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ON THIS DAY…… 14th November 1902

Five new convict arrive at Geelong gaol

Five prisoners of the vagrant class, under the escort, of two constables, arrived by the midday train from Melbourne on this day, and were taken to the Geelong gaol, where they will complete their sentences. The oldest of the batch is 83 years, and he claims to have fought in the Crimean war and the Indian Mutiny. The sentence lie will serve is three months, fob vagrancy.

On This Day ……. 17th May 1906

Six Pentridge prisoners were escorted to the Geelong gaol on this day in 1906, by three constables, to complete their sentences in the sanatorium. The escort took back two prisoner who were paraded before detectives and discharged.

 

ON THIS DAY……31st December 1904

The Penal department transferred five prisoners from the Melbourne gaols to the Geelong gaol, to complete their sentences. Contrary to tho general rule, they were not all of the halt, lame or blind brigade and a larger escort of three constables was, therefore, required.

 

ON THIS DAY…… 14th November 1902

Five new convict arrive at Geelong gaol

Five prisoners of the vagrant class, under the escort, of two constables, arrived by the midday train from Melbourne on this day, and were taken to the Geelong gaol, where they will complete their sentences. The oldest of the batch is 83 years, and he claims to have fought in the Crimean war and the Indian Mutiny. The sentence lie will serve is three months, fob vagrancy.

On This Day ……. 17th May 1906

Six Pentridge prisoners were escorted to the Geelong gaol on this day in 1906, by three constables, to complete their sentences in the sanatorium. The escort took back two prisoner who were paraded before detectives and discharged.

 

ON THIS DAY……31st December 1904

The Penal department transferred five prisoners from the Melbourne gaols to the Geelong gaol, to complete their sentences. Contrary to tho general rule, they were not all of the halt, lame or blind brigade and a larger escort of three constables was, therefore, required.