Redmond Barry

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Redmond Barry (1813—1880), was a judge in Victoria, Australia. He is famous for being the person who started the University of Melbourne and the State Library of Victoria.[1] As a judge he is famous for sentencing bushranger Ned Kelly to death. He was also 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. Retrieved September 2, 2009.