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: Brp - Bzz

October 2017

Register of Inmates 1860-1911/12
Lying-In Register 1892/93 - 1915/16

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
Bruce George 2024 Weaver Armstrongs near Arrarat Aberdeen 65 John & Jane Single nil 1857 Presbyterian Heart Disease House Committee 5 Dec. 1870           Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
Bruce George                                 9 May, 1873 at 5 1/2 p.m. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Bruce John 435 Shepherd Skipton Edinburgh, Scotl. 69 John & Elizabeth Widower 2 1840   Old & Infirm R. Lewis Esq. President 20 Oct. 1863           Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
Bruce John 898 Shepherd Benevolent Asylum Glasgow, Scotland 72 John & Elizabeth Single nil 1826 Presbyterian Old & Infirm J. Doane Esq. President 7 Sept. 1866         Had been out after a situation but could not find the person he was engaged to. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1866
Bruce John                                 4 July, 1874 at 3 p.m. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
Bruce John 3256 Carpenter Creswick Penryn, Cornwall 65 Luke & Grace Single nil 1853 C.E. Paralysis J. Long Esq. President 25 Aug. 1877         Came back on Saturday evening with nose and face much cut, failing from drink, was admitted temporarily, and reported by Letter to President. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1877
Bruce Maria 3904 Servant  Ballarat W. Stirlingshire, Scotland 58 Wilson & Maryanne Scott Widow nil 1851 Presbyterian Rhumatics General Committee 19 July, 1881 1 month 3 Sept. 1881     Left to Nurse the Outdoor Recipient, Mrs. Lee, Skipton Street, order of General Committee. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1881
Bruce Maria 5089 Servant Ballarat, W. Holloway, Scotland 59 Wilson & Mary Widow nil 1851 Presbyterian Debility House Committee 23 Jan. 1883   9 Feb. 1883     2 weeks. Obtained a Situation and left. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1883
Bruce Maria   Servant Ballarat W. Holloway, Scotland 60 William & Mary Widow nil 1851 Presbyterian Debility J. Phillips Esq. V.P. 15 Aug. 1884   11 Oct. 1884     Finding herself improved in health gave notice and left. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1884
Bruce Thomas 1763 Miner Maryborough Manchester, England 65 Thomas & Mary Married 3 1854 Indept. Nervous Debility House Committee 26 Apr. 1870         Swag. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
Bruce Thomas 2199 Gardener Mortlake Derbyshire 67 Thomas & May Widower 3 1854 Congregational Old & Infirm House Committee per R. Lewis Esq. 8 Apr. 1872   13 Jan. 1872     Engaged himself as a Servant to Rev'd. Mr. Watson, and left with him fort Mortlake. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1871
Bruce Thomas                             10 Jan. 1873     In good health, got employment with Mr. Douglas as Gardener, gave notice and left. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Bruce Thomas 2811 Gardener Buninyong Manchester 74 Thomas & Mary Married 2 1854 Congregational Old & Infirm General Committee 9 Mar. 1875   29 May. 1875     Obtained employment with his old master at Buninyong. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1875
Bruce Thomas 2987 Gardener Buninyong Derbyshire 71 Thomas & Mary Widower 4 1854 Congregationalist Old & Infirm House Committee 8 Feb. 1876   4 May. 1876     Got employment with Tulloch & McLaren, gave notice and left. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1876
Bruce Thomas 3094 Gardener Ballarat W. Strines, Derbyshire 72 Thomas & Mary Widower 3 1854 Congregationalist Old & Infirm House Committee 27 Sept. 1876           Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1876
Bruce Thomas                                 24 July, 1879 10 a.m. No. 77 Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1879
Brudenell     A Male Child   B.A. Ballarat                           Born at B.A. Ballarat on 21/7/14 named - Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1913/14
Brudenell Ruby Elsie Victoria 300 Domestic Ballarat Ballarat 24 William & Mary Ann Single - Native C. of E. Pregnant   11 June, 1914   4 Aug. 1914     Home with Mrs. McKay Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1913/14
Brudenell William   Baker Ballarat E. Dundle, Northamptonshire 72 Daniel & Francis Single   1852 Wesleyan Poisoned Toe & Hurt Back House Committee 6 June, 1889           Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1888/89
Brudenell William                   Wesleyan                 Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Brudenell William   Labourer   England 74         W.       327   CW 23 May, 1891 1 a.m. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Brumby Alice 52 Living at Home Snake Valley Snake Valley 18 Thomas & Betsy Single   Native C.E. Pregnant President 6 June, 1896 24         Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1895/96
Brumby Alice                           37 27 July, 1896       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1896/97
Brumby     Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Alice       C.E.     11 Jul. 1896   27 July, 1896       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1896/97
Brumfield Emily 55                                   Register of Inmates 1907-1915/18: Misc 1894-1912 1894-1912 Misc.
Brumfield Emily 170 Nothing Raglan Burly, England 71 Thomas & Flora Single      C.of E. Old Age Ex. Committee 22 Oct. 1906           Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1906/07
Brumfield Emily 50 - Raglan Burly, England 76 Thomas & Flora Single     C. of E. Old Age Ex. Committee 22 Oct. 1906           Register of Inmates 1907-1915: Misc 1898-1914 1898-1914 Misc.
Brumfield Emily 309 F.   England 71         C.E.     22 Oct. 1906           Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Brwoning George   Miner   England 57         C.E.       365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Bryan     Female Child   Born at the Asylum   Annie       R.C.     22 Aug. 1904 17 7 Sept. 1904     Ellen Susan Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1904/05
Bryan Annie 6 Servant Jefcoot Jefcoot 18 William & Elizabeth Single 1 Native R.C. Pregnant President 30 July, 1904 40 7 Sept. 1904       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1904/05
Bryan James Alias See Bryant, James                                    
Bryant Emma 3580 Servant St. Arnaud Creswick 23 Thomas & Maryanne Single   1856 C.E. Pregnant J.J. Fitzgerald Esq. President 30 Oct. 1879   30 Dec. 1879     Gave notice and left, herself and