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: McE - McK

April 2018

Consolidated Registers of Inmates 1860-1925

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
McElliget Rose 32 Housekeeper Ballarat E. Ballarat 21 Johan & Susan Wilson Married 1 Native Wesleyan Pregnant President 20 Apr. 1897 26 5 May, 1897       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1896/97
McElliget     Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Rose       Wesleyan     2 May, 1897   15 May, 1897       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1896/97
McElroy Catherine 54                                   Register of Inmates 1907-1915/18: Misc 1894-1912 1894-1912 Misc.
McElroy or McIlroy Catherine 49                                   Register of Inmates 1907-1915: Misc 1898-1914 1898-1914 Misc.
McElroy Catherine 305 F.   Scotland 70         Presbyterian     2 Oct. 1906           Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
McElroy Mary 3605 Knitter Ballarat W. Cty. Fermanagh, Ireland 72 Edward & Fanny Fisher Widow 13 1860 R.C. Cronic Disease J.J. Fitzgerald Esq. President 7 Jan. 1880         Brought in cab from District Hospital in a low and weak state. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1880
McElroy Mary   f.                                 Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1881
McElroy Mary   f.                             28 April, 1882 6 1/2 p.m. Buried on Monday 1st. May by her Friends Mr. ?Carpenter Street - 10 1/2 a.m. funeral Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1882
McEnerney Dennis 2905 Labourer Stawell Cty, Clare, Ireland 75 James & Mary Single nil 1858 R.C. Old & Infirm House Committee per Correspondence 4 Aug. 1875   16 Nov. 1875     Made application to the House Committee to be sent back to Stawell as the air of Ballarat was to cold for him, his railway fare paid to Arrarat and 2/6d.given him. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1875
McEwan James 1835 Labourer Ballarat Cty. Armagh, Ireland 38 James & Bridget Married 8 1867 R.C. Phthisis General Committee per R. Kent Esq. 1 Aug. 1870   18 Sept. 1870     Gave notice and left, he was directed to see the Medical Officer before going but proceeded on leaving. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
McEwan James 1836 Shepherd Ross Farm, Greens Creek Argyleshire, Scotland 52 John & Margaret Single nil 1818 Presbyterian General Debility General Committee per correspondence 2 Aug. 1870       23 May ( 1872 ) at 11 a.m. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
McEwan Jane 29 Servant Ballarat Kirkcaldy, Scotland 64 John & Ellen Christy Widow 13 1857 Presbyterian Infirm Gen. Committee 14 Nov. 1863 130 13 Apr. 1894     At her own request. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1893/94
McEwan Jane 285 F.   Scotland 67         Presbyterian         21 Dec. 1897     By Order if President Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1897/98
McEwan Jane 175 Charwoman Melbourne Fife, Scot. 80 John & Ellen Widow 9 1849 R.C. Old Age President 11 Mar. 1909   26 June, 1909     Re-admission. Left of her own accord. Re-admitted again 30/6/09 to 8/1/10. Gone to Melbourne. Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1908/09
McEwan Jane 500 Servant Abbotsford Scotland 80 John & Helen Married 13 60 years Presbyterian Old Age President 10 May, 1912   11 May, 1912   5 September, 1912 Re-admission. Done up/drunk taken by Police re-admitted 14/5/12 liberty stopped for 1 month, Re-admitted 14/5/12 [ died at 5.30 a.m. ] Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1911/12
McEwan Jane 917     Scotland 80         Presbyterian     10 May, 1912   11 May, 1912     Drunk Register of Inmates 1895-1921: Summary 1911/12 1911/12 Summ.
McEwan Jane 919 F.   Scotland 80         Presbyterian     14 May, 1912       6 September, 1912 [ Re-admission ] Death 5.30 a.m. Register of Inmates 1895-1921: Summary 1911/12 1911/12 Summ.
McEwen Bridget 3493 Servant Mount Witcheproof, East Charlton Cty. Armagh, Ireland 21 James & Mary Single   1872 R.C. Pregnant J.J. Fitzgerald Esq. President 16 Apr. 1879   26 May, 1879     Gave notice and left, herself and