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 + '<\/script>' original register have been retained.

Alphabetical Listing: McA - McD

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
McAavaney Patrick                           302     28 April, 1893   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1892/93
McAdam Thomas 463 Publican Ballarat Portadown, Ireland 29 William & Elizabeth Single nil 1857 C.E. Paralysis Dr. McFarlane 1 Jan. 1864 72     12 March. 1864 Cash found on his person 12/4 Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1864
McAlister Marion 45 Housewife Raglan Bute, Scotland 85 Thomas & Ann Cook Widow 4 1838 Presbyterian Infirm Gen. Committee 28 Dec. 1899 125     1 May, 1899   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
McAllister     Still Born Infant   B.A. Ballarat                         ? Stillborn at B.A. Ballarat Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1914/15
McAllister Agnes Mary 330 Domestic Ballarat Ballarat 18 William & Catherine Single - Native R.C. Pregnant   16 Dec. 1914   30 Dec. 1914     To her mother, Ball. East. Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1914/15
McAllister James 257     Scotland 74         Presbyterian     18 June. 1906   25 Oct. 1908       Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
McAllister James 118 Baker Ballarat E. Tipperary, Ireland 74 Charles & Ellen Married none 1854 Presbyterian Destitute President 18 June, 1906   25 Oct. 1908       Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
McAllum   1434 Male Infant   Born in the Asylum     Illegitimate   1869 Presbyterian Force of Circumstances   29 Jan. 1869   13 Feb.1869     12 noon. Taken out by its mother in good health Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
McAllum Mary 1406 Cook Ballarat St. Johns, Argyle, Scotland 25 John & Catharine Single nil 1863 Presbyterian Pregnant J. Doane Esq., President 5 Jan. 1869   13 Feb. 1869     Gone as Wet Nurse under Dr. Whitcoombe. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
McAlpine Donald John 34 Bootmaker Berringa Argyle, Scotland 65 John & Mary  Widower Nil 1854 Congregationalist Infirm Gen. Committee 25 Oct. 1904 148     21 March, 1905   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1904/05
McArhuur Ann 14 Servant Ballarat Kings County, Ireland 68 Lawrence and Margaret Madden Married 10 1857 R.C. Infirm Ex. Committee 5 Aug. 1905   17 Feb. 1908 out   Left for Melbourne Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
McArthur   2116 Male Child   Born in the Asylum     Legitimate   1871   Force of Circumstances   8 Apr. 1871   15 Apr. 1871     at 8 1/2 p.m. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1871
McArthur Ann 140 Servant Melbourne King’s County, Ireland 69 Laurance & Margaret Married 7 1856 R.C. Old Age President 17 July, 1906   17 Feb. 1908     Left for Melbourne Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1906/07
McArthur Anne 2115 House Wife Ballarat Kings County, Ireland 35 Lawrence Madden Married 9 1857 R.C. Pregnant Urgent care per ? & Duncan 8 Apr. 1871   15 Apr. 1871     Taken out by her husband in good health as was her child Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1871
McArthur Anne 280     Ireland 69         R.C.     17 June, 1906   17 Feb. 1908       Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
McArthur Bridget 1933 Charwoman Ballarat   68         R.C. Flooded out Storm 29 Oct. 1870   31 Oct. 1870       Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
McArthur James 164 Labourer Geelong Asylum Glasgow, Scot. 76 John & Jane Married 4 1853 Wesleyan Old Age Ex. Committee 12 Jan. 1909   31 Oct. 1909     Drunk. Re-admitted 3/11/09 to 20/11/09 Drunk Re-admitted 3/1/10 to 26/4/10. Drunk again. Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1908/09
McArthur James 282 Labourer Geelong Asylum Glasgow, Scot. 76 John & Jane Married 4 1803 Wesleyan Old Age President 3 May, 1910   16 Nov. 1910     Re-admitted. Left of his won accord Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1909/10
McArthur Jessie   A Female Child   B.B.A.                 17 Apr. 1908   30 Apr. 1908     Born at B.B.A.  Named Jessie at 6 a.m. Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1907/08
