Lunacy Files - Auckland   (5525)
c.1871 - 1920?  range held: 1871 - 1920


GENERAL


The files in this series contain petitions, orders and other legal papers relating to the declaration that an individual was or was not a lunatic as defined under the Lunatics Act in force at the time.



The files relate to people living in the Auckland region.


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Dates of Holdings : 1871 - 1920
Location of Holdings : Archives New Zealand, Auckland Regional Office
Access : Open  see more …


Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Lunatics Act 1868
  • Lunatics Act 1882
  • Lunatics Act Amendment Act 1891
  • Mental Defectives Act 1911
Archives NZ description type : Series (see more about description types)
Version Number: 2
Date Approved: 13/08/2013