J., No. 3683.  File re his bravery at Frankston in 1910 when he rescued people.  He was awarded a Royal Humane Society badge, but the department refused the Merit badge.  VPRS 807 Unit 388 File No. G1081.

STEVENS, John. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. McFadden, 16 February 1853.  Argus

STOCKS, William.  No. 4572.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Three files, I2569, I177, H1720.

STONE, -. Sgt. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of C. Bowditch. 20 May 1852.  Argus

STONEY CREEK. Mt. Blackwood Road.  Police paddock fenced, contractor seeks payment, 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

STONEY, J.H.H. Sub Inspector, witnessed hangings of : J. Cornick, 18 March 1857, Melbourne; T, Maloney, 27 April 1857, Melbourne; H. Smith and T. Williams, 28 April 1857, Melbourne; F. Branigan, W. Brown, R. Bryant, 29 April 1857; J. Woodlock, 1 June 1857, Castlemaine; C. Sigh and H. Tzon, 2 September 1857, Melbourne; W. Jones and E. Brown, 1 March 1858, Melbourne; J. Jones, 19 March 1866, Ballarat; D. Murphy, 16 April 1867, Ballarat; G. Searle and J. Ballan, 7 August 1867, Ballarat; W. O’Brien, 24 October 1884, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette.

STONY CREEK RESERVOIR POLICE STATION, GEELONG. Has been formed. 15 November 1866 p.424. Has been broken up. 20 February 1868 p.71. Victoria Police Gazette

STORE POINT POLICE CAMP, Donnelly’s Creek. Revolver and ammunition stolen from. 30 June 1864 p.256 Victoria Police Gazette

STOURBRIDGE, Edward.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

STOUT, William. Constable. Tried 1854 with drunkenness, received two months hard labor. VPRS 515 Unit 3 p.600.

STOWARD, Richard. Appointed Cadet in force 1852 by Lieut. Governor. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 2.

STRATHDOWNIE EAST POLICE STATION. Western District. Has been formed, 23 October 1889 p.352. Name changed to Strathdownie, 20 August 1890 p.256. Victoria Police Gazette

STRATHFIELDSAY POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 13 March 1889 p.89. Victoria Police Gazette

STRATHMERTON POLICE STATION. North East District. Station formed, 23 December 1890 p.398. Victoria Police Gazette

STREATHAM. William Rutledge & Co. offer accommodation for proposed police station, 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

STRETTEN, Edward Price. Information requested. Left Adelaide about seventeen years ago; last heard of in Victoria mounted police. 18 January 1876 p.24. Name changed to STRUTTON, 14 March 1876. Victoria Police Gazette

STRICKLAND, Albert Edwin.  No. 3700.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.

STRINGER’S CREEK POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. ‘Is to be henceforth called Walhalla’. 27 August 1868 p.316. Victoria Police Gazette

STUBBS, Charles. Fined for assault on wife; ex constable, about 27 years. 1 March 1893 p.62. Victoria Police Gazette

STURT STREET WEST (BALLARAT). See BALLARAT WEST POLICE STATION

SULLIVAN, Daniel. Formerly in police force; charged with larceny. 9 January 1872 p.6. Victoria Police Gazette

SULLIVAN, John. Constable. Attached to the Penal Establishment at Pentridge. Petition for reward for apprehending escaped prisoner, 1852. VPRS 1189 Unit 15.

SULLIVAN, John.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

SULLIVAN, John. Constable, 168 Primrose St., North Carlton. Gold buckle ring inscribed ‘P.M. to J.S.’ stolen from Russell St. Watchhouse. 1 May 1901. Victoria Police Gazette

SUMMERHAYES, Thomas. Sgt., Old Cemetery, Melbourne. Writing desk and property stolen, 15 April 1869 p.81. Desk found, money abstracted, 22 April 1869 p.85. Victoria Police Gazette

SUMMERHAYES, Thomas H. Sale. Money and ring stolen from his office. 30 September 1873 p.251. Victoria Police Gazette

SURREY HILLS. Correspondence re leasing of building, 1899. VPRS 807 Unit 86, File No. 8173.

SURREY HILLS POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Station formed, 27 March 1889 p.113. Victoria Police Gazette

SUTHERLAND, -. Sgt. Letter from Henry Jones, Richmond, 1856, re his conduct. Sutherland apologised. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

SWAINE, John.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

SWAMP TANKS POLICE STATION. Midland District. Temporary station has been formed, 25 September 1902. Has been broken up, 22 January 1903. Victoria Police Gazette

SWAN HILL.  See POLKEY, John.

SWANPOOL POLICE STATION. Has been broken up. 7 August 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

SWINDELL/SWINDLE, Sgt.  In Melbourne police, fined for trying to trap publicans into serving alcohol after hours; used other police to do it.  Melbourne Courier 27 June 1845, p2; 30 June 1845, p.3.  [Paper available online via the National Library.]

SWORDS.  See MOUNTED POLICE.

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TABOR, Theodore. Sgt 1231. Requests three months leave to go to New Zealand, 1863. VPRS 1189 Unit 671.

