ABN 57 934 755 725

Reg. No. A 0007322F


Ballarat Benevolent Society - Register of Inmates

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Alphabetical Listing: Baa - Baz

April 2018

Consolidated Registers of Inmates 1860-1925

Surname Given Name Number Occupation Place of .custom-msg { Residence Birth Place Age (Years) Parents' Names Married or Single Issue Arrived in Colony Religion Ground of text-align: center;background-color: #fff; Application By Whom Recommended Date of Admission Period for
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Discharge date Discharge Cause Died  Remarks Source Event Year
Baber Thomas 130     England 78         C.E.                 Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Badcock Elizabeth 3444 Dressmaker Peel St., Ballarat Geelong 22 John & Elizabeth Single   1856 C.E. Pregnant J.J. Fitzgerald Esq. President 19 Nov. 1878   17 Dec. 1878     Delivered of a Still born male Infant at 9 p.m. on the 29th November, 1878 by Dr. Holthouse. Her time having expired as a confinement and the Medical informed the Matron, she was struck off here book, then left with Instructions from Mrs. P? to call on .header{border:none !important;height: auto !important} her. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1878
Badder Richard 3018 Shepherd Lansfield Nottingham, England 67 Benjamin & Elizabeth Single nil 1840 C.E. Asthma General Committee 31 Oct. 1871           Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1871
Badder Richard                             8 Apr. 1874     Gave notice and Humspm.com left with the .popular-searches ul.first li:hover a{color: #ffffff;text-decoration: none;} Blind man, Johnson, ( ? ) had 5/- given him by the President. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
Baeton Michael  890     Ireland 74         R.C.     6 Feb. 1912           Register of Inmates 1895-1921: Summary 1911/12 1911/12 Summ.
Bailey     Male Twins Stillborn   B.B.A.                 11 June, 1909       11 June, 1909 Male Twins Stillborn at B.B.A. on 11/6/09 Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1908/09
Bailey Catherine 19 Servant Ballarat E. Meath, Ireland 67 Thomas & Catherine Smith Widow 1 1858 R.C. Infirm Gen. Committee 24 Aug. 1896 51     26 December, 1908 At 7.40 p.m. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1896/97
Bailey Catherine 43 F.   Ireland 75         R.C.     24 Aug. 1896       26 December. 1918   Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Bailey Catherine 78 Servant Ballarat E. Meath, Ireland 68 Thomas & Catherine Smith Widow 1 1858 R.C. Infirm Gen. Committee 8 Mar. 1897 114     26 December, 1908 7.40 p.m. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1896/97
Bailey Catherine 267 F.   Ireland 69         R.C.             26 December, 1908 7.40 p.m. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1897/98
Bailey Catherine   F.   Ireland 67         R.C.       365     26 December, 1908 7.40 p.m. Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
Bailey Catherine       Ireland 74         R.C.             26 December, 1908 7.40 p.m. Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
[ Bailey ] Dorothy Victoria   Female Child                     26 Oct. 1906   9 Nov. 1906     Born Oct. 26/06 Dorothy Victoria ( named ) 11.30 p.m. Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1906/07
Bailey Louisa 10 Knotter Ballarat E. Ballarat 17 John & Catherine Single Nil Native R.C. Pregnant President 13 Oct, 1893 31 13 Nov. 1893       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1893/94
Bailey     Female Child   Born in the input:-webkit-autofill { Asylum   Louisa     Native R.C. Force of Circumstances   31 Oct. 1893 14 13 Nov. 1893       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1893/94
Bailey Louise 3963 Cook Ballarat E. London 67 Thomas & Louise Widow 2 Unknown C.E. Imbecile House Committee & Presidnet 15 Nov. 1881   18 Nov. 1881     On Wednesday night she disturbed the -webkit-box-shadow: 0 0 0 1000px #3A3A3A inset !important; inmates of her ward, pulled at the clothing of the .website{float: left;max-width: 50%;} inmates’ Beds, ?  the night Ward woman to .main-container{width: 90%!important;padding-bottom: 30px} go out of div#optOutLink{ padding-top: 30px} the Ward, had to .popular-searches li {margin-bottom: 0px;margin-top: 15px} feed and ? to the .website a{word-wrap: break-word;font-size: 24px;color: #ffffff;font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; display:block;background:url(http://i1.cdn-image.com/__media__/pics/12471/logo.png) no-repeat left center; font-weight: bold; padding: 15px 0px 15px 65px;display: block;} Ward Cupboard for a ? ?, and being insane  ? as unmanageable, and order of .no-results{text-align: center; padding: 10px 10px 0; color: #ffffff;font-size: 15px } the President, Certified by Drs. Holthouse & Whitcombe, was sent to div.search-form{width: 300px} Arrarat Asylum Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1881
