Bushrangers By Britney
Ben Hall Born: May 9th 1837 Died: May 5th 1865 Information: Ben Hall’s parents were both convicts. He was born near Maitland in NSW. He was originally a grazier who became a bushranger and outlaw. From 1862 to 1865 he committed over six hundred hold ups around Forbes NSW.
John Black Caesar Born:1763 Died:1796 Information: John Black Ceasar arrived in Australia with the first fleet in 1788. He was Australia’s first bushranger. He was an ex-slave from the west indies. He went by the name of Black Caesar as he was a large a large black man.
John Donohoe Born:1806 Died:1830 Information: John Donohoe was one of the most famous bushrangers. He arrived on the convict ship called Ann and Amelia in January 1825. He was born in Ireland in about 1806. He was transported under a life sentence of Intent to commit a felony. He was shot dead by a soldier called John Muckleston following a shootout on September the 1st 1830