– Victoria, Australia, Asylum Records, 1853-1940

This collection is held by the Public Record Office Victoria. Details recorded include: name, age, relationship status, next of kin, length of stay, general health, and whether the patient is considered dangerous or suicidal and ocasionally a photograph. These records cover the following asylums:
• Ararat Asylum
• Ballarat Asylum
• Belmont / Glen Holme / Landcox Licensed Houses
• Cloverdale Licensed House
• Collingwood Asylum
• Kew Asylum
• Kew Cottages
• Lara Inebriate Retreat
• Merton Licensed House
• Mont Park Hospital for the Insane
• Mt Ida Licensed House
• Northcote Inebriate Asylum
• St Helens / Pleasant View Licensed House
• The Tofts Licensed House
• Yarra Bend Asylum
Note: A great place to search for those family members who ‘disappeared’ New

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