Beechworth Bakery, Beechworth, Victoria

Beechworth Bakery, Beechworth, Victoria This is not far from where I live B.

The Kelly Gang’s armour, made of plough mouldboards, closely followed the style of ancient Chinese armour — as worn by Beechworth’s Chinese in the town’s Prince of Wales Birthday processions of 1873 – 74. Ned’s suit (pictured) was made by Tom Lloyd and the Gang on a bush forge near Greta and beaten to shape over a green log. The other three suits were made at different places by different men, their identities kept secret.

The Kelly Gang’s armour, made of plough mouldboards, closely followed the style of ancient Chinese armour — as worn by Beechworth’s Chinese in the town’s Prince of Wales Birthday processions of 1873 – 74. Ned’s suit (pictured) was made by Tom Lloyd and the Gang on a bush forge near Greta and beaten to shape over a green log. The other three suits were made at different places by different men, their identities kept secret.

Colonial Justice, Beechworth Courthouse, Beechworth, Victoria

Colonial Justice, Beechworth Courthouse, Beechworth, Victoria

Colonial Justice, Beechworth Courthouse, Beechworth, Victoria

Colonial Justice, Beechworth Courthouse, Beechworth, Victoria

Stone step from Aaron Sherrits hut in the Woolshed Valley. Nothing is left of his hut now.

The actual stone step from Aaron Sherrits hut at the Woolshed valley. Joe shot his life long friend because the gang believed he was a double agent, helping the police to find the gang and friends with the gang.

Old Chinese mining race in Beechworth

Old Chinese mining race in Beechworth

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