One of Australia's most notorious criminals, Dan Morgan was the terror of the Riverina in the 1860s. Arson, robbery and murder were Morgan's trademarks and he met a violent end at the receiving end of a bounty hunter's bullet.
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Martin Cash was one of Tasmania's most notorious bushrangers, famed for escaping Port Arthur - TWICE. He formed a gang with two other convicts, Englishman George Jones and Irishman Lawrence Kavanagh, called Cash and Co. It all came tumbling down when he tried to murder his cheating wife and got nabbed. After many years in prison he produced a book about his life and died as an old man - one of the few bushrangers to do so.
Tags: highwaymen, australia, bandits, desperadoes, crime
Andrew George Scott may not have been the most successful bushranger or even the best suited to the bushranging lifestyle but he is still the most renowned gay bushranger. Leading a gang of boys in a short, violent criminal career including his boyfriend Jimmy Nesbitt, Captain Moonlite was an eccentric through and through. Having served in the Maori Wars and worked for a time as a lay preacher on the Australian goldfields, Scott frequently found himself in trouble with authorities.
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One of Australia's most notorious bushranger gangs, the Kelly gang comprised of Ned Kelly, his little brother Dan and their friends Joe Byrne and Steve Hart. Between October 1878 and June 1880 they were the most wanted men in the British Empire. Here we see them in oilskins and armour (minus helmets) as they were at Glenrowan for the infamous siege.
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