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: Laa - Lez

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
Lacey Thomas 95 Labourer Smeaton London, England 78 Thomas & Frances Single Nil 1852 C.E. Infirm Ex. Committee 8 Apr. 1903 83         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1902/03
Lacey Thomas       England 80         C.E.       82     20 September, 1904   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1904/05
Ladds Kate 106 Housewife Greendale Geelong 43 John & Angelina Brown Married Nil 1852 R.C. Infirm Ex. Committee 17 June, 1905 14 12 Nov. 1906     From Lunatic Asylum  See Blk. Book Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1904/05
Ladds Kate       Victoria 44         R.C.         12 Nov. 1906     See Black Book Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Laggett Robert Alias See Leggott, Robert                                    
Laggott Patrick 1061 Hut Keeper Avoca Dubllin 70 Patrick & Elizabeth Single  nil 1840 R.C. Rhumatics General Committee 17 Dec. 1867   2 Jan. 1868     On his own request Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
Lahey Bridget 1496 Servant Ballarat Cty. Mayo, Ireland 20 Anthony & Margaret Single nil 1860 R.C. Pregnant   13 May. 1869   1 June. 1869     Gave notice and left, having a home to go to and in good health. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
Lahey   1507 Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Bridget Lahey Illegitimate   1869 R.C. Force of Circumstances               Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
Laird Alexander 68 Labourer Gaol Seponeth 75 John & Martha Widower 12 1857 Presbyerian Dropsy President 14 Feb. 1893 22     22 February, 1893   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1892/93
Laithlain Edith   Servant Melbourne Ballarat W. 22 Frances & Martha Single   1862 Wesleyan Pregnant J.T. Phillips Esq. Pr. 15 Jan. 1884   23 Jan. 1884 not confined   Received a note Monday from ill Aunt, Mrs. Rice, Wendouree, stating her Mother was very ill in Hospital, and wished her to go down at once, gave notice and left, had Dr.’s permission. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1884
Laity Richard   Labourer Woodburn nr. Inglewood Cornwall 55 Ralph & Mary Single   1863 C.E. Rhumatics House Committee 22 May, 1889           Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1888/89
Laity Richard                   C.E.         5 Mar. 1890     Gave notice and left with the intention of getting outdoor relief. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Laity Richard   Labourer Inglewood Cornwall 60 Ralph &  Mary Single   1853 Wesleyan Lame General Committee 29 Apr. 1890 63         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Laity Richard   Labourer   England 61         W.       161 8 Dec. 1890     Gave notice and left. A Friend of his having given him a piece of Ground at Brown Hill where he would put a house on Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Lake Henery   Carter Lucky Womans, Carngham Norwich, Norfolk 88 Henery & Susan Widower 3   L. Sons 1845 Wesleyan General Debility House Committee 30 Apr. 1888     C W 18 May, 1888 Son in Law Mr. Jolly 167 Sturt Street. 8 15 a.m. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1887/88
Lalbner Francis 321     Ireland 76         R.C.     11 Dec. 1906   19 Feb. 1907       Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Lalor John 52                                   Register of Inmates 1907-1915/18: Misc 1894-1912 1894-1912 Misc.
Lalor John 47 Laborer Dean Kilkenny, Ireland 76 William & Bridget         Old Age President 4 Aug. 1906           Register of Inmates 1907-1915: Misc 1898-1914 1898-1914 Misc.
Lalor John 293     Ireland 69         R.C.     16 Aug. 1906           Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Lalor Joseph 59                                   Register of Inmates 1907-1915/18: Misc 1894-1912 1894-1912 Misc.
Lalor Joseph 53 - Nhill Adelaide 25 Michael & Lizzie Single - Native R.C. Paralysed Gen. Committee 10 Mar. 1907           Register of Inmates 1907-1915: Misc 1898-1914 1898-1914 Misc.
