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Series ID21254
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TitleWarders' Time and Occurrence Book - Goodna Asylum
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Start Date 31/5/1893
End Date 13/5/1894
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Register of time spent on daily duties by warders at Goodna Asylum

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Items Total Items: 1
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System of Arrangement Chronological by date of entry (daily)
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Agency IDTitleFromTo
220Wolston Park Hospital 31/5/1893 13/5/1894
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Access Category30 Years
Access ProcedureClearance procedure not required.
Agency Now Responsible
Agency ID: 11524
West Moreton Hospital and Health Service
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Series IDTitleRelationship
9063Ward BookShifts in wards
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Copyright State of Queensland
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This series contains a Warders' Time and Occurrence Book for the Goodna Asylum for the Insane (also known as Woogaroo Lunatic Asylum, Goodna Hospital for the Insane, Brisbane Mental Hospital, Brisbane Special Hospital, Wolston Park Hospital and The Park Centre for Mental Health).

The pages in the register are titled "Lunatic Asylum, Warders' Time and Occurrence Book" and contain the following information - date, signature of warder, time on duty (including arrival time, departure time and number of hours on duty), duty upon which employed and remarks.

The majority of shifts were 11 to 13 hours in length. Duties recorded include numbered wards, workroom, night duty, hospital and kitchen. Notably, no remarks are recorded under the section designated "to contain entries of all circumstances which should be brought under the notice of the Surgeon-Superintendent".
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Queensland State Archives Series ID 21254, Warders' Time and Occurrence Book - Goodna Asylum
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Last updated 9 September 2016
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0) ( )
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