Episode 3, from the Bushranger theme, begins our detailed exploration of Ned Kelly & the notorious Kelly Gang. Ned and the Kelly Gang were bushrangers operating mainly in North East of Victoria, in the 1870’s.
In this Episode we first look at Ned’s parents and family background, and then his early childhood in Beveridge, Victoria. (16 mins)
References for Episode 3 – Beveridge: Ned’s early life
Corfield, J. J. (2003). The Ned Kelly encyclopaedia. South Melbourne: Lothian.
Jones, I. (1996). Ned Kelly : a short life. South Melbourne, Vic.: Lothian Books.
McMenomy, K. (2001). Ned Kelly : the authentic illustrated history. South Yarra, Vic.: Hardie Grant Books.
Ned Kelly childhood home restored. Retrieved from https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/ned-kelly-childhood-home-restored-in-boost-to-beveridge/
St Francis Church Melbourne (Wikipedia entry). Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Francis_Church,_Melbourne
Victorian Heritage Database. (2000). John Kelly’s former house [sohe 2008]: Statement of significance. Retrieved from http://vhd.heritagecouncil.vic.gov.au/places/149
Victorian Heritage Database. (2004). Quinn’s cottage [B2232] Walnaring: Statement of significance. Retrieved from http://vhd.heritagecouncil.vic.gov.au/places/68976