Series VPRS 18187
Admission and Discharge Register of Residents
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Date Range: Series 1937 - 1993
  Series in Custody 1937 - 1993
  Contents 1937 - 1993
Public Access: Closed
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
Agency which created this SeriesAgency which created this Series
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1937 - 1993 Pleasant Creek (Pleasant Creek Colony 1937-1969; Pleasant Creek Training Centre 1969-1999) VA 5118
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2015 - cont Department of Health and Human Services VA 5037
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  • How to use the Records
    Consult the list of records in this series to locate the volume of interest.

    See also VPRS 18188 Nominal Register of Residents (Pleasant Creek Colony) [1937-1969].

  • Function / Content
    This series consists of volumes which record admission and discharge information about residents at Pleasant Creek Colony and Pleasant Creek Training Centre (VA 5118).

    The first volume records the following information:
    - Date of Last Previous Reception (if any)
    - Reception Number (sequential number, by gender)
    - Date of Reception
    - Full Name
    - Gender
    - Date of Birth
    - Dates of Medical Certificates, and by Whom Signed
    - Date and Particulars of Discharge
    - Religion.

    The remaining two volumes each have an index at the beginning and record the following information:
    - Type of Admission (V, R, A, J, S)
    - Admission Number (sequential number, by gender)
    - Date of Admission
    - Full Name
    - Secretary's Signature
    - Date of Birth
    - Marital State
    - Occupation
    - Previous Place of Abode
    - Religion
    - Form of Mental Disorder
    - Bodily Condition
    - Superintendent's Signature
    - Date of Death, Discharge, &c.
    - Secretary's Signature-
    - Discharge Category
    - Assigned Cause of Death (if applicable)
    - Who Present at Death (if applicable).

    The registers outline all admissions which ceased approximately 1993, although Pleasant Creek Training Centre stayed open until 1999.

  • Recordkeeping System
    Entries are arranged chronologically by date of admission.

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P0001 1937 - 1993 Closed 3
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