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Biography, landmarks and exhibitions, depictions in the media and the arts, and image gallery of Ned Kelly Australian Iron Outlaw and the Kelly Gang. Australian Bush, Australian People, Van Diemen's Land, Ned Kelly, Australian Photography, Old West, Back In The Day, Historical Photos, Life Is Beautiful

Ned Kelly: Australian Iron Outlaw | Hero | Legend

Harry Power was nearly fifty years old when he escaped from Pentridge Prison in February 1869 and commenced a daring fifteen month bushranging career. In 1870, Ned Kelly was charged with being an accomplice of the bushranger Harry Power. The case against him was dismissed for lack of evidence.

‘Captain Moonlite,’ was one of Australia's most colourful bushrangers. His gang terrorised New South Wales communities and held a number of bail ups throughout the 1970's. After James Nesbitt, a fellow gang member was killed at Wantabadgery Station in 1879 Captain Moonlight was apprehended and then hanged in 1880, before being buried at Rookwood. Cemetery in Sydney. His remains were eventually exhumed in 1995 and reinterred at Gundagai next to Nesbitt’s grave as per his final wishes. Aboriginal History, Aboriginal People, James Nesbitt, Australian Bush, Melbourne, Sydney, Modern History, Historical Pictures, South Wales

‘Captain Moonlite,’ was one of Australia's most colourful bushrangers. His gang terrorised New South Wales communities and held a number of bail ups throughout the 1970's. After James Nesbitt, a fellow gang member was killed at Wantabadgery Station in 1879 Captain Moonlight was apprehended and then hanged in 1880, before being buried at Rookwood. Cemetery in Sydney. His remains were eventually exhumed in 1995 and reinterred at Gundagai next to Nesbitt’s grave as per his final wishes.

Bushranger Captain Thunderbolt, real name Frederick Ward, born at Freemans Reach and brought up at Wilberforce. South Wales, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Comic Book Heroes, Comic Books, Fred Ward, Sydney, Melbourne, Ned Kelly

Captain Thunderbolt - Frederick Ward Bushranger - Twisted History | Limelight Tours

Despite dubbing himself with a title more fitting for a comic book hero than an Australian bushranger, ‘Captain Thunderbolt’ Frederick Ward recruited children for armed holdups and shootouts with police. Originally a drover from Paterson River, New South Wales, Ward was charged with horse thievery and sent to Cockatoo Island, Sydney harbour in August 1856 […]

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Staff Picks [Captain Moonlight]

We went straight to the top for this staff pick and asked our Director, Alan Ventress, to select his favourite archive. Alan has chosen a group of archives relating to the gentleman bushranger, Cap…

 Explore genealogy for Martin Cash born 1808 Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Ireland died 1877 Glenorchy, Tasmania, Australia including research + children + 2 photos + 1 genealogist comments + more in the free family tree community. Australian Dictionary, Van Diemen's Land, Early Settler, Port Arthur, Teaching History, Teaching Resources, Australian Bush, Free Family Tree, Cool Countries

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This is an histtorical account of Robert Jillett who was twice sentenced to death and reprieved and was transported to Australia in 1798 on the hell ship Hillsborough. It follows his trials and tribulations through first Syndey, then Norfolk Island and finally Tasmania. It recounts all of the people who he came into contact with and his descendants to the present era.

Gaol Photograph of AG Scott alias Captain Moonlight, November 1879 Jail Records, Terra Australis, Native Place, Australian Bush, Historical Pictures, Old Photos, Moonlight, Crime, History

Staff Picks [Captain Moonlight]

We went straight to the top for this staff pick and asked our Director, Alan Ventress, to select his favourite archive. Alan has chosen a group of archives relating to the gentleman bushranger, Cap…

Trying to record the 'true' story of Jimmy Governor is very difficult because there is so much conflicting information and factual errors t. Australian People, Australian Bush, Aboriginal History, Aboriginal People, Indigenous Education, Indigenous Art, Sarah Hanson Young, Australian Photography, Teaching History

Bushranging in Australia

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Investigating National Treasures with Warren Brown | NFSA

Take a road trip of discovery with Warren Brown as he reveals a fascinating mix of national treasures drawn from collections across Australia.

They& claimed their place in history as the Robin Hoods of Australia& colonial past. Unless they were women, then they have no place in history at all. Meet Jessie Hickman, the country& most formidable—and forgotten—female outlaw. Wild West Outlaws, Australian Bush, Horses And Dogs, New Names, Guys Be Like, Women In History, Mug Shots, Female, Lady

The Lady Bushranger: Remembering Australia's Forgotten Female Outlaw

They've claimed their place in history as the Robin Hoods of Australia's colonial past. Unless they were women, then they have no place in history at all. Meet Jessie Hickman, the country's most formidable—and forgotten—female outlaw.

Bushrangers Ben Hall and John Vane were both born in the Hunter Valley district of New South Wales South Wales, Interesting Stuff, History, Historia

Murrurundi District History Links

Information about the early days and residents of Murrurundi