Information recorded in the registers varies over time but often includes patient's name, admission number, admission and discharge dates, ailment, rates charged, the medical officer in attendance, address, marital status, occupation, place of origin, age, length of residence in the colony and ship by which arrived. Deaths within the hospital are noted. The lists are arranged alphabetically by the patient’s surname and usually include all of the information that appears in the registers, apart from ailment and any medical officer notes.
TIP: A good place to find ship of arrival and length of residence in the colony. New