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: Uaa - Vzz

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
Underwood Isabella 19 Servant Cape Clear Cape Clear 34 Thomas & Jane Single Nil Native C.E. Pregnant Em. Case 11 Nov. 1901 49 30 Dec. 1901     Operation by Dr. Mitchell on 17th. Nov. Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1901/02
Underwood     Female Child   Born in the

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  Isabella       C.E.     17 Nov. 1901   30 Nov. 1901       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1901/02
Underwood Louisa 182 F.   Cape Clear, Vic. 42         C.E.     15 Jan. 1906       1 September, 1906   Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Underwood Louisa   F.   Victoria 38         C.E.         10 Mar. 1906     Out on leave. Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Underwood Louisa J. 13 Servant Cape Clear Cape Clear 37 Thomas & Jane Single 1 Native C.E. Infirm Gen. Committee 30 Aug. 1904 90 27 Nov. 1904   1 September, 1906   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1904/05
Underwood Louisa J. 75 Servant Ballarat E. Cape Clear 38 Thomas & Jane Single 1 Native C.E. Infirm Ex. Committee 1 Mar. 1905 122         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1904/05
Underwood Louisa 73 Domestic Ballarat Cape Clear 41 Thomas Single 1 Native C.E. Bad Health   13 Jan. 1906       1 September, 1906 This case was in Hospital for 11 months. Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1905/06
Unknown   29   Ararat               Infirm Gen. Committee 20 Oct. 1903 213     21 May, 1904 From Lunatic Asylum Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1903/04
Up-Long   3040 Vegetable Hawker Ballarat E. Canton 59 Unknown Married 1 1861 Confucius Shot in Eye C. Shopper Esq., President & A. Anderson Esq. J.P. 7 June. 1876   24 July, 1876     Gave notice and left, being in good health, was very ? and lazy. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1876
Upham George   Labourer Hospital Silverton, Devon 69 Francis & Anne Single nil 1857 C.E. Heart Disease General Committee 31 May, 1892 30       Admitted for a month. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
Upham George                           184 31 Dec. 1892     Misconduct Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1892/93
Upjohn Henry 121 Gardener Ballarat Shaftesbury, England 78 James & Anne Widower 3 1829 Church of England Old & infirm House Committee 16 Oct. 1861       16 Jan. 1862   Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1861
Upjohn Henry   Labourer Ballarat Shaftesbury, England 78 James & Anne Married 3 1829 Church of England Old & infirm House Committee 16 Oct. 1861 100     23 Jan.  1862     Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1861
Upton Robert 982 Miner White Horse Staffordshire 64 Edward & Elizabeth   nil 1852 C.E. Debility J. Doane Esq. President 12 Feb, 1867   2 Apr. 1867     Had rations by order House Committee Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
Upton Robert 1564 Splitter Slatey Creek Ranick, Staffordshire. England 67 Edward & Joseph Single nil 1849 C.E.   General Committee 28 July. 1869   26 Oct. 1869     Appeared before the House Committee, gave notice and left. Had provisions allowed him. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
Upton Robert 2255 Splitter Springs Staffordshire 70 Edward & Elizabeth Single nil 1847 C.E. Destitute General Committee 22 July. 1872           Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1871
Upton Robert                                 16 February, 1873 1/4 to 8 a.m. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Urquhart Georgina 1638 Servant Ballarat Ross-shire, Scotland 18 John & Isabella Single nil 1869 Presbyterian Pregnant G. Lovitt Esq., President 4 Nov. 1869   18 Jan. 1870     Left in good health with her child Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
Urquhurt   1671 Male Child   Born in the Asylum     Illegitimate   1870 Presbyterian Force of Circumstances   3 Jan. 1870   13 Jan. 1870     11 1/2 p.m. Left in good health with its parent. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1870
Vahlberg Carl H. 68 Shoemaker Warracknabeal Hamburg, Geremany 71 Carl Married 2 1863 Lutheran Weak Mind Ex. Committee 11 Feb. 1908           Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1907/08
Vale Louise 170 Housewife Clunes Kids Grove, Staffordshire 49 Daniel & Anne Chadwick Married 6 1854 Church of England Disease of Heart & Lungs General Committee 14 May. 1862 31 16 Jun. 1862     Relieved, and left the Asylum on his request. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1862
Valle Calliet Werther 89 Accountant Lunatic Asylum Lancashire, England 64 Pierre & Ellen Widower Nil 1875 C.E. Infirm President 6 Apr. 1897 85         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1896/97
Valle Calliet Merher 313     England 65         C. of E.                 Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1897/98
Valli-Calliet Werther       England 67         C.E.       365         Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1898/99
Valli Calliet Werther 46     England 75         C.E.     6 Apr. 1897           Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Vallie Colliet Werther 7     England 75         C.of E.     6 Apr. 1897           Register of Inmates 1907-1915/18: Misc 1894-1912 1894-1912 Misc.
Vallie Colliet Werther 6     Lancashire, England 83         C. of E.                 Register of Inmates 1907-1915: Misc 1898-1914 1898-1914 Misc.