McArthur Maryanne 1655 House Wife Pleasant Creek Deal 61 Peter & Sarah Harwood Widow 1 1867 C.E. Blind G. Lovitt Esq., President 2 Dec. 1869   31 Mar. 1870     To her sons at Pleasant Creek. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
McArthur Maryanne 2893 H. Wife Pleasant Creek Deal, Kent 69 Patrick & Sarah Harwood Widower 4 1856 C.E. Blind House Committee per Mr. Kent 22 Jul. 1875   18 Sept. 1875     Her friends being in good position she was directed to be discharged by the House Committee, was sent in a cab. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1875
McArthur Susan 108 Servant Ballarat  Wychitella 25 Hugh & Euphemia Single   Native Presbyterian Pregnant President 17 Apr. 1908   30 Apr. 1908       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1907/08
McAuley   7021 Infant female   Ballarat 42 Isabella Illegitimate   1883 Presbyterian Readmitted with Mother   14 Sept. 1883   20 Sept. 1883       Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1883
McColly or McAuly Isabella 6039 Servant Learmonth Geelong 26 Peter & Anne Aiken Married 2 1857 Presbyterian Pregnant J.J. Phillips Esq. President 17 Apr. 1883 3d. 133 Refuge 28 Aug. 1883     Gave notice and left herself and Infant in good health and going to Mrs. Copen’s, Walls St., also to see the Putative father of her child on the 29th., she having been to see him at Scarsdale on the 23 August by train. Ladies paid 7/6d. for her fare and clothing. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1868
McCormick Danny 2042 Labourer Navigators near Warrenheip Cty. Galway, Ireland 73 John & Hannah Single nil 1841 C.E. Old & Infirm Mssrs. Wugley & Smith V.P. 16 May. 1871   14 Sept. 1872     Absconded from the Asylum after breakfast, taking all his clothing with him. He is a lazy, idle man. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1871
McCormick Margaret 1298 Servant Ballarat Tipperary, Ireland 22 Thomas & Contatia Single nil 1857 R.C. Phthisis J. Doane Esq. President 1 July. 1868   28 Sept. 1868     Recovered her health, gave notice and left. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1868
McCormick Mary 3264 Servant Derwent Jack’s Melbourne 18 Robert & Harriet Single nil 1859 Wesleyan Pregnant J. Long Esq. President 5 Sept. 1877   20 Oct. 1877     Being in good health as was that of her Infant, gave notice and left with her Mother for Derwent Jack’s. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1877
McCormick   3276 A Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Mary Illegitimate   1877 Wesleyan Force of Circumstances               Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1877
McCormick Patrick 976 Gardener Wimmera Tipperary, Ireland 61 Richard & Ellen Married 5 1859 R.C. Bad Eyes House Committee 5 Feb. 1867   5 Mar. 1867     [ Swag ] Left on his own request, had rations given him by order of House Committee. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
McCormick Patrick  1848 Gardener Gipps Land Tipperary, Ireland 65 Richard & Ellen Married 5 1855 R.C. Partial Blindness House Committee 16 Aug. 1870   27 Sept. 1870     Appeared before the House Committee, gave notice stating he was going to leave, allowed one week's provisions Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
McCoy Edith 11 Servant Ballarat Ballarat 21 Robert & Lucy Single Nil Native C.E. Pregnant President 6 Aug. 1900 19 24 Aug. 1900       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1900/01
McCoy     Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Edith       C.E.     11 Aug. 1900 14 24 Aug. 1900       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1900/01
McCracken Edward 97 Labourer Wanderer Glasgow, Scotland 57 Joseph & Jane Widower 2 1857 C.E. Infirm Gen. Committee 24 May, 1904 37         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1903/04
McCracken Edward       Ireland 59         C.E.         25 July, 1905       Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
McCracken Jane 23 Servant Waterloo ( B ) Waterloo 16 Edward & Ann Single Nil Native C.E. Pregnant President 17 Feb. 1897 56 12 Apr. 1897       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1896/97
