Thursday, August 19, 2010

CANBERRA BUSHRANGERS IV


"Billy the Rammer" a convict in the employ of G.T Palmer from the Ginninderra region of the Limestone Plains turns to bushranging in the early years of settlement in 1835. After being arrested in the Limestone Plains region he is transported to the Goulburn Goal where he promptly escapes and continues his rampage with others south of today's Canberra on the Monaro Plains...

The Sydney Herald - 30 April 1835





National Library of Australia (here)

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