Ned Kelly Australian Outlaw

Edward "Ned" Kelly (June 1854 or 1855 – 11 November was an Irish Australian bushranger. Kelly's legacy is controversial; some consider him to be a murderous villain, while others view him as a folk hero and Australia's equivalent of Robin Hood.

Old Melbourne Gaol. Between 1842 and its closure in 1929 the gaol was the scene of 133 hangings including Australia's most infamous citizen, the bushranger Ned Kelly.

Old Melbourne Gaol. Between 1842 and its closure in 1929 the gaol was the scene of 133 hangings including Australia's most infamous citizen, the bushranger Ned Kelly.

The Kelly Gang - L - R - Ned Kelly, Dan Kelly, Steve Hart - below is Joe Byrne

Kelly Gang - Ned & Dan Kelly, Steve Hart, Joe Byrne (below). They roped him to the gaol door to hold him up for the photographers.

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

Ned Kelly gang victims all but forgotten in adoration of the bushranger, say families, cops

Australian outlaw Ned Kelly dressed in a homemade suit of metal armor. Kelly has been mythologized as a "Robin Hood" character, a political icon, and a figure of Irish Catholic and working-class resistance to the establishment and British colonial ties.

Ned Kelly tatt for darren

Edward "Ned" Kelly (June 1854 or 1855 – 11 November was an Irish Australian bushranger. He is considered by some to be merely a cold-blooded killer, while others consider him to be a folk hero and symbol of Irish Australian resistance.

Execution Notice de Ned Kelly

Ned Kelly: Biography, landmarks and exhibitions, depictions in the media and the arts, and image gallery of Ned Kelly Australian Iron Outlaw and the Kelly Gang.

UNEARTHED  ... the mass grave believed to contain Ned Kelly's remains on the site of Pentridge Prison.

the mass grave believed to contain Ned Kelly's remains on the site of Pentridge Prison.

Ned Kelly's armour.

Australian outlaw Ned Kelly dressed in a homemade suit of metal armor. Kelly has been mythologized as a "Robin Hood" character, a political icon, and a figure of Irish Catholic and working-class resistance to the establishment and British colonial ties.

Isaiah ‘Wild’ Wright ‘lost’ a horse while at the Kelly homestead and failed to tell Ned Kelly that it was stolen. Ned found the horse and rode it past the Greta Police Station to earn a brutal pistol-whipping from Constable Hall, who also tried to shoot him. Wild was sentenced to eighteen months while Ned was sentenced to three years hard labour.

The family friend who let Ned borrow his stolen horse. Name: Isaiah "Wild" Wright

Property of Ned Kelly

The pistol that belonged to Ned Kelly's sister Kate Kelly

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