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First Hand Accounts History Sergeant Steele

Sgt. Steele’s Statement

South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 – 1889), Saturday 3 July 1880, page 6 I am a sergeant of police at Wangaratta. I arrived here with five men about 5 a.m. We were at once challenged by police, and answered “Wangaratta police.” My men were then distributed around the hut, and I got to […]

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First Hand Accounts History Sub-Inspector O'Connor and the Queensland native police The Police

O’Connor’s Letters

The following are letters written by Sub-Inspector Stanhope O’Connor in an effort to set the record straight (as he saw it). It was included in the 1881 Royal Commission and was published in this form by The Argus on 19 March 1881, page 9. The Farm, Flemington, September 7 ,1880 Sir, – I have the […]

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Detective Ward History News Reports The Police

FORMER. SUB-INSPECTOR DIES

“FORMER SUB-INSPECTOR DIES” The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. : 1861 – 1954) 27 May 1921: 7. FORMER. SUB-INSPECTOR DIES | Regret was expressed in the Police Department today at the death of Mr. Michael Edward Ward, 76, formerly sub-inspector in the Criminal Investigation Branch, which occurred at his home, Airdrie road, Caulfield, this morning. Mr. Ward […]

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Captain Standish History The Police

DEATH OF CAPTAIN STANDISH

Obituary for Captain Standish.

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History News Reports Superintendent Hare The Sympathisers

DESTRUCTION OF THE KELLY GANG: FURTHER PARTICULARS.

South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 – 1900), Monday 5 July 1880, page 5 DESTRUCTION OF THE KELLY GANG. FURTHER PARTICULARS. [From the Argus of July 1.] Further intelligence of an exciting nature reached town yesterday with regard to the state of affairs in the district in which the Kelly gang has for too […]

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Edward (Ned) Kelly First Hand Accounts History Superintendent Hare The Police

DR. NICHOLSON’S ACCOUNT

An account of the events at Glenrowan told by the medic who attended Superintendent Hare and Ned Kelly.

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History Sub-Inspector O'Connor and the Queensland native police The Police

O’Connor at the Reward Inquiry

Sub-inspector O’Connor’s evidence, given to the Police Commission in Melbourne, in reference to the Kelly gang, and the fight at Glenrowan.

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Crime and Punishment History The Kelly Gang The Police

THE KELLY GANG AND THE POLICE.

Two letters to the editor criticising the police actions at Glenrowan.

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Aaron Sherritt Edward (Ned) Kelly History Joseph (Joe) Byrne Sergeant Steele The Cave Party The Kelly Gang

Sherritt and the Kelly Gang

A news report covering Ned Kelly’s transfer to Beechworth and Aaron Sherritt’s relationship with the Kellys and police that led to his murder.

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Edward (Ned) Kelly History Sergeant Steele The Kelly Gang The Police

Ned Kelly at Beechworth

A news report describing Ned Kelly’s conduct en route to Beechworth for his committal hearing.