Bushranger Killed 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 […]

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.

a Type 37 Bugatti, outside the George Hotel in Ballarat, c. 1945-1950.

Good day to take the Bugatti out for a spin. This is a Type 37 Bugatti, outside the George Hotel in Ballarat, c.

Two Lunatics On The Run On this day ………… 14th February 1895 Two men who were confined in the criminal ward of tho Ararat Lunatic Asylum, Victoria escaped on the 14th of February 1895. One was Andrew Miller, aged 22, sentenced for robbery under arms, and the other Fredrick Wilson, aged 37, sentenced to death in connection with a rape […]

On this day ………… February 1895 Two men who were confined in the criminal ward of tho Ararat Lunatic Asylum, Victoria escaped on the of February One was Andre…

Ballarat Victoria 1873 (Picture 2)

Ballarat Victoria 1873 (Picture 2)

LUNATIC TO SEE HIS WIFE On this day …….. 5th of June 1903 On the 5th of June 1903 a patient by the name of Croker, from the Beechworth Lunatic Asylum made a daring escaped from that institution. Croker a ganger employed on the railway was arrested two months earlier while in Melbourne and charged as being a lunatic. Croker […]

of June 1903 On the of June 1903 a patient by the name of Croker, from the Beechworth Lunatic Asylum made a daring escaped from that institution. Croker a gange…

Sturt St,Ballarat in Victoria looking east,from Doveton St (year unknown).

Sturt St,Ballarat in Victoria looking east,from Doveton St (year unknown).

Looking South across Yarra Glen in 1893

Looking South across Yarra Glen in 1893

The Faithfull Massacre On this day …….. 11th of April 1838 Benalla On the 11th of April of that year a party of some 18 men, in the employ of George Faithful and William Faithfull, were searching out new land to the south of Wangaratta. Then, in the vicinity of, or possibly on, the present townsite of Benalla, […]

of April 1838 Benalla On the of April of that year a party of some 18 men, in the employ of George Faithful and William Faithfull, were searching out new land…

Labourers quarrel one Killed - KORUMBURRA ON THIS DAY…. 21st May 1913 John Jones and John Nolan, two labourers at Korumburra, had a dispute on this day in 1913, which culminated in Nolan striking Jones a heavy blow on the cheek bone, breaking his neck. Jones died in the Melbourne Hospital two days later. At the inquest, the Coroner committed Nolan, […]

January 1916 Vera May Sparks, a single woman, aged 23 years, being shot dead and Raymond Victor Dawson, aged 25 years.

Wyndham St,Shepparton in Victoria in 1908.

Wyndham St,Shepparton in Victoria in 1908.

Colac Post Office: early [Source: SLV]

History of Geelong & District and the Bellarine Peninsula

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