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Emily Gertrude Hemsworth, criminal record number 657LB, 14 May 1925. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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Title:
Emily Gertrude Hemsworth, criminal record number 657LB, 14 May 1925. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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Date:
14 May 1925
Format:
glass plate negative : b & w ; 4.75 x 6.5". x 4.25.
Inscription:
Emulsion side: E.HEMSWORTH.14.5.25, 657.L.B, G1, 107.59
Subject:
Description:
Emily Hemsworth killed her three-week-old son but could not remember any details of the murder. She was found not guilty due to insanity. Hemsworth was to be detained in custody until judged fit to return to society - it is unknown if she was ever released. Aged 24.
Published in:
Nerida Campbell Femme fatale : the female criminal Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 2008. pp 102-103
Source:
Justice & Police Museum ; FP07_0226_011
Rights:
Justice & Police Museum
Material Type:
Picture
Record number:
35696