Constable Alexander’s description of the Byrne house: ‘The hut is composed of slabs, with a bark roof, and has two small windows in front. It is situated at the foot of the range in a clearing of considerable extent, so that it presents a conspicuous object from any point of view. About 20 yards from … Continue reading The Byrne House
The following description of Joe was made after the raid at Jerilderie. “Byrne stands nearly six feet high, long features, fair complexion and an effeminate cast of countenance, and of a nervous disposition; his manner is quiet and he appears to a casual observer an inoffensive man.” From the Bendigo Advertiser, 19 February 1879.