Kate Kelly (aka Catherine Ada Kelly) (12 July 1863 - October 1898) was the sister of famous Australian outlaw Ned Kelly. It is believed she drowned in Lake Forbes, a small pond situated in the middle of Forbes, while saving an Aboriginal child that was in trouble during a flood of the lake. She was buried in Forbes Cemetery, aged 36.

Kate Kelly (aka Catherine Ada Kelly) (12 July 1863 - October 1898) was the sister of famous Australian outlaw Ned Kelly. It is believed she drowned in Lake Forbes, a small pond situated in the middle of Forbes, while saving an Aboriginal child that was in trouble during a flood of the lake. She was buried in Forbes Cemetery, aged 36.

Ellen Kelly, mother of Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, ca. 1850.

Ellen Kelly, mother of Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, ca. woman in victorian dress suit wearing pants breeches trouser vintage found photo unique unusual fashion style era mid century

In January 1859, when his son Ned was nearly four years old, John Kelly built the family a timber cottage in Beveridge. It was a typical Irish style of cottage with an earthen floor and drainage running between rooms. Internally, there were only two rooms and there was no ceiling, while the bluestone chimney dominated the house.

In January 1859, when his son Ned was nearly four years old, John Kelly built the family a timber cottage in Beveridge. It was a typical Irish style of cottage with an earthen floor and drainage running between rooms. Internally, there were only two rooms and there was no ceiling, while the bluestone chimney dominated the house.

Ned Kelly - The remains of the Glenrowan Hotel after the Kelly gang's last stand.

1880 photo of the remains of the Glenrowan Inn after the Kelly gang shootout.the Victorian police burned it to the ground to flush the gang out .

Fig. 5. Studio portrait of Dan Kelly taken by James Bray. Brother of Ned Kelly and member of the infamous Kelly Gang.

Studio portrait of Dan Kelly taken by James Bray. Brother of Ned Kelly and member of the infamous Kelly Gang.

The November 1880 Australasian Sketcher drawing of the execution shows Ned Kelly with his arms strapped behind his back and the hood ready to be drawn over his face walking towards the hangman Elijah Upjohn.

The November 1880 Australasian Sketcher drawing of the execution shows Ned Kelly with his arms strapped behind his back and the hood ready to be drawn over his face walking towards the hangman Elijah Upjohn.

Ten year old Ned was able to rescue the seven year old Richard Shelton from drowning when he fell in the creek opposite the Kelly home. His courage must have been exemplary for the Shelton family saw fit to make a public occasion of it by presenting him with a gold-fringed sash.

Ten year old Ned was able to rescue the seven year old Richard Shelton from drowning when he fell in the creek opposite the Kelly home. His courage must have been exemplary for the Shelton family saw fit to make a public occasion of it by presenting him with a gold-fringed sash.


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