did you know that the reward monies offered came from the pockets of well to dofarmers who had formed a fund they called - 'The Stock Preservation Society Fund'.
did you know Edward Kelly and his brother Dan were only wanted for an alleged offence, yet a massive man hunt with rewards were mounted for their arrest. It wasn't the police that were bad, but the system was bad.
Not one lawyer in defence of Ned realised this, and could have declared Edward Kelly a free man.
source, Alex C Castles new book Ned Kelly's last days.
~ ~ The story of Ned Kelly and the Kelly Gang is firmly placed in the history of Australia.
To a very large number of Australians, Ned Kelly is regarded as a folk hero, and the exploits of the Kelly Gang are increasingly attracting world attention.
After four years,13th May 2008, Jeremy Smith of Heritage Victoria gives the go ahead to list the Kelly sites at Stringybark Ck, Kellys Ck, on the Victorian Heritage register.
Since that time nothing has been done to undertake any proper archaeological work to verify the sites.
Direct descendant of Ellen Kelly King, - Elsie Pettifer thought this photo was of her father Walter Knight, but this throws doubts for it to be Ned?
Sharon Hollingsworth and Brian Stevenson present news, views, nuggets and musings, some serious, some lighthearted but all to do with all things associated with Ned Kelly and the put up for auction. My first reaction to the photos authenticity with faces so poorly detailed they could be almost any group of young men of the time?
But added the fact the names penned in at the bottom overlapped the mismatched oval picture mount, proves this was a copy of a copy.
Throughout a long life her actions and views were governed by an hereditary bias of revolt due to her birth.
In the course of the interview she unconsciously showed that this influence subsisted to the where the Kelly homestead stood near Greta West.