The suggestion that the definitive Kelly book still hasn’t been written may seem ridiculous to those who are aware of the vast collection of Kelly writing that already exists, or to those who think that Ian Jones wrote the definitive Kelly book nearly 25 years ago. By now, 140 years after it all ended one […]
Month: August 2019
Is Jerilderie about to embarrass itself with a Kelly statue about something that never happened?
General John Monash the great Australian war hero told a story about meeting and speaking to Ned Kelly during the Kelly Gangs raid on Jerilderie in February 1879, when he was 12. He reportedly said it was one of the two most proud moments of his entire life, and it seems the town of Jerilderie […]
BREAKING NEWS : Ellen Kelly caused the Outbreak, not Fitzpatrick
Even though there are many details of the Kelly Outbreak that Kelly supporters disagree on, one thing they are all in complete agreement about, is that the entire calamity was caused by Constable Alexander Fitzpatrick. They blame Fitzpatrick for every unfortunate and tragic consequence of his visit to the Kelly home on April 15th 1878, […]