...a place in the KellyGang story
First taken up in ?
Izzard in the 1870s
Where did the name Hedi come from
The original aboriginal owners
The first selectors
MConst M Carroll was the resident policeman in 1878. He may have had an offsider? (RC12988) see also(RC873)
There was no plan to open the police station (RCApp1)
Kerr ran the public-house at Hedi. (RC12981)
Christian Asquith, was a stockman on Hedi, after he married Hannah Murtagh, in 1861 at Benalla.
After the Murders, on 29/10/1878 Sgt Steele took a search party of police, including Const Faulkiner and Fitzpatrick, out after the KellyGang from Wangaratta, to Whorouly; and up to left-hand branch of the King River . They called at Hedi. (RC12980)
KellyGang cited near Hedi in the Black range (Argus17/12/78)
SConst Kelly sent Ass Com Nicolson a letter that had in some way or other fallen into his hands. It revealed, a plan on the part of some persons on the River Murray to help the KellyGang to escape into New South Wales. (RC482)
Graves believed that the principal time that the KellyGang were out they kept in the immediate neighborhood between Greta and Moyhu. Either at Glenmore Station, or on the Hedi Station. There were always strange horses whenever he went up, or marks of strange horse in paddocks. It was his impression that they were in the district the whole time. (RC15507)
James Wallace had a conversation with Jack Barry, of Hedi about the KellyGang. 'I am sure he knows something about them, but I think it is indirectly through Ned Burke.
Barry said that if he was Byrne, he would ride into Beechworth and shoot Ward at the first opportunity. I asked him why? He replied that Ward had seduced Kate. (RC14669)
Hedi was called the head of the King River.
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