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 + 'Skenzor6' original register have been retained.

Alphabetical Listing: Haa - Har

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
Hadler George   Miner Benella Kent, England 78 John & Anne Single   1830 C.E. Lung Disease J. Oddie Esq. President 12 Apr. 1884   19 Oct. 1884     Was a patient in the + '/park.js">' Sick Ward, and absconded this Sunday morning. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1884
Hadley Annie 94 Servant Kingston Hamilton 18 Edward & Catherine Single   Native R.C. Pregnant President 27 Dec. 1907   2 Mar. 1908     10/- Paid Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1907/08
[ Hadley ] Isabella May   A Female Child   B.B.A.                 6 Feb. 1908   2 Mar. 1908     Born at B.B.A. at 1/4 to 7 named Isabella May Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1907/08
Hadnett John Alias See Hodner, John                                    
Hadnett John Alias See Hodnet, John                                     
Haemgartner John 3955 Gardener Brown Hill, Ballarat Switzerland 69 Henry & Elizabeth Widower 2 1877 R.C. Old & Destitute General Committee 25 Oct. 1881           Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1881
Haemgartner John                             19 June, 1882     Having recovered his health so as to do light work, gave notice and left, as he was promised Garden work ? from Mr. Frazer and other gentlemen - his mind had also wonderfully improved. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1882
Haig William 2355 Cook Skipton Sheffield 53 Luke & Catharine Single nil 1849 R.C. Rupture General Committee 7 Dec. 1872           Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1871
Haig William                                 23 November, 1873 7 p.m. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Haigh George H. 342     England 59         C.E.     25 Feb. 1907       18 December, 1911   Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Haigh George Henry 73 Carpenter Gaol Huddersfield 49 Edward & Selina Single   1875 C.E. Infirm Ex. Committee 11 Feb. 1897 139         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1896/97
Haigh George 303     England 50         C. of E.                 Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1897/98
Haigh George       England 49         C.E.       365         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
Haigh George ( Henry )       England 50         C.E.       82 20 Sept. 1899     *** away 12 months Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1899/00
Haigh George Henry 205 Carpenter Gippsland Huddersfield, Yorkshire 59 Edward & Selina Single Nil 1875 C.E. Infirm President 25 Feb. 1907   18 Dec. 1911     A Re-admission Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1906/07
Haines Mary   Servant Allendale Melbourne 26 Henry & Ellen Single   1859 C.E. Pregnant O. Edwards Esq. V.P. 21 May, 1885   19 June, 1885     Gave notice and left Tuesday herself and Infant in good health and cautioned by the Matron, and would not wait to see the Doctor. She was quite well in leaving, as was the Infant. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1875
Hargraves Edward 163     Ireland 66         R.C.     13 Feb. 1906       9 September, 1910 Re-admission. Sent to Hospital 8/8/10 Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Hargraves   3002 A Female Child   Born in the Asylum   James & Catharine Legitimate   1875 P. Methodist Force of Circumstances   30 Jul, 1875   8 Aug. 1875       Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1875
Hargraves John 1777 Wool Stapler Ballarat Bradford, Yorkshire 46 Richard & Sarah Widower 2 1853 C.E. Rhumatism J. Oddie Esq. President & W. Proctor Esq. V.P. 12 May. 1870   22 Dec. 1870     Gave notice and left being much better. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
Hargraves John                                 2 November, 1881 7 a.m. Cash 7/- found and gave his daughter ? by who is an ?recipient. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1881
Hargreaves Edward 69 Labourer Wanderer Monaghan, Ireland 64 Robert & Bridget Single Nil 1890 R.C. Infirm Ex. Committee 16 Mar. 1904 106 9 Jan. 1906     Left to work for old master Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1903/04
