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Judy Webster's Genealogy Tips and Indexes
for local, interstate & overseas folk with historical records
in Queensland and other Australian States.
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Does your family history have someone who 'vanished'? If you cannot find a death certificate, or if children were raised by someone other than a parent, check mental asylum records. Reasons for admission include epilepsy, head injury, alcoholism, congenital defects, depression (including post-natal depression), etc. Many patients (adults and children) spent only days or weeks in an asylum before being discharged, and descendants would be unaware of that. I've spent many years creating indexes to make the information more accessible.
Mental asylums created documents whose usefulness varies. Other agencies and government departments created different types of records that are often even more useful. The records vary in content, but some give reasons for admission, and some have superb details about patients' relatives.
Before you check the list of names, please read this explanation carefully:
Names beginning with: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
YAKUP Djin (Indian)
YAN (Chinese - see HEN)
YARROW Alice Rose
YATES Edward James (Ted)
YEE NOON (Chinese)
YELLOW Mick ?
YICK CHONG (see CHIN FOND)
YIN Hannah ?
YIN WAH Bridget
YON LEA Anne
YONG FUE (Chinese)
YONG FUE (Chinese)
YORK Alfred James
YOSHIDA Masajiro (Japanese)
YOU TAI (see GOU CHI)
YOUNG Agnes Downs
YOUNG Agnes Isabella
YOUNG Charles M
YOUNG Martha Alice
YOUNG William James
YOUNG LI HOW
YOUNGE Emilie S
YOUNGE Emilie Susan
YOUSON Alexander (see YOUSON Alec)
Names beginning with other letters
Explanation of these names
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For information about mental asylum patients, follow the instructions on 'Insanity Services'.
Other Suggestions (links open in a new window)
Liverpool, Tarban Creek and Parramatta (NSW) mental asylums.
Children in Mental Asylums.
Annual Reports of asylums (Queensland).
Other records that I'm indexing (watch for announcements on What's New).
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