ABN 57 934 755 725

Reg. No. A 0007322F


Ballarat Benevolent Society - Register of Inmates

Transcribed and donated by Brett Weinberg (Historical Records Archivist (volunteer) at Ballarat Health Services) with the permission of Ballarat Health Services.

Spellings, misspellings & abbreviations from the original register have been retained.

Alphabetical Listing: Bba - Bkz

April 2018

Consolidated Registers of Inmates 1860-1925

Surname Given Name Number Occupation Place of Residence Birth Place Age (Years) Parents' Names Married or Single Issue Arrived in Colony Religion Ground of Application By Whom Recommended Date of Admission Period for
which admitted
(Days)
Discharge date Discharge Cause Died  Remarks Source Event Year
Beach Henry 396 Blacksmith Landsborough Portsmouth, England 45 Henry & Mary Married nil 1850 C.E. Disease of heart General Committee 30 July. 1863 18     16 August 1863 Phthisis Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
Beane Michael 202     Ireland 56         R.C.     28 Mar. 1905           Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Beard Colin Desmond   Male Infant                     12 Jul. 1923 20 1 Aug. 1923       Register of Inmates 1895-1921 - Maternity Wards 1923/24
[ Beard ] Edward James   A Male Child   B.B.A.                 15 Sept. 1907   30 Sept. 1907     Born at B.B.A. at12.45 Named Edward James 15/9/07 Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1907/08
Beard Eliz. Sarah                         12 Jul. 1923 20 1 Aug. 1923       Register of Inmates 1895-1921 - Maternity Wards 1923/24
Beard Emma 79 Servant Ballarat E. Melbourne 19 William & Jane Single Nil Native C.E. Pregnant President 5 Aug. 1907   30 Sept. 1907     No cash Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1907/08
Beard Henry   Grocer Ballarat, W. Cambridge 65 John & Anne Widower nil 1853 C.E. Destitute House Committee 17 Oct. 1883           Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1883
Beard Henry                   C.E.                 Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Beard Henery   Grocer   England 73         C.E.       365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Beard Henery                           45   EPCW 14 August, 1891 at 11 a.m. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
Beard Nicholas 31 Labourer Ballarat Happy Valley 38 Henry & Mary Single Nil Native Wesleyan Infirm   10 Nov. 1903 58 7 Jan. 1904     Sent to Austin Hospital Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1903/04
Beaton Ann   F.                     6 Jul. 1918           Register of Inmates 1895-1921 - Old Age Pensioners 1911/21
Beaton Catharine   Servant Hamilton Glasgow, Scotland 36 Donald & Mary Single   1857 Presbyterian Pregnant & Destitute J. Phillips Esq. President 4 Sept. 1886 86 29 Nov. 1886     Came in under influence of drink. Gave notice and left herself and Infant in good health and left for her Sister, Mrs. Hoffer of Geelong, had means. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1886
Beaton     A Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Catharine Illegitimate   1886 Presbyterian Force of Circumstances   11 Oct. 1886 50 29 Nov. 1886     9 a.m. ? Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1886
Beaton Roderick 1328 Labourer Ballarat Skye, Inverness, Scotland 49 Duncan & Rachael Married 4 1852 Presbyterian Cancer in Stomach General Committee 25 Aug. 1868       27 September. 1868  Died at 6 p.m. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1868
Beaton Sarah 1329 House Wife Ballarat Skye 52 Malcolm McCaskill Married 4 1852 Presbyterian Rhumatics General Committee 25 Aug. 1868   27 Aug. 1868     Taken out by her daughter. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1868
Beattie Andrew 67 Labourer Ballarat C. Down, Ireland 65 William & Deborah Widower Nil 1862 Presbyterian Infirm Gen. Committee 3 Feb. 1903 147         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1902/03
Beattie Andrew       Ireland 67         Presbyterian       213 28 Jan. 1905       Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1904/05
Beattie John 3231 Miner Little Bendigo Edinborough 55 Thomas & Barbarey Single nil 1854 Presbyterian Paralysis General Committee 20 June, 1877         Pension £12/2/0 per annum from the Royal Navy Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1877
Beattie John                             20 Apr. 1878     Had leave from the House Committee ? Xmas and her Father this young man William Weeks, had offered 20£ and that he had £5 & 3£ prior to this ? of its parents and I presume with this understanding the Infant is taken out and provided for. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1887 H1
Birch John 2     England 67         C.E.     9 Feb. 1876   2 Nov. 1909   2 November, 1909   Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Birch John 3085 Labourer Creswick Kent, England 36 Richard & Elizabeth Widower 2 1871 Wesleyan Paralysis House Committee per Correspondence 2 Sept. 1876       2 November, 1909 ??? Income from Rehabilitation Fund 20/- per week  to graduated scale Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1876
