- Old Castlemaine Gaol
Old Castlemaine Gaol Location Castlemaine, Victoria Opened 1857 Closed 1995
The Old Castlemaine Gaol was a prison located in Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia. The prison was modelled on Pentonville; the present building replaced the original, designed by Inspector General John Price, was never occupied. Built in 1861 to house offenders from the goldfields and nearby towns, it served various functions in the penal system before it was closed down and its prisoners transferred to HM Prison Loddon in 1990. Since, it has been used as a hotel and tourist attraction. It currently serves as the studio for local community radio station WMA FM 94.9.
The grounds were originally landscaped by renowned landscape gardener Hugh Linaker.
- Peter Dupas, serving a life sentence for multiple murder and rape.
Name Year of birth Date of execution Crime David Young 1831 August 21, 1865 Long Poy March 10, 1866 William H Terry July 31, 1867 John Hogan 1815 August 14, 1868 Ah Pew May 23, 1870 James Wilkie 1844 May 20, 1872 Samuel Wright 1813 March 11, 1873 Pierre Barbun 1841 May 20, 1873 Ah Kat August 9, 1875 John Duffus 1820 May 22, 1876 Criminal Assault of daughter
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Prisons in VictoriaAcheron Boys Home · Allambie Reception Centre · Ashendene Boys Home · Ballarat Gaol · Beechworth Correctional Centre · Dame Phyllis Frost Centre · Fulham Correctional Centre · J Ward · Hillside Boys Home · HM Prison Ararat · HM Prison Barwon · HM Prison Beechworth · HM Prison Bendigo · HM Melbourne Assessment Prison · HM Prison Dhurringile · HM Prison Fairlea · HM Prison Geelong · HM Prison Langi Kal Kal · HM Prison Loddon · HM Prison Morwell River · HM Prison Pentridge · HM Prison Sale · HM Prison Tarrengower · HM Prison Won Wron · Illoura Children’s Home · Ivanhoe Hostel · Melbourne Custody Centre · Mirallee Reception Centre · Old Castlemaine Gaol · Malmsbury Youth Training Centre · Marngoneet Correctional Centre · Old Kilmore Gaol · Old Melbourne Gaol · Metropolitan Remand Centre · Pirra Homestead · Port Phillip Prison · Turana Youth Training Centre · Winlaton Youth Training CentreSee also: List of Australian prisons
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