On This Day – 30th March 1897

Three boys named Bertrand Williams aged 15 years, Daniel M’Keegan aged 14 years, and Alfred Bernard Stubley aged 12 years, were charged with having on the 24th of March, feloniously broken into the shop of John C. Cox, in Pakington-street, Geelong West, and stolen therefrom a sum of 6s, a sharpening stone, a pocket knife, and about eight dozen brass rings. All three boys were remanded to Geelong Gaol.