How to Catch a Criminal: Finding Records for Your Rogue Relatives Downunder

Kristy Love, PhD
Sep 6, 2023
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Speaker's Introduction
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Introduction
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Newspaper Reports
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Police Gazettes
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Inquests and Coronial Records
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Criminal Court Records
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Description Books
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Prison Registers
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Additional Records
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Announcements / prizes
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About this webinar

Australia has a wealth of publicly available records for people who have interacted with the criminal justice system, be they criminals, suspects, victims of crime, witnesses in criminal cases, and law enforcement officials, but do you know how to find these records? This talk will do a deep dive into the available record sets, including mug shots, prison registers, criminal court records, inquests and coronial records, and Police Gazettes, among others.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Kristy Love (formerly Davidson), Ph.D., is a professional family historian and founder of Family History Agency in Naarm/Melbourne, Australia. In her former working l
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    Kerrie Franks
    4 weeks ago

    I’d like to thank Kristy for this helpful and informative webinar. The illustrative screenshots were excellent. To provide so many links in the syllabus was also very generous. It’s given me several useful tips and strategies to widen my own research.

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    Helen Smith
    4 weeks ago

    A useful review of records relating to those convicted of crimes in Australia with good case studies.

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    Debra Rohde
    4 weeks ago

    Very informative with many new areas to investigate

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    Rochelle Males
    4 weeks ago

    Incredibly informative webinar! It definitely makes me wish there had been time to delve more deeply into some of what you mentioned. Thank you so much!

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    Wendi Wicks
    4 weeks ago

    Informative, enjoyable and well paced

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    Patrcia Diane Godinez
    4 weeks ago

    Interesting. Loved the pictures.

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    Brian Boneham
    4 weeks ago

    Fantastic webinar giving me a number of new avenues to look for my early down under paternal relatives.

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    Robyn O'Keeffe
    4 weeks ago

    excellent information. thank you

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