Redmond Barry

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Redmond Barry (1813—1880), was a judge in Victoria, Australia. He is famous as being the person who started the University of Melbourne and the State Library of Victoria.[1] As a judge he is famous as the man who sentenced bushranger Ned Kelly to death. He also was the judge in the trials of the rebel miners from the Eureka Stockade in Ballarat, Victoria.

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  1. Ryan, Peter (1969). "Barry, Sir Redmond". Australian Dictionary of Biography Online. Australian National University. http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A030104b.htm?hilite=Redmond%3BBarry. Retrieved September 2, 2009.