Didn’t Quite Make It

On this day …….. 23rd of September 1869

Two convicts who were serving time for rape and murder, were discovered attempting to make their escape from the Geelong Gaol on the 23rd of September 1869. 

Both men shared a cell together and planned the escape to happen when they were both in the hard labour yard.  Both men were court trying to scale the wall into Swanson street. 

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