Bubonic plague index 1900-1908
|Name||Surname||Age||Occupation||Where Found||File No||Date of report||Page No|
|John||MAKINS||36||Wharf Laborer||4 Murray Street Pyrmont||3||2/24/1900||Page 1||Details|
|Emma||MOORE||46||House||279 Kent Street City||25||3/19/1900||Page 1||Details|
|Thomas||KEENE||40||Fireman||235 Goulburn Street||14||3/12/1900||Page 1||Details|
|Elsie||DOVEY||9||House||Quarantine Station||12||3/11/1900||Page 1||Details|
|John T||BUTLER||23||Laborer||97 Quay Street Ultimo||21||3/15/1900||Page 1||Details|
|Annie||WALSH||25||None||Sussex Street near Bathurst Street||52||3/30/1900||Page 3||Details|
|Walter||ANDERSON||39||Printing Establishment||4 Little Stephen Street Balmain||36||3/26/1900||Page 2||Details|
|Andrew||MILLS||24||Silversmith||37 Edith Street Leichhardt||34||3/25/1900||Page 2||Details|
|Minnie||MILLARD||15||House||90 Young Street Redfern||50||3/30/1900||Page 2||Details|
|William George||COLLINS||41||Produce Dealer||29 Brisbane Street City||39||3/26/1900||Page 2||Details|
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The Register of Cases of Bubonic Plague 1900-1908 records the names and residences of those suffering from the plague and their fate as to whether they died or recovered from this fearful disease.
By recording all cases of plague, infected areas could be cleansed, contact with the disease isolated, actual cases hospitalised, and systematic inoculation of people living in the infected area undertaken.
This record has now been opened to public access after 110 years and is available for both browsing and searching by name of the Plague victim.
Did you know there was an outbreak of plague, in Sydney, at The Rocks, in 1900?
The Bubonic Plague hit Sydney in January 1900. Spreading from the waterfront, the rats carried the plague throughout the city. Within eight months 303 cases were reported and 103 people were dead