Old Melbourne Gaol. Between 1842 and its closure in 1929 the gaol was the scene of 133 hangings including Australia's most infamous citizen, the bushranger Ned Kelly.

I've visited it with a class of Sec. Old Melbourne Gaol. Between 1842 and its closure in 1929 the gaol was the scene of 133 hangings including Australia's most infamous citizen, the bushranger Ned Kelly.

The Kelly Gang - L - R - Ned Kelly, Dan Kelly, Steve Hart - below is Joe Byrne

(facing, clockwise from top left): Ned Kelly on the day before he was hanged 10 November Dan Kelly about Steve Hart Joe Byrne's body being photographed after the siege at Glenrowan 29 June

Charge sheet for the murder of Constable Thomas Lonigan – the crime for which Ned stood trial in Melbourne. At the Beechworth hearing he was also charged with the murder of Constable Michael Scanlon but the prosecution case was demolished by Ned Kelly’s solicitor.

Ned Kelly: Biography, landmarks and exhibitions, depictions in the media and the arts, and image gallery of Ned Kelly Australian Iron Outlaw and the Kelly Gang.

Pinterest
Search