Hargreaves Edward       Ireland 66         R.C.         19 Jan. 1906     Left to work for an old Master Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Hargraves Edward 70 Warden Clunes Monaghan, Ireland 65 Robert & Bridget Single Nil 1890 R.C. Old Age Gen. Committee 13 Feb. 1906       9 September, 1910 Sent To Hospital 8/8/10 Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Hargreaves John 2343 Wool Sorter Dead Horse Bredford, Yorkshire 49 Richard & Sarah Widower 2 1852 C.E. Rhumatics General Committee 26 Nov. 1872           Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1871
Harkenberg Peter 1712 Miner Cambrian Hill Middleburgh, Hollland 53 Peter & Louisa Widower 1 1853 C.E. Paralysis House Committee 1 Mar. 1870           Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
Harkin Anne   House Wife Amphitheatre, Avoca King’s County, Ireland 41 Owen & Mary Egan Married nil 1858 R.C. Pregnant J. Hickman Esq. President 6 Dec. 1887           Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1887/88
Harkin Anne   F.                         28 Feb. 1889       Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1887/88
Harkin     A Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Michael & Anne Legitimate   1888 R.C. Force of Circumstances   11 Feb. 1888   28 Feb. 1888 F.   1/4 to 11 a.m. ( n. ) Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1887/88
Harley James 2062 Labourer Mr. Glasses Run, Loddon Newcastle on Tyne 69 James & Mary Single nil 1856 C.E. General Debility General Committee per correspondence 25 Jan. 1871   31 Mar. 1871     Finding himself much better gave notice and left Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1871
Harley Thomas 2489 Splitter Warrenheip Cty. Tipperary, Ireland 34 James & Joannah Single nil 1860 R.C. Heart Disease R. Wugley Esq. President 18 Aug. 1873   26 Aug. 1873     Recommended by the Medical Officer to the District Hospital, Mr. Oddie said he would give the order. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Harley Thomas 2495 Splitter Warrenheip Cty. Tipperary, Ireland 34 James & Joannah Single nil 1860 R.C. Destitute R. Wugley Esq. President Readmitted 26 Aug. 1873   6 Dec. 1873     Complained of getting no Gin from the Medical Officer, and generally dissatisfied, gave notice and left, was advised by me to remain, but declined to. Had been in the District and Arrarat Hospitals and left each of his own accord. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Harman Amelia   Servant Hamilton Ryaduk, Victoria 24 Johnathan & Mary Single   1864 Wesleyan Pregnant J. Hickman Esq. President 12 Dec. 1888   13 Dec. 1888     £4.19.0 in cash. Gave notice and left as she intended returning to her Father’s and making her situation known. Donation 10/- Left in cab for Train. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1888/89
Harman   3950 A Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Sarah Illegitimate   1881 C.E. Force of Circumstances   22 Oct. 1881   14 Nov. 1881     8 p.m. ( n. ) Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1881
Harms August 112     Germany 59         Lutheran     12 Aug, 1901       15 July, 1912   Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Harms August P.W. 16 Waiter Melbourne Hanover, Germany 54 August & Mary Widower Nil 1854 Lutheran Infirm Gen. Committee 12 Aug. 1901       15 July, 1912 Austin Hospital Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1901/02
Harper Alice   Needlewoman Ballarat W. Lintons, Victoria 24 Robert & Matilda Chinery Widow 1 1865 C.E. Pregnant From Female Home by Matron 30 Aug. 1889 56 24 Oct. 1889     Gave notice and left to reside with her Mother, Mrs. Chinnery, Ascot Street, Ballarat. Herself and Infant in good health. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Harper Alice 4 Housewife Ballarat Lintons 27 Robert & Matilda Chinnery Widow 2 Native C.E. Pregnant President 1 Sept. 1893 21 21 Sept. 1893       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1893/94
