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suburb of Melbourne , 4 kilometres from the CBD to the north; on the banks of the Maribyrnong River


In 1861, the line from North Melbourne to Essendon, brought the railway to Flemington and later on to the north east of Victoria

Importance of Flemington

They first ran the famous horse race, the Melbourne Cup at the Flemington Race Course in 1861

What was Flemington like in the late 1870s

Facilities in Flemington in the late 1870s

Population Photograph

Map Hotels Churches Schools [[../../things/C_community/C_bankt.html|Bank]] Main Streets Local Government Police Station Railway Station Telegraph Office

Post Office Other things of interest

Links to the KellyGang

Ass Com Nicolson caught train for Benalla from Flemington

Insp O'Connor stayed at the 'Ferns' Flemington. He was at Flemington on 27/6/1880 when he heard of Aaron Sherritt's murder.

On 1/8/1880 Ned Kelly was taken from the Melbourne Gaol to New Market near Flemington to catch the train to be taken to Beechworth for his committal hearing

Members of the Flemington community

Have you visited

What happened at Flemington after the time of the Kelly Gang

Flemington grew as an industrial suburb of Melbourne

After the Second World War, migrants from continental Europe moved into the area in large numbers

What is happening at Flemington today - linked to the Kelly Country and Ned Kelly's story