Edward (Ned) Kelly, bushranger, was born in June 1855 at Beveridge, Victoria, the eldest son of John Kelly and his wife Ellen.Ned attended school at Avenel until his father died on 27 December 1866. Left indigent, the widow and and children moved to a hut at Eleven Mile Creek.Kelly, 14, was arrested and served 7 weeks in jail for the alleged assault of a Chinese pig farmer. It was also alleged Kelly was an assistant to thief-turned-bushranger Harry Power, although police found no evidence to prove a connection to Power´s crimes.A month after the shootings the Kelly gang committed major robberies of National Bank branches at Euroa and Jerilderie. Kelly, aged 25, was hanged at Old Melbourne Jail on the 11th November, 1880..The bushranger Ned Kelly is 1 of Australia´s greatest folk heroes. He has been memorialized by painters, writers musicians..