TABUTEAU, Augustus. Information requested. Formerly in mounted police, dismissed in 1855.  27 January 1859. Victoria Police Gazette

TALLANGATTA POLICE SITE. Land for police purposes temporarily reserved, 21 March 188 p.90. Addition to site previously reserved in 1888. 10 June 1896 p.171. Victoria Police Gazette

TALLANGATTA POLICE STATION.  Ovens District.   New station formed. 12 October 1869 p.222. Victoria Police Gazette

TALLYGAROOPNA POLICE STATION.  North Eastern District.  Temporary station formed, 13 December 1893 p.334.  Temporary station broken up, 7 February 1894 p.39. Victoria Police Gazette

TAMPLIN, John.  Missing Friend.  Said to have been in the detective force about 1853. 4 November 1873 p.281. Victoria Police Gazette

TANGIL POLICE STATION.  Gippsland District.  New station formed, 12 October 1869 p.222. Victoria Police Gazette

TARADALE POLICE STATION.  Has been transferred from North Western District to Midland District. 31 July 1902. Victoria Police Gazette.   See also HEMPINSTALL, G.

TARRAVILLE POLICE STATION.  Gippsland District.  Has been broken up. 11 May 1892 p.130. Victoria Police Gazette

TARRAWINGEE POLICE STATION.  North Eastern District.  Has been broken up. 29 August 1883 p.229. Victoria Police Gazette

TARWIN POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved. 17 November 1886 p.318.   Land temporarily reserved, 30 January 1889 p.36. Victoria Police Gazette

TARWIN LOWER POLICE STATION.  Bourke District.  Has been broken up, station formed at Inverloch in lieu of. 30 November 1892 p.318. Victoria Police Gazette

TASKER, Joseph E. Sgt., witnessed hanging of C. Bourke, 20 April 1891 Ballarat. Victorian Government Gazette

TAYLOR, -. Sub Inspector.  See BOARD OF ENQUIRY INTO POLICE CLOTHING

TAYLOR, Harry. 5615.  File re failure to obey orders, 1920. VPRS 807 Unit 1254 No. E16935.

TAYLOR, Henry.  Late sub inspector.  1855 letter re compensation claim. VPRS 1189 Unit 245, File M55/2519.

TERANG POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved. 30 November 1887 p.336. Victoria Police Gazette

TERANG POLICE STATION.  Transferred from Western to Southern District. 10 May 1882. Victoria Police Gazette

TERRICK TERRICK POLICE STATION.  North Western District.  Broken up; station formed at Mitiamo instead. 3 May 1882. Victoria Police Gazette

THOMAS, F. No. 3549.  File re his claim for a Merit Badge, 1900. VPRS 807 Unit 808 Unit 12 Bundle 2.

THOMAS, V.A.E., No. 4993.  1904 investigation into a charge of misconduct in ‘not making proper and careful enquiries before giving evidence in General Sessions Trial’.  VPRS 807 Unit 251 File U8602.

THOMAS, William. Sgt., Royal Park.  Greyhound stolen. 14 February 1877. Victoria Police Gazette

THOMAS, William, Inspecting Superintendent, forced to resign in 1897.  He had married a young woman in her twenties – he was then sixty years old and had lived with a Mrs. MULLIGAN for many years and had six children by her.  Newspaper cutting on file headed ‘A painful social scandal.  Thirty years of concubinage.’ VPRS 807 Unit 61 File F5927

THOMPSON, A.T. Constable, witnessed hanging of A. Picone, 18 September 1916 Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

THOMPSON, Edward.   Constable, Kew.  Watch and purse stolen. 14 August 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

THOMPSON, Edward. Lieut.  Wounded by bushranger O’Connor, 1854.  Medical accounts and letters re his treatment. VPRS 1189 Unit 236. VPRS 808 Unit 2.

THOMPSON, Hindle. Detective, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial on G. Melvil le 19 September 1853; J. Thompson, 17 March 1854.  Argus.  See also RANDELL, Walter.

THOMPSON, James.  Sought by Henry Thompson of Kangaroo Ground in 1857, was in charge of mounted police at New Bendigo. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

THOMPSON, John.  Charged on warrant with disobeying a summons issued by Beechworth Bench.  Ex constable, groom, 24 years, discharged from the force December 1873. 3 February 1874 p.24. Victoria Police Gazette

THOMPSON, John.  Information requested; was a mounted constable in Ovens District 1871-73. 17 April 1878 p.113.  Ex constable, information requested. 12 July 1876. Victoria Police Gazette

THOMPSON, L.K.  Railway porter, Caulfield.  Transferred to police dept. Railways Union Gazette 10 Aug. 1932 p.24. [No further detail given].

THOMPSON, William. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of T. Fletcher, 21 November 1854.  Argus

THOMSON, Edward.  Dismissed for drunkenness, 1857.  Seeks to remain in force; refused. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

THOMSON, Robert.  Gives reason for resignation, 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

THORNBURY POLICE STATION.   Melbourne District.  Has been formed. 24 December 1919. Victoria Police Gazette

THORPEDALE POLICE STATION.  Gippsland District.  Has been formed, 3 October 1889 p.352. Victoria Police Gazette

THYNNE, F.  Bridle stolen from him at Longwood. Government property stolen from police stable. 27 October 1874 p.231. Victoria Police Gazette

TIERNEY, William.  Snr Constable No. 2771.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File I2658.

TIMMINS, Robert.  Sgt., witness, hanging of P. Sheehan, 6 November 1865, Beechworth. Victorian Government Gazette.

