STRANGE CHARGE OF BIGAMY.|1879-08-23|Pontypool Free Press and Herald of the Hills - Welsh Newspapers Online
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STRANGE CHARGE OF BIGAMY.

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STRANGE CHARGE OF BIGAMY. At the Hampton petty sessions, Ellen Humphreys, a well-dressed female, who appeared to be about 27 years of age, has been committed for trial, charged with intermarrying with Henry Outram, her first husband, George Humphreys, a builder's foreman, being alive. The first husband said he was married to the prisoner on the 16th June, 1873, at St Mar- garet's Church, London. She had money left he» Bome nine months back, and to get possession of it .11110 had to travel abroad. She left him suddenly on her rctun^ and he never saw her again until she was at;thoH police station. The prisoner here became very excited, and said in a loud tone that she had been brought up and educated as a lady. She accused the first husband of having treated her like a slave, and left her for days. That was her reason for leaving him. It was stated that the second husband had absconded upon hearing of the prisoner's arrest. Marriage certificates were here handed to the chair- man, from which it appeared that prisoner had been married in her maiden name to the second husband. A relative of the prisoner stated that the accused had once been confined in anasylum, and was notattimes accountable for her actions.

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