Ancestry.com – 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…

Bendigo Family History Group

This group is a branch of Family History Connections formerly the  Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies (AIGS), Blackburn, Melbourne. The Bendigo Family History Group holds monthly meetings with invited speakers, and has an extensive resource collection which is housed in…

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…

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…