Police Gazettes on Ancestry

Thousands of 19th and early-20th century Police Gazettes have been published on Ancestry, providing crucial clues about British criminals and their victims.

This collection contains more than 90 years of printed publications used for communication between members of the police force in the United Kingdom between 1812-1902 and 1921-1927 (with gaps in coverage). It contains information on wanted criminals, crimes committed, criminals who had been apprehended, and missing persons.

By simply searching a name, date, age, or location, users can now discover whether they have ancestors who may have committed or been a victim of a crime.

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