Harper     A Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Alice Illegitimate   1889 C.E. Force of Circumstances   8 Oct. 1889 17 24 Oct. 1889     6.30 p.m. ( n. ) Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Harper     Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Alice     Native C.E. Force of Circumstances   6 Sept. 1893 15 21 Sept. 1893       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1893/94
Harper John   Baker Ballarat W. Highgate, Yorkishire 63 John & Anne Widower 2 1854 C.E. Bronchitis House Committee 16 Sept. 1884     W 18 November, 1884 16 month D.H. just out. 5 a.m. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1884
Harradine Walter 100 Labourer Wanderer Cambridge, England 69 William & Mary Single Nil 1854 C.E. Infirm Ex. Committee 6 June, 1904 24       out Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1903/04
Harradine Walter       England 71         C.E.               Absconded some months ago he says 2 years Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Harradine Walter 142 Miner Bungaree Cambridge, England 70 William & Mary Single Nil 1860 C.E. Unwell Gen. Committee 31 July, 1906   16 Nov. 1906     Absconded. See Black Book Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1906/07
Harricks David 6 Labourer Ltl. Bendigo Wicklow, Ireland 64 Dudley & Ellen Single Nil 1846 C.E. Infirm Ex. Committee 12 July, 1898 145 4 Dec. 1898       Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
Harridine Walter  282     England 70         C.E.     31 July, 1906   16 Nov. 1906       Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Harrington Bridget   Servant Ballan Ballan 20 Patrick & Mary Single nil 1869 R.C. Pregnant J. Hickman Esq. President 28 May, 1889   27 June, 1889       Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1888/89
Harrington     A Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Bridget Illegitimate   1889 R.C. Force of Circumstances   11 June, 1889   27 June, 1889     1/4 to 7 a.m. ( n. ) Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1888/89
Harrington Margaret   Housewife Dunnstown Castlemaine 32 John & Jane Married 7 1860 R.C. Pregnant President 9 Apr. 1892 2 11 Apr. 1892     Discharged at her own request Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
Harris     Female Child Admitted with Mother   Ballarat E.   Mary Illegitimate   1886 C.E. Force of Circumstances   24 Nov. 1886 -15     8 December, 1886 Infant in a very sickly state of admission. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1886
Harris     A Male Child   B.A.B.                           Born at B.A.B. on 27/6/16 Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1915/16
Harris Anne 6049 Servant Wagga Wagga Ballarat W. 22 William & Mabel Single 1 1861 C.E. Pregnant Urgency Case 30 Apr. 1883   14 May, 1883     7 p.m. Gave notice and left herself and Infant in good health and a Friend to go to, Mrs. Bell, 72 ? Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1883
Harris   6050 A Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Anne Illegitimate   1883 C.E. Force of Circumstances   30 Apr. 1883   14 May, 1883     8 p.m. ( n. ) Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1883
Harris Annie E. 43 Housewife Toongabbie Waterford, Ireland 72 James & Martha Richardson Married 1 1850 C.E. Infirm Gen. Committee 2 Nov. 1900 241         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1900/01
Harris Annie E.   F.   Ireland 74         C.E.       332     20 May, 1903   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1902/03
Harris Frances 21 Servant Ballarat Ballarat 23 John & Mary Single Nil Native Wesleyan Pregnant   21 Nov. 1895 18 9 Dec. 1895       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1895/96
Harris     Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Frances     Native Wesleyan     23 Nov. 1895 18 9 Dec. 1895     11 p.m. Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1895/96
Harris George 280 Cook Ballarat Pembroke, Wales 56 George & Elizabeth Widower 2 1853 Church of England Paralysis House Committee 6 Jan. 1863           Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
Harris George                                 8 July, 1879 9 p.m. No. 73 Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1879
