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Tallarook, the squatting run

...a place in the



One of the original squatting runs in the Kelly Country

Nearest towns

History at Tallarook before the KellyGang

One of the first squatters of Tallarook was John Moore', born in Wicklow Ireland in 1805. He came to Australia in about 1840. His wife was Elizabeth and they had atleast one children. Ogle James Moore, born 1837 in Ireland. Ogle James married Isabel Clara Webb in Albury NSW in 1866. They had several children. '

Where did the name Tallarook come from

The original aboriginal owners

The first selectors

The area was offered for selection in 1866. Description of the area (Argus8/10/66)



Original neighbouring properties



Sunday Creek



It would be great to know more athe coaches from bout Tallarook; can you please help

What was Tallarook like in the late 1870's

Most of the coaches to places like Alexandra used to run from Tallarook. In May 1874 the coaches went to Seymour instead.

Who was the wilde man of Tallarook (Argus3/8/80) (Argus4/8/80) (Argus5/8/80) (Argus6/8/80) (Argus13/8/80)

Fox's Railway Hotel (Alexandra26/4/1872)

Assembly Hall (Kilmore31/8/1876)

There were concerts. Tallarook had a footbal team (Kilmore25/7/1878)

Links to the KellyGang

SConst Gilfedder was stationed at Tallarook in Dec 1878

Constable John Shanahan was stationed at Tallarook in 1880. He was involved in the hunt for the wild man (Argus3/8/80)

Rivers Creeks and Hills near Tallarook

The wilde man was arrested on Dry Creek (Argus6/8/80)

What happened at Tallarook after the time of the KellyGang

In 1891a branch railway line was opened from Tallarook to Mansfield

What is happening at Tallarook today