Agency VA 4139
Portland Gaol
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Date Range: By 1852 - 1893
 
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The Gaol at Portland was in operation as early as 1852. It was reproclaimed in the Government Gazette, along with several other prisons in the colony, in October 1877.

In 1892, it was proclaimed a Police Gaol, under the provisions of the Gaols Act 1890.

The Police Gaol was closed by proclamation in March 1893.

 
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? 1881 - ? 1965 Register of Accounts VPRS 11965 Ballarat Open
1888 - 1952 Labour Distribution Book VPRS 10913 North Melbourne Closed
By 1871 - 1893 Register of Personal Descriptions of Prisoners Received VPRS 10862 North Melbourne Open
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1852 - 1893 Prisons and Youth Training Centres VRG 9