The Sticking up at Bungowannah

Before daylight on the 30th of October in 1878, desperate for provisions, Joe, Ned, Dan and Steve rode to the home of a man named Neil Christian and struck him up. Christian later reported the matter to the police on the 2nd of November, and the incident was reported in the Ballarat Courier

‘Kelly and three others stuck up a man named Neil Christian near Baumgarten’s place, at Bungowannah, on the river Murray, before daylight yesterday morning, and obtained provisions from him. Kelly threatened to shoot Christian should he give information.’ 

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