Lalor/Lawler Joseph 210 Nil Nhill Adelaide, South Australia 18 Micheal & Lizzie Single Nil Native R.C. Paralysis Gen. Committee 10 Mar. 1907           Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1906/07
Lalor Joseph 347     Aust. 18         R.C.     10 Mar. 1907           Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Lalor Thomas 3660 Labourer None  Cty. Kildare, Ireland 70 John & Maryanne Single nil 1852 R.C. Rhumatics R. Lewis Esq. subject to President’s Order 22 Apr. 1880   5 Nov. 1880     This man was found by Police in the Botanical Gardens wet and exhausted, was taken to Jail, afterwards was brought her by Police. Dr. sent for who came and cash of 5/- given to her. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
Lever Edward 431 none Ballarat Ballarat 2   children     C.E.                 Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
Lever infant 409 female   Ballarat 2 wks.           Admitted with mother   17 Aug. 1863 2 18 Aug. 1863     with mother Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
Lever John 430 none Ballarat Ballarat 5   children     C.E.                 Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
Lever John 545 Children McIvor Northumberland 5         C.E.     28 Jan. 1864   30 Apr. 1864       Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1864
Lever Thomas  429 none Ballarat Ballarat 6   children     C.E. Destitute R. Lewis Esq. President 13 Oct. 1863   30 Nov. 1863     Had been previously of Government Acct. Transferred to the Government Acct. by order of the Chief Secretary. Letter dated 2nd Dec. 1863 Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
Lever Thomas 544 Children Ballarat Ballarat 6         C.E. Transferred from the Government account, the President not allowing their mother to have them, being of bad character   28 Jan. 1864   30 Apr. 1864     Placed on the Government acct. from the 1st. May, their mother again being sent to Jail Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1864
Levey Jane Alias See Newey, Jane                                    
Lew ah Seck 1026 Miner Ballarat Macau 30 unknown Single  nil 1857 unknown Blind General Committee 9 May. 1867           Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
Lewellyn John   Splitter Bungaree Junction Ruford Haven, S. Wales 78 James & Maria Single   1853 C.E. Old & Infirm House Committee 13 Apr. 1886 1 month         Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1886
Lewelyn John                   C.E.           EP C 3 February, 1890 This man was about smoking his pipe this morning, and when sitting on one the seats in the Shady Walk, suddenly fell down and expired, word was sent to the Doctor & President, he was employed as washer of the mens Mole Trousers. 9.30 a.m. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Lewis   1285 Female Child Born at the Asylum     Anne Lewis     1868 C.E. Force of Circumstances   20 June. 1868   10 July. 1868     4 a.m. Taken out by its mother Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1868
Lewis     Male Child   Born at the Asylum   A. Maud       Methodist     31 Aug. 1904 19 18 Sept. 1904     David Henry Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1904/05
Lewis Anne 1260 House Wife Ballarat Dublin 25 Thomas & Anne Read, Shoemaker Married 4 1861 C.E. Pregnant House Committee 25 May. 1868   11 July. 1868     Her time having expired, she was directed by the Visiting Committee to see if she could a place to live in this day ?? is he needed provisions, she did not return. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1868
Lewis Caroline   F.   England 84         C.E.             5 October, 1906   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Lewis Caroline J. 51 Housewife Ballarat Middlesex, England 76 Francis & Hannah Strange Widow 2 1855 C.E. Infirm Ex. Committee 13 Jan, 169     5 October, 1906   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
Lewis Charles Leslie   A Male Infant   B.B.A.                 25 Apr. 1910   27 May, 1910     Born at B.B.A. on 25/4/10 named Thomas Charles Leslie Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1909/10
Lewis Ellen 196 Servant Hamilton Penshurst 19 John & Mary Ann Single - Native R.C. Pregnant President 26 Mar. 1910   27 May, 1910     Paid 10/- Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1909/10
Lewis Ellen Alias See Connolly, Ellen                                    
Lewis Harriet 65 Housewife Broomfield London 75 John & Elizabeth Potts Widow Nil 1856  P. Methodist Infirm Ex. Committee 2 Mar. 1896 132         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1895/96
Lewis Harriet 240 F.   England 78         Prim. Methodist                 Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1897/98