McCracken     Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Jane       C.E.     27 Mar. 1897   12 Apr. 1897       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1896/97
McCrae Andrew 1796 Boy Ballarat Ballarat 1 month Isabella McCrae Illegitimate   1870 Presbyterian Destitute General Committee per  Rev. W. Henderson 4 June. 1870   6 June. 1871     Left with its parent in good sound health Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
McCrae Emily 106 Housewife Ballarat Lochaber, Scotland 73 John & Margaret Kennedy Widow 5 1844 Presbyterian Infirm Gen. Committee 20 June, 1894 10         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1893/94
McCrae Emily 308 F.                       95     3 October, 1894   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1894/95
McCrae Isabella 1769 Servant Bullarook, Mr. Cotties' sawmill Rooshire, Scotland 24 Murdoch & Isabella Single nil 1867 Presbyterian Pregnant General Committee per Rev. W. Henderson 5 May. 1870   26 May. 1870     Discharged on order of the House Committee. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
McCrae Isabella 1795 Servant Bullarook Ross Hill, Scotland 24 Murdoch & Isabella Single 1 1867 Presbyterian Destitute General Committee per  Rev. W. Henderson 4 June. 1870   6 June. 1871     Discharged on order of the House Committee Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
McCrae   1771 Male Infant   Born in the Asylum   Isabella McCrae Single   1870 Presbyterian Force of Circumstances   7 May. 1870   26 May. 1870     at 12 noon. Left with its parent. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
McCrae Kenneth 41 Shepherd Clunes Ross shire, Scotland 85 Donald & Annie Single Nil 1855 Presbyterian Infirm Gen. Committee 8 Oct. 1894 254         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1894/95
McCrae Kenneth 162     Scotland 88         Presbyterian             I March, 1898   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1897/98
McCrae Maryanne 377 Servant Clunes Edinburgh, Scotl. 27 William & Christina Single 2 1858 Presbyterian Pregnant Force of circumstance 14 June. 1863   13 July. 1863     Brought to the Asylum in a cart and on the morning, delivered of a female soon after admission. Left the Asylum on her own request, being quite recovered form the confinement, taking her child with her, both of them being ?? Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
McCrae Maryanne 378 infant of the above born in the Asylum      June 14th at 10.00 a.m.     1863 Presbyterian with mother as above 14 June. 1863   13 July. 1863       Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
McCrae William   Gardener Ballarat W. Rossshire, Scotland 82 Duncan & Marsha Married 5   L 1850 Presbyterian Imbecile O. Edwards Esq. President 22 May, 1890 DH  40         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
McCrae William   Gardener   Scotland 83         P.       314     10 May, 1891 7.30 a.m. His Friends buried his Remains. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
McCragh Margaret 3583 Servant Haddon Burrumbeet 18 John & Mary Widower 1 1861 R.C. Pregnant General Committee 4 Nov. 1879           Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1879
McCragh Margaret 4041 Sert. Clarkes Hill, Bungaree Burrumbeet 21 John & Mary Single 1 1861 R.C. Pregnant J.J. Phillips Esq. President 19 Apr. 1882 2nd. 24 June, 1882       Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1882
McCreath Agnes 88 Housewife Ballarat E. Kelso, Scotland 83 Alexander & Ellen Scott Widow 9 1872 Presbyterian Infirm Gen. Committee 4 Feb. 1895 146     24 August, 1908   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1894/95
McCreath Agnes 30 F.   Scotland 93         Scot.     4 Feb. 1895       24 August. 1908   Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
McCreath Agnes   F.   Scotland 85         Presbyterian       365         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
McCreath Agnes 182 F.   Scotland 86         Presbyterian             24 August, 1908   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1897/98