TIMOR POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved, 8 June 1892 p.154. Victoria Police Gazette

TOMKINS, Constable.  In Melbourne police, 1845.   See SWINDELL/SWINDLE.

TOOBORAC POLICE STATION.   McIvor District.  Has been abolished, 14 September 1869 p.197.  Temporary station formed, Bourke District, 10 October 1888 p.309; has been broken up, 2 April 1890 p.110.  Victoria Police Gazette

TOOHER, Patrick.  No. 4518.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  Two files L2369 & J1565.

TOOHEY, Jeremiah.  Sgt., witnessed hanging of J. Murphy, 6 November 1863, Geelong. Victorian Government Gazette.

TOOLE, John.  Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Bennett, 21 August 1852.  Argus

TOOLE, Thomas.  See PORTLAND POLICE OFFICE

TOOMBEN POLICE STATION.  Gippsland District.  Has been formed, 19 October 1887 p.296.  Has been broken up, 29 March 1893 p.90. Victoria Police Gazette.

TOONGABBIE POLICE STATION.  Gippsland District.  New station formed, 6 September 1866 p.346. Victoria Police Gazette.

TOORA POLICE STATION.  Gippsland District.  Temporary station formed. 7 May 1890 p.148. Victoria Police Gazette.

TOORADIN POLICE STATION.  Bourke District.  Has been formed, 25 May 1887 p.162.  Has been broken up. 7 July 1910. Victoria Police Gazette.

TORRUMBARRY NORTH POLICE STATION.  North Western District. Temporary station broken up. 17 June 1891 p.178. Victoria Police Gazette.

TRACEY, James.  Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of T. Johnson, 18 February 1854.  Argus

TRAFALGAR POLICE STATION.  Gippsland District.  Has been formed. 23 June 1904. Victoria Police Gazette.

TRAINOR, A.J. Constable, Ballarat.  Portmanteau stolen on train. 15 June 1881 p.145. Victoria Police Gazette

TRAUME, Benjamin. Sgt., witness, Criminal Sessions Trial on S. & S. Benjamin, 22 November 1854.  Argus

TRAUTWELLER, Lothar.  Brother Arthur writes from Ballarat 1856, seeking his whereabouts; supposed to be in police force. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

TRAWALLA POLICE STATION.  Ballarat District.  Temporary station has been formed, 7 January 1873 p.3.  Broken up. 14 October 1873 p.260. Victoria Police Gazette

TREACY, James.  No. 2471.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File No number (with CANAVAN, Jeremiah).

TRENTHAM POLICE STATION.  Lock up and forage store destroyed by fire, 26 March 1872 p.89.  £50 reward. 30 April 1872 p.119. Victoria Police Gazette.

TUCKER, F.  Constable 3844, Macedon.  Jewellery stolen. 27 November 1902 p.408. Victoria Police Gazette

TUCKER, John.  Constable, Kyneton.  Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of W. Douglas, 15 April 1852. Argus

TUCKWELL, Joseph.  Detective, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Thompson, 17 March 1854; H. Olding, 17 October 1854. Argus.  Of detective police, correspondence re payment of fines due to him under Influx of Criminals Prevention Act, 1856. VPRS 1189 Unit 631.  Dismissed the force, seeks Board to investigate case, 1857. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

TULLY, Robert.  Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of C. Raffaelo, 22 March 1855.  Argus

TUNGAMAH POLICE STATION.  North Eastern District.  Has been formed. 29 November 1882. Victoria Police Gazette

TUNIC.  ’Has ceased to be a portion of the full dress uniform of police sub-officers and constables’. 25 June 1890 p.196. Victoria Police Gazette

TURNER, Frederick Edwin.  No. 2789.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File K3463.

TURNER, Henry.  Information requested.  Formerly foot constable, appointed 1854, discharged 1857. 17 October 1861 p. 394. Victoria Police Gazette

TWO MILE CREEK.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

TYABB POLICE SITE.  Land temporarily reserved. 22 July 1891 p.212. Victoria Police Gazette

TYDD, Ezekiel Bradshaw.  Missing Friend.  Resigned from police force in 1874. 31 May 1893 p.152. Victoria Police Gazette

TYE, Charles.  Letter of enquiry from W. Koppers, Ballarat, 1855, asks if he is still in police force.  Was imprisoned for a month for neglect of duty, then dismissed. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 4.

TYLDEN POLICE SITE.     Land temporarily reserved. 27 November 1886 p.386.  Is to be partly revoked. 21 December 1892 p.340. Victoria Police Gazette

TYLER’S RUSH POLICE STATION.  Maryborough District.  New station formed. 14 September 1869 p.197. Victoria Police Gazette

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UNDERA POLICE SITE.  Partial revocation of reservation. 22 November 1895 p.3914. Victorian Government Gazette.

