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Margaret Barclay Police Gazettes 1915 New South Wales
« on: Saturday 06 June 20 19:48 BST (UK) »
Good Evening

I was wondering if someone could please help with the information on Margaret Barclay b 1873 with an event date of November 3rd 1915 (pg 532).

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Re: Margaret Barclay Police Gazettes 1915 New South Wales
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 06 June 20 20:18 BST (UK) »
Frederikka Levoina (58), Jane Knuth (52), and
Margaret Barclay (42), tried at the Newtown Police
Court on the 25th October, 1915, fortune telling; each
sentence, three months' hard labour. To be of good
behaviour for twelve months.


from: Ancestry - New South Wales, Australia, Police Gazettes, 1854-1930

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Re: Margaret Barclay Police Gazettes 1915 New South Wales
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 06 June 20 20:23 BST (UK) »
Adding the column heading

First Offenders Discharged under Crimes Act of 1900.

The following offenders have been released under the provisions of the  above Act:

Frederikka Levoina (58), Jane Knuth (52), and
Margaret Barclay (42), tried at the Newtown Police
Court on the 25th October, 1915, fortune telling; each
sentence, three months' hard labour. To be of good
behaviour for twelve months.


from: Ancestry - New South Wales, Australia, Police Gazettes, 1854-1930

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1915 'FORTUNE TELLERS SENTENCED', Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954), 26 October, p. 2. , viewed 07 Jun 2020, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article45355887


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Re: Margaret Barclay Police Gazettes 1915 New South Wales
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 06 June 20 21:16 BST (UK) »
Thank you so much Matthew

Very much appreciated.

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Re: Margaret Barclay Police Gazettes 1915 New South Wales
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 07 June 20 00:42 BST (UK) »
This news item offers an address for Margaret BARCLAY at the time of the offence.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/176925092

This item suggests they were trying to deceive a policeman 8) Constable FRASER.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/154907924

Jane KNUTH, Margaret's co-offender, suffered memory loss in later life.
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/230013446

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I think Fredrikka LEVOINA continued her craft a couple of years later in QLD
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/113163034
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Re: Margaret Barclay Police Gazettes 1915 New South Wales
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 07 June 20 02:14 BST (UK) »
National Library of Australia has the NSW Police Gazettes, freely available, digitised, online :

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/251647487 NSW Police Gaz 3 Nov 1915, page 532


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Re: Margaret Barclay Police Gazettes 1915 New South Wales
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 07 June 20 10:21 BST (UK) »
Thank you Everyone, you have been very helpful.

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