Stanley, the town
...a place in the KellyGang story
In the hills behind Beechwo
Importance of Stanley
Stanley was originaly known as Snake Gully or Nine Mile. It was a bustling gold mining town during the 1850's and 1860's.
By about 1857 there were over 5000 people residing in the district.
What was Stanley like in the late 1870s
The town had a number of hotels, a bakery, a general store, a brewery, a boot maker, a carpenter, a butcher and a sawmill.
Facilities in Stanley in the late 1870s
Star Hotel 1850s (J.A. Wallace)
Other things of interest
Links to the KellyGang
AssCom Nicolson did not see Stanley in the dangerous district of the KellyGang . Two police stationed in town (RC1043)
Sgt Steele took a search party to the Stanley ranges; he thinks that was the 4/11/1878 (RC8866)
What happened at Stanley after the time of the KellyGang
Members of the Stanley community
and Isabella O'Neill lived at Stanley in the 1870s
The Royal Commission said it was a grave error to reduce the size of the Stanley police station (RC2ndReport
What is happening at Stanley today - a part of the Kelly Country and Ned Kelly's story
Stanley has a general store a restaurant and the Stanley Country Pub.
Enjoy this wonderful part of our history, but Please respect the privacy of the current owners
.... got to go Move around the areas .....Move with the Kellys .....Move with the Police
Let the KellyGang ride Free