Sydney’s Jazz Age Criminal Queens Ruled the Streets With Razors | Atlas Obscura

Knives and unlicensed grog were their weapons of choice.

In the 1920s, Australia was under the dominion of British King George V. But on the streets of Sydney, two female monarchs ruled the people. Tilly Devine, the Queen of Waterloo and Kate Leigh, the Queen of Surry Hills were at the head of two razor gangs that terrorized the city and…

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