UNIFORMS. ‘Armlets are no longer a portion of police uniforms, and gloves need only be worn on State occasions’. 15 July 1891 p.206.  ‘An objectionable practice of nickel-plating sword scabbards and bits has of late been followed by some members of the Force.  The plating on these articles must be removed as early as possible.’  2 September 1891 p.250. Victoria Police Gazette.  See also HANDCUFF CASES; MOUNTED POLICE; SPURS; TUNIC

UPPER COLIBAN POLICE STATION.  See COLIBAN POLICE STATION

UPPER GOULBURN POLICE DISTRICT.  Has been formed.  Jamieson is headquarters.  Jamieson, Wood’s Point, Jericho, Matlock, Gaffney’s Creek, Enoch’s Point, Darlingford, Alexandra, Mansfield and Merton transferred from Benalla District; Marysville from Bourke District and Yea from Kilmore District. 26 September 1867. Victoria Police Gazette

UPPER YARRA.  See WARBURTON/UPPER YARRA

VAN – First in Australia.  Photo.  11 April 1914 Weekly Times

VAUGHAN – POLICE BARRACKS.  Unoccupied land offered for sale in 1882 as part of Supreme Court Order in Equity Case Ball & Ors. vs. Ball & Welch; Allot 1 Section 1, containing 1 rood 12 perches – formerly site of police barracks.  Argus 11 July 1882 Classified Adverts – Auctions.

VAUGHAN POLICE STATION.  North Western District.  Has been broken up, 6 May 1891 p.138.  Victoria Police Gazette

VICTORIA BARRACKS – POLICE DEPOT.  Colonel Anderson offers the officers’ reading room for police use. 19 January 1881 Victoria Police Gazette

VIAL, William John.  Missing Friend.  Ex constable, left force about six years ago. 18 April 1895 p.123. Victoria Police Gazette

VINE, Francis.   See FLOODING CREEK POLICE OFFICE

VINET, Edward. Sgt., witness, Criminal Sessions Trial on H. Reid, 27 March 1855.  Argus

VIRET, Edward. Sgt., witness, Criminal Sessions Trial on T. Fletcher, 21 November 1854.  Argus

VIZARD, A.E.  Ex constable.  Advises dept. in 1902 that prisoner Francis De Villiers,[Vielless/Veiless]  serving a life sentence for assault on him, wants to see him; is seeking reduction in sentence. VPRS 807 Unit 190 File No. 8357

VIZARD, Albert.  Constable.  On duty at Carlton when attached by larrikins who fractured his skull, lies in a precarious condition in hospital.  Sydney Morning Herald 26 August 1889 p.5.

VOTING.  See FRANCHISE.

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WABDALLAH POLICE STATION.  Southern District.  Name changed to Bannockburn. 13 April 1892 p.104. Victoria Police Gazette.  See also LEIGH ROAD POLICE STATION.

WAGGONER, -. Constable.  Constable, lives at present with a woman par amours in a house where ‘the most riotous and disorderly scenes occur almost nightly…’ 27 May 1840 p.3. Port Phillip Gazette. [Thanks to Fay Johnson for this snippet].

WAHGUNYAH POLICE STATION. Attempt to set fire to; clock stolen. 30 March 1865. Clock found, 29 August 1865. Victoria Police Gazette. See also CARLYLE

WALGERS, Constable, No. 4216. File re his being awarded a Merit Badge, 1900. VPRS 807 Unit 1188 File No. 6048

WALGERS, Henry.  No. 4216.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File K1097.

WALHALLA POLICE LOCKUP. Proclaimed a public gaol, 1881. Cancelled 26 October 1887 p.305. Victoria Police Gazette

WALHALLA POLICE STATION. See BRENNAN, G., STRINGER’S CREEK POLICE STATION.

WALHALLA POLICE STATION. Correspondence re repairs to, 1911. Lockup condemned by Public Works Department. VPRS 807 Unit 418, Files G958, J1078.

WALKER, John A. Constable, 32 Duke St., St. Kilda. Jewellery and clothing stolen from dwelling. 10 March 1921, p.177. Victoria Police Gazette

WALLACE, Archibald. Ex constable, charged with assault. 4 January 1888 p.4. Arrested. 18 January 1888 p.19. Victoria Police Gazette

WALLACE, Robert. Detective Sgt. Witnessed hanging of W. Jones and E. Brown, 1 March 1858, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette.

WALLS, Francis. Constable. Court case re escaped prisoner who was in his charge, March 1852. VPRS 30 Unit 198.

WALSH, Henry.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

WALSH, James. Snr. Constable 2544. Awarded Merit Badge. 12 September 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

WALSH, Michael Patrick. Constable 3846. Misconduct charge, 1913. VPRS 807 Unit 485 File O6121

WALWA POLICE STATION. North Eastern District. Has been formed. 10 September 1914. Victoria Police Gazette

WANDILIGONG POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 22 May 1889 p.186. Victoria Police Gazette

WANDILIGONG POLICE STATION. See GROWLER’S CREEK.

WANDIN SOUTH POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Temporary station has been formed. 3 January 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

WANDONG POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Temporary station has been formed. 14 March 1888 p.82. Has been broken up. 13 November 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

WANGARATTA POLICE STATION. Details of officers, appointments, use of lock up etc., 1851. Names listed: Ambrose Maurice Holway, John Foley, Charles Potter, Thomas Clarke, Christopher Higgins. VPRS 1189 Unit 7. See also HARE, -.; KELLY, J.; MEYER, C.

WANGARATTA POLICE STATION.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

WARANGA. See entry for BRANIGAN, -.

