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Series ID19140
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TitleRegisters of Patients and Admission Books
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Start Date 23/3/1861
End Date 18/3/1994
Date Statement N/A
Date Notes All patients were transferred from the Lunatic Asylum, Brisbane to Woogaroo Asylum (later Goodna then Wolston Park) in 1865, and some patients were transferred from Wolston Park to the Ipswich Special Hospital in 1878. Ipswich Special Hospital was replaced by the Challinor Centre, Ipswich in 1968.

Wolston Park/ Ipswich Special Hospital / Challinor Centre Ipswich patient registers

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System of Arrangement Chronological by date of admission; various numerical systems were also used; there is an index to names in the front of each register
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Agency IDTitleFromTo
11250Lunatic Asylum, Brisbane 23/3/1861 10/1/1865
220Wolston Park Hospital 10/1/1865 18/3/1994
2594Ipswich Special Hospital 1/7/1878 1/1/1968
8396Challinor Centre, Ipswich 1/1/1968 18/3/1994
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Access Category100 Years
Access ProcedurePermission to access restricted material by RTI
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Agency ID: 11466
Queensland Health
Restriction DetailsN/A
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Related Series

Series IDTitleRelationship
9051Case BooksPatient admissions
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These registers, kept by the Wolston Park Hospital and later Ipswich Special Hospital then Challinor Centre Ipswich, record details of patient admissions. Details entered in the registers vary over time but may include date of last previous admission (if any), number of register, number for the year, date of admission, patient name, sex, marital status, occupation, nativity, residence, religion, diagnosis, date of discharge, and observations (for example, discharged, transferred to, death and burial).
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 19140, Registers of Patients and Admission Books
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Last updated 9 September 2016
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0) ( )
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