McCrossan Sarah 2564 House Wife Ballarat, E. Cty. Tipperary, Ireland 36 James & Ellen McCrossen Married 7 1861 R.C. Pregnant R. Wugley Esq. President 29 Dec. 1873           Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
McCrossan Sarah                             10 Feb. 1874     Taken out by her friends in good health to Sandhurst. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
McCrossan   2579 Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Sarah Legitimate   1874 R.C. Force of Circumstances   1 Feb. 1874   10 Feb. 1874     T8 1/2 p.m. Taken out by its parents in good health Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
McCullagh John   Labourer Ballarat, E. Cty. Londonderry, Ireeland 63 Francis & Mary Single   1854 Presbyterian Defective Sight House Committee 15 Oct.1 883           Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1883
McCullagh John                             7 Mar. 1884     Assaulted the Police of Liberty day the 6th. and got 10 days in Jail. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1884
McCullagh John   Labourer Ballarat E. Cty. Londonderry, Ireland 64 Frances & Mary Single   1854 Presbyterian Partial Blind J. Oddie Esq. President 19 Mar. 1884   15 Aug. 1884     See folio n. 78 Commenced drinking on Sunday the 9th. August was reported to Mr. O. Edwards V.P. who directed his fare 6/- paid to Geelong as he wished to get to his friends in Melbourne. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1884
McCulloch Alexanader 3926 Labourer ( Ballanshire ) Ercildoune, Learmonth Leith, Scotland 70 Alexander & Jane Single   1851 Presbyterian Old & Infirm H. Joseph Esq., President 14 Sept. 1881   17 Sept. 1881     Got employment as gate Keeper to Mr. Phillips, Junction Cardigan. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1881
McCulloch Alexander   Shepherd Stone Lead nr. Beaufort Leith, Scotland 79 John & Jane Single   1855 Presbyterian Rhumatics O. Edwards Esq. President 24 Apr. 1890 68         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
McCulloch Alexander   Shepherd   Scotland 80         P.       98 6 Oct. 1890       Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
McCulloch John                             21 Nov. 1874     Was out assisting the Gardener from the Horticultural Show, and did not return. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
McCulloch John 2755 Labourer Ballarat Cty. Londonderry, Ireland 55 Francis & Mary Single nil 1853 Presbyterian Partial Blindness House Committee  30 Nov. 1874 32         Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
McCulloch John                             28 Dec. 1876     Discharged on order of the House Committee for being drunk on the premises of the Asylum. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1876
McCulloch John 3140 Labourer Ballarat W. Cty. Derry 57 Francis & Mary Single nil 1854 Presbyterian Blindness General Committee 16 Jan. 1877   24 Sept. 1877     To be confined to the grounds for 6 months. - Had liberty on Thursday the 20th. to visit the Ramshaws, came home worse for drink, was spoken to by me on the 21st., after which he absented himself, also the 22nd. still drinking. 23rd. conned 24th. Finally packed up and left. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1877
McCulloch John 3314 Labourer Ballarat W. Cty. Derry, Ireland 58 Francis & Mary Single nil 1854 Presbyterian Partial Blind General Committee 14 Jan. 1878           Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1878
McCulloch John                                     Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1881
McCulloch John                             8 Oct. 1883     Having got on the ? for 2 or 3 weeks, gave notice and left. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1883
McCullock John 767 Labourer Ballan County Derry, Ireland 44 Francis & Mary Single nil 1854 Presbyterian Partial Blindness W. Scott Esq. President 25 Oct. 1865   26 Dec. 1867     Had leave of absence but did not return Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1865
McCullock John 1064 Labourer Ballan County Derry, Ireland 46 Francis & Mary Single  nil 1854 R.C. Blindness R. Kent Esq., V.P. 27 Dec. 1867   26 Feb. 1868     Engaged himself to Mrs. Ryan, Little Bendigo, 7/- per week. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
