The State Records Office of Western Australia holds a collection of records created by Claremont Mental Hospital. This collection includes record series relating to patients (including admissions, discharges, treatments, and case notes), visitors, staffing, farm management, photographs, and general administration and finances. These records relate to patients admitted to Claremont Mental Hospital, however they also include some records relating to patients admitted to the Fremantle Asylum.
The majority of records in this collection have restricted access for 100 years from their creation in order to protect personal private. However, there are some records with open access, such as those older than 100 years. Please contact the Department of Health Freedom of Information Unit for permission to access restricted records. For access to open records please contact the State Records Office of Western Australia.
The records of Claremont Mental Hostel held by the State Records Office of Western Australia include:
Prepared by: Constance Thurley-Hart
Created: 9 March 2022, Last modified: 30 March 2022