The Police Gazette of Western Australia

State Library of Western Australia has the Police Gazette of Western Australia 1876-1900 online and fully searchable. Information can be found under various headings: apprehensions; police appointments, dismissals, discharges, promotions, resignations and transfers; tickets of leave, certificates of freedom, and conditional pardons issued to convicts; physical descriptions of prisoners; deserters from military service and merchant vessels; escaped prisoners; expirees leaving the colony; inquests; licences (publican, gallon, eating, boarding and lodging houses, railway refreshment rooms, wine and beer, colonial wine, spirit merchants, club, wayside house, packet and billiard table - name of licensee, name of hotel etc and town or district given); missing friends; prisoners discharged; people tried at Quarter Sessions; special inquiries; stealing in dwellings; and warrants issued.