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‘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, Malayan Emergency, James Nesbitt, Ned Kelly, Australian Bush, Melbourne, Sydney, Modern History

‘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.

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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…

Ned Kelly – The Most Famous Australian Bush Ranger! Ireland Beach, Ireland Travel, Ireland Places To Visit, Ned Kelly, Australian Bush, Australian News, Old Farm Houses, Country Houses, Country Life

Ned Kelly’s boyhood home in rural Victoria sold to private bidder

Heritage-listed shack built by bushranger’s father on property 60km north of Melbourne sold at auction for $640,000

The Lady Bushranger: Remembering Australia's Forgotten Female Outlaw Outlaw Women, Wild West Outlaws, Australia Kangaroo, Ned Kelly, Australian Bush, Victoria Australia, History Facts, Family History, Old Photos

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.

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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…

April 1865 The notorious bushranger Dan Morgan was shot on this day in at a homestead at Peechelba. He layed wounded for a number of hours with out medical attention, before dying at His body was taken to the woolshed, and placed on public display. Victorian Photos, Vintage Photos, Ned Kelly, Post Mortem Photography, Head In The Sand, Australian Bush, Public Display, Hair And Beard Styles, Memento Mori

Bushranger Killed - Twisted History | Limelight Tours

On This Day……… 9th April 1865 The notorious bushranger Dan Morgan was shot on this day in 1865, at a homestead at Peechelba. He layed wounded for a number of hours with out medical attention, before dying at 2:15pm. His body was taken to the woolshed, and placed on public display. Photographers from Beechworth and […]

Bushrangers provides information and images about the history of Australian bushrangers from 1805 to History Activities, Teaching History, Teaching Resources, Van Diemen's Land, Famous Outlaws, Australian Bush, Australian People, Ned Kelly, History Images

What does a bushranger look like anyway?

Here are just some of the cads you will find on this site. They were all bushrangers. The Term 'Bushranger' was first used in February 1805, in the Sydney Gazette which mentioned men "whose appearance sanctioned the suspicion of their being bushrangers". From this time, the term was used to describe those who attacked people on the roads or in the bush. Over 2000 bushrangers roamed the Australian countryside, from the convicts who escaped until just after the Kelly Gang's last stand. Besides…

Bushrangers provides information and images about the history of Australian bushrangers from 1805 to History Activities, Teaching History, Teaching Resources, Van Diemen's Land, Famous Outlaws, Australian Bush, Australian People, Ned Kelly, History Images

What does a bushranger look like anyway?

Here are just some of the cads you will find on this site. They were all bushrangers. The Term 'Bushranger' was first used in February 1805, in the Sydney Gazette which mentioned men "whose appearance sanctioned the suspicion of their being bushrangers". From this time, the term was used to describe those who attacked people on the roads or in the bush. Over 2000 bushrangers roamed the Australian countryside, from the convicts who escaped until just after the Kelly Gang's last stand. Besides…

Top 10 Prisoners Who Kept Escaping Prison - Joseph “Moondyne Joe” Bolitho Johns was a petty criminal, a robber and a horse thief, who would have been long forgotten about if he didn’t escape from prison from 5 times. Bizarre Facts, Weird Facts, Horse Thief, Australian Bush, Australian Fashion, Western Australia, Historical Photos, Old Photos, Portrait Photographers

Bushranger Moondyne Joe escaped jail so many times the government built a special cell to hold him. The governor said: "If you get out again, I'll forgive you." He escaped, and was released when captured.

Get out of the water!

Dan Kelly's and Steve Hart's armour recovered from the hotel at Glenrowan after it was burnt. Oswald Thomas photographer State Library of Victoria. Australian History Facts, Original Iron Man, Scarborough Beach, Ned Kelly, Homemade Weapons, The Lone Ranger, History Images, The Old Days, Student Engagement

Bushrangers

Bushrangers provides information and images about the history of Australian bushrangers from 1805 to 1900..

Poster advertising the autobiography of convict and bushranger, Martin Cash. Australian Bush, Australian Vintage, Van Diemen's Land, Port Arthur, Norfolk Island, Oral History, Tasmania, About Uk, Nostalgia

Adlib Internet Server 5 | Details

[eb-GB]Adlib Internet Server is a complete application to make the collections of archives, museums and libraries accessible over the internet. Adlib Internet Server is an add-on to the professional collection management applications Adlib Archive, Adlib Museum and Adlib Library.

Famous Moondyne Joe This is the only known photograph of Joseph Bolitho Johns better known as the Western Australian bushranger Moondyne Joe. It depicts Johns holding a tomahawk and wearing a kangaroo skin cape. History Class, Family History, Australian Bush, People Names, Melbourne Victoria, Maritime Museum, Study Ideas, We Are Family, Modern History

Fremantle Museums: WA Maritime Museum, HMAS Ovens Submanrine, WA Shipwreck Galleries, WA Army Museum

Museums of Fremantle including the Western Australian Maritime Museum, HMAS Ovens Submarine, WA Shipwreck Galleries. Army Museum of Western Australia, The Round House, The Old Fremantle Prison, Samson House