Ettie Sultana, criminal record number 558LB, 17 November 1922. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay. Prostitute Ettie Sultana worked in northern New South Wales and in the Queensland cities of Brisbane and Toowoomba for most of her career. She had multiple convictions for prostitution, theft, drunkenness, swearing and vagrancy. She was sentenced to six months with hard labour.
Mugshots of Australian women criminals from the 1920s
Kate Ellick, criminal record number 448LB, 17 February 1919. Kate Ellick had no family to support her and no fixed address. In the early 20th century employment options were limited for women of her age and there was no aged pension. Ellick was homeless when arrested in Newcastle and was sentenced under the Vagrancy Act to three months in prison. Charged with: vagrancy. DOB: 1860, Murrurundi. From: Maitland.
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Mug shot of Barbara Turner, 10 October 1921, Central Police Station, Sydney Barbara Turner (alias Tierney, Tiernan, Taylor, Florence Gillespie or Jessi Turner, sometimes known as Barbara Turner Taylor) was a ‘confidence woman’ who operated in Sydney, Newcastle, Brisbane and Perth from the 1890s until the 1920s, and possibly beyond. This photograph was taken after she was arrested for defrauding one Henry Placings in Sydney of 106 pounds, by borrowing against a forged cheque, for which she…