Birch John       England 67         C.E.     2 Sept. 1876         Born 18/10/1840 Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Birch John                                     Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1881
Birch John                   Wesleyan                 Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Birch John   Labourer   England 51         W.       365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Birch John                           365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
Birch John 9     England 58         C. of E.                 Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1897/98
Birch John       England 67         C.E.       365       Born 13/10/1840 Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
Birch Minnie Bertha 34 Tailoress Ballarat West Clunes 18 Mathew & Sophia Single Nil Native C of E. Pregnant President 2 July, 1906 125 3 Nov. 1906     £4 paid 2/7/06 and an I.O.U. for £1 to be paid if here after Sept. 30th. Paid the 1£ 3/11/06 Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1906/07
[ Birch ] [ Thelma ]   A Female Child   Born at B.B.A. 21/10/06                 21 Oct. 1906   3 Nov. 1906     Named “Thelma” Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1906/07
Bird Charles 565 Shepherd Fiery Creek Coghill, Warwick, England 64 Charles Single nil 1851 C.E. Old & infirm Drs. Twentyman, Scott & Steinfeld 15 July. 1864       9 July 1867 No effects. 10 a.m. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1864
Bird Charles Gordon 148 Labourer Portland Asylum Stamford, Eng. 80 Joseph & Jane Single - 1848 C.E. Old Age President 8 Oct. 1908           Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1908/09
Bird Charles G. 72 Labourer Portland Asylum Stamford, Eng. 80 Joseph & Jane Single   1848 C.of E.             27 September, 1912   Register of Inmates 1907-1915/18: Misc 1894-1912 1894-1912 Misc.
Bird Theodore 488 Labourer Donolly Tasmania 73 Elizabeth Barfoot Widower 12 Native R.C. Rhumatics Under Treasurer 28 Mar. 1912         16/- handed in to office. Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1911/12
Bird Theodore 905     Tasmania 73         R.C.     28 Mar. 1912           Register of Inmates 1895-1921: Summary 1911/12 1911/12 Summ.
Bird William   General Servant Ballarat E. Birmingham, Warwickshire 66 George & Susannah Single   1852 C.E. Infirm General Committee 23 Aug. 1887           Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1887/88
Bird William                             1 Jan. 1889     Had a home offered to him with a Mr. Jackson Casterton had a Railway fare paid. A very well behaved man. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1887/88
Bird William   Publican Buninyong Road Birmingham 68 George & Susannah Single   1852 C.E. Infirm General Committee 3 Sept. 1889 301         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Bird William   Publican   England 70         C.E.       349   EP.WS 14 June, 1891 9 a.m. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Birket Henry 309 Gardener Meredith Carlow, Ireland 47 Joseph & Mary Single nil 1852 Presbyterian Rhumanation R. Lewis President 14 Feb. 1863 24 9 Mar. 1863     On his own request, and giving his thanks for the benefits he had ? Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
Birrell Elizabeth       Ireland           C. of E.                 Register of Inmates 1895-1921 - Insane Hospital 1922/28
Birrell Elizabeth                         1 Mar. 1926           Register of Inmates 1895-1921 - Insane Hospital 1922/28
Birt Arthur James   A Male Child   B.B.A.                 25 Nov. 1908   8 Dec. 1908     Born at B.B.A. on 25/11/08 at 2 a.m. named Arthur James Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1908/09
Birt Mrs. Martha 136 Housewife Stawell Ballarat 22 Michael & Mary Married 1 Native Wesleyan Pregnant President 16 Nov. 1908   8 Dec. 1908     £1 paid. Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1908/09
Birualdo Doreen Gladys   A Female Child   B.B. Asylum                           Born at B.B.Asylum on 31/8/12 3.30 a.m. Doreen Gladys Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1912/13
Birualdo Muriel 317 Domestic Melbourne Creswick 18 Alfred & Aileen Single - Native Presbyterian Pregnant President 11 July, 1912   16 Sept. 1912     Paid 10/- Father Crippled Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1912/13
Biscaye Elizabeth   Servant Hamilton Dunnolly 23 Joseph & Mary Single   1861 Wesleyan Pregnant J. Phillips Esq. V.P. 4 Nov. 1884   8 Dec. 1884     Gave notice and left herself and Infant in good health to reside with Mrs. Hall, LaTrobe St., Ballarat. Had cash £1/8/6 Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1884
Biscaye     A Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Elizabeth Illegitimate   1884 Wesleyan Force of Circumstances   26 Nov. 1884   8 Dec. 1884     2 p.m. ( n. & D. ) Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1884
