On the trail of the lady detective

Lady detectives seem to have come late to Australia. The concept of them was known throughmost of the¬†Victorian era, as they were subject of some popular novels, including Revelations of a Lady Detective¬† (1864) which was advertised, widely, for many, many, many years in regional Australian newspapers. (It made searching… fun.) Tracing them was also…

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Mary Sullivan: female searcher

Adelaide Observer, 7 December 1872 Express & Telegraph, 1 August 1873 South Australian Register, 14 November 1873 Express & Telegraph, 31 January 1873 South Australian Chronicle, 21 November 1874 South Australian Chronicle, 4 November 1874 Express & Telegraph, 17 May 1882 Adelaide Observer, 23 July 1892 South Australian Register, 1 August 1893

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