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Edward (Ned) Kelly First Hand Accounts History The Kelly Gang

Ned Kelly’s own account of Glenrowan

Ned Kelly tells his own version of what happened at Glenrowan in a letter from the condemned cell at Melbourne Gaol.

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First Hand Accounts Glenrowan History News Reports

David Mortimer’s Statement

Burrowa News (NSW : 1874 – 1951), Friday 9 July 1880, page 1 THE GLENROWAN OUTRAGE. MR. MORTIMER’S STATEMENT. Mr. Mortimer, a relative to Mr. Curnow, the man who stopped the train, states: “After we were bailed up we were taken over to Mrs. Jones’s Hotel, and were kept there until it was determined by […]

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Edward (Ned) Kelly First Hand Accounts The Kelly Gang

Ned Kelly’s Last Statement

Ned Kelly’s last letter, dictated from his cell after his trial.

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First Hand Accounts History The Police

Constable Gascoigne’s Testimony

Evidence given by Constable Charles Gascoigne to the Royal Commission describing his involvement in the hunt for the gang, culminating with his involvement in the siege at Glenrowan.

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First Hand Accounts Glenrowan History The Railway

Statement of the Stationmaster

An account of Glenrowan from the Glenrowan stationmaster, John Stanistreet.

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First Hand Accounts History News Reports

The Priest’s Statement

An account of the Glenrowan siege from the perspective of Father Matthew Gibney.

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First Hand Accounts Glenrowan History

Margaret Reardon’s Testimony

Margaret Reardon’s account of the Glenrowan siege, including her escape from the inn.

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First Hand Accounts History

MR. C. C. RAWLINS’ STATEMENT.

A witness account by Charles Rawlins, a civilian who became part of the first police wave.

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First Hand Accounts History The Police

Senior-Constable Kelly’s Statement

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 […]

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First Hand Accounts History The Police

Constable Bracken’s Statement

A short statement by Constable Bracken recounting his involvement in the bail up at Glenrowan.