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: Spa - Szz

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
Sparkes Andrew 2448 Teacher Ballarat, W. Devonport 56 William & Elizabeth Married 2 1865 Dissenter Asthma House Committee per Medical Officer 20 Mar. 1873   27 June. 1873     Absconded when sent out with load of wood for Mr. Rees. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Sparko Andrew 2235 Teacher Ballarat W. Devonport, England 54 William & Elizabeth Married 2 1865 Independant Destitute J. Oddie Esq. President 12 June. 1872   14 Sept. 1872     Was instructed to remove about 250 bricks from the Womans Yard but he declined to do it , and gave notice and left. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1871
Sparrow Edward 866 Farm Labourer Spring Hill Tipperary, Ireland 68 Thomas & Elizabeth Widower 1 1847 R.C. Rhumatics General Committee 4 June. 1866   18 June. 1866     Left on his own request Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1866
Sparrow Edward 1006 Labourer Mount Bolton Tipperary, Ireland 69 Thomas & Elizabeth Widower 1 1854 R.C. Old & Infirm General Committee 28 Mar. 1867         Had to remain to this date for vacancy [ Swag ] Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
Sparrow Edward                                     Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1881
Sparrow Edward                                 17 May, 1885 4 a.m. Remains buried on the 16th. by his Friends Messrs. Makov & Rafferty Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1885
Sparrow Elizabeth 1355 Girl Ballarat Gordons 2 years Richard & Lucina Single nil 1866 C.E. Diphtheria J. Doane Esq. President 25 Sept. 1868   12 Oct. 1868     Convalescent and left with her mother Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1868
Sparrow Emma 1350 Girl Ballarat Port Fairy, Victoria 13 Richard & Lucinda Single nil 1855 C.E. Diphtheria J. Doane Esq. President 22 Sept. 1868   12 Oct. 1868     Convalescent and left with her mother. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1868
Sparrow Jane 1352 Girl Ballarat Gordons 7 Richard & Lucinda Single nil 1861 C.E. Diphtheria J. Doane Esq. President 22 Sept. 1868       23 September. 1868  Diphtheria Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1868
Sparrow Lucinda 1349 House Wife Ballarat Belfast, Ireland 36 William & Marion Wallace Married 9 1843 C.E. With children ill J. Doane Esq. President 22 Sept. 1868   12 Oct. 1868     Left this day, the Medical Officer having pronounced her children well. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1868
Sparrow Richard                             23 Dec. 1874     On leave. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
Sparrow Sarah 1351 Girl Ballarat Maryborough 11 Richard & Lucinda Single nil 1857 C.E. Diphtheria J. Doane Esq. President 22 Sept. 1868       27 September . 1868  Diphtheria Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1868
Spattigill Edmund 1022 Labourer Ballarat Tavestock, Devon 50 Stephen & Mary Widower nil 1855 Wesleyan   General Committee 6 May. 1867       5 August. 1867  9 a.m. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
Spearman William 1471 Miner Ballarat Cameron, Cornwall 42 Phillip & Mary Married 2 1859 Wesleyan Phthisis G. Lovitt Esq., President 1 Apr. 1869       11 April. 1869  2/3d found and paid to the Secretary 15th. Inst. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
Spears Robert                           365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
Spears Robert 59     Scotland 81          Prot.       16     16 July, 1896   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1896/97
Spee John 2217 Painter Melbourne Maidstone, Kent 59 Samuel & Sarah Widower 2 1857 C.E. Destitute House Committee  6 May. 1872   20 May. 1872     Left at 1/4 to 9 a.m. refused to wait for Provisions ordered by the President Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1871
Speed Charles 3705 Sail Maker & Fossicker Blackwood Malta, B. Isles 82 Frank & Catharine Single   1852 R.C. Epilepsy General Committee per Correspondence 24 June, 1880           Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1880
Speed Charles                                     Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1881
Speed Charles                               W 19 November. 1882 4 p.m. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1882
Speed Sarah 3176 Servant New Lynn Geelong 21 John & Eliza Single nil 1856 C.E. Pregnant J. Long Esq. President 13 Mar. 1877   28 Apr. 1877     Gave notice and left, herself and Infant in good health and pair of old blankets Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1864
Suttie David 26 Labourer Allendale Dundee, Scotland 49 Andrew & Isabella Single Nil 1851 Presbyterian Infirm Ex. Committee 29 Aug. 1894 294         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1894/95
Suttie David 327     Scotland 51         Presbyterian       85 23 Sept. 1896       Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1896/97
Suttie David 24 Labourer Ballarat Perth, Scotland 55 Andrew & Isabella Single Nil 1860 Presbyterian Infirm Gen. Committee 15 Sept. 1900 106     29-Dec-00   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1900/01
Sutton Thomas 6024 Labourer Sydney Side Bramford, Middlesex 65 Wilson & Mary Single nil 1842 C.E. Rhumatics General Committee 13 Mar. 1883 1 month 21 Nov. 1883     Gave notice and left applied to President, Mr. Phillips, to have his fare home to Casterton, left for consideration of House Committee, which he would not wait for. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1883
