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Escape of Thompson and Reynolds

In 1865, two prisoners were let out of the cooks cells to make their way to the kitchens to cook for the rest of the prisoners. But these two men had other ideas – for one man it would result in him never returning to the Geelong Gaol. For the other his freedom was shortlived….

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“The Seaside Resort” – The Geelong Gaol

For over 170 years, the old Geelong Gaol has overlooked the township of Geelong. It has been a place of incarceration of men, women and children during its 138 years of operational history. Some of the roles it has been used may surprise you! In this episode we revisit the history, the building and some…

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“The Seaside Resort” – Geelong Gaol

For over 170 years, the old Geelong Gaol has overlooked the township of Geelong.  It has been a place of incarceration of men, women and children during its 138 years of operational history.  Some of the roles it has been used may surprise you!  In this episode we revisit the history, the building and some…

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Who Are Locked Up With History?

So you have come across Locked Up With History amongst your podcast offerings?!   Welcome!   But who are we, why are we doing with this podcast, why would you want to listen to me!   Deb (me!) has been researching family and local history for over 30 years now and has been conducting tours…

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Who Are Locked Up With History?

So you have come across Locked Up With History amongst your podcast offerings?! Welcome! But who are we, why are we doing with this podcast, why would you want to listen to me! Join Deb in this episode for all these answers and much more including what you can expect from future podcasts. Once you…

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Locked Up With History – Teaser Trailer

Locked Up With History is our brand new podcast brought to you by the team at Geelong Gaol Museum and Twisted History. In this episode we give you a brief overview of some of the topics we will be exploring in upcoming episodes with topics such as the History of the Geelong Gaol, The Near…

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Why a Podcast?

Welcome to our podcast page for Locked up with History!  My name is Deb Robinson and this podcast is associated with the Geelong Gaol Musuem and Twisted History where I have been manager for quite a few years now! For years, I have been collecting research documents whether it was for a new tour script,…

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