7 -Kate Ellick-

7 -Kate Ellick-

DOB: 1860, Murrurundi.
Criminal Record Number 448LB, 17 February 1919.
State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay.

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.

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