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ON THIS DAY…… 23rd September 1853

We have been credibly in formed that the prisoners in the Geelong Gaol have partly succeeded, since they have been ironed, in cutting their manacles. For a long time an infamous connivance has been going on, among those who have immediate charge of the prisoners. Two tennon saws, made of the best steel, and three triangular files, were found by Mr. Brodie, the Governor of the gaol, concealed in one of the cells

 

On This Day – 28th March 1863

Convict William Gilmore was charged at the Geelong Gaol with disobedience of orders by Turnkey Andrews and was sentenced to 24 hours solitary confinement by Governor Charles Brodie.

ON THIS DAY…… 23rd September 1853

We have been credibly in formed that the prisoners in the Geelong Gaol have partly succeeded, since they have been ironed, in cutting their manacles. For a long time an infamous connivance has been going on, among those who have immediate charge of the prisoners. Two tennon saws, made of the best steel, and three triangular files, were found by Mr. Brodie, the Governor of the gaol, concealed in one of the cells

 

On This Day – 28th March 1863

Convict William Gilmore was charged at the Geelong Gaol with disobedience of orders by Turnkey Andrews and was sentenced to 24 hours solitary confinement by Governor Charles Brodie.