Cops and RobbersHelen | Updated on Tuesday, February 9th, 2010
COPS AND ROBBERS. A GUIDE TO RESEARCHING 19TH CENTURY POLICE AND CRIMINAL RECORDS IN VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA
By Helen Doxford Harris and Gary Presland
This publication looks in detail at a wide range of 19th century government records created in relation to people either serving in the police force or being charged with a criminal offence, thus either the ‘Cops’ or the ‘Robbers’ of text, printed on superior quality paper, a detailed bibliography, five appendices and a comprehensive name and localities index.
Records covered include: police personnel files, police correspondence, Police Gazettes, Occurrence Books, Watchhouse Books, Petty Sessions Registers, County and Supreme Court Records, appeals against convictions, prison registers etc.
As at March 2009 this book is no longer available, all copies having been sold. Copies are available for perusal at many local and family history libraries throughout Australia.
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