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and for what time ?

2. When discharged, and why ?

3. Trade or calling ?

4. By whom last employed, where, and in what capacity ?

5. By whom recommended, or what testimonials produced ?

6. If candidate for Mounted or Foot Police ?

7. If Applicant can swim ?

8. If drilled ?

9. Can Applicant ride a bicycle ?

PERSONAL DESCRIPTION.



Age.














State Year
of Birth
and Date


Height.


Weight.


Chest
Measure-
ment.


Married
or
Single.


Where
Born.


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APPENDIX F

LIST OF POLICE COMMANDANTS AND COMMIS-
SIONERS.

NEW SOUTH WALES.
Mounted Patrols

Headquarters Division Commandant, Captain John M'Lerie.
Southern : Superintendent, Captain Zouch.
Western : ,, Captain Battye.

Northern : Captain Scott.

Inspector-Generals

Captain John M'Lerie 1862-1874

Mr. Edmund Fosbery, C.M.G. . *,. . . 1874-1903

Mr. Thomas Garvin, I.S.O. . . < i ; 'v ^ . 1903-1910

Mr. Ernest C. Day v J' * . 1911

VICTORIA.
Military Commandant, Captain Lonsdale 1836

High Constables

Robert Day 1836

Henry Batman . . . V-j - - .;:* ,r . . . 1837

William Wright I : . i .' 1838

F. A. Falkiner . . . . . V . . . . . 1841

Joseph Bloomfield 1848

Chief Commissioners

Captain Mair 1853

Mr. (afterwards Sir) William H. F. Mitchell . . . 1854

Captain (afterwards Sir) Charles 'Macmahon . . . 1854

Captain Frederick C. Standish ...'.... 1858
(Acting Chief Commissioner, Superintendent C. H.

Nicolson) 1880

Mr. Hussey Malone Chomley 1882

Mr. Thomas O'Callaghan . ..... . . 1902

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APPENDIX F

SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

Superintendent .

Mr. Henry Inman 1838

Commissioners

Major Thomas S. O'Halloran 1840

Mr. Boyle T. Finniss 1843

Mr. G. F. Dashwood 1849

Mr. Alexander Tolmer 1852

(Acting Commissioner, Senior Inspector C. W. Stuart) 1853

Major Peter Egerton Warburton 1853

Mr. George Hamilton , 1867

Mr. Peterswald 1882

Colonel L. G. Madley 1896

Mr. W. H. Raymond 1910

WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

Superintendents

Mr. J. A. Conroy 1852

Sir A. T. C. CampbeU (about) 1856

Mr. W. Hogan 1861

(Acting Superintendent, Major R. H. Crampton). .1866-7

Mr. G. E. C. Hare 1867

Commissioners

Captain M. S. Smith 1871

Lieut.-Col. G. B. Phillips 1887

Captain Fred. A. Hare 1900



QUEENSLAND.

Moreton Bay Military Commandants

Captain Millar . . 1824

Captain Bishop 1824

Captain Logan (57th Regt.) 1825

Captain Clunie (17th Regt.) 1830

Captain Fyans (4th Regt.) 1835

Major Cotton (28th Regt.) 1837

Lieut. Gravett 1839

Lieut. Gorman 1839-1842

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Acting Police Magistrates and Commandants

Dr. Simpson 1842

Captain J. C. Wickham

Commandants, Native Mounted Police

Mr. Frederick Walker 1848

Mr. G. Murray (about) 1860

Commissioners

Mr. D. T. Seymour 1864

Mr. W. E. Parry-Okeden, I.S.0 1895

Major W. G. Cahill, V.D 1905



Butler & Tanner, The Selwood Printing Works, Frome, and London.
426



INDEX



Aborigines, 281, 285 seq. origin,
285 : characteristics, 286 ; wea-
pons, 289 ; customs and super-
stitions, 293 ; treatment, 297 ;
Tasmanian blacks, 299 ; Queens-
land, 303, 370; New South
Wales, 304 ; Victoria, 306 ;
South Australia, 307 ; Western
Australia, 307.

Aborigines Protection Board, 304.

Afghan camel-drivers, 338.

Alford, Sergeant- Major, 253.

Allcock, Sub-Inspector, 244.

