The State Records collection contains records documenting the gaoling of offenders, both within the police gaols and the wider gaol system.  We hold records for Adelaide Gaol, Yatala Labour Prison, Gladstone Gaol, Mount Gambier Gaol, Port Augusta Gaol, Port Lincoln Gaol, Redruth Gaol and Wallaroo Gaol.

Police gaols can be located by searching our Catalogue for the name of the local police station.

State Records has created the following Fact Sheets for gaol records:

Photographs in Police and Gaol Records Fact Sheet pdf 57.17kb

State Records also holds various Indexes and Special Lists for gaol records, see below.

GRS 2414 - Register of prisoners - Adelaide Gaol (1857 - 1889)

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