Lewis Harriet   F.   England 77         Prim. Meth.       365         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
Lewis Harriet   F.                       241     26-Feb-01   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1900/01
Lewis Jane 35 Servant Ballarat Clunes 18 Richard & Elizabeth Single Nil Native Wesleyan Pregnant President 30 Jan. 1895 22 21 Feb. 1895       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1894/95
Lewis     Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Jane     Native Wesleyan     31 Jan. 1895 22 21 Feb. 1895     4.30 p.m. Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1894/95
Lewis Jeremiah 15 Labourer Gordons Limerick, Ireland 61 Thomas & Mary Single Nil 1858 R.C. Infirm   1 Aug. 1894 151 29 Dec. 1894     At his own request Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1894/95
Lewis Joseph   Miner Ballarat E. Cheshire 60 William & Mary Married nil 1853 C.E. Rhumatics General Committee 3 May. 1892 58         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
Lewis Joseph 116     Wales 65         C. of E.                 Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1897/98
Lewis Joseph       Wales 64                 365         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
Lewis Joseph                           162     09-Dec-00   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1900/01
Lewis Laura 21 Servant Geelong Liverpool, England 25 not known Single 1 1871 C.E. Pregnant Emergency Case 27 Dec. 1893 38 3 Feb. 1893     F.H. Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1893/94
Lewis     Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Laura     Native C.E.     18 Jan. 1893 16 3 Feb. 1893       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1893/94
Lewis Louisa 38 Servant Coleraine Ballarat 19 Giles & Mary Ann Single   Native Wesleyan Pregnant President 28 Feb. 1898 15 14 Mar. 1898       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1897/98
Lewis     Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Louisa       Wesleyan     22 Apr. 1898 22 14 May, 1898       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1897/98
Lewis Mary 314 Housekeeper Warrenheip Belfast, Ireland 29 David & Jane McCartney Married 1 1852 R. Catholic Destitute House Committee 17 Feb. 1863 102 18 June. 1863     Gave notice to leave the Asylum, intending proceeding to his aunts ( MIssing ) Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
Lewis Mary 759 House Keeper Warrenheip Belfast, Ireland 31 David & Jane McCartney Married 1 1852 R.C. Destitute House Committee 14 Oct. 1865 49 28 Nov. 1865     Gave notice and left on her own request. Receiving 5/- cash at the direction of the President W. Scott Esq. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1865
Lewis Mary 7 Servant Penshurst Penshurst 20 John & Mary Ann Single Nil Native R.C. Pregnant President 14 Aug. 1903 64 16 Oct. 1903       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1903/04
Lewis Mary Alias See Smith, Fanny                                    
Lewis     Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Mary     1892 R.C. Force of Circumstances   20 Feb. 1892 21 12 Mar, 1892       Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
Lewis     Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Mary       R.C.     17 Sept. 1903   16 Oct. 1903       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1903/04
Lewis Maude 3 Dressmaker Ballarat Carlton 22 John & Mary Single Nil Native Methodist Pregnant President 18 July, 1904 63 18 Sept. 1904     ( Alice Lewis ) Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1904/05
Lewis Susan 1055 Servant Ballarat Dubllin 49 John & Ellen Widower 1 1844 R.C. Dropsey House Committee 28 June. 1867       8 January. 1868  7 a.m. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
Lewis Thomas   Miner   England 73         C.E.       365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Lewis William 135 Labourer Ballarat Swansea, S. Wales 60 David & Margaret Married 2 1857 C. E. Infirm Ex. Committee 4 June, 1895 26         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1894/95
Lewis William 253     Wales 62         C.E.       112     20 October, 1896   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1896/97
Leyhauf Henry       Germany 66         Lutheran             6 August, 1908   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Leykauf Henry 105 Labourer Durham Lead Germany 63 Henry & Maria Single Nil 1859 Lutheran Infirm Gen. Committee 19 May, 1903 42         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1902/03
Leys Mgt. Isabella   F.                     1 Jan. 1921   17 Feb. 1921     Transferred to Wendouree Register of Inmates 1895-1921: Insane Inmates 1910-1921 1910-1921 Insane