Peel Island Leprosy Register 1898 - 1910


My original QSA reference in 1997 Peel Island Leper Lazaret Register of Inmates 1898 - 1910 Health Department QS 441/1 Closed Access Queensland State Archives Current QSA reference Queensland State Archives Item ID 489431 Previous System Location SRS441/1/1 Description Leper Station Record Book [admission register] - Leper Lazaret, Peel Island Start Date 22/9/1898 End Date 17/4/1910 Access category 65 years 77. Peter Age 32 years, born Port Darwin, South Australia, Labourer Admitted 3. 7.1907 from Friday Island Parents unknown Single Has been in Queensland about 20 years, during which time he has been in the vicinity of Geraldton. Was sent from there to Friday Island. Cannot give any account of onset of disease. Thomas Morton Aged 27 years, born Bulimba, Brisbane, Labourer Admitted 3. 7.1907 from Friday Island Can read a little Father William Morton H/C Mother Sarah Morton F/B Single Has always lived about Moreton Bay. Was sent to Friday island on 31.10.1904 89. Annie Aged 25 years, born North Queensland, Housewife Admitted 3. 7.1907 from Friday Island Parents unknown Married to Tobia, also a leper. Has three children, a girl Minnie, before marriage, and two boys Wana (?Waua) and Bentel since marriage. Has always lived in Queensland. Cannot give any information about onset of disease. Was married in Mackay. Billy Admitted 10.12.1908 Pablo Admitted 10.12.1908 Polly Admitted 10.12.1908 Maggie Admitted 10.12.1908 Albert Graham Aged 11 years Admitted 24. 2.1910 from Southport Frank Graham Aged 11 years Admitted 24. 2.1910 from Southport Only entries marked Aboriginal have been transcribed
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