Sutton Thomas   Splitter Casterton & Sydney Side Middlesex, England 67 William & Mary Single   1843 C.E. Asthma Messrs. Phillips & Edwards V.P. 2 Feb. 1885 2e.         Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1885
Sutton Thomas                             17 Nov. 1886     Gave notice and left to proceed to her Friends at Casterton. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1886
Sutton Thomas   Bushman None Brentford, Middlesex 73 William & Mother Unknown Single   1840 C.E. Asthma House Committee 22 Oct. 1889 5e. I month 262       Came from Port Fairy Hospital, had discharged himself. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Sutton Thomas   Bushman   England 75         C.E.       365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Sutton Thomas                           365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
Sutton Thomas 102                         21     21 July, 1894   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1894/95
Swan Andrew 69 Bootmaker Ballarat E. Edinburgh, Scotland 70 Henry Widower Nil 1880 Presbyterian Infirm Gen. Committee 28 Feb. 1900 123     7 March, 1908 7.10 p.m. Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1899/00
Swan Andrew 84     Scotland 78         Presbyterian     28 Feb. 1900       1 March, 1908   Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Swanson Gertrude                         29 Apr. 1924 36 5 June. 1924       Register of Inmates 1895-1921 - Maternity Wards 1923/24
Swanson Hannah Mara 1606 Wife Ballarat Kilkenny, Ireland 43 Richard & Hanna Drew Married 7   R.C. Disease of Heart Dr. McFarlane for G. Lovett Esq. President 16 Sept. 1869   17 Sept 1869     Gave notice and left, being so anxious about her children, she could not compose her mind to remain, her younger cild only 4 months old. Cab fare 2/6d allowed by President. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
Swanson Norma Florence   Female Infant                     23 May, 1924 14 5 June. 1924       Register of Inmates 1895-1921 - Maternity Wards 1923/24
Swanston John 2886 Fencer Stock Yard Hill Sweden 69 Swan & Catharine Swanston Single nil 1841 Presbyterian Paralysis House Committee  29 June, 1875   26 oct. 1875     Finding his health improved gave notice and left, expressing his thanks for the kindness shown him. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1875
Swanston John 3255 Fencer Stock Yard Hill Sweden 71 Johnston & Catharine Single nil 1841 Presbyterian Paralysis J. Long Esq. President 24 Aug. 1877         Brought to the Asylum at 8 p.m. with an order from the Shire Council, £1/8/0 paid to the Secretary 25th Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1877
Swanston John                                 14 July, 1879 9 1/4 a.m. No. 75 Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1879
Swanston Thomas 2390 Boot Maker Ballarat, E. Ayton, Scotland 62 John & Mary Single nil 1853 Presbyterian Injury of Spine General Committee 22 Feb. 1873       2 August, 1873 at 8 1/2 p.m. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Sweeney Francis  1004 Cook Beaufort Dubllin 59 Francis & Mary Single  nil 1861 R.C. Rhumatics General Committee 25 Mar. 1867   23 May. 1867     Left in good health, got employment with his last Master, Mr. Barrie ? Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
Sweeney Francis  1071 Cook Tourello Dublin, Ireland 59 Francis & Elizabeth Single  nil 1859 R.C. Rhumatics General Committee 15 July. 1867   22 Dec. 1867     Was absent on the night of the 21st. with George Wilson and came home about 10 1/2 p.m., got in to the Receiving Ward window, left on his own request on 22nd. Inst. 10/- given him by Dr. Mc Farlane for finding his watch appendages. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
Sweeney Francis 1183 Cook Trewella Dublin 60 Frances & Elizabeth Single nil 1860 R.C. Rhumatics General Committee 27 Jan. 1868   14 Mar. 1868     Left on his own request having got employment. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1868
Sweeney Francis 1390 Cook Tourella Dublin, Ireland 60 Francis & Elizabeth Single nil 1859 R.C. Rhumatics House Committee 8 Dec. 1868   23 Sept. 1869     Gone to his Masters as Wool Sorter Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1868
Sweet Anne 2007 Manite Maker Ballarat Nass, Cty. Kildare 22 Dominick & Sarah Norris Married nil 1867 R.C. Pregnant J. Oddie Esq. President 3 Nov. 1870   12 Nov. 1870     Gave notice and left with her mother, herself and her children in good health Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
Sweet   2008 Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Benjamin & Annie Legitimate   1870 R.C. Force of Circumstances   4 Nov. 1870   12 Nov. 1870     at 4 p.m. Left with parent in good health. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
Sweet   2009 Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Benjamin & Annie Legitimate   1870 R.C. Force of Circumstances   4 Nov. 1870   12 Nov. 1870     at 4 p.m. Left with parent in good health. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
Swelte Vivian 44 no Ballarat Genoa, Italy 32 Richard & Annie Single Nil 1895 C.E. Infirm Gen. Committee 30 Oct. 1900 244         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1900/01
Swete Annie 17 Housewife Ballarat Barbados, W. Indies 85 Thomas & Esther McKittrick Widow 11 1895 C. of E.  Infirmity President 17 Sept. 1891       3 July, 1913   Register of Inmates 1907-1915: Misc 1898-1914 1898-1914 Misc.
