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History News Reports The Kellys

Mrs. Kelly interviewed

Ovens and Murray Advertiser (Beechworth, Vic. : 1855 – 1918), Tuesday 17 May 1881, page 3 THE POLICE COMMISSION. [FROM THE ARGUS REPORTER.] On Saturday morning the commission went by road from Benalla to Glenrowan, passing through Greta. En route a short stay was made at the residence of Mrs Kelly, mother of the late […]

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History News Reports The Harts The Kellys

The Author Speaks: Anecdotes and Editing

A brief discussion on the difficulty in choosing what to keep or cut when writing a book based on fact.

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Daniel (Dan) Kelly Edward (Ned) Kelly Sales The Kellys Writing

An exclusive extract from chapter one of Glenrowan

An excerpt from chapter one: Loyalty concerning the outlaw Kelly brothers and their siblings.

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History Literature The Inner Circle The Kellys The Sympathisers

A Sister’s Love by William Beer

An 1881 poem about Kate Kelly.

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History The Inner Circle The Kellys

Kate Kelly visits a fortune teller

A brief news report gossiping about Kate Kelly’s trip to Geelong.

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Edward (Ned) Kelly History The Kelly Gang The Kellys

Ned Kelly Fact Sheet

A quick overview of key points about the historical outlaw.

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Daniel (Dan) Kelly History The Kelly Gang The Kellys

Dan Kelly Fact Sheet

A quick overview of key points about the historical outlaw.

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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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Creative Detective Ward The Kellys Yarns from Kelly Country

Lost in the Dark

During a terrible rainstorm at night, Maggie Skillion and Kate Kelly become stranded. Soon help arrives in a most unexpected form.

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Daniel (Dan) Kelly Edward (Ned) Kelly History The Kelly Gang The Kellys The Sherritts

Ned Kelly Interviewed (August 1880)

“I do not pretend that I have led a blameless life, or that one fault justifies another ; but the public in judging a case like mine should remember that the darkest life may have a bright side, and that after the worst has been said against a man he may, if he has told his story, in his own rough way, that, will perhaps lead them to reverse the bent of their thoughts against him and find as many excuses for him as he would plead for himself.”