Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

18/1/2013

Headless Ned Kelly to be buried next to his mother: Australian outlaw to rest in unmarked grave 132 years after hanging

Australian outlaw Ned Kelly will finally be laid to rest, 132 years after he was hanged for murder, despite the location of his head remaining a mystery

His remains, sans head, are to be buried in an unmarked grave, reportedly alongside his mother and siblings, in Greta, near Glenrowan this Sunday.

Ned Kelly, who was executed in Melbourne in 1880 for killing three policemen, has become an iconic figure in Australian history, his last words ‘such is life’, and identification of his remains adding to the legend. for more click here

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