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.
NED KELLY GANG
Gold Miners, outside a bark hut, Queensland, Australia. ca.1870.
Photo shared by the State Library of Queensland, Australia.
BUSH CAMP - A gold mining camp. There are miners and tents in the foreground and a horse and dray in the distance.Kyneton District, Victoria, Australia, circa 1865
Harry Power was nearly fifty years old when he escaped from Pentridge Prison in February 1869 and commenced a daring fifteen month bushranging career. In 1870, Ned Kelly was charged with being an accomplice of the bushranger Harry Power. The case against him was dismissed for lack of evidence.
Ellen Kelly, mother of Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, ca. 1850.
1873 Prison portrait of Ned Kelly at 19 years old.
Notice the strap under his nose?
Free Settlers : The Colonial Immigrants / McPHEE, MARGARET (2015)
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A Hunger for Land : The Early Settlement of Australia / OSTERLEY, Adrian (2015)
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Life in colonial Australia : from First Fleet to Federation / Kerry Davies. (2014)
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