Meet the people of the KellyGang story
Importance of Saunders
worked for Saunders, a sawmiller, in about 1874-5
during the period when he avoided having problems with the police
brothers ... sisters ... wife ... husband ... parents ... uncle ... aunt ...
Links to the KellyGang
was the sawmill like
and I had a sawmill at Burkes water hole
on Burke's Hole
near the Kelly hom
e. We purchased
the sawmill from a Wangaratta butcher who got into financial problems.
when Ned Kelly worked for Saunders
In 1874 Ned
Kelly was released from goal and he went to work as a faller for Rule
I and others sawmillers. Later Ned Kelly was the overseer at our Burkes water
See also the Jerilderie
In September 1876 with the end of Beechworth railway branch line, the sawmills income almost ceased and Saunder and Rule wanted to relocate the sawmill to Gippsland were they had a contract supply timber for the railways.
happened to Saunder's family and the sawmill
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
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