Last updated:

September 2, 2021

What do I need to know?

Names of people that are likely to be mentioned in the records, or the year that the activity you are interested in took place.

How do I search?

Search by name, or a keyword likely to be used in a short description (for example, Curnow, or Glenny).

Search by the year in which in which the events you are interested in would have taken place.

About these records

This series contains police correspondence, reports and statements in relation to the search for the Kelly gang, directives, documents relating to the trial of Ned Kelly and proceedings against various members of the Kelly family and papers relating to other events which occurred after Ned Kelly's execution.

Who created these records?

Police Branch Chief Secretary's Office (VA 938)

Next Steps

Due to the historical value of the records, access to the hardcopy originals is closed. Click on the 'item' in the search results to view and download a digital copy.

What are in these records?

  • Police correspondence, reports and statements in relation to the search for the Kelly gang
  • Directives and documents received or created by police relating to the trial of Ned Kelly
  • Proceedings against various members of the Kelly family
  • Papers relating to other events involving police which occurred after Ned Kelly's execution.