McCullock John 1252 Labourer Ballarat Belfast, Ireland 48 Francis & Mary Single nil 1854 Presbyterian Partial Blindness General Committee 5 May. 1868   24 May. 1869     Having come home very drunk Sunday, he did not want to appear before the Committee, gave notice and left. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1868
McCullock John 1541 Labourer Ballarat Belfast, Ireland 49 Francis & Mary Single nil 1854 Presbyterian Defective Sight G. Lovitt Esq., President 1 July. 1869   26 Nov. 1871     Was sent to bring flowers home from Horticultural Show  and did not return. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
McCulloch John 3032 Labourer Ballarat Belfast, Ireland 51 Francis & Mary Single nil 1854 ( born ) Presbyterian Partial Blindness House Committee 4 Dec. 1871           Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1871
McCullogh James 226 Bookeeper Bullarook Lisburn, Ireland 30 James & Mary Single nil 1858 Presbyterian General debility House Committee 2 Sept. 1862 29     30 September.1862  Admitted in a very low and weak state. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1862
McCullough John 428 (2) Labourer Lake Learmonth Derry, Ireland 40 Francis & Mary Single nil 1854 Presbyterian Partial Blindness R. Lewis Esq. President 13 Oct. 1863 718 30 Sept. 1865     Had been in Ballarat & Melbourne Hospitals  Had leave of absence on the 20 Inst. and did not return till the morning of the 30th., when he demanded his clothes and left. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
McDaniel Mary 244     Scotland 67         R.C.                 Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1897/98
McDermot Annie Alias See Thompson, Annie                                    
McDermott Annie   A Female Child   B.A. Ballarat                           Born at B.A. Ballarat named Annie Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1913/14
McDermott Elizabeth 283 Barmaid Ballarat Leigh Creek 33 John & Elizabeth Single - Native Methodist Pregnant President 9 Oct. 1913   23 Oct. 1913     Mrs. Gutmann Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1913/14
McDermott John 70 Moulder Ballarat Roscommon, Ireland 67 Peter & Winnifred Married nil 1885 R.C. Frozen Feet Ex Committee 23 Feb. 1893 127         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1892/93
McDermott John 115     Ireland 72         R.C.                 Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1897/98
McDermott John       Ireland 71                 365         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
McDermott John       Ireland 76         R.C.       70     8 September, 1903   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1903/04
McDermott Mary 69 Housewife Allendale Glasgow, Scotland 64 James & Eliza Widow 5 1862 R.C. Infirm Ex. Committee 23 Mar. 1898 111         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1895/96
McDermott Mary   F.   Scotland 66         R.C.       365         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
McDermott Mary       Scotland 67         R.C.       102     10 October, 1899   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1899/00
McDermott Phillip 11 Labourer Bungaree Cty. Cavan, Ireland 48 Paul & Ann Single Nil 1863 R.C. Bad Leg President 5 Aug. 1893 49 21 Sept. 1893     Admitted for one month Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1893/94
McDonald   1522 Readmitted male child   Asylum 1 month Margaret Illegitimate   1869 R.C. Admitted with its mother   4 June. 1869   9 Aug. 1869     Left with parent in sound health. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
McDonald                                       Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
McDonald     Stiilborn male child       Mary             10 Mar. 1900           Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1899/00
McDonald   Alias See McLean                                    
