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Franklin Constables

A list of ALL constables employed in the Franklin District as at the 1 Jan 1857
Taken from the Legislative Council records of Tasmania,Hard Copy

CONSTABLE RANK AREA JOB DESCRIPTION
BENSON John Petty Constable Southport Serves Process,apprehends malefactors and absconders,detects felonies and misdemeanours and preserves the peace.
BLACKHALL Eusebius Petty Constable Franklin WATER POLICE: Employed in Police Boat whenever required by Police Magistrate on duty,or at other times when process to be served,and when at the station engaged in the same duties as the petty constables attached to the land force
BROWN John Petty Constable Franklin Serves Process,apprehends malefactors and absconders,detects felonies and misdemeanours and preserves the peace.
DOOLEY Thomas Petty Constable Flights Bay Serves Process,apprehends malefactors and absconders,detects felonies and misdemeanours and preserves the peace.
DUNCAN Alexander Petty Constable Franklin WATER POLICE: Employed in Police Boat whenever required by Police Magistrate on duty,or at other times when process to be served,and when at the station engaged in the same duties as the petty constables attached to the land force
GASCOIGNE James District Constable & Coxswain Franklin Employed in Police Boat Boat when Police Magistrate visits the outstations,or is called to hold inquests,executes search warrants,apprehends absconders and others,acts under the orders of the Chief District Constable,whom he ssists in his duties.
GOOD James Petty Constable Franklin Employed as Watch House keeper,receives all prisoners and charges and is responsible for the safe custody of the inmates of the watchhouse,searches them,issues all rations,keeps occurence and ration books,charge sheets etc.
HASLAM Samuel Petty Constable Port Esperance Serves Process,apprehends malefactors and absconders,detects felonies and misdemeanours and preserves the peace.
LAYTON Michael Petty Constable Franklin Serves Process,apprehends malefactors and absconders,detects felonies and misdemeanours and preserves the peace.
MACKIE Charles Petty Constable Franklin WATER POLICE: Employed in Police Boat whenever required by Police Magistrate on duty,or at other times when process to be served,and when at the station engaged in the same duties as the petty constables attached to the land force
O'DONNELL Owen Petty Constable Southport Serves Process,apprehends malefactors and absconders,detects felonies and misdemeanours and preserves the peace.
PRICE Stephen District Contable Southport In charge of Constables at Southport,Collects Timber Licences,musters Ticket of Leave holders and performs the various other duries of the office of a District Constable.
RUSSELL Thomas Petty Constable Port Esperance Serves Process,apprehends malefactors and absconders,detects felonies and misdemeanours and preserves the peace.
STAVELY Francis Chief Constable Franklin As superior Constable in charge,makes returns of stock and crop,Takes the census,prepares the Jury Lists,musters the Ticket of Leave holders,drills the constables,collects Timber licences inspects cattle and stock,is summoning Officer,conducts the cases,
TURNER James Petty Constable Franklin WATER POLICE: Employed in Police Boat whenever required by Police Magistrate on duty,or at other times when process to be served,and when at the station engaged in the same duties as the petty constables attached to the land force
WADE James Petty Constable Flights Bay Serves Process,apprehends malefactors and absconders,detects felonies and misdemeanours and preserves the peace.
WILSON John Petty Constable Franklin WATER POLICE: Employed in Police Boat whenever required by Police Magistrate on duty,or at other times when process to be served,and when at the station engaged in the same duties as the petty constables attached to the land force

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