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 .website img{float: left;padding-right: 12px} Ballarat Health Services.

Spellings, misspellings & abbreviations from the #main{padding-bottom: 30px} original register have been retained.

Alphabetical Listing: Bla - Bra

April 2018

Consolidated Registers of .logo{float: right;padding-top: 12px} Inmates 1860-1925

Surname Given Name Number Occupation Place of .header{margin: 0px 0 0px 0;background-color: #161d27;padding: 20px 0;} Residence Birth Place Age (Years) Parents' Names Married or Single Issue Arrived in Colony Religion Ground of Application By Whom Recommended Date of .footer {text-align:center; color:#ccc; width:100%; padding:40px 0 0} Admission Period for
which admitted
(Days)
Discharge date Discharge Cause Died  Remarks Source Event Year
Black Alexander 1046 Shoemaker Bunker's Hill Aberdeen 34 Alexander & Ellen Married 6 1847 Wesleyan Softening of the Brain General Committee per R. Gebbings. Esq. 7 June. 1867   9 July.1867     Left on @media only screen and (max-width:767px) { her own request. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
Black Charlotte 328 Infant Bunkers Hill Bunkers Hill 11 weeks Alexander & Mary child of   1863 Wesleyan with mother Drs.Shipper & Scott 14 Mar. 1863 7 20 Mar. 1863       Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
Black Elena Jane Alias See Nelson, Jane Black Elena Jane                                  
Black Elena Jane Alias See Nelson, Jane Black Elena Jane                                  
Black   1402 Female Child   Born in the .header .main-container{width: 960px; margin: 0 auto;padding-top: 1px;padding-bottom: 1px;margin-bottom: 15px} Asylum   John & Mary Illegitimate   1869 R.C. Force of Circumstances   1 Jan. 1869   11 Jan. 1869     1 a.m. Left with its mother in good health Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
Black Kate 5 Servant Ballarat E. New Zealand 18 James & Jane Single Nil 1876 Presbyerian Pregnant President 27 July, 1894 103 7 Nov. 1894       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1894/95
Black     Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Kate     Native Presbyerian     23 Oct. 1894 16 7 Nov. 1894     4 a.m. Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1894/95
Black Mary 327 House Wife Bunkers Hill Dublin, Ireland 30 James & Mary Faull Married 6 1854 R. Catholic Deserted by husband Drs.Shipper & Scott 14 Mar. 1863 7 20 Mar. 1863     This woman and child ? ( MIssing ) Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
Black Mary 1380 House Wife Ballarat Dublin 34 James & Mary Married 8 1852 R.C. Pregnant House Committee 19 Nov. 1868   11 Jan. 1869     Engaged herself to ul.privacy li a:hover{text-decoration: underline} Dr. ? as Wet Nurse to his child. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1868
Blackburn Anne 2551 Servant Scarsdale England, where unknown 20 Joseph & Sarah Single nil 1854 C.E. Pregnant R. Wugley Esq. President 2 Dec. 1873   30 Dec. 1873     Gave notice and Humspm.com left, herself and Infant in good health and went with her female friend. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Blackburn   2560 Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Anne Illegitimate   1873 C.E. Force of Circumstances   20 Dec. 1873   30 Dec. 1873     1 noon, Taken out by its parent in good health Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Blackburn John 32 Labourer Grenville Kent, England 72 John & Ann Single Nil 1852 C.E. Infirm Gen. Committee 3 Nov. 1898 240     10 May, 1909 9.45 p.m. Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
Blackburn John 60     England 81         C.E.     3 Nov. 1898       18 May, 1909   Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Blackburn John       England 79         C.E.             10 May, 1909 9.45 p.m. Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Blacket     Mc.                         26 Jan. 1888       Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1887/88
Blacket Elizabeth 6078 Charwoman Ballarat, E. Cty. Fermana, Ireland 54 Edward & Margaret Brian Widow 5 1853 R.C. Cold in Eyes General Committee 7 June, 1883           Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1883
Blacket Elizabeth   F.               R.C.                 Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Blacket Elizabeth   F.                       365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
