Lunatic John Hoolahan escapes – Yarra Bend Lunatic Asylum

On this day …….. 20th September 1859

An Escaped Lunatic, John Hoolahan, alias Harrington, was brought up by Police Contable Brennan as a dangerous lunatic escaped from the Yarra Bend Asylum. The prisoner had been apprehended at Kilmore. He was remanded back to the Asylum