Meet the people of the KellyGang story
I was born at Beveridge in November 1853
When we moved to Avenel I went to school there.
In October 1869 Ah Fook came to our house near Greta and he alledged that he was robbed by Ned Kelly. The charge was not proved and ned got off.
I married Alex Gunn on 9/4/1869 in the Catholic Church in Wangratta by Father George Gallen
We had a daughter Ellen who died soon after her birth in 1871, about the time when my dear husband was arrested by the police.
Ian Jones reported that on 2/1/1872 Const Flood escorted Ned Kelly's sister Annie from Greta to Benalla to give evidence in a case involving Andrew Johnson, and Phillip and James McIntosh and the thieft of my horse.
He says that we stopped on the way home and that Const Flood started an affair with me. At this time my husband, Alexander Gunn was in goal.
I died soon after on 11 November 1872, two days after I gave birth to Const Flood's daughter. The child lived for about a year before she died.
My parents were William Hill Gunn & Isabella Gunn (nee Munro) from Perthshire Scotland.
I was born in Scotland in 1841.
We travelled to Australia aboard a ship named the "Ida" and departed Liverpool England 25/3/1853 and arrived in Melbourne Australia on 12/7/1853
My brothers and sisters included Yeamon, William, Christina and Anne.
I had a selection near Winton which was taken off me when I could not pay the rent.
I then moved to Greta and worked for a farmer.
In 1869 I married Annie Kelly in Wangaratta.
In April 1871 Wild Wright came for a visit. Ned Kelly rode one of Wright's horses and was charged. It would apprear that Wright did own the animal. I was also arrested by Const Hall with stealing a horse owned by William Adair. (Argus31/5/71)
Ann died in November 1872 (Ensign15/11/1872)
I wrote to the Argus (Argus27/11/78) I was living at Begowan Farm, Benalla,
I remarried and we had a son, Robert Ferguson Gunn.