Last modified on 21 November 2015, at 00:50

Honey Suckle

One of the original squatting runs in the Kelly Country

Nearest towns
Benalla

History at Honey Suckle before the KellyGang

First taken up by Michael Forbes Scobie (64,000 acres)

Benalla was built on the Honey Suckle run

In 1876 thelease to Honey Suckle North was owned by Richard Goldsbrough and Hugh Parker, ? acres', £163/15 half year license fee

And to Honey Suckle South was owned by Issac Younghusband and Andrew Lyell , ? acres', £50 half year license fee

Where did the name Honey Suckle come from

The original aboriginal owners

The first selectors

By the 1860s most of the Honeysuckle had been selected. The southern part was used for dairy farming. Many farmers had problems with floods.

Photograph

Map

Original neighbouring properties

North
Stony Creek
South
Faithfulls Creek
West
Euroa
East
Warenbayne

What was Honey Suckle like in the late 1870's

Most of Honey Suckle had been 'well selected by the 1870s'

Links to the KellyGang

The KellyGang knew this area very well

Rivers Creeks and Hills near Honey Suckle

Honeysuckle creek

What happened at Honey Suckle after the time of the Kelly Gang

What is happening at Honey Suckle today