Local District Past Residents
Edward "Ned" Kelly and the Sunshine connection
William King (b1860 Wallan, Vic - d1939 Albion, Vic), a long time resident of 4 Lawson St, Albion married Margaret Miller (b1864 Wallan, Vic - d1940 St. Albans) in 1902 Victoria. Margaret was a 1st cousin of Edward "Ned" Kelly with their common ancestors being James Quinn and Mary Ann McCluskley (Grandparents).
Ref: Y. Dudiinski
Annie Bridget Cooke Nee Lloyd (b1881 Wangaratta, Vic - d1969 Sunshine, Vic) whom's death was registered in Sunshine. Annie had two family connections to Ned. She was the niece of Ned with their common ancestors being John Kelly and Ellen Elizabeth Quinn. She was also a 1st cousin, 1 time removed to Ned Kelly. Their common ancestors being James Quinn and Mary Ann McCluskley. The 1957 Probate documents of Annie's husband Herbert James Russel Cooke indicates he was a resident of Sunshine. The Sands & McDougall Directories of 1960, 1965 & 1970 lists a Mrs A. Cooke as living at 100 Hertford Rd, Sunshine
Ref: J. R. Alchin