Report from the Select Committee of the Legislative Council on the Yarra Bend Lunatic Asylum : together with the proceedings of the Committee, minutes of evidence, and appendix

Corporate Author: Victoria. Legislative Council. Select Committee on the Yarra Bend Lunatic Asylum
Other Authors: Fawkner, John Pascoe, 1792-1869, Johnston, James Stewart, 1811-1896, Pohlman, Robert Williams, 1811-1877, Rutledge, William, 1806-1876, Thomson, Alexander, 1800-1866, Westgarth, William, 1815-1889
Published: Melbourne : Printed by John Ferres at the Government Printing Office, 1852
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1852-53
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Item Description: BOUND IN 1852/53 VOLUME 2 p. [539-634]
Committee: [James Stewart] Johnston (chairman), [John Pascoe] Fawkner, the Attorney General [Robert Pohlman], [William] Rutledge, Dr. [Alexander] Thomson and [William] Westgarth
Witnesses: Thomas Embling (asst. surgeon/medical officer Yarra Bend Asylum) mentioned iv,vi, [1],2,3,7,8,26,27,29,37,43,52,54,76,77,82, Mrs Eleanor Harkinson (laundress Yarra Bend Asylum) mentioned 37,43, John Harkinson (carter Yarra Bend Asylum) mentioned 14,77, , Mrs Susan Heaver [i.e. Hever] (attendant Yarra Bend Asylum) mentioned iv,[1],8,19,20,22,27,34,52,54,71,72,73, Mrs Catherine (aka Kitty) Hiley (laundress/attendant Yarra Bend Asylum) mentioned [1],3,8,14,20,22,26,29,34,71,74,79, Edward Hiley (attendant Yarra Bend Asylum) mentioned iv, 2,3,14,15,22,26,29,37,43,72,79, Benjamin Miller (attendant Yarra Bend Asylum) mentioned 29,30,54,76,,77, Mrs Catherine Reardon (attendant Yarra Bend Asylum), mentioned 79, Richard Richardson (attendant Yarra Bend Asylum) mentioned 26,79, James Smith (visiting justice Yarra Bend Asylum) mentioned iv,11,19,37, Henry Staunton (cook/attendant Yarra Bend Asylum) mentioned as Stanton 79, Dr. John Sullivan (colonial surgeon) mentioned iv,vi, [1],12,14,22,27,29,34,37,44,52,71,78,82 and George Watson (supt. Yarra Bend Asylum) mentioned iv,vi,[1],2,3,7,8,12,14,22,26,27,29,34,37,71,72,73,74,77,79,82
Other mentions: [Mr.] Allen (patient) 76, Ann Milne (ship) 27, [Mrs. Andrew Anderson] given as Ada Watson 8, Archie (patient) 15, Joseph Banan (cook) 79, John Barker (clerk Legislative Council) 82, [Richard] Barry (publican Collins St.) 7, Mrs Battye (former patient Yarra Bend) 78, Bentley or Brentwood (male patient) 10, Robert Bowler (patient), [Mr] Brodie (patient) 2,15,44,76, Dr. [Francis Rawdon] Campbell (supt. Tarban Creek Asylum) 11,51,67,76,79, Cape of Good Hope 37, Christmas/Day 43,77, Mrs Clifford (tailor's wife Little Bourke St.) 27, 72,Collingwood 10,19,27, [Mr.] Collins (patient) 76, Collins Street 7,27, Eliza Courtney (patient) 20, (Dr. Cussen (former Colonial Surgeon) 43,80, [Joseph Thomas] Digby (ex supt. Tarban Creek Adylum) 77, Donovan (former patient/attendant) vi,2,3,7,8,10,15,26,34,43,44, Dublin 27, Mrs [Jane Webb] Embling 14, Susan Eva (attendant) 79, [William] Ford (druggist Swanston Street) 13,85, Geelong 22,43,67, [Mr.] Gilles (patient) 76, Stephen Grange (cook) 8 (given as Stephen Gray),43,79, Mrs [Ann] Harding (patient) 8,10,29,34,71, [Mr.] Hastings (patient) 76, Mrs Sarah Hastings (patient who died on 24th March after being transferred from gaol) iv,12,20,49,50,52,60,72, Heidelberg 27, Mr. Hever (husband of Susan) 8,26,27,37,52,73, Mr. Hordern [possibly William Hordern 1831-1881] 27, [Mr.] Howard (patient) 76, Jane Howard (patient) 29, [Mr.] Isaac (attendant Tarban Creek Asylum?) 77, [Mr.] Jacobs (patient) 11, Jemmy (male patient) 8,19,20,26, [Mr.] Jowls (patient) 76, [Mr.] Kemp (patient) 27, Daniel Knight (cook/attendant & ex convict Van Diemen's Land) 3,79,80, Mrs [Daniel] Knight (attendant/ex convict V.D.L.)) 79,80, Little Bourke Street 27,72, Lanarkshire (Scotland) 37, London 11, William Lonsdale (given as the Colonial secretary) 79, Lonsdale Street 82, Dr. MacAlister/Macalister (patient) 2,3,9,11,13,15,52,54, Margaret Macginnes (patient) 20, Mackenzie (former carter Yarra Bend) 37,40, Charles G. Mansfield (attendant) 26,79, Melbourne 11,82, [Mr.] Michey (patient) 15, [Mr.] Molloy (patient) 15, [Mr.] Mooney (patient) 11,15, Dr. [James] Motherwell 79, John Murdock/Murdoch (male patient) 3,10,15,80, New Year's Day 72, [Mr.] Newton (patient) 76, Dr. [Arthur] O'Mullane 79, [Mr?] Paddy (patient) 3, Emily Passmore (patient) 26?,74, Robert Peterham (patient) 20, Johanna Reardon (attendant) 79, [Mr.] Reynold (patient) 76, [Mr.] Reynolds (ex-attendant) 3, Mrs. Reynolds (Collingwood?) 22, Scotland 37, Mrs. Scott (patient) 13, Dr. Shaw (Geelong?) 22, Johanna Sheehan 20,29, given as Joanna 73, Janet Sprent (patient transferred from gaol but discharged) 20, [Mr.] Stubbs (attendant Tarban Creek Asylum?) 77, Sunday 43, Swanston Street 13, Sydney [1],27,50,51,72, Tarban Creek Lunatic Asylum [1],3,19,37,44,51,67,76,78, Tasmania (given as Van Diemen's Land) 80, Teazer (ship) 37, Mrs Tighe (friend of Susan Hever at Collingwood) 19,22,72, Tommy (female patient) 8, [Mr. Tucker] (bricklayer) 34, Mrs Tucker (patient) 34, Dr. [William] Turnbull 79, Vic. Sheriff['s Office] 60, Mrs Walters (resident ex-patient) 50,59,60 given as Waters 73, Ada Watson (daughter of supt. George Watson/later Mrs. Andrew Anderson) 8, Mrs. [Mary] Watson (matron/wife of George Watson) [1],7,8,19,20,22,27,29,55,77,79 James Weir (patient) 20, [Mr.] Welsh (patient) 76, Mr Westby [possibly Edmund Wright Westby 1805-1876] 27
Physical Description: x, 86p. ; 33cm.