Newspapers and journals: Gumbleton v Gumbleton


27 Aug 1929. IN DIVORCE. (Before Mr. Justice Owen and a jury.) GUMBLETON v GUMBLETON. In this suit Robert Gumbleton petitioned for the dissolution of his marriage with Alice Devorna Gumbleton (formerly Proctor) on the ground of her adultery with one Arthur Jacques Pulbrook (who was Joined as co- respondent, and from whom petitioner claimed damages), between September 1, 1926, and August 14, 1928, at Lambert-street and other places in and about Bathurst. Respondent and co-respondent did not deny the alleged adultery, but raised the issues whether the petitioner had condoned or been accessory to or connived at it, and whether he had been guilty of such wilful neglect or misconduct as had conduced to it. They also alleged that petitioner had been guilty of unreasonable delay in presenting his petition. The marriage took place on September 12, 1914, at Orange, according to the Presbyterian rites. Mr E R Abigail appeared for petitioner, and Mr Hardwick (instru

Sydney Morning Herald
27 Aug 1929

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