Webber, Iris

Lesbian criminal figure who achieved notoriety between the 1930s and 1950s and became known for her dramatic courtroom appearances.

Milestone
Born
Bathurst, New South Wales
19 Jun 1906
Died
Sydney, New South Wales
08 Aug 1953
Name
Alternate
Furlong, Iris
Birth
Shingles, Iris Eileen Mary
Occupation
Position
1938 - 1940
1940 - 1941
1944
Relationship
Spouse
1944

Webber, Iris

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2015

Iris Webber was a busker and petty criminal active in Sydney from the early 1930s until her death in 1953. She gained notoriety for her fierceness on the streets and in the courtroom, and for her relationships with women.