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Lindsay, Alice (c. 1835–?)

  • on 2 December 1859 and using the name Alice Lindsay Brasher, is found guilty of stealing a watch and guard; is sentenced to six months gaol.
  • spent 10 days in Adelaide Hospital (discharged on 18 October 1863), suffering from delirium tremens. According to the hospital register she was married and had been born at Hobarton, Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania). She lived in Adelaide.
  • spent 8 days at Adelaide Hospital (discharged 24 August 1864), suffering from delirium tremens. The hospital records state that she had come to South Australia on the Eleanor Ann, eight years previously.
  • spent 8 days at Adelaide Hospital (discharged 19 October 1864) suffering from erysipelas.
  • spent 14 days at Adelaide Hospital (discharged 19 January 1865) suffering from contusions.
  • spent 13 days at Adelaide Hospital (discharged 23 June 1865) suffering from alcoholismus (chronic alcohol disease).

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'Lindsay, Alice (c. 1835–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/lindsay-alice-32500/text40329, accessed 29 May 2022.

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Birth

c. 1835
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

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