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Charged with theft and possession of cocaine. Barmaid Patsy Neill was involved in various criminal activities including theft and selling cocaine. In 1932 she had a disagreement over money with the infamous sly grogger Kate Leigh, which led to Neill being threatened with a gun. Neill was described in the press as 'looking like a mannequin on parade'. Aged 26. Part of an archive of forensic photography created by the NSW Police between 1912 and 1964.

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New South Wales. Dept. of Prisons
Thursday, 30 January 1930
Charged with theft and possession of cocaine. Barmaid Patsy Neill was involved in various criminal activities including theft and selling cocaine. In 1932 she had a disagreement over money with the infamous sly grogger Kate Leigh, which led to Neill being threatened with a gun. Neill was described in the press as 'looking like a mannequin on parade'. Aged 26. Part of an archive of forensic photography created by the NSW Police between 1912 and 1964.
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Patsy Neill, criminal record number 781LB, 30 January 1930. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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Patsy Neill, criminal record number 781LB, 30 January 1930. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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Published Note

Nerida Campbell <A title="Nerida Campbell Femme fatale : the female criminal Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 2008. pp 124-125" href="http://appfirst/firstadmin/forms/fullRecord.jsp?recno=35761" _title="true">Femme fatale : the female criminal </A>Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 2008. pp 124-125