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Margaret Teale moved to the small Riverina town of Beckom where she married John Selby. Unfortunately, her first husband, Ernest Teale of Windsor, was still alive. She was charged with bigamy and sentenced to six months gaol. Aged 25.

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New South Wales. Dept. of Prisons
Monday, 8 April 1929
Margaret Teale moved to the small Riverina town of Beckom where she married John Selby. Unfortunately, her first husband, Ernest Teale of Windsor, was still alive. She was charged with bigamy and sentenced to six months gaol. Aged 25.
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Margaret Lee Teale, criminal record number 757LB, 8 April 1929. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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Margaret Lee Teale, criminal record number 757LB, 8 April 1929. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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Published Note

Nerida Campbell <A href="http://appfirst/firstadmin/forms/fullRecord.jsp?recno=35761">Femme fatale : the female criminal </A>Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 2008. pp 86-87