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Search Results for: Peter Kellam/feed/rss2/Depositions taken against John Chapman for Breach of the Peace charge/Gravel Pits Riot

  1. Stringy Bark Creek

    …he district. On 9 October 1878, the Kelly boys’ mother, Ellen, their friend, Brickey Williamson, and their brother-in-law, William Skillion, stood trial before the formidable Judge, Sir Redmond Barry, at Beechworth, on charges related to the incident with Constable Fitzpatrick. All three were found guilty. Mrs Kelly was sentenced to three years’ hard labour, whilst Skillion and Williamson each received a six-year sentence. Meanwhile,…

  2. PROVguide 68: Wills and Probate Records from 1926

    …ate Records 1841- 1925 for details. Digital camera in the reading room If you have ordered original probate records for viewing in the reading room at the Victorian Archives Centre you can use your own digital camera free of charge to make copies, provided that conditions of use are observed. Please note: PROV cannot give permission for digital cameras to be used to copy original wills as the copyright is not held by the Crown. See PROVguide 24…

  3. The Best Time of their Lives:

    …te for the Blind, which he also helped found, also provided a source of information. Moss had been brought out to Melbourne from England by the Independent Congregational Church. In his History of Prahran, published in 1924, John Butler Cooper said about Moss and his Chapel, after which Melbourne’s famous Chapel Street is named, that it was but the husk of a visible acknowledgment of a house of prayer, dedicated to the service of God. It…

  4. Euroa

    …d the selectors’ mortgage papers that had been kept in the safe but which they were to later destroy. The bank’s manager, Robert Scott, along with his wife and family and two of the bank’s clerks, were then taken to Younghusband’s station to join the other prisoners. Armed with the stolen money, the Kelly boys told their captive prisoners that they were not to leave until three hours after the gang’s departure. News…

  5. Newly opened Section 9 files reveal: The Yarra River Baby

    …her father was good to her and made all the arrangements for her. The birth of Leslie Neil Stevens Leslie Neil Stevens was born on the 16th of November 1933 at the home of Mary Alice’s parents in Albury. Mother and baby were taken to the nearby private hospital where they stayed for 11 days before returning home for three weeks. It was then that Mary Alice moved to Melbourne. In her statement to police she explained: “On 3rd January 1934 I took…

  6. Sergeant Steele’s Statement re Glenrowan outrage

    …s Steele’s version of the events that led to the dispute with Constable James Arthur.   Transcribed text Image [initials] Wangaratta Police Station 20th July 1880 (?)L. M. Steele Can prove I am Sergt. Of Police in Charge of Wangaratta Police Station. About 3 am on Monday 28th June last, I was at the Wangaratta Railway Station Expecting to meet Supt. Hare and party of Police by special train, finding the train late I went down the line…

  7. Drowned With Gold

    …secured the rope and aided the rescue of the 39 survivors – all men. view the original passenger list. The Royal Charter Shipping List is preserved within the Public Record Office Victoria shipping records, here you can see John Bradbury’s name at the top of this record, the only man who survived off this list. Shipping lists of those individuals who migrated to or from Victoria between 1852 and 1923 are now available to search online,…

  8. Editorial – Provenance 2011

    …officer, telegraphic operator, arms and telescopes – it would be able to rise to a height of two miles’! Land records also feature prominently in this year’s batch of articles. Charles Fahey presents the story of John Sweeney as a case study of the transformation of farming practices on the northern plains of Victoria during the era of land selection in the 1860s and 1870s. Part of this transformation involved the clearing of…

  9. Author Guidelines

    …pted in any compatible format but by preference the article should be saved as a Word document (.doc) and should be named using the name of the submitting author as the primary means of identification. For example, if Robert John Citizen submitted an article the file names would be: CitizenRJ-Biography.doc CitizenRJ-Abstract.doc CitizenRJ-Article.doc All files should be submitted electronically, by preference as attachments to an email message…

  10. soldier_settler_family

    The photo above of WW1 soldier John Joseph Gervasoni and his family. Shepparton, Victoria. c1920s

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