WARANGA BASIN POLICE STATION. North Eastern District. Temporary station has been formed. 12 February 1903 p.81. Victoria Police Gazette

WARBURTON/UPPER YARRA. Petitions and correspondence re establishment of police station, 1890. VPRS 937 Unit 87, Bundle 1.

WARBURTON POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Opened in lieu of Yarra Junction. 20 November 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

WARD, -. Constable, Eldorado. Bridoon-rein stolen at Boorhaman racecourse. 4 April 1876 p.95. Victoria Police Gazette

WARD, Joseph. Detective constable, convicted on bribery charge. VPRS 515 Unit 4 No. 2733.

WARD, M.E. Detective Constable. Witnessed hanging of T. Hogan, 9 June 1879, Beechworth. Victorian Government Gazette.

WARD, Oliver.  No. 4592.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File H5501.

WARD, Oliver. Constable, Glenhuntly Rd., Elwood. Linen stolen from yard. 15 October 1914 p.556. Victoria Police Gazette

WARRANDYTE POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 5 October 1887 p.284. Victoria Police Gazette

WARRANDYTE STATION. File re new premises, 1901. VPRS 807 Unit 157 File O5110.

WARREN, Joseph. Constable. Wounded by burglars, £50 reward. p.48, 64, 65 of 1892. Victoria Police Gazette

WARREN, Robert Thomas. Served in Hobsons Bay Water Police 1854/55. Otago Police Gazette 4 December 1868, reproduced 24 December 1868 p.460. Victoria Police Gazette

WARRENHEIP POLICE STATION. Has been abolished, 5 July 1866 p.267. Central District. Has been formed, 26 September 1883 p.252. Victoria Police Gazette

WARRNAMBOOL POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 3 January 1889 p.4. Victoria Police Gazette

WARRNAMBOOL POLICE STATION. Western District. Has been formed, 27 August 1884 p.226. Victoria Police Gazette.  See also O’MEARA, J.

WATCHEM POLICE STATION. Midland District. Temporary station formed, 21 December 1892 p.340. Temporary station broken up. 29 March 1893 p.90. Temporary station has been broken up, 31 March 1910. Temporary station has been formed, 13 October 1910. Has been broken up, 29 October 1914. Temporary station formed, 4 December 1919; repeated 18 December 1919. Closed on 23 March 1922. 30 March 1922 p.187. Victoria Police Gazette

WATERLOO POLICE STATION. Central District. Has been formed. 14 November 1883 p.296. Victoria Police Gazette

WATERLOO POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Name changed to Yarragon. 9 January 1884 p.10. Victoria Police Gazette

WATER POLICE. List of resignations, March 1855. VPRS 808 Unit 1 Bundle 1. File on, VPRS 937 Unit 286 Bundle 2. File re resignation of Constable Laming No. 1746 and employment of Charles Roberts of the Cerebus No. 3118. VPRS 937 Unit 302. Reward to two police boat crews from J.B. Were, Royal Swedish and Norwegian Consulate, for their assistance with Swedish barque Arctic when crew refused their duty, 1867. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 6, loose sheets, not in a bundle.

WATERS, -. Supt. Bendigo. Photo. 9 August 1904 p.8. The Bendigonian

WATSON, Alexander Cobham. Obituary; arrived Sydney 1839 with parents, at 18 years joined Victoria police force, left after eight years … died 6 September 1916. Argus 7 September 1916 p.6.

WATSON, Arthur. Constable 4991. Bicycle stolen. 14 January 1904 p.55; 21 January 1904 p.63. Victoria Police Gazette

WATTS, George. Information requested by father. Native of Bath, Somerset, joined Gold Escort and afterward Foot Police at Sandhurst, not heard of since 1854. 18 June 1857 p.213. Victoria Police Gazette

WAUBRA POLICE STATION. Central District. Has been formed. 5 May 1910. Temporary station broken up on 30th ult. 11 August 1910. Victoria Police Gazette

WAYLAND, John. Missing Friend. Said to have been in police force. 4 June 1884 p.151. Victoria Police Gazette

WEBB, -. Detective. Owes board and lodging at Carisbrook, 1856. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 6.

WEBB, John. See entry on Missing People webpage for WEBB, M.

WEBB, John.  No. 3876.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Five files, two un-numbered of one page each, two un-numbered of more than one page, and H1189.

WEBSTER, Godfrey Lamplough.  No. 3446.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file (with CARTON, P.)

WEBSTER, John. Constable, Russell St. Bicycle stolen. 10 March 1910 p.128. Victoria Police Gazette

WEEKS, Robert. See entry on Missing People webpage for DEVINE, Margaret.

WEIR, -. Inspector.  See BENDIGO & DISTRICT POLICE

WEIR, William.  See REABY, Jeremiah

WELDON, P. Constable 2346. Witnessed hanging of W. O’Brien, 24 October 1884, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

WELLICOMBE, E.S. Detective, witnessed hanging of O. McQueeny, 20 October 1858 Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette.

WELLS, James.  Carlton, constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900.  Ref: 90/3133.

WELLS, William James.  No. 4476.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file, one page.

WELLS, William James. Constable, Carlton. Insolvent. 4 February 1898 p.458. Intends to apply for certificate of discharge from bankruptcy, 10 June 1898 p.2074. Victorian Government Gazette.

