Register for Tuesday's Down Under webinar — How to Catch a Criminal: Finding Records for Your Rogue Relatives Downunder by Kristy Love, PhD
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 presenter
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 life, she gained several decades of experience working in university research management. In 2021, Kristy completed the short course ‘Chinese Ancestry: Research Methods and Sources’ run by the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and the Chinese Australian Family Historians of Victoria (CAFHOV), where she volunteers. Kristy was part of the award-winning CAFHOV team behind the Victorian ‘Certificate Exempting from Dictation Test’ Index project. She has a Ph.D. in Creative Writing, an Honours Degree in Psychology, and a Certificate in Genealogical Research from the Society of Australian Genealogists. Kristy has a particular research interest in Australian women who, like her great-great-grandmother, were criminalised by poverty.
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