Swete Annie       West Indies 77         C.E.         24 May, 1906     Went to Beechworth Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Swete Annie E. 54 Housewife Ballarat Barbados, West Indies 72 Thomas & Esther McKittrick Widow 11 1895 C.E. Infirm President 7 Jan. 1901 175         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1900/01
Swete Annie 20 Housewife Ballarat Barbados, West Indies 72 or 79 Thomas & Esther McKittrick Widow 11 1895 C.of E.     15 Apr. 1907           Register of Inmates 1907-1915/18: Misc 1894-1912 1894-1912 Misc.
Swete Annie E. 224 Housewife Ballarat Barbados, West Indies 79 Thomas & Esther Widow 12 1895 C.E. Infirm Gen. Committee 15 Apr. 1907           Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1906/07
Swift James 56 Barber Ballarat Stirlingshire, Scotland 66 James Married Nil 1864 Presbyterian Infirm Ex. Committee 9 Nov. 1894 9     15 November, 1894   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1894/95
Swimmerton Eliza   F.   Ireland 73         C.E.         24 Jan. 1910       Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Swindles   997 Male Child Born in the Asylum     Jane Swindles Infant   1867 Presbyterian Force of Circumstance   11 Mar. 1867   16 Mar. 1867     Taken out by mother Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
Swindles Jane 996 Servant Ballarat Belfast, Ireland 26 William & Jane Single  1 1862 Presbyterian Pregnant House Committee per J. Doane Esq. President 11 Mar. 1867   16 Mar. 1867     Left on her own request, but was advised ot remain longer being so recently confined. Herself and child were well on leaving. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
Swinerton Eliza 149 F.   Ireland 74         C.E.     18 Aug. 1903   24 Jan. 1910     Gone to Austin Hopsital Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Swinnerton Eliza 19 Servant Ballarat E. Louth, Ireland 71 Henry & Harriet McQuade Widow 13 1848 C.E. Infirm Gen. Committee 18 Aug. 1903 316 24. Jan. 1910     Gone to Austin Hospital Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1903/04
Swinnerton Ethel 42 Servant Ballarat Ballarat 17 Benjamin & Louisa Single Nil Native Wesleyan Pregnant President 17 June, 1897 14         Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1896/97
Swinnerton Ethel       Victoria 17         Wesleyan       19 19 Jul. 1897       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1897/98
Swinnerton     Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Ethel       Wesleyan     8 Jul. 1897 11 19 Jul. 1897       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1897/98
Swurds James 922     Ireland 83         R.C.     22 May, 1912       19 July, 1912 O.A.P. Register of Inmates 1895-1921: Summary 1911/12 1911/12 Summ.
Swurds James Alias See Swurds, James Swurds James                                  
[ Sylvia ] Thomas Henry   Male   Born in the Asylum Ballarat   Lucinda May     Native       24 Feb. 1906   9 Feb. 1906     at 4.30 p.m. Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1905/06
Symington Alexander 3662 Baker Ballarat W. Edinboro 60 Archibald & Jane Single   1854 Presbyterian Cancer in throat General Committee 27 Apr. 1880   27 Apr. 1880     Advised by the Medical Officer Outdoor Relief, being so offensive to the other inmates, note of which sent to the President, H. Joseph Esq. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1880
Symons Samuel 285     England 73         Wesleyan     3 Aug. 1906       17 January, 1907   Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Symons Samuel 145 Sawyer Kanava St. Ives, Cornwall 73 John & Mary Ann Married 8 1852 Wesleyan Bad Legs President 6 Aug. 1906         o.a.p. Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1906/07
Symons William 3411 Miner Creswick St. Anstell, Cornwall 46 Stephen & Maria Married 1 1860 Wesleyan Paralysis General Committee per Correspondence 22 Aug. 1878           Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1878
Symons William                                 4 January, 1880 10 1/2 p.m. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1880
Syrett Hannah 2426 none Burrumbeet Warwickshire, England 70 Joseph & Fanny Widow 1 1842 C.E. Old & Infirm House Committee per Donald Quinn, ? Council, Ballarat 28 Apr. 1873           Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Syrett Hannah                                 3 January, 1874 4 p.m. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874