Tilly Devine: a formidable crime figure

Last week on 2SER, Nicole chatted about Kate Leigh the sly-grog queen, so it seemed only fair that this week I gave her nemesis Tilly Devine an airing. Tilly Devine, born Matilda Mary Twiss in London, arrived in Sydney as a war bride in 1920 and became a formidable... read more

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