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: Unknown Surname

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
[ Campbell ? ]   10 unknown man Ballarat Gaol                 Ex. Committee 6 Aug. 1907   13 Aug. 1907     An unknown man came from Ballarat Gaol. see Admission Form. Taken by Police to his Brother Black Ranges Stawell. [ Possibly named Archibald Campbell, Black Ranges, Stawell ?] Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1907/08
An unnamed man ( Camphill ) ( Archibald ) 10   Ballarat Gaol ( Black Ranges, Stawell )                 Ex. Committee 6 Aug. 1907   13 Aug. 1907     Taken by Police to his Brother, Black Ranges, Stawell Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1907
? Charles 209 Miner BLK La Buninyong Cornwall, England 51 Richard & Jane Married 4 1853 Wesleyan Fractured thigh R. Lewis Esq. President 2 Aug. 1862 21 22 Aug. 1862     Left the Asylum on his own request Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1862
D? James                           365         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1891/92
( MIssing ) David   Miner Back Creek Wales, England 42 Edward & Sarah Single nil 1853 C. England Paralysis R. Lewis President & Dr. O'Donnell 25 Mar. 1863           Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
( Missing ) Ellen   House Wife Ballarat Liverpool. Engl. 69 Robert & Jane Jones Widow 9 1863 C. England Destitute General Committee 28 Mar. 1863 82 17 June. 1863     Obtained leave on the 16th. returned ( Missing ) Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
? Ellen   Servant Lintons Galway, Ireland 35 not known Single nil 1853 R. Catholic Pregnant Casual by Master 8 Apr. 1863 2 9 Apr. 1863     This person called at 8p.m. presenting the appearance of being in labour, but on the Medical Officer seeing her, he pronounced such was not the
case. She was allowed to stay all night and provided to the

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President the
following morning having 23/6 in her possession
Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
? Frederick 93 Upholsterer Ballarat E. London 70 Felix & Esther Widower 5 1854 C.E. Infirm Gen. Committee 23 May, 1894 38         Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1893/94
? John 331 Labourer Wimmera Belfast, Ireland 37 Hugh & Anne Single nil 1840 Church of England Blindness General Committee 25 Mar. 1863 160 1 Sept. 1863     From Pleasant Creek Hospital ( Missing ) on his own request cash 5/- given him ? Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
( MIssing ) Margaret   House Wife Daylesford Belfast, Ireland 36 John & Jane Married 1 1860 R. Catholic Destitute R. Lewis President 16 Apr. 1863 153 16 Sept. 1863     This woman (? !! ) having been discharged from jail having been confined as a presumed lunatic, left on her own request, receiving 20/- form the House Committe. Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1863
? William 4 Wood Splitter Ballarat New Brunswick, N.A. 47 David & Mary Married 1 1857 R. Catholic Temporary blindness R. Lewis President 6 Mar. 1860 32 7 Apr. 1860 By notice of himself -   Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1860
? William 20 Wood Splitter Ballarat New Brunswick, N.A. 38 David & Mary Married 1 1847 R. Catholic Temporary blindness R. Lewis President 6 Mar. 1860 313 8 Mar. 1860 By notice of himself -   Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1860
? William 30 Wood Splitter Ballarat New Brunswick, N.A. 34 David & Mary Married 1 1847 R. Catholic Temporary blindness R. Lewis President 8 Mar. 1860 313 8 Apr. 1860 By notice of himself -   Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1860
    1526 Labourer     70           Destitute               Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
    1423 Engine Driver   Bristol, England 45 Samuel & Elizabeth Married 2 1854 C.E. Sciatica House Committee 18 Jan. 1869           Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
    1525 Boy     8 1/2 yrs.           Abcess General Committee 15 June. 1869   18 June. 1869       Register of Inmates 1860-1872 1869
    3224                   Paralysis House Committee per Correspondence 14 June, 1877         Daughter advised Mrs. William Livermore, P.O. Beaufort Register of Inmates 1873-1880 1877
?                                       Register of Inmates 1889-1897 1890/91
                              265 2 Mar. 1901     Pension Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1900/01
    128       75             Gen. Committee 5 July, 1906   27 July, 1906     Went to Drysdale Register of Inmates 1898-1907 1906/07
    37       59           Cripple Gen. Committee             Register of Inmates 1907-1915 1907/08
                            10 Feb. 1912   23 Feb. 1912       Register of Inmates Lying-In Wards 1892-1916 1911/12