McDonald Agnes 3991 Single Courderoy nr. Buninying Edinborough, Scotland 25 Adam & Jane Single nil 1855 Presbyterian Pregnant J.J. Fitzgerald Esq. President 22 June, 1878   26 June, 1878     Believed from her statement it would be 3 months prior to her confinement, was directed to come back when necessary, was seen by Medical Officer. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1878
McDonald Angus   Shepherd Avoca Dumbarton, Scotland 80 Thomas & Mary Single   1858 R.C. Rhumatics House Committee 3 May, 1887           Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1887 H1
McDonald * Angus                             17 Oct. 1887     Recovered his health gave notice and left, had no complaint to make and had been well used. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1887/88
McDonald Angus   Shepherd None Dumbarton, Scotland 84 Thomas & Mary Single   1858 R.C. Infirm General Committee 10 June, 1890 2d.        21         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
McDonald Angus   Shepherd   Scotland 85         R.C.       133 10 Nov. 1890     Recovered health, gave notice and left. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
McDonald Anne 625 Servant Clunes Glasgow, Scotland 25 John & Mary Single nil 1862 R.C. Pregnant President 17 Dec. 1864 4 20 Dec. 1864     Admitted as a lying-in case but being so near her time was directed to be discharged. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1864
McDonald Anne   Dressmaker Castelemaine Piggoret 17 Thomas & Catharien Single   1868 Presbyterian Pregnant J. Phillips Esq. V.P. 25 Aug. 1885   7 Dec. 1885   W Nov. 19th. Delivered of a still born male child at 10 a.m. by Dr. Holthouse. Gave notice and left being in good health and a home to go to at her Mother’s, Peel Street, South Ballarat. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1885
McDonald Annie 7 Servant Clunes Clunes 22 Peter & Annie Single Nil Native R.C. Pregnant President 17 Aug. 1901 19 5 Sept. 1901       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1901/02
McDonald Annie 33 Servant Clunes Clunes 23 Peter & Annie Single 1 Native R.C. Pregnant President 20 Feb. 1904 111 9 June, 1904       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1903/04
McDonald     Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Annie       R.C.     21 Aug. 1901   5 Sept. 1901       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1901/02
McDonald     Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Annie       R.C.     9 May, 1904   9 June, 1904     Una May Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1903/04
McDonald Bridget 1596 Servant Castlemaine Limerick, Ireland 32 Thomas & Margaret McCormick Married 6 1854 R.C. Pregnant General Committee per J Doane Esq. 27 Aug. 1869   11 Sept. 1869     Her time being up, she left the Asylum Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
McDonald Catharine 1374 Servant Buninyong Isle of Skye, Scotland 24 Angus & Mary Single 1 1852 Presbyterian Epilepsy General Committee per R. Lewis Esq. 3 Nov. 1868   2 Jan. 1869     Much better in health and insisted on leaving. Rigby saw her to her sister's. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1868
McDonald Catharine   Servant Maroone nr. Arrarat Maroone 20 John & Martha Single   1865 Wesleyan Pregnant J. Phillips Esq. V.P. & Dr. Usher 8 Dec. 1885           Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1885
McDonald Catharine   F.                         29 Jan. 1886     Gave notice and left herself and Infant in good health to proceed to her Aunt at Brunswick, Melbourne had cash £1/16/0 Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1886
McDonald     Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Catharine Illegitimate   1886 Wesleyan Force of Circumstances   12 Jan. 1886   29 Jan. 1886     Matron Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1886
McDonald Charles 2831 Cook None fixed Belfast, Ireland 71 Charles & Biddy Single nil 1837 R.C. Old & Infirm C. Shopper Esq. President 31 Mar. 1875   31 Aug. 1875     Gave notice and left. Had provisions allowed by House Committee. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1875
McDonald Colin 901      N. Scotia 76         Presbyterian     18 Mar. 1812   16 July, 1912     Taken by the Police Register of Inmates 1895-1921: Summary 1911/12 1911/12 Summ.