Van Buren John 142 ????? Ballarat E. New York, America 80   Married Nil 1851 C. E. Infirm Gen. Committee 6 Apr. 1895 85         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1894/95
Van Buren John 260     America 82         C.E.       149 26 Nov. 1896       Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1896/97
Van Buren John 8 Labourer Ballarat E. New York, America 86   Married   1857 C.E. Infirm Gen. Committee 25 July. 1901       28 July, 1901   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1901/02
Van Buren Sarah 141 Housewife Ballarat E. Bath, England 65 William & Sarah Austin Married Nil 1851 C. E. Infirm Gen. Committee 6 Apr. 1895 85         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1894/95
Van Buren Sarah 259 F.   England 67         C.E.       149 26 Nov. 1896       Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1896/97
Van Buren Sarah 128 Housewife Ballarat East Summershire, England 77 Thomas & Sarah Widow - 1831 C.E. Infirm President 2 July, 1908       22 October, 1909 Re-admission Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1908/09
Vance Mrs. 222 F.   Ireland -         C.E.     1 Jul. 1912         Wendouree Asylum Register of Inmates 1895-1921: Summary 1911/12 1911/12 Summ.
Vance Mrs.    F.                     1 Jul. 1912           Register of Inmates 1895-1921: Insane Inmates 1910-1921 1910-1921 Insane
Vance     A Male Child   Born in the Asylum   John & Mary Legitimate   1891 R.C. Force of Circumstances   5 May, 1891 19 23 May, 1891     Left with Mother. 2.08 p.m. ( D. ) Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Vance Mary   House Wife Sulky Gully nr. Creswick Cty. Kilkenny, Ireland 34 Thomas & Mary Vance Married nil 1865 R.C. Pregnant O. Edwards Esq. President 4 May, 1891 20 23 May, 1891     Gave notice and left herself and Infant in good health and gone to her Husband. Donation £3 Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Vanston Mary 2594 House Keeper Ballarat, W. Cty. Limerick, Ireland 80 William & Lydia Winter Widow 4 1857 C.E. General Debility House Committee  17 Feb. 1874   19 Feb. 1874     Gave notice and left to reside with her children, who state she did not want to come in, her son called to see her on the 18th. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
Vanstone Mary 2798 House Keeper Ballarat, W. Cty. Limerick, Ireland 81 William & Lydia Winter Widow 10 1860 C.E. Old & Infirm C. Shopper Esq. President 18 Feb, 1875           Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1875
Varcoe Richard 2750 Contractor Newton, Scarsdale Cornwall 73 Edward & Anne Widower 7 1858 C.E. Old & Infirm House Committee per Correspondence 21 Nov. 1874 41         Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
Varcoe Richard                             19 Sept. 1877     Taken out by his daughter on her own request, was advised by the Master to let him remain, but was anxious about him, Provisions outside. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1877
Varcoe Richard 3293 Miner Scarsdale Cornwall 75 Edward & Anne Widower 7 1856 C.E. Old & Infirm House Committee 27 Nov. 1877           Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1877
Varcoe Richard                                 29 January, 1880 12 Midnight. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1880
Varty Samuel 2396 Clerk Melbourne Penrith, Cumberland 37 John & Catharine Single nil 1871 C.E. Debility R. Wugley Esq. President per Rev’d. J. Potter 28 Feb. 1873   9 July. 1873     Appeared before the General Committee, had a coach fare paid to Melbourne 10/- and cash 4/- given him to proceed to Gipps Land. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1873
Vaughan May 1139 Servant Ballarat County Limerick, Ireland 34 Gerald & Johannah Single  nil 1853 R.C. Destitute J. Doane Esq. President 30 Oct. 1867   28 Dec. 1867     Taken away by the Police Authorities as a Lunatic, she being of unsound mind refusing all food except Bread & Water as she did not want to feed serpents in her insides. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1867
Vaull Mary 2 Housewife Wendouree Ireland   John & Jane Widow 4 50 C.of E. Demented   1 July, 1912         Wendouree Asylum Register of Inmates 1907-1915/18: Misc 1894-1912 1894-1912 Misc.