Alluvial gold riots, 337.

" Angel " case, 209.

Armed Association, " "The, 11.

Art, native, 291.

Arthur, Lieut. -Governor, in Van
Diemen's Land, 23, 59, 62, 300.

Arunta tribe, 286.

" Bail up," origin of, 128.

Ballarat goldfield, 80 ; tax-collect-
ing at, 82 ; licence troubles, 97.

Banks, Sir Joseph, 2.

Bathurst, 15, 20, 24, 36 ; convict
rising at, 67 ; raid upon, 159.

Batman, John, 26 ; at Port Phillip,
27 ; captures Brady, 60.

Battye, Captain, 40, 42, 141.

Bench Constables, 205.

Bendigo goldfield, 80, 97.

Bigge, Commissioner, 14, 17.

Black trackers, 20, 197, 237, 275,
322, 325, 359, 386 seq.

Black-faced robbers," " The, 253.

Blaxland, Gregory, explorer, 15.

Bligh, Captain, 11.

Border Police Act, 36, 301.

Borroloola, 270.

Botany Bay, 2, 6.



Bourke, Sir Richard, Governor, 22,

35.

Bow, John, bushranger, 144.
Brady, Matthew, bushranger, 57.
Brahe, William, 110.
Brand faking, 351.
Brennan, Superintendent Martin,

85, 214.
Brennan, Inspector Patrick, 146,

386.

Bridges, Benjamin, horse-thief, 358.
Brisbane founded, 366.
Brisbane, Sir Thomas,Governor, 18.
Broome, 343.
Brown, Lieut., Queensland N.M.P.,

150.

Brumby hunters, 269.
Burke, bushranger, 159, 163.
Burke, Robert O'Hara, 108.
Burke and Gibbs murder case, 320.
Burns, Inspector, 210.
Burns, Trooper, 156.
Burrell, Jack, " cattle duffer," 355.
Bush, varieties of, 51.
" Bush telegraphs," 148
Bushrangers Act, The, 22, 68.
Bushranging, 21, 50, 127 aeq.
Byrne, Joe, 190, 198, 202.

Cahill, Major W. G., Commissioner,
382.

Camels, Use of, 110, 264, 316.

Campbell, Sir A. T. C., Superin-
tendent, 313.

Canowindra " stuck up," 152.

" Captain," native criminal, 318.

Carroll, Trooper, 183.

Cash, Martin, bushranger, 63.

Cattle " duffers," 253, 350 seq.

Chalker, Trooper, 388.

Chinese bushranger, A, 173.



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THE TROOPER POLICE



Chomley, Mr. Hussey Malone, Chief
Commissioner, 242.

Clarke, J. S., Inspector, 217.

Clarke, Thomas and John, 172.

" Cock-eyed bobs," 344.

" Cockatoo bird," 71.

Conroy, J. A., Superintendent, 312.

Consolidating Police Act, S.A., 257.

Convict statistics, 310.

Convicts assigned as servants, 10.

Convictism, advocation of, 2, 310,
367 ; abolition of, 39, 369.

Cook, Captain, 1.

Coolgardie gold escort robbery, 340

Coolgardie goldfield, 331.

Cooper's Creek, 111, 115.

Corrobborees, 293.

Cowper, Sir Charles, Colonial Secre-
tary, 49, 160, 206.

Crampton, Major R. H., Acting
Superintendent, 313.

Cummerford, bushranger, 38.

Cunningham, Allan, explorer, 24.

Darling, Sir Ralph, Governor, 19.

Dashwood, Mr. G. F., Commis-
sioner, 255.

Davey, Governor, Van Diemen's
Land, 299.

Davidson, Sub-Inspector, 167.

Day, Mr. E. C., Inspector-General,
210.

Day, bushranger, 42.

Dempsey, Trooper, 274.

Donegan, Trooper, 269, 409.

Donohue, bushranger, 34.

Drill, 404.

Drewry, O., Sub-Inspector, 321.

Dunn, John, bushranger, 134, 165,
168.

Dunn's Plains, 163.

Duties, Extraneous, 221, 263, 314,
382, 410.

Egan, Tom, murder case, 258.

Elder, Sir Thomas, 265.

Emancipists, 13.

