Paupers at Cornelian Bay Cemetery
Now known as Millingtons
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of birth is derived from date of death and age given at time of death so may not
From its inception
Funerals funded by the Government today are followed by a cremation.
Information listed in the ‘notes’ column has been gathered from a variety of sources but has not been verified.
Listed below are some of the more common places of death.
Was a government run invalid asylum which opened in 1874
and was used for the overflow of female convicts.
From 1879, when the
Located where the North Hobart Oval now stands, the site was the original Hobart Town Brickfields in 1844. It then became home to convict women awaiting hire as domestic servants who were housed in buildings at the Domain end of the ground. In later years the buildings were used as an immigration depot and finally an invalid depot which closed in 1882 The area later became a refuse dump. When in use as an invalid depot it was for men only
Located in Battery Point
There was a small private hospital at this address where Nurse Cotton and Nurse Wooley both operated from. Now privately owned by the Williams family and used as rooms by a medical practitioner.
Prisoners held at
Because of the unsuitability of the site inmates were moved
in 1890 to either the insane asylum at New Norfolk or the Hobart Gaol dependent
on their condition.
Opened in 1833 as a mixed unit for the aged and insane.
From this time convicts were progressively taken to the
In November 2000,
after 173 years,
Also known as the Colonial Hospital started in huts and
tents in 1804 and moved in 1820 to the site of the now Royal Hobart Hospital.
Patients at the hospital were attended by convicts who were too sick or
infirm to work and it wasn’t until 1876 that trained nurses were first
Home of Mercy
Founded by the Church of England for unmarried mothers and
prostitutes in 1890 and eventually developed into Clarendon Children’s Home
Brickfields – See above
Cascade Invalid Depot – In operation from 1869-1879 men and women
Newtown Charitable– For both men and women
Orphanage and Industrial School
Established in 1879 by
Mother Xavier Williams
Was also known as Aikenhead House, named after Mary Aikenhead founder of the Sisters of Charity.
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