'Percy Redwood' was born Amy Maud Bock in Tasmania in 1859. She was a teacher, a governess and.., a coincidence trickster. Leaving behind criminal charges, she moved to New Zealand in 1884. There followed a number of legitimate jobs, charges for fraud/theft and time behind bards.
Amy becomes 'Percy' in 1908, woos a local Kaka Point woman, Anges Ottaway, and marries her on 21 April 1909. 'Percy' was arrested 3 days later, the bride was shocked, the marriage was annulled, and more jail time followed. She died 29 August 1943 ... a mostly reformed character.