Bailey M. 55 Servant Ballarat Ballarat 23 John & Maraget Single 1 dead Native Wesleyan Pregnant President 26 Oct. 1906 15 9 Nov. 1906     2/11/06 1£ paid Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1906/07
Bailey Margaret 3305 Servant Talbot Creswick 19 George & Maryanne Single   1858 Wesleyan Pregnant J. Long Esq. President 22 Dec. 1877         Admitted 8 p.m. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1877
Bailey Margaret                             1 Feb. 1878     Gave notice and left, herself and Infant in good health and a{text-decoration:none} 24/2/13 a Stillborn Female Child Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1912/13
Baldy Jane 102 Housewife Elaine Fife Shire, Scotland 53 Andrew & Margery Moodie Widow Nil 1859 Presbyterian Infirm Gen. Committee 19 June, 1899 12         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
Baldy Jane   F.   Scotland 58         Presbyterian       248     5 April, 1904   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1903/04
Bales John                             5 Jan. 1874     Got employment. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
Bales Mathew                    P. Methodist             20 August, 1889 His Friends, Mr. Peart, Ancient Britain Hotel, Bridge Street, Ballart buried his remains. Mr. Wellington, Undertaker. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Balfour ? Blanche 391 Domestic Ballarat E. Victoria 18 James & Blanche Hannah Single 1 Native Presbyterian Pregnant   3 Aug. 1916   16 Aug. 1916     To Canadian Home Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1915/16
Balfour     A Male Child   B. B. Asylum                           Born at B. B. Asylum on 3/8/16 named  Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1915/16
Balfour Francis E. 27 Teacher Ballarat Avoca 39 Francis & Elizabeth Single Nil Native C.E. Infirm Ex. Committee 12 Sept. 1901       25 October, 1901   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1901/02
Balfour Frank 26 no Ballarat Ballarat 37 Francis & Elizabeth Single Nil Native C.E. Infirm Ex. Committee 12 Sept. 1901           Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1901/02
Balfour Frank       Victoria 38         C.E.       175     22 December, 1902   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1902/03
Balfour Joan   Female infant                     26 Mar. 1921 13 7 Apr. 1921       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1895-1921 1920/21
Balfour Ruby Irene                         20 Mar. 1921 18 7 Apr. 1921       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1895-1921 1920/21
Balfour William 3773 Farmer Stawell Cty. Fermanagh, Ireland 63 James & Margaret Widower 3 d. 1861 C.E. Rhumatics General Committee per Correspondence 5 Nov. 1880           Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1880
Balfour William                               W. 27 September, 1881 5 a.m. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1881
Ball David 2385 Farmer Arrarat Macclesfield, Cheshire 84 Thomas & Mary Widower 3 1857 Wesleyan   General Committee per Correspondence 11 Feb. 1873   26 Feb. 1873     Gave notice and left to .footer-related li{padding-right: 15px} proceed to his sons in Arrarat Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Ball Elizabeth 1477 House Keeper Ballarat Falmouth, Cornwall 33   Widow 1 1849 C.E. Rhumatics House Committee per Dr. Glendinning 15 Apr. 1869       7 February. 1870  at 4 1/2 a.m. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
Ball James 2538 Labourer Ballarat, E. Stockport, Cheshire 60 Andrew & Martha Single nil 1853 C.E. Rhumatics General Committee per Mr. Twentyman 11 Nov. 1873           Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Ball James                             12 Jan. 1876     Quite recovered his health, gave notice and left. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1876
Ball James 3433 Labourer Learmonth Stickport, Cheshire 66 Andrew & Martha Single nil 1857 C.E. Rhumatics House Committee 29 Oct. 1878 2nd.   50 4 December, 1878 at 4 a.m. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1878
Ball John 420 Gardener Glenlyon Westbury, Wiltshire 49 Stephen & Mary Single nil 1851 C.E. Paralysis R. Lewis Esq. President 24 Sept. 1863           Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
Ball John No Number May be Inmate #777                         21 Nov. 1865     Gone to Hospital for the .logo{float: right;padding-top: 12px} purpose of ul.privacy li a {font-size: 12px; color: #ffffff; text-transform: capitalize} having a cancer cut out of his lip. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1865
Ball John 777 Gardener Glenlyon Westbury, Wiltshire 51 Stephen & Mary Single nil 1851 C.E. Paralysis House Committee 4 Dec. 1865   9 Jan. 1867     Had drawn his pension on the 8th., came home drunk, refused to give up his money and left the .footer a:hover {text-decoration:underline; color:#333} .header{margin: 0px 0 0px 0;background-color: #161d27;padding: 20px 0;} following morning. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1865
