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Search Results for: James Ballantyne

  1. Murder of James Scobie

    …hat unfolded on the night of 6 October 1854 only served to heighten the tension that was felt on the goldfields. James Scobie’s death and the manner in which the authorities dealt with the administration of justice began a chain of events culminating in the stockade. The Inquest Just after midnight on the night of 6 October 1854, diggers James Scobie and Peter Martin, noticing that a light was on, stopped at the Eureka hotel for a final rou…

  2. The State Trials

    …f the recognizances and depositions in the files. The groupings are summarised below: Witnesses deposing against James Beattie, John Joseph, Raffaello Carboni and John Fenwick (or Jan Vennick) were: Henry Goodenough Daniel Haggarty Thomas Atkins Andrew Peters Patrick Riley John Badcock William Revell John Donnelly Samuel Slackwell Furnell Thomas Milne John King Patrick O’Keefe James Gorr George Fraser Patrick Lynott Mor…

  3. Murder of James Scobie from Doudiet Sketchbook – courtesy of Ballarat Fine Art Gallery

    Murder of James Scobie…

  4. James_Ah_Oun_Prisoner_Number_7911_(24597)

    Photograph of James Ah Oun, captioned ’7911, Ah Wan, March 1898′, from VPRS 515/P unit 44, folio 258…

  5. Petition for Reprieve

    …d 1 Document: Pages from the petition for the repireve of the death sentence for Edward Kelly C James Moleworth Street Hotham George McNeil eaglenest Thomas Warren hanna st Richmond Maurice Moloney Southan Melbourne James Shaw melbourne William Wissan londale John Sheehan Seymour Thomas Sheehan Seymour Mary Sheehan Seymour Walter Johnston Bouke St Melbourne Mrs Freeman 28 Pelaham St Carlton John Kenny -Emera…

  6. Burning of Bentley’s Hotel

    …ink.   Disconcerted at the miscarriage of justice in the inquest and magisterial hearing into James Scobie’s murder, a large group of miners assembled on 17 October 1854 outside James Bentley’s hotel, both to demonstrate their indignation and to examine other options available to them regarding the restoration of justice. That afternoon a riot ensued, resulting in the apprehension of three miners, and propelling the…

  7. VPRS 937 P0 Unit 272 Document: Edward Kelly to Sergeant James Babington (Page 2)

  8. Ned Kelly to Sergeant Babington

    VPRS 937/P Unit 272 Document: Edward Kelly to Sergeant James Babington 28/07/1870 Overview The only surviving recorded document bearing Ned Kelly’s handwriting, this letter to Sergeant James Babington of the Kyneton police was written just a few weeks after his release from Kyneton’s police station. The letter’s final four lines “every one looks on me like A black snake send me an answer me as soon as posable” indic…

  9. Queen v. Edward Kelly murder file

    …xt Image F128/78Ovens District Chiltern Police Station 9th April 1878Re Warrant for arrest of Edward KellyI. James Lynch S. C. 708 Respectfully forward the enclosed warrant issued by the Chiltern Bench for the arrest of Edward Kelly charged with Horse Stealing to the Superintendents office for filing see Police Gazette 20th March 1878 Page 78 – James Lynch S. C. 708The Superintendent Of Police Beechworth [end of page 1] VPRS 4966 Consign…

  10. Assumed names to be given to Agents

    VPRS 4965 Consignment P0 Unit 2 Item 7 Record 1 Document: From Acting Chief of Police Nicolson re: Kelly enquiry, assumed names to be given to Agents 12/04/1881 Overview These memorandums, from ACP Chomley and dated the 12.04.188, were sent to various towns within the North Eastern District with instructions that the identities of all the secret agents working for the police were to be kept confidential. Code names were given to all those agents…

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