"Enrolled Force," 312.

Esmond, James, 79.

Ethel piracy case, 346.

Eugowra Rocks, 139.

Eureka Stockade, 100.

Euroa, raid on, 191.

Evans, George, Deputy Surveyor-
General, 15.

Exploration, 14, 23, 108, 267, 315,
367.



Exploration Expedition, Victorian,

110.
Eyre, Edward, 108, 286.

Farm-constables, 70.

Fawkner, John Pascoe, 27.

Felons' Apprehension Act, 167.

Finniss, the Hon. B. T., 255, 268.

First Fleet," " The, 5.

Fitzgerald, R.N., Captain, 311.

Fitzpatrick, Constable, 185.

Fitzroy, Sir Charles, Governor-
General, 77.

Fletcher, Trooper, 348.

Foelsche, Paul, Inspector, 280.

Foley, Jack, 251.

Fordyce, Alexander, 144.

Forrest, Alexander, 315.

Forrest, Sir John, 335, 338.

Fosbery, C.M.G., The Hon. E., 207,
216.

Franklin, Sir John, 64.

Freeman, A., Trooper, 359.

Fremantle, Captain, 30.

Gardiner, Francis, 85, 130 seq.

Garvin, I.S.O., Mr. Thomas, In-
spector-General, 215.

Gawler, Colonel, 248.

Ghost, The Campbell Town, 20.

Gilbert, John, 134, 152, 156, 159,
168.

Gipps, Sir George, Governor, 36,
301.

Glenrowan, Kellys at, 200.

" Gnamma holes," 317.

Goimbla Station, 165.

Gold discoveries, New South Wales,
72 ; Victoria, 79 ; Western Aus-
tralia, 313, 330; Queensland, 375.

Gold escort en route, 136.

Gold escort murder case, Queens-
land, 376.

Gold escort robbery, The great, 138.

Gold Police, 40, 78, 82, 93.

Goldfield riots, 45, 96, 336.

Governor (aboriginal) gang, 215.

Grace, Stephen, murder case, 316.

Grey, Earl, 228, 310, 367.

Grey, Sir George, 32, 248, 292.

Griffin, J. T., Inspector, 376.

Grose, Major Francis, 8.

Hall, Ben, 134, 152, 157 ; at Bath-
urst, 159 ; death, 167.

Hamilton, Mr. George, Commis-
sioner, 256.



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INDEX



Hannan, Pat, 334.

Hare, Captain Fred A., Commis-
sioner, 313.

Hare, G. E. C., Superintendent, 313.

Hare, Superintendent F., 196, 198,
201, 204, 237.

Hargraves, Edward Hammond, 72.

Hart, Steve, 190, 203.

" Hatters," 408.

High Constables of Port Phillip,
229.

Hindmarsh, Sir John, Governor,
247.

Hogan, W., Superintendent, 313.

Holland, U. W., Trooper, 273.

Horse-thieves, 350, 357.

Horsington and Hewitt, Robbery
of Messrs., 138.

Hosie, Trooper, 131.

Hotham, Sir Charles, Governor, 98.

Houlahan, Trooper, 391

Howe, Michael, bushranger, 52

Howitt, Alfred William, 122.

Hume, explorer, 15, 26.

Hunter, Captain John, 10.

Inman, Superintendent, 249.
" Influx of Criminals Prevention
Act," 81.

" Jackeroo," Hunting a, 393.

Jackey-Jackey, bushranger, 70.

Jasper, Thomas, murder case, 324.

Jeffries, bushranger, 52.

Jerilderie " stuck up," 192.

" Joes," 81.

Johnson, Anthony, murder case,

340.
Johnstone, Robert, Sub-Inspector,

125.
Ju-jitsu, 266, 404.

Kalgoorlie gold robbery, 339.
Kalgoorlie goldfield, 334.
Kanaka labour in Queensland, 384.
Kavanagh, bushranger, 64.
Keightley, Assistant Gold Com- j

missioner, 163.
Kelly gang, 184.
Kennedy, Mr. E. B., 372, 393.
Kennedy, Sergeant, 187.
Kenneth brothers case, 380.
Kimberley goldfield, 330.
King, Captain Philip, Governor, 10,

22.
King, John, 110.



Lalor, Peter, 102.

