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: Sma - Soz

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
Smale Catherine   F.                     1 Jan. 1921           Register of Inmates 1895-1921: Insane Inmates 1910-1921 1910-1921 Insane
Small Catharine 1444 House Wife Warrenheip Tipperary, Ireland 36 James & Margaret Quin Married 1 1855 R.C. Pregnant Dr. Bullen, case recommended as very urgent to save life. 6 Feb. 1869   8 Feb. 1869     Admitted at 20 to 5 p.m., husband brought her in. Taken out by her husband with the permission of DRs. McFarlane & Bullen Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
Small Eliza 77 Servant Bet Bet Bet Bet 23 Andrew & Small Single - Native Presbyterian Pregnant President 16 July, 1907   14 Sept. 1907     £1.0.0. Paid Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1907/08
[ Small ] Florence Evelyn   Female Child   B.B.A.                 27 Aug. 1907   14 Sept. 1907     Born at B.B.A. named Florence Evelyn at 4 p.m. 27/8/07 Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1907/08
Small   5032 A Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Grace Illegitimate   1882 Baptist Force of Circumstances   5 Oct. 1882   24 Oct. 1882     7 p.m ( n. ) Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1882
Smaller Mary   F.   Ireland 74         R.C.       137 14 Nov. 1903       Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1903/04
Smaller Mary Alias See Smalley, Mary                                    
Smalley Mary 104 Housewife Alfredton Armagh, Ireland 72 John & Hannah McCann Widow 16 1856 R.C. Infirm President 11 June, 1902           Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1901/02
Smalley Mary   f   Ireland 73         R.C.       229 14 Feb. 1903       Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1902/03
Smaller Mary 94 Servant Ballarat Armagh, Ireland 73 John & Hannah McCann Widow 16 1856 R.C. Infirm Ex. Committee 6 Apr. 1903 85         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1902/03
Smalley Robert 445 Miner Glenpark England 84 Lawrence & Mary Single  - 1852 Presbyterian  Done Up & Bad Eyes Police 22 Nov. 1911       16 April, 1912 O.A.P. Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1911/12
Smalley Robert 858     England 84         Presbyterian     22 Nov. 1911       16 April, 1912 O.A.P. Register of Inmates 1895-1921: Summary 1911/12 1911/12 Summ.
Smart Grace 5022 Servant Horsham Warnabool, Victoria 23 William & Catharine Single   1859 Baptist Pregnant J.J. Phillips Esq. President 29 Aug. 1882 56 24 Oct. 1882     Gave notice and left herself and Infant in good health and was seen off to the train to Horsham by Mrs. Briggs, and fare paid by Ladies. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1882
Smart Grace   Servant Horsham Warnabool 24 William & Catharine Single 1 1860 Presbyterian Pregnant J. Phillips Esq. V.P. 26 Nov. 1884 2e.       7 p.m. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1884
Smart     A Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Grace Illegitimate   1885 Presbyterian Force of Circumstances   2 Jan. 1885   15 Jan. 1885     12 noon ( n. ) Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1885
Smart Rachael 40 Housewife Ballarat E. Clunes 20 Dugald & Dorothy Married Nil Native Wesleyan Pregnant V. President 28 Feb. 1896 48 16 Apr. 1896       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1895/96
Smart     Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Rachael     Native Presbyterian     1 Apr. 1896 16 16 Apr. 1896       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1895/96
Smatham Richard                                 12 January, 1885 Came to the Asylum in a low and considered a fit case for the District Hospital by the Medical Officer and on recommendation of President, R. Wugley Esq., sent there Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
Smith William 2653 Currier Ballarat, E. Nottingham 65 William & Mary Single nil 1854 C.E. Rhumatics R. Wugley Esq. President 9 May.1874 103 11 Oct. 1874     Returned from Hospital. Was out in the morning for church and absconded in the afternoon. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
Smith William 2745 Currier Ballarat, W. Nottingham, England 66 William & Mary Widower 5 1852 Baptist Rhumatics R. Wugley Esq. President per A. Anderson Esq. 12 Nov. 1874 50         Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
Smith William                                     Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1881
Smith William                                 6 January, 1883 11 a.m. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1883
Smith William   Splitter Streatham London 76 Charles & Maryanne Single   1843 C.E. Infirm Sent up by Secretary 30 Sept. 1886         7 p.m. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1886
Smith William                   C.E.                 Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Smith William   Labourer Egerton Hertfordshire, England 87 George & Elizabeth Widower nil 1845 C.E. Loss of Left Hand House Committee per Correspondence 19 Nov. 1889 224         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Smith William   Currier   England 82         C.E.       365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Smith William   Labourer   England 89         C.E.       152   WC 29 November, 1890   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Smith William   Miner ? Bungaree Bury St. Edmonds, Suffolk 72 John & Elizabeth Single   1851 C.E. Rhumatics General Committee 23 Dec. 1890 190         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Smith William 10     England 86         C.E.     23 Dec. 1890       7 August, 1906   Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Smith William                           365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