McDonald Colin John 484 Coach Builder Geelong Gaol Nova Scotia 76 Keneth & Mary Married   54 years Presbyterian Rheumatism Police 18 Mar. 1912   16 July, 1912     Turned out an account of his filthy habits Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1911/12
McDonald Daniel   F. Labourer Smeaton Renfreeshire, Scotland 78 James & Mary Single   1857 R.C. Rhumatics General Committee 28 Apr. 1891 64         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
McDonald Daniel                           365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
McDonald Daniel                           300     24 April, 1893   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1892/93
McDonald Donald 95 Labourer Amphitheatre Perthshire, Scotland 77 Duncan & Grace Single Nil 1849 Presbyterian Infirm Gen. Committee 23 May, 1899 39         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
McDonald Donald       Scotland 82         Presbyterian       93     1 October, 1903   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1903/04
McDonald Edward 791 Shepherd Emu Gully Isle of Skye 80 John & Anne Single nil 1816 R.C. Old & Infirm House Committee 15 Jan. 1866 57 12 Mar. 1866     When under restriction of liberty for coming home drunk on Sunday 4th March, absconded. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1866
McDonald Flora   Housewife Springs, Bungaree Isle of Skye, Scotland 65 Charles & Sarah Munro Widow 2 1851 Presbyterian Chronic Rheumatism General Committee 24 Sept. 1891 280         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
McDonald Flora 242 F.                       151     28 November, 1894   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1894/95
McDonald Frances   Labourer Ballarat E. Cty. Antrim, Ireland 76 Francis & Bridget Single   1854 R.C. Rhumatics General Committee 25 Mar. 1884   6 Sept. 1884     Employed in Cow Shed was constantly getting ?, on Tuesday morning the 2nd. Sept. assaulted the inmate Daley by throwing gravel in his face ? with a shovel afterwards absconded, reported to V. President. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1884
McDonald Hugh 1  ( 207 ) Gaol Carpenter Beaufort Gaol Edinburgh 77 Hugh & Jane Single Nil 1836 Presbyterian Infirm Gen. Committee 4 July, 1893 351         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1893/94
McDonald Hugh 119     Scotland 82         Presbyterian                 Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1897/98
McDonald Hugh       Scotland 81         Presbyterian       365         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
McDonald Hugh       Scotland 85         Presbyterian       333     29 May, 1903   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1902/03
McDonald James 2467 Splitter Black Hill near Gordon Argyleshire, Scotland 45 John & Catharine Widower 3 1858 Presbyterian Broken Wrist R. Wugley Esq. President 04/07/1873   29 July. 1873     Applied to House Committee had a pr. of old blankets given him and left quite recovered in health. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
McDonald James 4024 Miner Stawell Glasgow, Scotland 77 John & Elizabeth Widower 9 1841 Presbyterian Rhumatics General Committee 28 Mar. 1882 2-weeks 7 Aug. 1882     Gave notice and left to proceed to Swan Hill where his daughter resides. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1882
O'Donnell James   Storekeeper Donald nr. St. Arnaud Edinboro, Scotland 70 Alexander & Anne Single   1875 Presbyterian Debility House Committee 21 Oct. 1890 197 5 May, 1891     Got a Situation through the Secretary at Buninyong and left. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
McDonald James   Store Keeper Donald nr. St. Arnaud Edinboro, Scotland 71 Alexander & Anne Single   1875 Presbyterian Debility Returned from service unable to work 13 May, 1891 49         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
McDonald James                           365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
McDonald James 276                         88     26 September, 1894   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1894/95
McDonald James 166                         195 12 Jan. 1895       Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1894/95
McDonald Janet 1778 House Wife Mt. Egerton late Gipps Land Gipps Land 26 James & Ellen Aitken Widow 9 1844 R.C. Pregnant J. Oddie Esq. President 13 May. 1870   11 July. 1870     Gave notice and left, herself and child in good health Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
