A Cavalcade of Queensland's Crimes and Criminals: Scoundrels, Scallwags & Psychopaths : the Colonial Years and Beyond 1859-1920

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Boolarong Press, 2012 - History - 218 pages
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A Cavalcade of Queenslands Crimes and Criminals, for every year following the colonys separation from New South Wales from 1859 to 1920, Jarvis Finger has recounted Queenslands most notable crimes.
 

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User Review  - drmaf - LibraryThing

A nice little book, full of interesting snippets of Queensland life in colonial times, not just crimes but the mores and attitudes of the times, including horrendous racism. The author gets kudos for ... Read full review

Contents

The slaughter
2
The exconvict killer
8
Death on a sheep station
15
When Fagans gang ran wild
21
Man overboard
27
The Crocodile Creek
33
21
53
1907
74
1909
147
31
155
1910
161
Unsolved MurderAbduction
184
The Oxley Creek infant murder
190
Murder on the breakwater
198
The empty chamber
204
33
210

1908
110
27
131
A right royal ruckus 98 over stolen boots Benjamin Kitt Theft
134
The hallucinating husband 121
212
200
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