Smith William                           365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
Smith William   Civil Engineer Buninyong Liverpool, England 78 James & Margaret Widower 2D. 1852 C.E. Infirm General Committee 21 July, 1891 345         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
Smith William                           92     30 September, 1893   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1893/94
Smith William 96 Labourer Wanderer Dundee, Scotland 72 George & Margaret Single Nil 1871 Presbyterian Infirm Ex. Committee 22 Apr. 1897 69         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1896/97
Smith William 71     England 79         C. of E.                 Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1897/98
Smith William 317     Scotland 73         Presbyterian                 Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1897/98
Smith William       England 78         C.E.       365         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
Smith William       Scotland 72         Presbyterian       365         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
Smith William       Scotland 75         Presbyterian             26 March, 1902   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1901/02
Smith William       England 85         C.E.             7 August, 1905   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Smith Mrs. William 263 Servant Geelong Geelong 18 John & Louisa Married - Native C.E. Pregnant President 17 June, 1911   13 July, 1911       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1910/11
Smith William John 377 Mining Manager Ballarat Kent, England 85 Francis & Mary/William John Married 10 65 years C.E. Blind President 19/20 Apr. 1911       22 June, 1913 O.A.P. Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1910/11
Smith William K. 355     Scotland 73         Presbyterian     6 Apr. 1907   31 Mar. 1908     Went to work Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Smith William Rose 218 Miner Ballan Inverness, Scotland 75 Farquhar & Catherine Single - 1856 Presbyterian Done up Mr. D. Fraser, Ballan 6 Apr. 1907   31 Mar. 1908     Left to go to work. Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1906/07
Smith Wm. 52 Engineer Magpie St., Ballarat Ayr, Scotland 72 Wm. & Jane Married Nil 1852 Wesleyan Hunger Ex. Committee 12 Dec. 1905   15 Jan. 1906     A Readmission. Fo. 160 Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Smout Winifred 50 Servant Brookeside Melbourne 21 not known Single Nil Native Presbyerian Pregnant   1 Apr. 1895 122       From Mrs. Rowes’ Reformatory Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1894/95
Smout Winnefred 16 Servant Ballan don’t know 22 Dont know Single 1 Native Presbyterian Pregnant President 14 Sept. 1897 23 18 Oct. 1897     Second time [ 1895/96 Register reported birthplace as Melbourne ] Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1897/98
Smout     Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Winnefred       Presbyterian     22 Sept. 1897 14 7 Oct. 1897     [ Child left the Asylum 14 days before his mother did ?? ] Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1897/98
Smout Winnifred         21       Native Presbyterian       16 16 July, 1895       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1895/96
Smout     Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Winnifred     Native Presbyterian     2 July, 1895 14 16 July, 1895     12.15 p.m. Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1895/96
Anna Maria Sneath   Needlewoman Ballarat E. Staffordshire 76 John & Elizabeth Widow 11 1852 Primitive Methodist Infirm Ex Committee 26 Apr. 1892 65         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
Sneath Anna Maria 184                         76     14 September, 1894   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1894/95
Snelling Elizabeth   H. Wife Dumbarton Ballarat E. 23 James & Anne Richardson Married 1 1863 Baptist Pregnant J. Phillips Esq. President 3 May, 1886   12 May, 1886     Gave notice and left having made arrangements for her confinement at her own residence, she also stated she was very comfortable while here. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1886
Snow James   Splitter Egerton Wiltshire 72 James & Sarah Widower nil 1854 Wesleyan Partial Blind O. Edwards V.P. 1 Nov. 1884           Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1884
Snow James                   Wesleyan                 Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Snow James   Splitter   England 79         Wesleyan       365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Snow James                           365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
Snow James 23     England 85          Wes.       273     30 March, 1897   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1896/97
Solomons Benjamin 1997 Labourer Ballarat unknown 30 unknown Single     C.E. Flooded out J. Oddie Esq. President 29 Oct. 1870   1 Nov. 1870       Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
Solomons Henry 205 General Agent Melbourne Sydney 72 Phillip & Jane Single Nil Native Jew Done Up Gen. Committee 16 June. 1909       15 October, 1910   Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1908/09
Sommerville [ Adams ? ] Andrew 134 Sawyer Daylesford Asylum Glasgow, Scotland 83 John & Elizabeth Widower 2 1854 Presbyterian Old Age President 4 Aug. 1908   10 Aug. 1909     Appears to be a second Adams. Found drowned in the lake on 10/8/09 Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1908/09
Sonole Dominick 1718 none Spring Hill, Creswick Geelong 20 Dominick & Catherine Single nil 1850 R.C. Deformity House Committee per correspondence 7 Mar. 1870   29 Oct. 1871     Sunday, taken out by his father for a few weeks, reported to the President J. Oddi Esq. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