McDonald   1818 Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Janet Illegitimate   1870 R.C. Force of Circumstances   1 July. 1870   11 July. 1870     at 10 a.m. Taken out by its mother. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
McDonald Jessie 37 Housewife Dean Inverness, Scotland 98 Hugh & Margaret McIntosh Widow 2 1844 Presbyterian Infirm Ex. Committee 28 Sept. 1894 264         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1894/95
McDonald Jessie 199 F.   Scotland 100          Pres.       218     3 February, 1897   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1896/97
McDonald John 233 Miner Long Gully, Winters Flat Manchester, England 62 Stephen & Mary Single Nil 1830 Church of England Old & infirm House Committee 30 Sept. 1862   23 Feb. 1863     This man on ? the Medical Officer who informed him that he required exercise, gave notice and left the Asylum. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1862
McDonald John 469 Shepherd Mount William Strathaven, Scotl. 68 Mathew & Mary Single nil 1819 Presbyterian Disease of heart House Committee 18 Jan. 1864 46 3 Mar. 1864     Had been in Ararat Hospital. Greatly relieved and
he left of his own request
Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1864
McDonald John 731 Miner Winters Flat Cheshire, England 67 Stephen & Mary Single nil 1850 C.E. Rhumatics House Committee 8 Aug. 1865   22 Aug. 1866 2nd.   Left on his own request with McCormick Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1865
McDonald John 742 Miner Learmonth Inverness, Scotland 35 James & Isabella Single nil 1855 Presbyterian Blind House Committee 29 Aug. 1865 171 15 Jan. 1866     Finding himself much better, gave notice and left the Asylum. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1865
McDonald John 824 Mining Winters Fkat Manchester, England 66 Stephen & Mary Single nil 1830 C.E. Rhumatics General Committee 12 Mar. 1866   5 Nov. 1866     On his own request, stating he was able to earn his living. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1866
McDonald John 1134 Shepherd Ballan Manchester 68 Stephen & Mary Single  nil 1852 C.E. Rhumatics J. Doane Esq. President 25 Oct. 1867   29 June. 1868     Was employed cutting wood, was very disruptive, gave notice and left. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
McDonald John 1728 Labourer Ballan Salford, Lancashire 70 Stephen & Mary Single nil 1830 C.E. Rhumatics J. Oddie Esq. President 17 Mar. 1870           Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
McDonald John 2422 Shepherd Cameron’s Station, Pyrenees Queens Cty, Ireland 78 John & Margaret Widower   1844 R.C. Rhumatics R. Wugley Esq. President 18 Apr. 1873   26 Aug. 1873     Applied to House Committee for a pr. of blankets, gave notice and left. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
McDonald John 2748 Shepherd Learmonth Queens County, Ireland 82 John & Margaret Widower nil 1837 R.C. Old & Infirm House Committee per Messrs. Brophy & Boyle 17 Nov. 1874 45         Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
McDonald John                             7 Feb. 1875     (1st.) Absconded form the Asylum when out for church. Made application to the general Committee for readmission.was admitted to be confined to the grounds for 6 months, on finding such the case, and his character damaged, ( 2nd. ) gave notice and left on the morning of the 9th of  February. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1875
McDonald John 2979 Labourer Winter’s Flat Manchester, England 75 Stephen & Mary Single nil 1829 C.E. Old & Infirm House Committee 18 Jan. 1876   11 July, 1876     Came before the House Committee on the 10th. complaining of the work he had to do, cutting wood for the kitchen, on the following morning he left without giving any notice. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1876
McDonald John                             16 Mar. 1876     Was reported to the House Committee for coming home drunk, on Sunday the 14th Inst., and orders to be confined to the grounds for 6 months, he however gave notice and left. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1876
McDonald John 3262 Labourer Geelong B. Asylum Manchester, England 76 Stephen & Mary Single nil 1852 C.E. Infirm House Committee 4 Sept. 1877         To be confined to the Grounds. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1877
McDonald John 3373 Shepherd Learmonth Ross Shire, Scotland 78 William & Mary Single nil 1852 Presbyterian Old & Infirm House Committee per Correspondence 28 May. 1878           Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1878
McDonald John                             13 Sept. 1880     Got employment at St. Arnaud and