I have made my best efforts to identify the holders of copyright in the documents reproduced in Unfit for Publication: NSW Supreme Court, Quarter Sessions and Police Court Trials, 1727-1930, and welcome information about copyright holders I have not been able to trace.
I wish to thank both State Records New South Wales and the National Archives of Australia for permission to publish their documents.
A very big thank you to all the dedicated and ever helpful staff at State Records of New South Wales, both the City and Kingswood reading rooms, and in particularly Norman Ricaud for special assistance and his excellent reproduction of gaol photographs and other images.
Robert French provided preliminary details of a number of post 1930 Sydney Quarter Sessions cases – thank you.
Much appreciation to Russell Bodinnar for his generosity in providing three images of the now demolished Balranald courthouse and permission to include them in this edition.
Sydney Lord Mayor, Clover Moore, gave permission to photograph the Town Hall vault, and Rod Kirkman organised access.
Thanks to Peter Trebilco, Graham Carbery, Gary Jaynes, and some anonymous donors for their very generous financial support. Without them the inclusion of the numerous images in the second edition would not have been possible.
These donations have assisted in enhancing this second edition, bringing it to life with humanity.
I am greatly indebted to Richard Capuano for his enormous amount of work in designing the website. Furthermore, for his terrific efforts in converting the many, many individual files and images for the internet.
A very special thank you to the Sydney based Pride History Group for their auspice of this researchers’ resource—Unfit for Publication—on its website.
Photos of the Calverley family portrait and Calverley's Bundanoon shop are included with kind permission and thanks to the Bundanoon Historical Group.
Thank you to Peter Bridges for his 1986 publication, entitled Historic Court Houses of New South Wales, which provided me with a great amount of detail on the subject.
Thanks to both Brian Keast and the Kiama and District Historical Society for his and the society’s permission to include photographs of the Kiama courthouse.
Gratitude to Brian Tonkin, Broken Hill City Library for his Carrington Hall photos and newspaper coverage of the inaugural Broken Hill Circuit Court sitting.
Thank you to Kasia Malicka, librarian, Burwood library for her assistance with finding the photo of Burwood courthouse.
Appreciation to the Tasmania Archive and Heritage Office for their permission to include a number of their documents.