WELSHPOOL POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Temporary station formed, 10 July 1889 p.238. Temporary station broken up, 7 May 1890 p.148. Victoria Police Gazette

WERRIBEE POLICE STATION. Has been transferred to Melbourne District, 7 August 1902. Victoria Police Gazette See also WYNDHAM POLICE STATION.

WESTCOTT, -. Snr. Constable. Photo. 14 April 1900 p.9. Weekly Times

WESTCOTT, George H. File re his claim for a Merit Badge, 1900. VPRS 807 Unit 1271, File No. 8879 Badge conferred, 17 January 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

WESTGARTH, Edwin. Clerk in police department, 1855. Complaint re his conduct. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 4.

WEST MELBOURNE POLICE STATION. Has been removed to cnr. Rosslyn and King Sts. 2 April 1884 p.90. Victoria Police Gazette. See also DEVINE, -.

WHELAN, James and Lawrence. See MARTIN, Philip.

WHELAN, Lawrence and James.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

WHITAKER, George. Information requested. Supposed to have joined police about 1860 and been murdered by bushrangers in 1861. 10 July 1878. Victoria Police Gazette

WHITE, David. Admitted to Collingwood Lunatic Asylum from Melbourne Asylum 11 May 1871. Previous resident: Police Depot, Richmond. Single, occupation detective constable, born Dublin. Suffering delusional insanity; has numerous delusions regarding Electricity Magnetism and Freemasonry about which he sometimes declaims, otherwise quiet and healthy. VPRS 7404 Unit 2 p.50.

WHITE, George Henry.  No. 4434.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Three files, two un-numbered, and H4856 (with DOYLE, William).

WHITEHEAD, Alexander.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

WHITE HILLS.  See O’FARRELL, Edward; SANDHURST.

WHITE HILLS. Inquiry into Constable Coffey No. 3245, in charge of station, 1896. VPRS 807 Unit 39 No. 6600. Petition from local inhabitants re failure of local constable to patrol at night, 1901. VPRS 807 Unit 156 No. 6372

WHITE, John. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trials on Coward Crew, 19 October 1853; Henry Reid 27 March 1854. Argus

WHITE, John James.  No. 4621.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  Two files, one un-numbered, the other L2289.

WHITELAW, -. Constable, Criminal Sessions Trial of J. Connor, 18 April 1853. Argus

WHITFIELD POLICE STATION. Has been formed, 21 January 1904. Victoria Police Gazette

WHITNEY, -. Detective Sgt. Photo. 23 June 1894 p.1089. The Australasian. Sub Inspector, of Detective Force, photo and write up. 19 May 1900 p.12. Weekly Times

WHITTAKER, -. Detective, witness Criminal Sessions Trials of G. Thompson 23 May 1856; A. Jeffreys, 19 June 1856.  Argus

WHITTLESEA POLICE RESERVE. Has been revoked. 27 June 1900. Victoria Police Gazette

WHITTY, Charles Adolphus. Awarded silver medal from Humane Society for attempting to rescue drowning lunatic. 14 July 1880 p.189. Victoria Police Gazette

WHROO POLICE STATION. Kilmore District. Has been broken up. 30 December 1873 p.334. Has been reformed. 9 June 1874 p.120. Victoria Police Gazette

WICKLIFFE POLICE STATION. Transferred to Wimmera District from Western District. 29 August 1883. Victoria Police Gazette

WIDDOWS, J.P. Joined force 1853, discharged 1855, seeks something from reward fund. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 3.

WIDOWS & ORPHANS FUND. Correspondence re establishment of, and copy of Rules of the Board, 1870. VPRS 937 Unit 166 Bundle 4.

WILD, John Alfred. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of E. Richards, 21 April 1855.  Argus

WILLIAM. An Aborigine, formerly served in Native police. Convicted of assault with intent, sentenced to five years hard labor. Born 1829 Hopkins River. Sent to Pentridge September 1852; liberated by order of the Lieut. Governor August 1853. VPRS 515 Unit 1 No. 286.

WILLIAMS, -. Constable, witness, Criminal Sessions Trial of G. Allison, 19 April 1853.  Argus

WILLIAMS, -. Detective. Witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of: J. Barnes, 21 March 1854; H. Hallett, 21 April 1854; J. Smith, 19 July 1854; T. Smith, 16 August 1854; J. May, 17 and 20 October 1854; E. Jones, 18 November 1854; J. Bolton, 17 February 1855.  Argus

WILLIAMS, George. Constable, Balaclava. Watch, jewellery etc., stolen from dwelling. 29 June 1892 p.172. Victoria Police Gazette

WILLIAMS, George Patrick. Ex constable, resigned 1887; warrant of commitment issued. 20 July 1892 p.191. Victoria Police Gazette

WILLIAMS, H. Lieut. Mounted police. Board finds him guilty of various charges, 1854. He resigns. VPRS 1189 Unit 151.

WILLIAMS, John. Detective, witnessed hanging of J. Nelson, 19 March 1858, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

WILLIAMS, John. Detective, witness, Criminal Sessions Trials of: J. Dillon, 17 April 1855; F. Johnstone, 19 April 1855; J. James, 16 June 1855; E. Bathurst, 21 July 1855; A. Holmes, 16 November 1855; J. Condon, 17 November 1855; W. Smith, 19 November 1855; A. Jackson, 20 November 1855; H. Barnett, 21 November 1855; H. Garratt, 22 November 1855; J. Hunter, 20 December 1855; T. Roche, 19 June 1856.  Argus

WILLIAMS, John. Obituary. Detective, sent out form Scotland Yard in 1833 to Tasmania, then Sydney, then Melbourne. Died in Carlton aged 83 years. 4 March 1892 p.6.  The Age

WILLIAMS, Joseph. Been in police force for two years, 1855, but ‘became a victim of the bottle’. Dismissed. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 4.

