Margaret Reardon’s account of the Glenrowan siege, including her escape from the inn.
A witness account by Charles Rawlins, a civilian who became part of the first police wave.
South Australian Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1858 – 1889), Saturday 3 July 1880, page 6 When we started from the platform we ran down towards the railway gates, hearing that the gang were in Jones’s public-house. The men at that time had not sufficient time to scatter, and all made towards the hotel. As we […]
A short statement by Constable Bracken recounting his involvement in the bail up at Glenrowan.
An account of the siege by one of the prisoners.
A statement by the Glenrowan stationmaster, Stanistreet.
Platelayer James Reardon’s account of the Glenrowan seige.
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 […]
An account of the Kelly Gang’s visit to Glenrowan by Jane Jones
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 […]