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Updated March 26, 2004

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Facts at a glance: Assorted Kelly Facts

Personal details of Kelly gang


Ned - Leader of the 'Kelly Gang' of outlaws (1878 - 1880)

Name: Edward Kelly
Born: ~1855
Died: 11th November 1880, Melbourne Gaol, Australia, aged 25 (cause - executed)
Nationality: Australian born (Irish heritage)
Description: height 5'10", brown hair and whiskers, hazel eyes, dark eyebrows
Religion: Roman Catholic
Marital status: Never married, (no known children)
Parents: John Kelly (convict) and Ellen Quinn (migrant) both Irish born, met and married in Australia.
Siblings: Mary b.1851 (d.1851), Anne (Annie) b.1853, Margaret (Maggie) b.1857, James (Jim) b.1859, Daniel (Dan) b.1861, Catherine (Kate) b.1863, Grace b.1865. Half siblings: Ellen Frost (illegitimate) b.1870, Ellen King b.1873, John King b.1875, Alice King b.1878.


Joe - Member of the 'Kelly Gang' of outlaws (1878 - 1880)

Name: Joseph Byrne
Born: 1857
Died: 28th June 1880, Glenrowan, Australia, (cause - shot)
Nationality: Australian born (Irish heritage)
Description: height 5' 9½", fair hair and complexion, fair moustache, grey-blue eyes, (academically inclined, could speak Cantonese, opium user, excellent marksman)
Religion: Roman Catholic
Marital status: Never married, (no known children)
Parents: Patrick Byrne and Margaret White


Steve - Member of the 'Kelly Gang' of outlaws (1878 - 1880)

Name: Steven Hart
Born: 1859 at Three Mile Creek, near Wangaratta
Died: 28th June 1880, Glenrowan, Victoria, (cause - unknown, possibly suicide)
Nationality: Australian born (Irish heritage)
Description: height about 5' 8", dark brown hair, fair complexion, hazel eyes, slight build, (excellent horseman)
Religion: Roman Catholic
Marital status: Never married, (no known children)
Parents: Richard Hart and Bridget Young (both Irish immigrants)


Dan - Member of the 'Kelly Gang' of outlaws (1878 - 1880)

Name: Daniel Kelly
Born: June 1861
Died: 28th June 1880, Glenrowan, Australia, (cause - unknown, possibly suicide)
Nationality: Australian born (Irish heritage)
Description: height about 5' 6", dark brown hair, dark eyes
Religion: Roman Catholic
Marital status: Never married, (no known children)
Parents: John Kelly (convict) and Ellen Quinn (migrant)


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Researched, compiled and written by N. Cowie

 

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