The childhood home of bushranger Ned Kelly – at Beveridge, north of Melbourne - is on the market. As he would say, such is life. #ausliveshere #Australia #history

The childhood home of bushranger Ned Kelly – at Beveridge, north of Melbourne - is on the market. As he would say, such is life. #ausliveshere #Australia #history

Isaiah ‘Wild’ Wright ‘lost’ a horse while at the Kelly homestead and failed to tell Ned Kelly that it was stolen. Ned found the horse and rode it past the Greta Police Station to earn a brutal pistol-whipping from Constable Hall, who also tried to shoot him. Wild was sentenced to eighteen months while Ned was sentenced to three years hard labour.

Isaiah ‘Wild’ Wright ‘lost’ a horse while at the Kelly homestead and failed to tell Ned Kelly that it was stolen. Ned found the horse and rode it past the Greta Police Station to earn a brutal pistol-whipping from Constable Hall, who also tried to shoot him. Wild was sentenced to eighteen months while Ned was sentenced to three years hard labour.

Steve Hart, Dan Kelly’s mate, was nineteen when he was declared an outlaw. A sometime jockey, Steve was the son of a respectable Wangaratta family.

Steve Hart, Dan Kelly’s mate, was nineteen when he was declared an outlaw. A sometime jockey, Steve was the son of a respectable Wangaratta family.

Ned Kelly In Armour by michaeljameswilkin.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

Ned Kelly In Armour by michaeljameswilkin.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

On this day, November 11, in 1880, the notorious Irish-Australian outlaw Ned Kelly was hanged at Old Melbourne Gaol, after being convicted of murdering a police constable in 1878. Read more of his story here: http://bit.ly/1iZQFir

On this day, November 11, in 1880, the notorious Irish-Australian outlaw Ned Kelly was hanged at Old Melbourne Gaol, after being convicted of murdering a police constable in 1878. Read more of his story here: http://bit.ly/1iZQFir

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