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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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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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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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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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Ned Kelly at Beechworth

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

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Supt. Sadleir’s recollections

Extracts from Superintendent John Sadleir’s memoirs concerning the Glenrowan Siege and the events that led to it.

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The Tea Room

Steve Hart visits Ann Jones’s tea rooms in Wangaratta in the days before his outlawry.

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STATEMENT OF GUARD DOWSETT.

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