Reduced Meat and Vegetables On This Day – 9th March 1855 Convict Sarah Cane was charged at the Geelong gaol, with Insubordination and sentenced to 1 month cumulation with meat and vegetables to be reduced every other day.
Inquest on body of Lunatic On This Day – 6th March 1854 A coroner’s inquest was held at the Geelong Gaol on this day in 1854, at 1pm. Coroner, Mr Forster Shaw and a respectable Jury, view the body of Ann Connelly, late a prisoner lunatic. George Coward, colonial assistant surgeon, being sworn. The deceased, Ann Connelly, had been in […]
Illegal Betting On This Day ……. 24th April 1911 At the City Court on this day in 1911, John Robertson pleaded guilty to betting in Moorabool street, Geelong. Robertson received two months imprisonment in Geelong Gaol.
On This Day ....... 10th of August 1880 On this day in 1880, B. J. Burnett won the tender to supply several hundreds of locks and cell-door fittings to the gaol. #onthisday #geelonggaolghosttours #twistedhistory #geelong #history #victoria #jail #convict #geelonggaol #gaol
The Bishop and the Late Chaplain of the Geelong Gaol On This Day – 13th February 1862 The situation of chaplain to the Geelong gaols has for many years been worthily filled by the Rev J. C. Handt, a German missionary, who, we believe, received his ordination in the colony. In addition to his labours at the gaols, it has been his duty to attend […]
DEATH OF WILLIAM BUCKLEY ON THIS DAY…… 11th Janurary 1875 William Buckley was admitted to the Geelong Gaol on the 11th of January 1875 from Pentridge for receiving stolen goods. Buckley was sentenced to 3 yrs. He died in the gaol hospital of Consumption on the 30th of June 1875.