23 May, 2017

May 23



1859 All Govt buildings were moved from the Camp site to the rear of the shops along the of the south side of the main street, Broadway.

 1859 The residents of Back Creek (Talbot) were thrown into consternation when they heard 6 of 7 prisoners had escaped the Back Creek lock-up when an accomplice had forced the lock with a crowbar.

1871 Lost near the Bendigo Hotel on Saturday evening a gold leaf portrait brooch finder will be rewarded, see at Bendigo Hotel.

 1876 Head porter at Dunolly station was arrested for stealing blanket samples from passengers luggage. The porter pleaded not guilty and was bailed on 100 pounds surety.


 1944 Sister Walls, having recently passed her final nursing exams and graduated from the staff at the Alfred Hospital Melbourne, has been appointed to the Dunolly Hospital.

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