Ball John   Pottery Man Talbot Staffordshire 82 William & Elizabeth Married 2 1853 C.E. Old & Infirm General Committee 19 Feb. 1884 A.H.   W 13 December, 1884 10 a.m. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1884
Ball Martin Alias See Bell, Martin Ball Martin                                  
Ball Terese 1875 House Wife Ballarat   30           Flooded out Storm 8 Sept. 1870   9 Sept. 1870       Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
Ballantyne Thomas   Farm Labourer None Cumberland 55 William & Mary Widower 10 1852 C.E. Swollen Ankle Mr. Edwards & President 5 Feb. 1885 1 Month 24 Feb. 1885     Much improved in health and got work to @media only screen and (max-width:776px) { go and *{margin:0; padding:0;} give notice to leave this day. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1885
Ballantyne Thomas   Laborer None Cumberland 69 William & Mary Widower 2 1847 C.E. Broken Collar Bone General Committee 16 Apr. 1889   7 May, 1889     Left for Melbourne. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1888/89
Balton Michael 473 Labourer Melbourne Ireland 74 John & Mary Single  - 1866 R.C. Done Up President 6 Feb. 1912   10 Apr. 1912     Left of his own accord Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1911/12
Bamford Elizabeth  575 House Wife Pleasant Creek Tipton, Staffordshire 22 William & Jane Davis Married 2 1862 C.E. Destitute J. Twentyman Esq., President 18 Aug. 1864 16 2 Sept. 1864     Reports having lost her purse on Sunday June 13th. Also, leaving on the afternoon and .popular-searches ul.first li a{font-size: 20px; color: #ffffff; line-height: 24px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: 100% ;word-wrap: break-word;background: url(http://i3.cdn-image.com/__media__/pics/12471/arrow.png) no-repeat 15px center;padding:15px 15px 15px 60px;display: block;font-family: evening of .popular-searches li a{font-size: 18px} the 14th. even though ?, using a pillow case for towel. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1868
Battensby Mary Ann 49 Housewife Ballarat Cork, Ireland 70 Patrick & Catherine Collins Widow 3 1853 R.C. Infirm President 15 Jan.1898           Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1897/98
Batterly Charles                                 18 June, 1881 Found dead in his bed at 6 a.m.  having burst a blood vessel, was suffering from heart disease. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1881
Battersby Mary   F.   Ireland 70         R.C.       365         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
Battersby Mary   F.   Ireland 71         R.C.       123     31 October, 1899   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1899/00
Batty     A Male Child   Born in the Asylum   ? Legitimate   1981 C.E. Force of Circumstances   15 Mar. 1891 13 27 Mar. 1891     10 a.m. ( n. ) Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Batty Emma   Servant Fitzroy, Melbourne Hamilton 26 John & Anne Batty Single  1 D. 1863 Presbyterian Pregnant J. Hickman Esq. President 30 Mar. 1889   20 Apr. 1889     Salvation Army. Gave notice and left, herself and Infant in good health and left with Mrs. Carr of .footer-related a{font-size: 17px !important} the Salvation Army. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1888/89
Batty     A Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Emma Illegitimate   1889 Presbyterian Force of Circumstances   5 Apr. 1889   20 Apr. 1889     6.30 p.m. ( n. ) Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1888/89
Batty Florence   H. Wife Ballarat E. Ballarat E. 24 Joseph & Anne Jones Married nil 1866 C.E. Pregnant Urgency Case 15 Mar. 1891 13 27 Mar. 1891     Gave notice and left herself and Infant in good health and to proceed to her Husband at Eureka Street, Ballarat. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Batty Florence 22 Housewife Ballarat Ballarat 27 Joseph & Maria Johns Married 1 Native C.E. Pregnant President 17 Jan. 1893 15 1 Feb. 1893       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1893/94
Batty     Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Florence     Native C.E.     17 Jan. 1893 15 1 Feb. 1893       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1893/94
Batty Sarah 3671 Laundress Ballarat E. Marden Newton, Gloucestershire 70 James & Mary Lodge Widow nil 1845 C.E. Old & Infirm General Committee 5 May, 1880         Brought to the Asylum in Cart with Box, Bed & Chair, had given up her house at Mount Pleasant and ubuntu-b to Committee Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1880
Batty Sarah   f.                             13 December, 1881 Dead 12 midnight. Mrs. Denesy and ,arial;} Friends buried her remains. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1881
