Sunday, July 1, 2012

Divorce in NSW

Tim Barliss, in yesterday’s Sun-Herald, puts a romantic twist on the news that more divorce papers have been released and are available through NSW State Records . Barliss quotes love letters and reveals that the Blue Mountains was a popular venue for secret trysts.
NSW State Records is a little more circumspect in their announcement, stating that ‘the Supreme Court of NSW is transferring NRS 13495 Divorce and matrimonial cause papers.’ This covers the period from 1931 to 1949, and includes the divorce papers of razor gang leader Tilly Devine from husband, James, which was undefended The Supreme Court is transferring files on a regular basis.
The divorce papers can be viewed at the NSW State Records Western Sydney Reading Room at Kingswood. Instructions for searching and accessing the divorce packets are available on-line at

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Anonymous Dating again after divorce said...

Divorce is the most common form of marriage termination, other than death of a spouse. A divorce: terminates an existing marriage allows the parties to remarry determines their rights against each other following the marriage.

August 9, 2012 at 7:27 AM  

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