Bish Margaret 41 Servant Newlyn Pyalong 22 John & Emily Single Nil Native Wesleyan Pregnant President 25 Apr. 1901 33 27 May, 1901       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1900/01
Bish     Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Margaret       Wesleyan     12 May, 1901 16 27 May, 1901       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1900/01
Bish Maria 2 Servant Bloomfield Pyalong 22 Charles & Emma Single Nil Native Presbyterian Pregnant President 6 July, 1895 52 27 Aug. 1895       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1895/96
Bish     Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Maria     Native Presbyterian     12 Aug. 1895 15 27 Aug. 1895     3 p.m. Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1895/96
Bishop Alexanader                                     Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1881
Bishop Alexander 2015 Labourer Break of Day Edinboro, Scotland 53 James & Catharine Married 3 1850 Presbyterian Paralysis General Committee 15 Nov. 1870   24 Oct. 1871     Appeared before the House Committee and had his fare paid to Geelong 9/6 and 1/- given him. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
Bishop Alexander 2319 Splitter Geelong Edinboro, Scotland 55 James & Catharine Married 1 1850 Presbyterian Paralysis General Committee 29 Oct. 1872           Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1871
Bishop Alexander                             19 Jan. 1873     Out to Church and did not return Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Bishop Alexander 2545 Shoe Maker Geelong Edinboro, Scotland 56 James & Catharine Married 1 1833 Presbyterian Paralysis House Committee  18 Nov. 1873   26 Sept. 1874       Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Bishop Alexander                             26 Sept. 1874     On visit to his Wife. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
Bishop Alexander 2743 Shoe Maker Geelong Edinborough 57 James & Catharine Married 3 1849 Presbyterian Paralysis House Committee  3 Nov. 1874 59         Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
Bishop Alexander 2950 Shoe Maker Geelong Edinborough 58 James & Catharine Married 3 1849 Presbyterian Paralysis General Committee 16 Nov. 1875           Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1875
Bishop Alexander   p.33                         26 Oct. 1876     Applied to the House Committee for leave to visit his wife in Arrarat, granted. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1876
Bishop Alexander                             30 Oct. 1876     Recovered his health and gave notice and left. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1876
Bishop Alexander  3125 Shoemaker Geelong Edinborough 59 James & Catharine Married 3 1849 Presbyterian Paralysis Readmitted from the District Hospital 30 Dec. 1876         Was out on a month’s leave, but broke his thigh while out. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1876
Bishop Alexander                                 14 January, 1883 9 p.m. Wrote to his wife at Moyston same day. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1883
Bishop James 155     England 75         C.E.     11 Feb. 1903       31 July, 1906   Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Bishop James 39 Labourer Beaufort London, England 72 George & Martha Single Nil 1857 C.E. Infirm Gen. Committee 11 Dec. 1903 201     31 July, 1906   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1903/04
Bishop James       England 74         C.E.             31 July, 1906   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Bishop Julia 4045 Servant Moyston Streatham, Riponshire 21 James & Mary Single   1861 C.E. Pregnant J.J. Phillips Esq. President 28 Apr. 1882   29 May, 1882     Gave notice and left to proceed to her friends in Geelong, the ladies of the Visiting Committing have paid her fare. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1882
Bishop   4053 A Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Julia Illegitimate   1882 C.E. Force of Circumstances   13 May, 1882   29 May, 1882     7 p.m. ( n. ) Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1882
Bishop Robert 11 Tailor Nazareth House Born at Sea 93 Richard Single - - C.E. Old Age Ex. Committee 8 Aug. 1907       12 April, 1909 2.35 a.m. Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1907
Bishop Robert 11 Tailor Morpeth House Born at Sea 93 Richard Single - - C.E. Ill Health President 8 Aug. 1907         Dead Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1907/08
Bisset Annie 35 Servant Kingston Ballarat 20 James & Agnes Single Nil Native Wesleyan Pregnant President 28 Feb. 1900 40 7 Apr. 1900       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1899/00
Bisset     Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Annie       Wesleyan     12 Mar. 1900 26 7 Apr. 1900       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1899/00