WILLIAMSON, George.  See entry for McDONALD, Kenneth on Index to Criminal & Other Case Files

WILLIAMSON, John George. Constable, Maryborough. Insolvent. 2 March 1896 No. 385. VPRS 819 Unit 4.

WILLIAMSTOWN. See FITZMAURICE, M.; GLENNAN, T.; MOORE, -.; MURRAY, P.

WILLIS, -. Ex constable. See Criminal Cases web page.

WILLIS, John George.  No. 3657.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Files H1931 & H1932.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L3072.

WILSON, -. Detective. Protected Duke and Duchess of Cornwall on their tour. 27 August 1901 p.8.  The Bendigonian

WILSON, Charles. Information requested. Reported to have been in police force at Melbourne, and supposed to have died in 1854. 10 October 1861 p.381. Victoria Police Gazette

WILSON, Christopher.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

WILSON, James.   See PORTLAND POLICE OFFICE

WILSON, Richard. Constable, Malmsbury. Correspondence re his conviction at Kyneton Petty Sessions for disobedience of orders Thomas Gaff, constable, a witness. VPRS 1189 Unit 157 File G54/11531.

WILSON, Robert John. Constable 4914. Has been awarded the Valour Badge. 6 November 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

WILSON, Samuel. Late detective, Carlton. Insolvent. Cause: Pressure of creditors, want of employment and borrowing money at a high rate of interest. Liabilities £374.0.7. Assets £135. Deficiency £239.0.7. 25 September 1877, last page. The Age [full extract]

WILSON, T.B. Superintendent, witnessed hanging of J. Smith, 11 November 1869, Beechworth. Victorian Government Gazette.

WILSON, Thomas.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

WILSON, William. Charged with wife and child desertion, formerly in the Melbourne police force; aged 44 years, native of the north of Ireland. 31 December 1857. Victoria Police Gazette

WILSON, William.  No. 3925.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.

WILSON, William Barrett. Was in foot police at Bendigo in 1853. 12 May 1859 p.195. Victoria Police Gazette

WINCH, Frederick. Petition from inhabitants re his removal from Heathcote, 1856. Letter querying arrival of petition. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundles 6 & 7.

WINCH, Frederick. Superintendent. Lost a greyhound dog. 6 March 1878 p.59. Witnessed hanging of Ned Kelly, 11 November 1880, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette

WINDSOR POLICE BARRACKS. See DOWLING, -.

WINDSOR POLICE STATION. Melbourne District. Station formed. 2 December 1891 p.332. Victoria Police Gazette

WINTER, -. Sergt. Emerald Hill, 1857. Transferred, but asks to stay a few days more because of illness of wife. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 8.

WITHERS, James.  No. 4103.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.

WODONGA POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 16 June 1886 p.179. Victoria Police Gazette

WODONGA POLICE STATION.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

WODYARD, John Thomas.  Camberwell, constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900.   Ref: 90/2851

WOLFE, -. Detective, Beechworth, 1857. Correspondence re his being presented with a testimonial. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 8.

WOLFE, Michael. Constable. Politician Duncan Gillies asks for promotion for him; not recommended by superior officer. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 8 Bundle 1.

WOMEN POLICE. File notes on fifteen women interviewed for position, 1917. VPRS 807 Unit 1229 File No. 1223 and VPRS 807 Unit 1233. Register of Correspondence gives a reference of 5024 in 1917, but this has not been located as yet.

WONTHAGGI POLICE STATION. See POWLETT RIVER POLICE STATION

WOOD, J. Snr. Constable, witnessed hanging of S. Wright, 11 March 1873, Castlemaine. Victorian Government Gazette.

WOOD, Walter. Witnessed hanging of J. Whelan, 31 March 1868, Melbourne. Victorian Government Gazette.

WOODEND POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 17 April 1889 p.145. Victoria Police Gazette

WOODEND POLICE STATION. Repairs to, 1888. VPRS 807 Unit 1255.

WOODGATE, -. Constable. Lost watch, Emerald Hill. 5 October 1875 p.235. Victoria Police Gazette

WOODLOCK, James. See FLOODING CREEK POLICE OFFICE.

WOOD’S POINT LOCK UP. Has been proclaimed a gaol. 1 June 1865. Victoria Police Gazette

WOOD’S POINT POLICE STATION. See KELLY, J.

