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First Hand Accounts The Police

Constable Arthur’s Testimony

Constable James Arthur’s recollections of the siege given to the Royal Commission.

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First Hand Accounts History The Police

Constable Phillips’ Testimony

Witness testimony of Constable William Phillips regarding his involvement in the Kelly pursuit and the siege of Glenrowan.

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First Hand Accounts The Police

Constable Dwyer’s Testimony

Evidence from Constable Dwyer to the 1881 Royal Commission.

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First Hand Accounts The Police

Senior Constable Kelly’s Testimony

Testimony given by Senior-Constable John Kelly regarding his involvement in the Kelly pursuit and the Glenrowan siege.

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Edward (Ned) Kelly First Hand Accounts History The Kelly Gang

Ned Kelly’s own account of Glenrowan

Ned Kelly tells his own version of what happened at Glenrowan in a letter from the condemned cell at Melbourne Gaol.

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First Hand Accounts Glenrowan History News Reports

David Mortimer’s Statement

Burrowa News (NSW : 1874 – 1951), Friday 9 July 1880, page 1 THE GLENROWAN OUTRAGE. MR. MORTIMER’S STATEMENT. Mr. Mortimer, a relative to Mr. Curnow, the man who stopped the train, states: “After we were bailed up we were taken over to Mrs. Jones’s Hotel, and were kept there until it was determined by […]

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Edward (Ned) Kelly First Hand Accounts The Kelly Gang

Ned Kelly’s Last Statement

Ned Kelly’s last letter, dictated from his cell after his trial.

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First Hand Accounts History The Police

Constable Gascoigne’s Testimony

Evidence given by Constable Charles Gascoigne to the Royal Commission describing his involvement in the hunt for the gang, culminating with his involvement in the siege at Glenrowan.

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First Hand Accounts Glenrowan History The Railway

Statement of the Stationmaster

An account of Glenrowan from the Glenrowan stationmaster, John Stanistreet.

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First Hand Accounts History News Reports

The Priest’s Statement

An account of the Glenrowan siege from the perspective of Father Matthew Gibney.