Post Tagged with: "Ned Kelly"

Law making and breaking in colonial Victoria

Law making and breaking in colonial Victoria

March 9, 2016

People & professions, Social life & customs, Such was life, Tips and tricks:

Criminals, crime and justice in colonial Victoria!

Have you looked at the online records available at PROV recently? with guest blogger Charlie Farrugia

Have you looked at the online records available at PROV recently? with guest blogger Charlie Farrugia

March 5, 2015

Family matters:

Charlie Farrugia Senior Collections Advisor at Public Record Office Victoria is our guest blogger for March 2015. He updates us on the range of records now digitised, indexed and available… Read More ›

Ned Kelly is going on tour

Ned Kelly is going on tour

March 3, 2015

News:

Ned Kelly’s armour, rifle and death mask will be on loan to Bendigo Art Gallery until 8 July.

Les Misérables, Ned Kelly and Victorian Media Hall of Fame make news at the State Library of Victoria

Les Misérables, Ned Kelly and Victorian Media Hall of Fame make news at the State Library of Victoria

October 15, 2013

About us, Announcements, Exhibitions, News:

Last Friday at the State Library, the Melbourne Press Club announced their 2013 Victorian Media Hall of Fame inductees and that the Melbourne Press Club and State Library are working… Read More ›

Keening Kellys

Keening Kellys

October 9, 2013

People & professions, Such was life:

The State Library has been given an extraordinary letter that gives an eyewitness account of the aftermath of the 1880 Glenrowan siege, where bushranger Ned Kelly was captured by police.… Read More ›

Eyewitness letter to Ned Kelly’s capture donated to State Library after 133 years

Eyewitness letter to Ned Kelly’s capture donated to State Library after 133 years

October 9, 2013

Announcements, Collection, Exhibitions, News:

After 133 years, a letter containing an eyewitness account of the dramatic capture of Ned Kelly during the 1880 siege at Glenrowan has been donated to the State Library of… Read More ›

Carnival shows Melbourne’s a curious place

Carnival shows Melbourne’s a curious place

July 11, 2013

Events, Family history events:

The State Library was alive with excitement and activity last Sunday as more than 5,500 Victorians attended the first Carnival of Curiosity.

Ned Kelly at the cinema

Ned Kelly at the cinema

December 29, 2012

People & professions, Such was life:

The world’s first feature film, The Story of the Kelly Gang, premiered at Melbourne’s Athenaeum Theatre on 26 December 1906, twenty-six years after Ned was hanged.

Nation’s history contained in insurance archive

Nation’s history contained in insurance archive

May 16, 2012

News, Uncategorized:

Australia’s earliest surviving life insurance policy and the insurance claim for the destruction of the Glenrowan Inn by the Victorian Police are some of the historical riches to be found in the Suncorp Insurance Archive, donated to the State Library of Victoria today.

Not Ned’s head, maybe Deeming’s

Not Ned’s head, maybe Deeming’s

September 7, 2011

Collection, News:

Ned’s Head, a recent documentary following the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine investigation into what was believed to be Ned Kelly’s skull, has revealed it was not Ned’s but possibly that of notorious serial killer Frederick Deeming. But who was Deeming?