Harris James 1151 Shoemaker Stawell London 56 George & Elizabeth Married 6 1839 Wesleyan Partial Blindness House Committee 25 Nov. 1867   9 Jan. 1868     Left of his own request, his coach fare paid to Ararat by order of  the House Committee Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
Harris John 265 Turner Lucky Woman, Linton Carmarthan 41 John & Elizabeth Married 1 1856 Church of England Disease of Heart General Committee 24 Nov. 1862   7 Feb. 1863     On his own request feeling himself quality relieved. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1862
Harris John 370 Miner Lucky Woman Carmarthan, Wales 41 John & Elizabeth Married 1 1857 C.E. Disease of heart House Committee 26 May. 1863 15     10 June. 1863  Admitted in a very low and weak state. ? to his wife ? Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
Harris John 3125 Miner Ballarat W. Cty. Cork, Ireland 50 Timothy & Bridget Single nil 1868 R.C. Injury of Leg General Committee 19 Dec. 1876           Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1876
Harris John A. 42 Labourer Toongabbie London, England 72   Married Nil 1850 C.E. Infirm Gen. Committee 2 Nov. 1900 38     09-Dec-00   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1900/01
Harris Kate 382 Domestic 288 Main Street Ballarat 20 Joseph Hicks & Elizabeth Single - - C. of E. Pregnant   1 June, 1916   14 July, 1916       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1915/16
Harris Louise   Servant Nihil Suffolk, England 23 George & Sophia Single   1884 C.E. Pregnant O. Edwards Esq. President 13 May, 1891 39 2 June, 1891     June 7th. delivered of a Still Born Male Child at 7 a.m. ( n. ) Gave notice and left herself being in good health to reside with Mrs. Bales Brown Hill, Ballarat East Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Harris Mabel 42 Servant Ballarat E. Waterloo 21 Joseph & Elizabeth Single Nil Native C.E. Pregnant Em. Case 8 May, 1903 12 20 May, 1903       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1902/03
Harris     Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Mabel       C.E.     8 May, 1903   20 May, 1903       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1902/03
Harris Mary   House Wife Ballarat E. Launceston, Tasmania 37 William & Mary George Married 9 /2D 1856 C.E. Recent Confinement J. Phillips Esq. President 24 Nov. 1886 -29 22 Dec. 1886     Brought to the Asylum by Mr. Martin Hoskins, Town Mission, in a cab, with Infant just born. Gave notice and left under the care of Town Mission, Martin Hoskins, in good health. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1886
Harris Matthew 11 Labourer Ballarat Cornwall, England 67 Matthew & Margaret Single Nil 1848 C.E. Infirm Gen. Committee 3 Aug. 1898 332         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
Harris Matthew       England 69   Single Nil 1853 C.E.       320 16-May-01     G.A.P. Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1900/01
Harris Sarah 35 Servant Clunes Clunes 28 Thomas & Jane Single Nil Native Wesleyan Pregnant President 14 June, 1899 15 29 June, 1899       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1898/99
Harris     Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Sarah       Wesleyan     16 June, 1899 13 29 June, 1899       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1898/99
Harris Thomas 958 Blacksmith Learmonth Plymouth, England 65 Richard & Elizabeth Single  nil 1853 C.E. Rhumatism R. Lewis Esq. President 10 Jan. 1867   5 Feb. 1867     [Swag] Greatly relieved and discharged by the House Committee Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
Harris William 284 Labourer Ballarat Exeter, England  30 William & Anne Single nil 1854 Church of England Disease of brain R. Lewis President 7 Jan. 1863 9 15 Jan. 1863     On his own request having obtained a situation Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
Harris William 945 Miner Ballarat Camborne, Cornwall 35 Henry & Susan Single nil 1856 Wesleyan Partial Blindness General Committee  18 Dec. 1866   4 Dec. 1871     Gave notice and left, this man was employed looking after the inmate John Waters Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1866
Harris William 105 Labourer Bungaree London 68 William & Ann Single Nil 1875 C. E. Infirm Gen. Committee 23 Mar. 1895 99         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1894/95
