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Glenrowan History

THE ENQUIRY ON THE BODY OF MARTIN CHERRY.

A report on the inquest into the death of Martin Cherry, who was a civilian killed during the siege.

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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 Stephen (Steve) Hart Yarns from Kelly Country

The Tea Room

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

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First Hand Accounts Glenrowan History The Railway

STATEMENT OF GUARD DOWSETT.

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

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Editing The Author Speaks

The Author Speaks: On Editing

Right now I’m in the process of doing my final edit of Glenrowan in preparation for publishing. I’ve lost count of how many edits I’ve done, but I think it’s at least three or four big edits since I completed the first draft of the whole book. It’s a very important and painstaking process. The […]

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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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Aaron Sherritt Daniel (Dan) Kelly History Joseph (Joe) Byrne The Byrnes The Cave Party The Police The Sherritts

THE INQUEST ON SHERRITT.

The enquiry upon the body of Aaron Sherritt was continued at the local Police Court this morning, before a Jury of 12.

The evidence given on the previous day having been read over to the Jury, the examination of Mrs. Ellen Barry was proceeded with.

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Glenrowan History

THE DESTRUCTION OF THE KELLY GANG: MR. CURNOW’S STATEMENT.

The chief commissioner of police has received the following report from Mr. Curnow, late schoolmaster at Glenrowan, of his proceedings in connexion with the Kelly gang :—

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Edward (Ned) Kelly History The Kelly Gang

Ned Kelly interviewed by onlookers and sympathisers at Glenrowan

“After the house had been burned, Ned Kelly’s three sisters and Tom Wright were allowed an interview with him. Tom Wright, as well as the sisters, kissed the wounded man, and a brief conversation ensued, Ned Kelly having to a certain extent recovered from the exhaustion consequent of his wounds.”

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Aaron Sherritt Detective Ward Glenrowan Joseph (Joe) Byrne Superintendent Hare Superintendent Sadleir The Byrnes The Cave Party The Police The Sherritts

Constable Armstrong’s account of the murder of Aaron Sherritt

The following information comes from the evidence of Henry Armstrong who had been one of the constables stationed with Aaron Sherritt the night he was murdered. It concerns the events leading up to the murder that may have played a role in Aaron’s death, and follows the narrative through the murder with the occasional detour. These are merely extracts from the evidence, rather than the evidence in its entirety in order to keep it as focused as possible on the subject of Aaron Sherritt.