Greta Cemetery Graves I’ll start this post by saying I believe Dan Kelly and Steve Hart are most likely buried at the Greta Cemetery. Inspector Sadleir had released the charred bodies to the Kelly family and their friends, but there was a belief the authorities might have had a change of heart and seek to […]
Month: April 2016
Dan Kelly : Persecuted or Perjuror?
According to the list in Appendix IV of George Farwells 1970 book “Ned Kelly” – such an original title! – these are the Arrests and Convictions of Daniel Kelly : 1871 Illegally using a horse Wangaratta Discharged 1877 Stealing a saddle Beechworth […]
The Last Kelly Warrior and the Ayatollah Khomeini
Ian Jones the last true Kelly Warrior? As I mentioned to Mark Perry recently, I am working my way through a book he recommended called ‘Ned Kellys Last Days’ by Alex Castles. Its subtitle is “Setting the record straight on the death of an Outlaw”. I will Post my review in due course, its not […]
Jim Kelly: violent thief goes back to Gaol
The Entrance to the Darlinghurst Gaol At the very heart of the Kelly story is a belief that it was Police persecution that drove Ned Kelly to the extremes that he went to, and that if it wasn’t for Police and Judicial harassment and corruption, the Outbreak would never have happened. This of course is […]
Jim Kelly gets his shit together…or does he?
According to Sharon this is NOT a photo of Jim and his mother at 11 Mile ! And I believe her. This is supposed to be Jim Kelly but I am not sure what the mans name is. Mark Perry told us that in the end, Jim Kelly got “his shit together” and by all […]