Harris William 326     England 70          C. of E.       116 24 Oct. 1896       Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1896/97
Harrison Anne Alias See Brooks, Anne                                    
Harrison Charles 8 Baker Buninyong Gravesend Kent 52 William & Catherine Widower 1 1843 R. Catholic Chronic Rhumatitis Andrew Anderson 7 Mar. 1860 144   - 28 July. 1860 Died of inflammation of the lungs Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1860
Harrison Charles 24 Baker Buninyong Gravesend Kent 37 William & Catherine Widower 1 1845 R. Catholic Chronic Rhumatitis Andrew Anderson 7 Mar. 1860 404   - 29 July. 1860 Died of inflammation of the lungs Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1860
Harrison Charles 34 Baker Buninyong Gravesend Kent 32 William & Catherine Widower 1 1845 R. Catholic Chronic Rhumatitis Andrew Anderson 7 Mar. 1860 404   - 29 July. 1860 Died of inflammation of the lungs Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1860
Harrison Charles 1258 Labourer Melbourne Belfast, Ireland 44 Alexander & Elizabeth Single nil 1862 Presbyterian Destitute J. Doane Esq. President 21 May. 1868   22 May. 1868     casual Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1868
Harrison Mrs. Jane 315 Housewife Sebastopol Bath, England 76 John & Susan Wilkens Widow 10 54 years Methodist Done Up Vice President 7 Oct. 1910   16 Jan. 1911       Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1910/11
Harrison Mrs. Jane 441 Housewife Ballarat West Bath, England 78 John & Susan Widow 10 55 years C.E. Blind President 21 Oct. 1911       17 March, 1913 O.A.P. Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1911/12
Harrison Mrs. Jane 854 F.   England 78         C.E.     21 Oct. 1911         O.A.P. Register of Inmates 1895-1921: Summary 1911/12 1911/12 Summ.
Harrison John 13 Labourer Cardigan Yorkshire 70 John & Sarah Single nil 1862 C.E. Infirm Ex Committee 4 Aug. 1892 331         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1892/93
Harrison John                           20     20 July, 1893   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1893/94
Harrison Margaret   House Wife Mout Clear, Buninyong Melbourne 31 Jeremiah & Mary Fox Married  2  D 1858 R.C. Pregnant & Destitute Urgency Case 7 Feb. 1889   25 Apr. 1889     Complained to the Matron of bing unwell. Delivered of a Female Still Born Child on the morning of the 9th . April ( n. ) Female Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1888/89
Harrison   3808 A Female Infant ( Ballarat W. )   Born in the Asylum   Mary Illegitimate   1881 P. Methodist Force of Circumstances   29 Jan. 1881   11 Feb. 1881     9 p.m. ( with Mother ) Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1881
Harrison Thomas 1088 Shepherd Loddon Leeds, Yorkshire 50 John & Martha Single  nil 1841 C.E. ? House Committee 6 Aug. 1867   7 Oct. 1867     Gave notice and left, but in bad health, was advised to remain, but persisted to leave. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
Hart Henery 3034 Miner Ballarat London 75 Henery & Eliza Widower 2 1852 C.E. Rhumatics J. Oddie Esq. President 8 Dec. 1871           Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1871
Hart Henery                             27 Apr. 1873     Went out to church and did not return, he was of very quarrelsome temperant and had words with his Wardsman, McKay. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Hart Henery 2616 Cook Ballarat, E. London 76 Henery & Catharine Single nil 1852 C.E. Old & Infirm House Committee  9 Mar. 1874           Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
Hart Henery 2974 Labourer Mr. Steinfield’s, Dowling Forest London 76 Henry & Catharine Widower 1 1852 C.E. Old & Infirm C. Shopper Esq., President 5 Jan. 1876           Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1876
Hart Henery                             17 Mar. 1876     Appeared before the House Committee and
asked for a pr. of old blankets , as he intended leaving for Warnabool
Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1876
Hart Henery                             16 Feb. 1877     On the 15th Inst. two of the female servants complained of this man,  calling them old and