Blacket Mary   Servant Sheep Hill nr. Murtoa Ballarat W. 18 James & Elizabeth Single   1869 R.C. Pregnant J. Hickman Esq. President 21 Oct. 1887           Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1887/88
Blacket Mary                             26 Jan. 1888     Having accepted the .popular-searches{padding: 40px 25px 5px;background: url(http://i2.cdn-image.com/__media__/pics/12471/kwbg.jpg) no-repeat center center;background-size: cover} offer of .footer a {color:#999; font-size:11px; text-decoration:none; word-wrap: break-word;} the .popular-searches ul.first{ list-style: none;width: 380px;margin:0 auto;} Female Home left today in the care of .footer a:hover {text-decoration:underline; color:#333} the Matron herself and Infant in good health. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1887/88
Blacket     A Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Mary Illegitimate   1887 R.C. Force of Circumstances   18 Dec. 1887     M.   1/ to 2 a.m. ( n. ) Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1887/88
Blackett Elizabeth   Charwoman F. Ireland 64         R.C.       350     16 June, 1893   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1892/93
Blackett Thomas 29 Labourer Creswick Westmoreland, England 69 Christopher & Hannah Single Nil 1862 C.E. Infirm Ex. Committee 18 Oct. 1904 256     29 May, 1908   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1904/05
Blackett Thomas 187     England 71         C.E.     18 Oct. 1904       29 May, 1908   Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Blackett Thomas       England 70         C.E.             29 May, 1908   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Blackman Thomas 1487 Splitter Bullarook Lambeth, London 56 Benjamin & Sophia Married nil 1852 Wesleyan Varicose Veins House Committee 29 Apr. 1869   11 Dec. 1869     Had a pair of Elastic Stockings given him on .website{margin:0 auto;float: none;width:280px;font-size: 25px} order at Medical Inspection, gave notice and left. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
Blackmore Adelaide 31 Servant Ballarat E. Ballarat E. 18 William & Johanna Single Nil Native Wesleyan Pregnant President 9 May, 1899 37 15 June, 1899       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1898/99
Blackmore     Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Adelaide       Wesleyan     1 June, 1899 15 15 June, 1899       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1898/99
Blackshaw William 3564 Labourer Ballarat W. Kimbolton, Notts. 66 Thomas & Mary Widower 2 1859 C.E. Imbecile House Committee per Correspondence of .footer-related{text-align: center;padding: 20px 15px;margin-bottom: 20px;background-color: #252d37; margin-top: 40px;} Police 5 Sept. 1879   31 Oct. 1879     Brought to the .popular-searches ul.last, .related-searches ul.last{ border-bottom:0} Asylum by Police. Absconded form the #lastUL{margin: 0} Asylum on div.search-form{margin:0 auto;} the .popular-searches ul.first li{ margin-bottom: 10px;-webkit-text-size-adjust: 100%;color: #ffffff;text-align: left;word-wrap: break-word; background:#232a33 url(http://i3.cdn-image.com/__media__/pics/12471/libg.png) repeat-y left top; background-size: 41px;} Agricultural Show day. See Report 3rd Nov. 1879 Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1879
Blackwood Elizabeth   Servant Ballarat Hotspur near Hamilton 22 James & Hannah Single nil 1870 Baptist Maternity Dr. Scott 29 Apr. 1892 15 13 May, 1892     Admitted as emergency case child 8 hours old. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
Blackwood     Infant   Born in the Asylum   Elizabeth       Baptist     29 Apr. 1892 9     8 May, 1892 5 a.m. Convulsions Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
Blackwood Jane 12 Servant Horsham Glasgow, Scotland 64 Alexander & Johanna Crow Widow Nil 1862 Presbyterian Infirm Gen. Committee 13 Aug. 1897           Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1897/98
Blackwood Jane 11     Scotland 72         Presbyterian     13 Aug. 1897       5 December, 1913   Register of Inmates 1907-1915/18: Misc 1894-1912 1894-1912 Misc.
Blackwood Jane 51 F.   Scotland 72         Presbyterian     13 Aug. 1897           Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Blackwood Jane   F.   Scotland 64         Presbyterian       365         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
Blackwood Jane 8     Scotland 79         Presbyterian             5 December, 1913   Register of Inmates 1907-1915: Misc 1898-1914 1898-1914 Misc.
