Asylum and hospital records

Asylum Records – Research Topic Guide

This guide by State Records of New South Wales is a comprehensive guide to what is available and how to access it. This guide also includes metal health records.

Queensland State Archives – Schools, Hospitals and Orphanages

Queensland State Archives  holds many of the nineteenth and early to mid-twentieth century records on Queensland government schools, hospitals, asylums, medical staff, orphanages and children’s homes. There are guides, videos and other information to help you. The hospital records include:…

Moreton Bay and Peel Island History

This site, by Peter Ludlow, features local history information for Moreton Bay including Peel Island’s quarantine and leprosy stations.

Deaths at Toowoomba Hospital 1889

This index was compiled by T Foenander from lists published in the Darling Downs Gazette. The Links section at the bottom of the page takes you to similar lists for 1890, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1906 and 1908.  This site is…

Public Record Office Victoria – Mental Health Records

These records include records for: 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…

State Library of Victoria – Databases Online

These include the Darragh Index to the Melbourne German Sick and Relief Society membership 1861-1924. This Society also known as Deutscher Krankenverein, was founded in 1861. It provided sickness and death benefits to members and also supported members and others…