Last modified on 21 November 2015, at 00:50


One of the original properties in the Kelly Country

Nearest towns

History at Howqua before the KellyGang

First taken up before the mid 1840s Patrick Coughlan (12,000 acres) The licensor was John Martin .

In 1876 the license to Howqua's Hills was owned by William Martin , ? acres, £37/10 half year license fee

Where did the name Howqua from

A brand of China tea but there are a number of other explanations

The original aboriginal owners

The first selectors

State of selections in 1866 (Argus12/10/66)



Original neighbouring properties

What was Howqua like in the late 1870's

Links to the KellyGang

The KellyGang knew the area around Howqua well

Rivers Creeks and Hills near Howqua

What happened at Howqua after the time of the Kelly Gang

What is happening at Howqua today