Veal Mary Ann 175 Housewife 9 Johnson St. [ Ballarat ] Cornwall, England 75 Thomas & Eliza Widow 4 1854 Methodist Broken Leg President 3 Nov. 1906       19 October, 1909 Mrs. Reynolds 9 Johnson St. agrees to pay 9/- per week Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1906/07
Veal Mary Ann 314 F.   England 75         Wesleyan     3 Nov. 1906       19 October, 1909   Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Venn Amelia 2691 Servant Coblers Gully, Creswick Geelong 22 George & Margaret Single nil 1852 C.E. Pregnant C. Shopper Esq. V.P. 8 Jul. 1874   24 Aug. 1874     Gave notice and left, herself and Infant in good health, going home by train to her friends at Creswick. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
Venn   2710 Female Child   Born in the Asylum   Amelia Illegitimate   1874 C.E. Force of Circumstances   15 Aug, 1874 10 24 Aug. 1874     Taken out by its parent in good health Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
Venn George   Wood Carter Avoca Somerset, England 65 James & Mary Widower 1 1838 C.E. Rupture General Committee per Correspondence 16 Oct. 1883           Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1883
Venn George                   C.E.                 Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Venn George   Carter   England 71         C.E.       365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
Venn George                           365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
Venn George 29                         45     14 August, 1894   Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1894/95
Venn Susan 14 Dressmaker Melbourne Cork, Ireland 59 Joseph & Bessie Arndell Widow Nil 1864 R.C. Infirm Gen. Committee 12 Aug. 1901       13 November, 1909 Austin Hospital Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1901/02
Venner Elsie Maud   A Female Infant   B.A. Ballarat                           Born at B.A. Ballarat named Elsie Maud Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1915/16
Venner Emily Louisa 351 Domestic Waubra Kingston, England 22 George & Louisa Single - 1913 C. of E. Pregnant   31 July, 1915   14 Oct. 1915     Baby boarded out through Mrs. Gutmann Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1915/16
Vets Agnes 619 Upholsterer Ballarat Cork, Ireland 25 Isaac & Joannah Single nil 1860 Presbyterian Destitute House Committee 5 Dec. 1864 3 7 Dec. 1864     To be admitted for one week. Left on her own request stating that she had employment to go to. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1864
Vickers Elizabeth                             4 Aug. 1879     Her disease having become maniacal, she was removed to the proper Asylum on the recommendation of the Medical Officer, Dr. Holsthouse, order of the President and examination of Dr. Ratcliffe and Holtshouse. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1879
Viertelman Charles   Upholsterer Creswick Germany 67 Charles & Elizabeth Single   1855 Presbyterian   House Committee per Creswick Council 15 Mar. 1888   20 Mar. 1888     Supposed to have left without giving any notice to that effect. Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1887/88
Villiers Sarah Alias See Waterman, Sarah                                    
Vinay George 2041 Labourer Windermere Hampshire, England 51 Daniel & Sarah Single nil 1851 C.E. Destitute General Committee per Mr. Smith V.P. 16 May. 1871       24 July. 1871  at 4 a.m. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1871
Vince Richard 1518 Ploughman Clunes Hitchamwell, Hampshire 76 Charles & Francis Married nil 1853 C.E. Old & Infirm General Committee per Mr. Appleby 3 June. 1869   28 Sept. 1869     Finding himself better, gave notice and left for Clunes. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
Vincent Alfred       B.B.A.                 20 Dec. 1911   4 Jan. 1912     Born at B.B.A. on 20/12/11 at 12.15 a.m. named Alfred Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1911/12
Vincent Mary 281 Servant Ballarat North Native 24 John & Margaret Single - Native R.C. Pregnant President 8 Nov. 1911   4 Jan. 1912       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1911/12
Vincent William 1628 Labourer Ballarat   65         C.E. Flooded Out President 16 Oct. 1869   18 Oct. 1869       Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
Vine Francis ( M )   Labourer Napoleons Rotterdam, Holland 68 Abraham & ? Single   1853 R.C. Asthma General Committee 5 Mar. 1889           Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1888/89
Vine Francis                   R.C.         S  W   27 August, 1889 10 a.m. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1889/90
Vining Caroline 2766 Servant Ballarat, E. Ballarat E. 17 George & Louise Single nil 1857 C.E. Pregnant R. Wugley Esq. President 16 Dec. 1874 16 31 Dec. 1874     Delivered of a still born female child on the morning of the 17th. at half past 8 o’clock by Dr. Holishoun. Cab fare 2/6d Gave notice and left in good health to reside with her mother ? of Melbourne Road. Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1874
Vinn Susan 111 F.   Ireland 64         R.C.     12 Aug, 1901       13 November, 1909   Register of Inmates 1895-1928: Summary 1874-1907 1874-1907 Summ.
Vinton John   Gardener Ballarat E. Poland 75 Phomey & Catharine Widower nil 1847 R.C. Rhumatics General Committee 4 Dec. 1883           Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1883
Vinton John                             4 Feb. 1884     Finding his health improved gave notice and left as he had some ? resource ? Register of Inmates 1881-1889 1884
Vittleman Charles 39 Labourer Creswick Germany 81 Elizabeth Single Nil 1854 Presbyterian Infirm Ex. Committee 17 Oct. 1901           Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1901/02
Vittleman Charles       Germany 82         Presbyterian       5     5 July, 1902   Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1902/03
Voges Anne 27 Dressmaker Sebastopol Collingwood 19 Christian & Pauline Single Nil Native R.C.     8 Jan. 1896 21 29 Jan. 1896     F.H. Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1895/96
Voges     Male Child   Born in the Asylum   Annie     Native R.C.     16 Jan. 1896 14 29 Jan. 1896     4 a.m. Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1895/96
Vowls William   Charcoal Burner Beaufort Somersetshire 72 Donald & Sarah Widower 5 1851 C.E. Pain in Back of Neck House Committee per Correspondence 7 July, 1891 7 14 July, 1892     Gave notice and left he said he was able to work, but could not settle down, he had no complaint to make, everything was better than he expected. Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92