Dr John Nicholson
Meet the people of the KellyGang story
Importance of Dr Nicholson
The doctor who saw Fitzpatrick after his visit to the Kellys; also at the siege of Glenrowan
Links to the KellyGang below
, Early Years , Fitzpatrick Incident
, Mansfield Murders , Sebastopol Cavalcade , Euroa Robbery , Jerilderie Robbery , First Cave Party , Hare replaced by Nicolson
, Second Cave Party , Death of Aaron Sherritt , Glenrowan Siege
, Ned Kelly's Trial , Royal Commission , Early service
, Later service , Family , Photograph
What did Dr Nicholson look like
born ... height ... (meters) hair ...
Links to the KellyGang
I was appointed as a Magistrate in Benalla in Jan 1873
I was working as a doctor in Benalla in 1874
I was the deputy coroner in 1875 at Benalla but lost my job when the Government made wholesale cutbacks in Jan 1878
was appointed by the Government to the Central Board of health in Jan 1876.
I was in practice at Benalla at the time
Cave Party 2/12/1879 -1/4/1880
replaced by Nicolson 6/7/1879
was in ill health when he left command of the hunt for the KellyGang
I came up from Benalla and saw Hare at Violet
I was called to help one of the Lloyds who shot himself in the head (Argus16/1/1880
replaced by Hare 2/6/1880
of Aaron Sherritt 26/6/1880
Glenrowan Siege 28/6/1880
I looked after Hare's wounds in Benalla
and then went to Glenrowan with Sup Sadeir's
Arrival at Glenrowan from Benalla
I arrived at Glenrowan from Benalla with Sup Sadleir (RC10906) (RC17786a)
Capture of Ned Kelly
I produced a statement as to Ned Kelly's injuries (RC8393)
I attended Ned Kelly at Glenrowan after
he was captured and took the green sash he had recieved from Richard Shelton's
Release of the civilians
At about 12 noon there was a great press of people about the windows and
door of the station building around Ned Kelly. I was looking after him.
I assisted Rev Gibney see Ned
Kelly and attend to him in his way. (RC12299)
I gave an interview to the press (Argus2/7/1880)
I gave evidence at the Inquest
into the death of Martin Cherry (Age1/7/80)
See my affidavit about what happened at Glenrowan (JJK)
was not called to evidence to the Royal Commission.
... children .... home ..
happened to Dr Nicholson's family
Please enjoy the story of the KellyGang, but also remember that at least 10 people died and many more had their lives changed in ways that may still be painful to some people.
... got to go Move around the areas .....Move with the KellyGang ....Move with the Police