#OnThisDay 25 May 1870 Frederick Wordsworth Ward, also known as Captain Thunderbolt, was shot dead. Ward was the last bushranger in NSW when he was killed by Constable Alexander Walker near Uralla. He had escaped from Cockatoo Island while serving a sentence for horse theft in 1856 was living in the Hunter Valley.
- Bushrangers in NSW Guide (includes some gaol photos of convicted bushrangers)
- Australian Dictionary of Biography entry for Frederick Ward