Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: NG1172
Title: LAUNCESTON BENEVOLENT ASYLUM
Start Date: 01 Jan 1898
End Date: 30 Apr 1915
Description:

In Jan 1895 The Launceston Benevolent Society offered to administer the Invalid Depot for the fixed sum of 2,000 pounds per annum. The governement agreed and the Society took over the depot and chnged its name to the Launceston Benevolent Asylum. For other records see TA330 and NG185.

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Functions Performed:
31 COMMUNITY HEALTH AND WELFARE
Controlling Agencies:
NG185 LAUNCESTON BENEVOLENT SOCIETY 07 Jun 1869
Previous Agencies:
TA330 INVALID DEPOT, LAUNCESTON 01 Jan 1868 31 Dec 1895
Subsequent Agencies:
TA1911 LAUNCESTON HOME FOR INVALIDS 31 May 1913 10 Mar 1954
Series Created By Agency:
NS1172  REGISTER OF ADMISSIONS AND DISCHARGES 01 Jan 1898 30 Apr 1915
NS3537  LAUNCESTON BENEVOLENT ASYLUM - STORES REQUISITION BOOK 01 Jul 1907 31 Jul 1907