WOOD’S POINT POLICE STATION. Transferred from Benalla District to Upper Goulburn District. 26 September 1867. Victoria Police Gazette

WOOLF, John. Watchhouse Keeper, Kilmore. Witness, Criminal Sessions Case, 17 February 1853. Argus

WOOLSHED POLICE STATION.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

WOOROONOOKE POLICE STATION. North Western District. Temporary station re-established, 11 December 1889 p.400. Temporary station broken up. 30 April 1890 p.140. Temporary station formed. 23 December 1890 p.398. Temporary station broken up. 18 March 1891 p.82. Temporary station broken up. 4 May 1892 p.124. Temporary station formed. 21 December 1892 p.340. Temporary station broken up. 15 February 1893 p.46. Temporary station formed. 10 January 1894 p.10. Has been broken up. 21 March 1894 p.83. Temporary station broken up. 27 February 1895 p.65. Victoria Police Gazette

WORRALL, Charles. Letter from Manchester England, 1857, seeking his whereabouts. Was in force in Castlemaine in 1854. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 7.

WORRELL, Isaac. Formerly in force and stationed at Maryborough in 1860. Resigned in January 1861 and drowned in Loddon River June 1863. See Tarnagulla Watchhouse Charge Book 20 June 1863.

WRATTEN, John. Information requested. Formerly in Victoria police force. 25 May 1865 p.212. Victoria Police Gazette

WRIGHT, -. Constable, 1855. Received notice to quite force. Local minister in Hawthorn commends him. VPRS 937/P4 Unit 1 Bundle 4.

WRIGHT, Edward. Constable at Pentridge, 1852. Complains of Chief Constable’s drunkenness, but Wright himself dismissed. Letter gives family details. VPRS 1189 Unit 15.

WRIGHT, Richard Andrew.  No. 4668.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  File H3710.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File L5054.

WRIGHT, Rubin. Ex constable, 23 years, warrant of commitment issued. 27 January 1892 p.28. Victoria Police Gazette

WRIXON, John Henry. Birth of daughter. Death of, threw himself overboard near Cape Otway. Warrnambool Examiner 27 May 1857; 26 February 1858. [Thanks to Marie Boyce for this].

WYCHEPROOF POLICE STATION. See MOUNT WYCHEPROOF POLICE STATION.

WYNDHAM POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Name changed to Werribee. 6 February 1884 p.38. Victoria Police Gazette

WY YUNG POLICE SITE. Land temporarily reserved. 25 May 1887 p.162. Victoria Police Gazette

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XIMINES, -. Letter from him, re his removal from Superintendent at Bendigo. VPRS 1189 Unit 144.

XIMINES, M.F. Watch stolen at Castlemaine. 13 January 1874 p.7. Further details 20 January 1874 p.11. Victoria Police Gazette

YACKANDANDAH. See STEELE, L.

YACKANDANDAH POLICE STATION.  See OVENS DIRECTORY – 1857   – POLICE

YAMBULLA PARISH. (Haunted Stream) Land temporarily reserved for police purposes. 18 April 1888 p.121. Victoria Police Gazette

YANDOIT POLICE STATION. Has been transferred from Central to Midland District. 24 September 1903. Victoria Police Gazette

YARCK POLICE STATION. North East District. Temporary station broken up. 3 December 1890 p.375. Victoria Police Gazette

YARRA FLATS POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Has been formed. 22 December 1886 p.354. Victoria Police Gazette. See also YARRA GLEN.

YARRA GLEN POLICE STATION. Bourke District. Name has been changed from Yarra Flats to Yarra Glen. 30 April 1890 p.140. Victoria Police Gazette

YARRAGON POLICE STATION.  See WATERLOO STATION.

YARRA JUNCTION. See WARBURTON POLICE STATION.

YARRAM YARRAM POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Station formed. 22 March 1882 p.84. Victoria Police Gazette

YARRAWONGA POLICE STATION.  See MULWALLA POLICE STATION.

YARROWEE. See NAPOLEONS

YARROW, James. See RESIGNATIONS, 1851.

YEA POLICE STATION. Transferred from Kilmore District to Upper Goulburn Police District. 26 September, 3 October 1867. Victoria Police Gazette. See also O’DONNELL, P.

YINNAR POLICE STATION. Gippsland District. Temporary station formed. 10 July 1889 p.238. Temporary station broken up. 16 April 1890 p.126. Victoria Police Gazette.

YOUDAN, William Arthur. Carlton, insolvent. Details in Argus 22 December 1896.

YOUDAN, William Arthur. Constable 4606. Awarded Valour Badge. 6 November 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

YOUDEN, William Arthur.  Carlton, constable, insolvent.  Melbourne Court of Insolvency Register 1884-1900.   Ref: 90/2809

YOUNG, Adam. Left Fleetwood Lancashire for Melbourne in 1849. Brother William in Florida enquiries for him. Was in the police force. 18 September 1902. Victoria Police Gazette

YOUNG, Charles.  Mounted police, Kilmore, 1849/50. Tried May 1852, received three months for assault.  Had been in police force for four years.  Assault was the result of ‘over zealousness in the discharge of his duty as a constable’.  Seeks remission of sentence. VPRS 1189 Unit 14.  Convicted of indecent assault and sentenced to three years, 1855.  Born 1820 Essex 1820, bricklayer, transported to VDL in 1838. VPRS 515 Unit 4 No. 2420.  Charged with indecent assault. 19 May 1855.  Argus

YOUNG, H.N. Constable 5250. Jewels stolen. 25 June 1914 p.345. Victoria Police Gazette.

YOUNG, William.  No. 4415.  See List 2 Police Offenders.  File H9951.

YOUNG, William James.  No. 3424.  See List 1 Police Offenders.  Un-numbered file.