Last updated:

June 8, 2021

What do I need to know?

Names of people likely mentioned in the records

Year the activity took place 

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How do I search?

Search by name, or a keyword likely to be used in a short description of correspondence. (e.g. Thomas Curnow, Constable Glenny)

Search by the year the correspondence would have taken place.


About these records

This series consists of documentation such as police reports into the Kelly Gang, memorandums, instructions or other documents made or received by Victoria Police.  

Who created these records?

Police Branch Chief Secretary's Office VA 938

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What are in these records?

police correspondence,

reports and statements in relation to the search for the Kelly gang,

directives and reports regarding the disposition of the police force,

other police documents relating to the trial of Kelly and proceedings against various members of the Kelly gang.