Lunatic Eliza Brown escapes – Yarra Bend Lunatic Asylum

On this day …….. 17th September 1859


An unfortunate woman, Eliza Brown, who was discovered at Footscray in a destitute condition, was brought up on the 17th of September 1859, at the Williamstown Police Court, and found to be a lunatic, escaped from the Yarra Bend Lunatic