Asylum and hospital records

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…

Indexes to Deaths in the Melbourne Hospital (1867-1880)

This index by T Foenander was compiled from lists published in the Argus newspaper. They include name, age at death, native place, ship of arrival and death details. This site is currently not available but can be accessed from the…

State Records of South Australia

State Records of South Australia has links to an A-Z for researchers; Aboriginal services; fact sheets; family history information; indexes and special lists plus passenger lists. Some records are freely available online at FamilySearch. Use the indexes on this site…

Queensland State Archives

Select Explore our collection > More ways explore. Use the categories listed to access online indexes and original records if available. • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders • Australian South Sea Islanders • Business • Convicts and early settlers •…

Find Your Way Home with SA Link-Up

This site aims to assist Indigenous people find connections to family and access reunification and other services. The guide Finding Your Own Way is available online (PDF) and it details existing records of South Australian children’s homes and institutions. This…