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First Hand Accounts Glenrowan History

Jane Jones’ Statement

An account of the Kelly Gang’s visit to Glenrowan by Jane Jones

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Glenrowan History News Reports

HERO OF GLENROWAN – THOMAS CURNOW MOURNED.

Daily Herald (Adelaide, SA : 1910 – 1924), Wednesday 27 December 1922, page 4 HERO OF GLENROWAN THOMAS CURNOW MOURNED. Officers of the Victorian Education Department joined on Friday in the expressions of general regret of the death of Mr. Thomas Curnow, the hero teacher who saved the train containing 40 police and a number […]

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Glenrowan History News Reports

COMMENCEMENT OF THE FIGHT

A contemporary new report describing the siege and Ned Kelly’s arrival in Melbourne.

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First Hand Accounts Glenrowan History

STATEMENT OF MR. CURNOW

Thomas Curnow recounts his experience at Glenrowan as a prisoner of the Kelly Gang.

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Captain Standish Glenrowan History Sub-Inspector O'Connor and the Queensland native police Superintendent Hare The Kelly Gang The Police

When the Kellys were Cornered – Dramatic Series of Telegrams – By L.T LUXTON

When the Kellys were Cornered (1931, December 12). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 – 1957), p. 8. When the Kellys were Cornered Dramatic Series of Telegrams By L.T LUXTON Like Robin Hood and his merry men, Ned Kelly and his picturesque ruffians are gradually acquiring the rosy glow of heroes of romance. How Ned and […]

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Glenrowan History

THE ENQUIRY ON THE BODY OF MARTIN CHERRY.

A report on the inquest into the death of Martin Cherry, who was a civilian killed during the siege.

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Aaron Sherritt Daniel (Dan) Kelly Edward (Ned) Kelly First Hand Accounts Glenrowan History Joseph (Joe) Byrne Stephen (Steve) Hart The Inner Circle The Kelly Gang The Kellys

THE DESTRUCTION OF THE KELLY GANG (Australasian Sketcher)

A collection of illustrations and associated text from an issue of the Australasian Sketcher.

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First Hand Accounts Glenrowan History The Railway

STATEMENT OF GUARD DOWSETT.

A first-hand account of Jesse Dowsett’s rescue of Margaret Reardon and his involvement in Ned Kelly’s capture.

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Glenrowan History

THE DESTRUCTION OF THE KELLY GANG: MR. CURNOW’S STATEMENT.

The chief commissioner of police has received the following report from Mr. Curnow, late schoolmaster at Glenrowan, of his proceedings in connexion with the Kelly gang :—

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Aaron Sherritt Detective Ward Glenrowan Joseph (Joe) Byrne Superintendent Hare Superintendent Sadleir The Byrnes The Cave Party The Police The Sherritts

Constable Armstrong’s account of the murder of Aaron Sherritt

The following information comes from the evidence of Henry Armstrong who had been one of the constables stationed with Aaron Sherritt the night he was murdered. It concerns the events leading up to the murder that may have played a role in Aaron’s death, and follows the narrative through the murder with the occasional detour. These are merely extracts from the evidence, rather than the evidence in its entirety in order to keep it as focused as possible on the subject of Aaron Sherritt.