Kate Kelly (aka Catherine Ada Kelly) (12 July 1863 - October 1898) was the sister of famous Australian outlaw Ned Kelly. It is believed she drowned in Lake Forbes, a small pond situated in the middle of Forbes, while saving an Aboriginal child that was in trouble during a flood of the lake. She was buried in Forbes Cemetery, aged 36.

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Ellen Kelly, mother of Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, ca. 1850.

Ellen Kelly, mother of Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, ca. woman in victorian dress suit wearing pants breeches trouser vintage found photo unique unusual fashion style era mid century

Neds Mother, Ellen Kelly (Quinn)

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Convict Ship circa 1870: Convicts on a ship bound for Botany Bay, Australia. (Photo available in a range of products)

Take a look at the 'Convict Ship - circa Convicts on a ship bound for Botany Bay, Australia' prints from Australian Views

Mrs Ellen Kelly and two granddaughters

Ned Kelly's mother, Ellen, aged with two of her grandchildren.

Notorious Strumpets and Dangerous Girls : convict women in Van Diemen's Land 1803-1829.

Notorious Strumpets and Dangerous Girls : convict women in Van Diemen's Land TARDIF, Phillip. Includes entry for Jane Brickhill later Mallett.

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gdfalksen: “ Annie Oakley (August 1860 – November born Phoebe Ann Moses, was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley’s amazing talent and timely rise to fame led to a.

Fourteen y.o. Jane Jones who died in 1882 (2 years after the siege) as a result of injuries received during the siege. Her brother was also killed by police bullets in the siege. Their mother, Ann Jones, owner and publican of the Glenrowan Inn lost everything ,both her children and her Inn (destroyed in the siege). She had run around screaming abuse at both the police and the Kelly gang during the shootout, only to be arrested later as a Ned Kelly sympathiser.

Fourteen y.o. Jane Jones who died in 1882 (2 years after the siege) as a result of injuries received during the siege. Her brother was also killed by police bullets in the siege. Their mother, Ann Jones, owner and publican of the Glenrowan Inn lost everything ,both her children and her Inn (destroyed in the siege). She had run around screaming abuse at both the police and the Kelly gang during the shootout, only to be arrested later as a Ned Kelly sympathiser.

Jimmy Governor - Bushranger

Trying to record the 'true' story of Jimmy Governor is very difficult because there is so much conflicting information and factual errors t.

Kathleen Mary Josephine (Kate) Leigh (1881-1964), crime entrepreneur, was born on 10 March 1881 at Dubbo, New South Wales.

Kathleen Mary Josephine (Kate) Leigh crime entrepreneur, was born on 10 March 1881 at Dubbo, New South Wales.

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