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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
 
Creator: New South Wales. Dept. of Prisons
 
Date: 14 May 1925
 
Format: [Photograph] 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: mug shots
prisoners
 
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
 
Record no: 35696