Lambing Flat, Riot at, 45.

Lance, use of, 327.

Lang, Dr. J. D., 368.

Latrobe, Joseph Charles, Super-
intendent of Victoria, 74 ;
Governor, 81, 95, 228.

Lawrence, W. C., Superintendent,
324.

Lawson, Lieut. William, explorer,
15.

Leopold Ranges, 323.

Licence fee, Goldfields, 94.

Lomas, Trooper, 254.

Lonergan, Constable, 187.

Lonsdale, Captain, 229.

Lowe, Mr. Robert, shoots bush-
ranger Heather, 157.

Lowry, Frederick, 163.

Macarthur, John, 12.

Macmahon, Sir Charles, Chief Com-
missioner, 232.

Macquarie, Major-General Lachlan,
Governor, 12.

Madley, Colonel L. G., Commis-
sioner, 256.

Mail-coach robberies, 93.

Mair, Captain, 82, 93, 230.

" Major," native criminal, 325.

Manns, bushranger, 144.

Maria murders, brig, 254.

Matra, James Maria, 3.

McAuliffe, Jerry, story of, 334.

McGinnerty, Sergeant, 169.

McGlone, Detective, 149.

McGuire, John, 143.

McHale, Trooper, 168.

Mclntyre, Trooper, 187.

McKenna, Inspector, 333.

McLerie, Captain John, Inspector-
General, 40, 141, 160, 207.

Medals for resisting and capturing
bushrangers, 158.

Melbourne founded, 28.

Melville, Captain, 153, 181, 233.

Mia mia, 291.

Middleton, Sergeant, 131.

Mining Licence, 77.

Mitchell, Sir William H. F., Chief
Commissioner, 82, 231.

Mitchell, Thomas, explorer, 24

Montford, Sergeant, 237.

" Moonlight " gang, 182.

Moore, Tommy, murder case, 212.

Moreton Bay settlement, 23, 365.

Morgan, Dan, 169.



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THE TROOPER POLICE



Morrissett, Superintendent, 141,

155, 159.

Mosquito, bushranger, 62.
Mount Morgan mine, 375.
Mounted Patrols, 40.
Mounted Police first formed, 19, 33.
Murray, Mr. G., 374.
Myall Creek massacre, 301.

Native Mounted Police, 230, 311 ;

of Queensland, 369.
Nelson, Constable, 166.
Nelson gold-ship robbery, 89.
New South Wales Corps, 8, 10, 12.
New South Wales Mounted Police,

distribution and strength, 216.
Nicholson, Assistant-Commissioner,

196, 204, 237, 242.
Norfolk Island, 8, 39 ; convict

rising at, 71.

Northern territory, 257, 267 seq.
Nunn, Major, 300.



O'Callaghan, Mr. Thomas, Chief
Commissioner, 243.

O'Connor, Stanhope, Sub-Inspec-
tor, 196.

O'Halloran, Major T. S., Commis-
sioner, 249.

O'Mealley, Jack, 134, 144, 152, 156,
159, 165.

O'Neil, Sub-Inspector, 166.

Ord, Sub-Inspector, 324.

Orr, Sub-Inspector, 265.

Outlawry, Proclamation of, 167.

Oxley, John, Surveyor-General, 15 ;
discovers Brisbane River, 23.

Parry, Sergeant, 165.

Parry-Okeden, I.S.O., Mr. W.E.,
Commissioner, 382.

Paterson, Captain William, 10.

Pay of Police, 225, 245, 266, 328,
382.

Pearl diving, 343.

Peechalba Station, Morgan at, 171.

Pensions and gratuities, 225, 245.

Perth founded, 30.

Peterswald, Mr., Commissioner 256,
265.

Pewtress, Inspector, 189.

Phillip, Captain Arthur, Governor,
5.

Phillip, Port, 27, 227

Phillips, Lieut. -Col. G. B., Com-
missioner, 313.



Picsley, John, bushranger, 134.
" Pigeon," native criminal, 318.
Piracy case, Pearling, 346.
Pluto, native assistant, 359.
Police Act of 1862, New South

Wales, 49, 160, 205.
Police Depot, Melbourne, 244.
Police Depot, Sydney, 217.
Police magistrates appointed in

Sydney, 35.
Pottinger, Sir Frederick, 140, 152,

387.