Blades Lois   A Female Child   B.B. Asylum                           Born at B.B.Asylum on 31/9/12 3.30 a.m. named Lola  Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1912/13
Blades Violet Maud 319 Housewife Scottsburn Dean 21 Albert ? & Pauline ? Married 19/2/09 1 Native Presbyterian Pregnant President 19 July, 1912   30 Sept. 1912     Paid £1.0.0 To pay 10/- per week Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1912/13
Blair Ann 129 F.   Scotland 72         Presbyterian                 Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Blair Ann 309 F.   Scotland 71                         See #129 Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Blair Ann 45 Servant Wanderer Aberdeen, Scotland 67 John & Isabella Widow Nil 1852 Presbyterian Infirm President 2 Dec. 1902 214 5 Feb. 1906   23 July, 1907 2.15 a.m.      Fighting with other inmates while drunk. This not the .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://i2.cdn-image.com/__media__/pics/12471/arrow.png) no-repeat 15px center;padding:15px 15px 15px 60px;display: block;font-family: first time of .footer-related a{color: #ffffff;font-size: 17px;display: inline; word-wrap: break-word;} many. Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1902/03
Blair Ann   F.   Scotland 70         C.E.         5 Feb. 1906   20 March, 1907 2.15 a.m. See Fo. 99 Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Blair Ann 169 Servant Ballan Aberdeen 71 John & Isabella Widow 5 1842   Infirm President 10 Oct. 1906       20 March, 1907 Liberty stopped for 2 months by President Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1906/07
Blair Mrs. John 142 Servant Ballarat East Heathcote 38 Michael & Catherine Married 1 Native R.C. Pregnant President 29 Jan. 1909   4 May, 1909     No cash Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1908/09
Blair Kathleen   A Female Child   B.B.A.                 25 Apr. 1909   4 May, 1909     Born at B.B.A. named Kathleen Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1908/09
Blair Samuel 73 Carter Ballarat E. Londonderry, Ireland 50 William & Jane Single Nil 1871 Presbyterian Infirm Gen. Committee 31 Mar. 1896 103         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1895/96
Blair Samuel 311     Ireland 52          Pres.       263     20 March, 1897   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1896/97
Blake     Male Child Ballarat Ballarat 3 Jane Illegitimate   1887 Wesleyan Destitute with Mother   25 Jan. 1887 27 21 Feb. 1887       Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1887 H1
Blake Alice 31 Dressmaker Ararat Ararat 17 Richard & Louisa Single Nil Native   Pregnant President 5 June, 1906 39 8 Aug. 1906     Unable to pay. Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1905/06
Blake Connie 230 Servant Ballaarat Limerick, Ireland 24 Michael Keane & Catherine O'Brien Married 1 1855 Church of England Disease of heart & Pregnant Drs. Scott & Doani V.P. 23 Sept. 1862 53     14 November. 1862  Delivered of a female child Sept. 29th 1862  2 p.m. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1862
[ Blake ] Elsie May   Female   Ballarat Asylum 25/7/06                 25 July, 1906   8 Aug. 1906     At 10.30 a.m. Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1905/06
Blake Jane Alias See Hamilton, Jane Blake Jane                                  
Blake Martha 232 Infant Benevolent Asylum Ballaarat Born Connie Blake Illegitimate   1862 Church of England with mother Force of circumstance 29 Sept. 1862 45     12 November. 1862  was baptised the ubuntu-b Rev. Mr. Watson Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1862
Blakel Elizabeth   Charwoman   Ireland 62         R.C.       365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Blakely Alice 89 Servant Melbourne Sussex, England 68 William & Margaret Anderson Widow 7 1851 C.E. Infirm Ex. Committee 9 Mar. 1903 106         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1902/03
Blakley Alice   F.   England 71         C.E.             29 July, 1905   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Blanche Robert 2457 Miner Smythesdale Shetland 67 John & Jane Single nil 1855 Presbyterian   General Committee per Mr. John Reith 12 June. 1873   22 July. 1873     Left to reside with his nephew, Wm. Blanche, Sebastopol, if his health will allow it. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Blanch Robert 2747 Miner Smythesdale Shetland 69 John & Jane Widower nil 1856 Presbyterian Old & Infirm R. Wugley Esq. President perR. Elland, Town Clerk 13 Nov. 1874 20     2 December, 1874 Brought to the Asylum in a very weak and