... from Van Diemen's Land (present-day Tasmania), which collectively became
known as the St Kilda Road robberies. Bushrangers originally referred to
escaped convicts in the early years of the B...
People became bushrangers for a number of reasons: Greed.They had already
had a run-in with the law, so they felt they had nothing more to.
Bushranging began in Tasmania in the early years of settlement, when near ...
Some settlers who fought bushrangers became popular heroes, like George ...
Bushranging virtually ceased in 1859, though in 1883 two youths terrorised
people in Epping Forest by shooting ... They did not rob to amass wealth, but to
Why did men become bushrangers? What type of crimes did they ... Were there
people in the community who thought him a hero? What do you consider to be ...
Ned Kelly is the most famous of all Australian bushrangers. he was born in the ...
a bull, and soon became a target of the police who took out their frustrations on
his female relatives. ... He left a letter with one of the clerks to be published
outlining his reasons and ... Some 4,000 Melbourne people attended the hanging
Nov 2, 2010 ... Many believe this is the real reason why Ben decided to become a bushranger.
He stole a ... All the people in the hotel joined in. The drivers of ...
As a result, many prisoners became 'bolters', preferring to take their chance in the
bush rather than live a convict life. These men became the first bushrangers, ...
Sep 1, 2011 ... A TIMELINE of events in the life of famous Australian bushranger Ned Kelly. ...
the horse from Isaiah "Wild" Wright and did not know it was stolen. ... since held
70 people hostage at the Glenrowan Inn, became aware a train ...
On 15 June 1862, Frank Gardiner's gang of bushrangers held up the gold escort
... Frank Gardiner, the Scottish bushranger, became Australia's most wanted man.
The murderous Clarke brothers of the Clarke and Connell gang were considered
to be worse than any other bushrangers of the times and became known as ...