Baudinette John Charles   Male Infant                     1 Nov. 1923 13 14 Nov. 1923       Register of Inmates 1895-1921 - Maternity Wards 1923/24
Baudinette Lucy Chalk                         28 Sep. 1923 47 14 Nov. 1923       Register of Inmates 1895-1921 - Maternity Wards 1923/24
Bauesch     Stillborn Male Infant                     12 Aug. 1921 -       Stillborn Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1895-1921 1921/22
Bauesch Mrs. Lillian May                         11 Aug. 1921 13 23 Aug. 1921       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1895-1921 1921/22
Baxter Mary 7 Servant Ballarat Haddon 19 William & Nora Single   1873 R.C. Pregnant Emergency Case 6 Aug. 1892 14 20 Aug. 1892     Admitted at 1 .30 a.m. child born at 4 a.m. Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1892/93
Baxter Mary 82 Housewife Buninyong Galway, Ireland 77 Thomas & Mary Kenair Widow 3 1841 R.C. Infirm Ex. Committee 2 June, 1898           Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1897/98
Baxter Mary   F.   Ireland 77         R.C.       146     21 November, 1898   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
Baxter     Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Mary     1892 R.C. Force of Circumstances   6 Aug. 1892 14 20 Aug. 1892       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1892/93
Baxter William 10 Labourer Ballan Hampshire, England 81 Jonothan & Lucy Widower 3 1853 C.E. Infirm Gen. Committee 21 Aug. 1895 170     7 February, 1896   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1895/96
Bayfield     Male                     25 Apr. 1908       25 April, 1908 Premature birth ( Male ) 5 months few hours after admission Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1907/08
Bayfield Mrs. John 107 Housewife Ballarat  Lowlight 29 John Married 8 Native R.C. Pregnant President 6 Apr. 1908   9 Apr. 1908       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1907/08
Bayfield Mrs. John 110 Housewife Ballarat  Lowlight 29 John Married 8 Native R.C. Pregnant President 25 Apr. 1908   6 May, 1908     Re-admission Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1907/08
Bayley Elizabeth   Servant Skipton, Vic. Skipton 19 George & Susan Single   1871 C.E. Pregnant O. Edwards Esq. President 9 Sept. 1890 FH  42 20 Nov. 1890     Gave notice and left herself and Infant in good health and gone to .content-container{background: none !important} the Female Home at her own wish. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Bayley     A Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Elizebeth Illegitimate   1890 C.E. Force of Circumstances   31 Sept. 1890 21 20 Nov. 1890     1 p.m. ( n. ) Noon Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Bayley John 66 Carpenter Melbourne Shropshire, England 69 William & Jemimah Widower Nil 1877 C.E. Infirm Ex. Committee 3 Feb. 1906 148         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1904/05
Bayley John       England 70         C.E.         22 June, 1906     Absconded when his pension was due. Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Bayley John 243 Carpenter Melbourne Shropshire, England 74 William & Jermimah Widower Nil 32 years C.E. Infirm Mr. Marks 30 Dec. 1909       10 October, 1910 Re-admission Imperial Pensioner to .main-container{border:none !important;height: auto !important} pay 12/6 per week Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1909/10
Bayley Joseph 314 Labourer Beaufort Durham, England 60 Ruben & Mary Hunt Widower 2 23 years C.E. Rheumatics President 27 Sept. 1910   28 Dec. 1910     Drunk Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1910/11
Bayley Joseph 513 Blacksmith Beaufort England 61 Ruben & Margaret Single  - 30 years R.C. Bad Eyes President 3 June, 1912   6 June, 1912     Re-admission. Left of his own accord Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1911/12
Bayley Joseph 931     England 61         R.C.     3 June, 1912   6 May, 1912     Re-admission Register of Inmates 1895-1921: Summary 1911/12 1911/12 Summ.
Bayliss Richard   Carpenter Stuart Mill nr. St. Arnaud Staffordshire, England 79 Richard & Mary Widower nil 1830 C.E. Rhumatics House Committee per Correspondence 8 Dec. 1890 143     18 June, 1891 9 p.m. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Baylor Thomas   Labourer Ballarat W. Cty. Fermagh, Ireland 66 Robert & Ellen Single   1865 R.C. Rhumatics General Committee 24 Mar. 1885   17 Nov. 1885     On leave for 1 week President Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1885
Baylor Thomas                   R.C.         % Dec. 1889     Gave notice and left, having this day obtained a situation - off peculiar habits, coming in late for his meals and  very watchful. Kept his new Coat & Trousers Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Bayne John 1658 Cooper Ballarat Portsmouth, England 29 John & Elizabeth Single nil 1868 C.E. Phthisis House Committee 7 Dec. 1869       5 April. 1870  3 p.m. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869