Power, Harry, 236, 351.
Probationers, 402.

Queensland, settled, 365; con-
victism, 366 ; separation from
New South Wales, 368, 375.

Queensland Mounted Police, dis-
tribution and strength, 383.

Raymond, Mr. W. H., Commis-
sioner, 259.

Richardson, Trooper, murder case,
318.

Ross, Major, 6.

" Rush," Bogus, 336.

Sadleir, Superintendent, 196, 201.

Sam Poo, bushranger, 173.

Sanderson, Superintendent, 141.

Scanlan, Constable, 187.

Scott, Captain, 40.

Scrub land, 260.

Searcey, Mr. Alfred, 269, 283, 299.

Seymour, D. T. , Commissioner, 381.

Shanty-keepers, 271.

Sherritt, Aaron, 198.

Sir Watkin Wynne, black tracker,

176, 387.
Smith, Cap tain M. S., Commissioner,

313.

Smith, Sergeant, 404.
Smyth, Sergeant, 170.
Sorell, Governor, Van Diemen's

Land, 53.

South Australia founded, 31, 247.
South Australian Mounted Police,

distribution and strength, 257,

259, 266.

Southern Cross goldfield, 330.
Special constables shot by Clarkes,

175.

Stafford and Gardiner, Corporal, 87.
Standish, Captain F. C., Chief Com-
missioner, 196, 204, 235.
Steele, Sergeant, 203.



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INDEX



Stirling, Captain James, at Swan
River, W.A., 28 ; Lieut.-Gover-
nor of Western Australia, 30.

Stott, Trooper, 259.

Strickland, Trooper, 316.

Strzlecki, Count Paul, 73.

Stuart, Inspector, 250, 256.

Stuart, McDouall, 108, 111, 267.

Sturt, Captain, 90, 230.

Sturt, Charles, explorer, 24 ; dis-
covers the Darling River, 25 ;
262, 291.

Sullivan, bushranger, 67.

Sutton, Trooper, 155.

Suttor, Mr. William, 67.

Swimming, 404.

Sydney, Lord, 4, 5.

Sydney Cove, 6.

Sykes, Superintendent, 217.

Telegraph, Overland, 268.

Thompson, Mr. Deas, Colonial
Secretary, 76.

" Thunderbolt," 129, 172, 177, 233.

Thursday Island, 385.

Tolmer, Mr. Alexander, Commis-
sioner, 250, 255.

Tracking, 20, 322, 359, 386 seg.

Transportation abolished, New
South Wales, 39 ; Queensland,
369.

Troy, Sub-Inspector, 341.

Truslove, Sergeant, 316.

Uniform and equipment, 33, 40,
206, 225, 231, 234, 245, 251, 266,
327, 372, 383.

Van Diemen's Land occupied, 22 ;



bushrangers, 52 ; convicts, 92 ;
transportation to island abol-
ished, 93.

Vane, John, 152, 156, 159, 164.

Victoria proclaimed a colony, 228.

Victorian Mounted Police, distribu-
tion and strength, 243.

Waddies, 290.

Wakefield, Edward^Gibbon, 31.

Walker, A. B., Superintendent, 158,
178.

Walker, Frederick, Inspector, 123,
370.

Wantabadgery " stuck up," 182.

Warburton, Colonel Peter Egerton,
exploration work, 124 ; Com-
missioner S.A. Police, 256.

Ward, Frederick (" Thunderbolt "),
129, 172, 177, 223.

Ward, Trooper, 173.

Ward, W. J. J., murder case, 273.

Warden of the goldfields appointed,
106.

" Water soaks," 316.

Waters, Sub-Inspector, 272, 280.

Wentworth, William Charles, ex-
plorer, 15, 35.

Western Australia, settlement, 28,
309; convictism, 310.

Western Australian Mounted Police
distribution and strength, 314.

Wills, W. J., 111.

Wittenoom, the Hon. E., 337.

Woomera, throwing stick, 289.

Wurley, 291.

Zouch, Captain, 40, 41 ; at Lamb-
ing Flat, 47.



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