Police Districts of 1862 ( NSW )

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On Wednesday 5 March 1862, the NSW Police Gazette & Weekly Record of Crime showed how the Colony was divided, for Police purposes, into several Districts.

1862 NSW Police Districts

DistrictDivisionsStationsSuperintendentInspectorSub Inspectors
Metropolitan DistrictA Division
B Division
C Division
D Division
Embracing the Police District of Sydney and Metropolitan DistrictInspector GeneralGeorge READ
John A. BLACK
Eastern DistrictE DivisionCampbelltown
Camden, Picton, Narellan,
Parramatta & Liverpool
Windsor
Penrith
Hartley
Berrima
Shoalhaven
Kiama
Wollongong
William CHATFIELDJames SINGLETON
T.A. WHITE
Western DistrictH DivisionBathurst
Orange
Molong
Wellington
Dubbo
Carcoar
Mudgee
Rylstone
Edric MORISSETFred W. POTTINGERJ.H. BRUYERES
Thomas HOGG
North Western DistrictK DivisionTamworth
Wee Waa
Warialda
James GARLANDA.A. ABBOTT
South Western DistrictI DivisionDeniliquin
Moama
Albury
Moulamein
Balranald
part of Wagga Wagga
T.B. CARNEE. MARLAYW. O'NEILL
F.A. BLAKE
Northern DistrictL DivisionArmidale
Wellingrove
Grafton
Tenterfield
Tabulam
McLeay River
Port Macquarie
L.H. SCOTTJ.D. MEARES
C.G. PERRINS ( Acting )
South Eastern DistrictF DivisionGoulburn
Yass
Gundagai
Tumut
Binalong
& portions of Albury & Wagga Wagga
H. ZOUCHE.M. BATTYEW. BENSON
North Eastern DistrictG DivisionMaitland
Newcastle
Wollombi
McDonald River
Gosford
Raymond Terrace
Port Stepehn's
Dungog
Muswellbrook
Patrick's Plains
Scone
Murrurundi
Cassilis
Manning River
J.A. McLERIEF.R. WILSHIREJ.G. HUSSEY
Southern DistrictM DivisionCooma
Bombala
Eden
Queanbeyan
Braidwood
Broulee
George MARKHAMC. WALKER