How do I find out if someone is in jail Victoria?

How do I find out if someone is in jail Victoria?

Email a Prisoner is available to the family and friends of prisoners at all Victorian prisons. Corrections Victoria can only disclose a prisoner’s location to a person who is already on the prisoner’s visitors list. You can check if your name is on the visitors list by phoning 1300 191 835.

Who built Geelong Gaol?

Henry Ginn
As early as 1848 tenders were called for the construction of a gaol. The gaol was designed by Henry Ginn and officially opened in 1854.

How many prisoners can Barwon hold?

478
HM Prison Barwon

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Location Lara, Victoria, Australia
Security class Maximum to Supermax
Capacity 478
Opened January, 1990

Can you email a prisoner?

Prisoners are not allowed to access social networking websites (such as Facebook or Twitter) while they’re in custody. You cannot email prisoners directly, but you can use a service called Email a Prisoner. If you send a message this way, it’ll be printed out and delivered by prison staff.

When did the Geelong Gaol close?

1991
HM Prison Geelong

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Security class Maximum (male)
Capacity 86
Opened 1864
Closed 1991

When did the Old Geelong Gaol close?

The Geelong Gaol closed in July 1991 and the remaining prisoners were transferred to the newly constructed Barwon Prison.

What happened to the Geelong Gaol?

The Geelong Gaol closed in July 1991 and the remaining prisoners were transferred to the newly constructed Barwon Prison. In 1995 the Rotary Club of Geelong took over the management of the site, and opened the gaol as a museum.

Where can I find historical records of Geelong criminals?

The Public Records Office of Victoria has an extensive, publicly available collection of historical prisoner, convict and police records dating back to 1850. Online genealogy company Findmypast recently compiled a list of such records of Geelong people who committed crimes between 1855-1960.

When did the Geelong Gaol become a museum?

In 1995 the Rotary Club of Geelong took over the management of the site, and opened the gaol as a museum.

Who are the custodians of the Geelong Gaol?

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the country on which the Geelong Gaol sits, the Wauthorong people of the Kulin nation, and pay respect to the Elders past, present and emerging.