Police Reports to the Coroner

Police reports to the City Coroner

GRG1/44 Police reports to the City Coroner were compiled by police officers and forwarded to the City Coroner, and date between 1879 - 1982 (gaps between 1884-1891). Information generally includes name, age, former address and occupation of deceased, date, place and circumstances of death, relatives of deceased person, names of witnesses, name of police officer and date of report. The series includes reports on the deaths of patients at Parkside and Adelaide Lunatic Asylums. Until the 1960s the reports relate only to deaths and fires in the Adelaide metropolitan area. By the 1960's (at least) deaths as a result of traffic accidents have a report from the Police Accident Investigation Squad.

Special Lists for this series cover 1911 to 1966 and include the name of the deceased person and the report number.

1911, 1912,  1913,  1914, 1915,  1916,  1917, 1918,  1919, 1920,  1921, 1922, 1923,  1924, 1925,  1926, 1927,  1928, 1929,  1930,  1931,  1932,  1933, 1934,  1935,  1936, 1937, 1938,  1939,  1940,  1941,  1942,  1943,  1944,  1945,  1946, 1947, 1948,  1949,  1950,  1951,  1952,  1953, 1954,  1955, 1956,  1957,  1958,  1959,  1960, 1961,  1962, 1963,  1964, 1965, 1966, 1967,

A microfilmed copy of this series covering 1879-1957 has been digitised and published by FamilySearch. Please note that you will need to complete a free registration with FamilySearch to view the images.

Police reports to the City Coroner (1879-1957) - FamilySearch

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