Sonse Dominick                             11 Mar. 1873     Taken out by his friends in good health. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Sonsee Dominick 3038 none Spring Hill, Creswick Geelong 21 Dominick & Catharine Single nil 1850 R.C. Deformity J. Oddie Esq. President 19 Dec. 1871           Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1871
Sonsee Dominick 2458 none Spring Hill, Creswick Geelong 23 Dominick & Catharine Single nil 1850 R.C. Deformed House Committee per Correspondence 12 June. 1873           Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Sonsee Dominick                             6 Apr. 1874     Taken out by his Father Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
Sonsee Dominick 2669 None Spring Hill, Creswick Geelong 23 Dominick & Catharine Single nil 1850 R.C. Deformed Readmitted from leave 3 June. 1874 32 1 Sept. 1874   31 April, 1883* Taken out by his friends. * NEWSPAPER CUTTING: Dominic Sonsee, a remarkable dwarf, 33 years of age, and only 2ft. in height, belonging to the Solomon Combination Company, now visiting Temora, expired suddenly on Sunday night. 31/4/83 Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
Sonsee ( alias Mitchell ) Janet   Sempstress Spring Hill nr. Creswick Perth, Scotland 72 Charles & Ellen Allen Married 12  6L 1848 Presbyterian Ulcerated Leg General Committee 12 Nov. 1889 2e   231         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Sonsee ( alias Mitchell ) Janet   Seamstress   Scotland 74         P.       365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Sonsee Janet   F.                       365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
Sonsee Janet   F.   Scotland 82                 1     1 July, 1898   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
Soper Thomas 3815 Blacksmith ( Riponshire ) Beaufort Cornwall 70 William & Mary Widower 2 1860 C.E. Religious Mania Riponshire 18 Feb. 1881   22 Feb. 1881     removed to Ararat Asylum. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1881
Sorrell August   Labourer Gordons Marsailles, France 71 Frank & Mary Single   1845 C.E. General Weakness House Committee 8 Oct. 1889 31 7 Nov. 1889     Improved in health and got employment at Mr. Lawrence’s Vineyard, Daylesford, gave notice and left. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Southall Elizabeth 96 Music Teacher Ballarat London 75 not known Widow Nil 1852 C. E. Infirm Ex. Committee 26 Feb. 1895 124         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1894/95
Southall Elizabeth 230 F.   England 77         C.E.       209     25 January, 1897   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1896/97
Southerland George 977 Labourer Spring Hill Portsmouth, England 53 George & Charlotte Single  nil 1853 C.E. Bad Eyes J. Doane Esq. President 6 Feb. 1867   7 Feb. 1867     Sent to District Hospital by order of President. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
Southern Elizabeth 643 child of the above female     7 Robert & Isabella Child   1857 Wesleyan with parent   21 Jan. 1865 3 23 Jan. 1865       Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1865
Southern Elizabeth 69 Servant Coleraine Ballarat 20 George & Eunity Single Nil Native C.E. Pregnant President 20 June, 1895 10         Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1894/95
Southern Elizabeth         20       Native C.E.       36 3 Aug. 1895       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1895/96
Southern     Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Elizabeth     Native C.E.     14 July, 1895 22 5 Aug. 1895     11 a.m. Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1895/96
Southern Isabella 642 House Wife Waterloo near Beaufort Haswell Durham, England 28 John & Elizabeth Thompson Married 3 1857 Wesleyan Relief for a sick child W. Scott Esq. President 21 Jan. 1865 3 23 Jan. 1865     Came from Waterloo near Beaufort to see her husband who was not infected in the Hospital and was staying at the City of London Hotel, but her child taken sick she was not allowed to remain, was admitted this day and her child died the night of the 22nd. Left on her own request, saying she was staying at a friends in Yule Street. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1865
Southern Mary 644 child of the above female     21 mths. Robert & Isabella Child   1863 Wesleyan with parent           22 January .1865 Died on the 22nd. having been admitted in a dying state. Casual care. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1865
Southgate Eliza 2393 Servant Mt. Rowan England, parish unknown 17 Henry & Mary Single nil 1857 C.E. Pregnant & Destitute R. Wugley Esq. President 26 Feb. 1873   10 Apr. 1873     Gone to service as Wet Nurse to Mrs. Bade, Sturt St. in good health Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Southgate   2413 Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Eliza Illegitimate   1873 C.E. Force of Circumstances   30 Mar. 1873   10 Apr. 1873     8 1/2 p.m. Dr. Holthouse. Taken out by its Mother in good health. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Sowter Mary Jane 2520 Servant Ballarat, E. Staffordshire 21 Thomas & Eliza Single 1 1862 C.E. Pregnant Emergency Case brought to the Asylum by Mr. Oddie 10 Oct. 1873   24 Oct. 1873     Gave birth to a female child soon as admitted. Gave notice and left being in good health and her former situation to go to, Mrs. Nott, Main Road. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Sowter   2521 Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Mary Jane Illegitimate   1873 C.E. Force of Circumstances   10 Oct. 1873   24 Oct. 1873     Taken out by its Mother. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873