the psychiatric hospital with a register of the dead and ghosts still in its halls

The dark history of the Beechworth Lunatic Asylum, the former asylum with 9,000 dead and paranormal activity today.

behind the walls of a old asylum intended for patients treated by its Mental Healthclaim that the ghosts still haunt its corridors that hide dark stories and some 9,000 dead registered.

The place in question is Beechworth Insane Asylumit was opened between 1867 and 1995 in a town in Victoria a few hours from Melbourne, in Australia

It is a center where reports assure that “few patients came out alive from the building” which housed a total of 1,200 patients, equally men and women in its time of greatest splendor.

The place housed a total of 1,200 patients, both men and women, at its peak.

There is one fact worth noting: to be admitted to asylum, only two signatures were required, but Eight signatures were needed to be released, so getting out was much more difficult than getting in.

After closing its doors after serve for 128 yearsfunctioned as La Trobe University’s campus, hotel, and conference center.

Mystery and Ghosts in the Mental Health Asylum

For sizing the story we would have to go way back in time, to a time of limited understanding of mental health issues, with lack of medication well into the 1950s and some critically ill patients.

A location where patient restraint equipment was used as straitjacketsas well as the resource electric shocks to keep the sick under control, reports Mirror.

Only two signatures were required to enter Beechworth Insane Asylum, but eight to exit.

Only two signatures were required to enter Beechworth Insane Asylum, but eight to exit.

Due to the treatment of patients and the type of clientele, the imposing house has become a natural attraction for ghost hunters who try to dig into the imposing brick structure whose walls were once white and now gray and abominable.

as expected, there is no scientific basis to report ghosts existing in the place.

However, those who speak of “recurring sightings” mention Matron Sharpe, which is said to be visible seated in the old dormitory, which is now part of the computer rooms of the University of Latrobe. Witnesses saw her descend the granite stairs and enter one of the classrooms.

They claim a girl sitting in the dark was photographed in the most infamous wing of the time "psychiatric clinic".

They claim a girl sitting in the dark was photographed in the most infamous wing of the ‘madhouse’ at the time.

Matron Sharpe was apparently very compassionate towards patients, which was uncharacteristic of her time.

Furthermore, they also claim to see arthura man who once worked in the gardens of the park.

fire and escape

The Beechworth Lunatic Asylum, which later He called himself Mayday Hills Hospital he was always surrounded by gloomy stories and dramas.

An example is the escape of 11 patients in 1951 when a fire swept through the building and had some walls knocked down and rooms completely unusable.

Beechworth Lunatic Asylum was opened between 1867 and 1995 in Australia.

Beechworth Lunatic Asylum was opened between 1867 and 1995 in Australia.

“400 male patients, many of them naked, were rescued from Beechworth Asylum today, minutes before a fire caused the top floor of the mental hospital to collapse…” he reported. The Sun Herald.

And the message continued:11 patients fled to the mountains from around. Seven were rescued and then recaptured, but four, described as not dangerous, are still on the run“.

Images of the dark interior of the Beechworth Lunatic Asylum during a visit for a YouTube video.

Images of the dark interior of the Beechworth Lunatic Asylum during a visit for a YouTube video.

For example, the location of the Bristol room is thought to be a doctor’s ghost who worked at Beechworth.

Grim Patient Stories

Patients held in “the jail” may tell grim stories about why they were sent there.

Jim Kelly was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor after burning down the house of his sister-in-law, reveals the British media.

Part of his punishment, specifically, was to help build Beechworth Hospital. However, they claim he suffered an injury there which forced him to stay at the mental health center for the rest of his life, where he died in 1903.

As happened with the rest of the institution’s patients, he was given an unmarked grave.

Some 9,000 patients died in the old asylum: there are unmarked graves.

Some 9,000 patients died in the old asylum: there are unmarked graves.

The former Beechworth Lunatic Asylum was also called Mayday Hills Hospital.

The former Beechworth Lunatic Asylum was also called Mayday Hills Hospital.

Kelly was there uncle of the infamous bandit Ned Kelly, convicted of a series of crimes, including murder. He was eventually sentenced to death by Colonial Judge Sir Redman Barry, who sentenced Jim and Ned.

The asylum as a tourist site

The old dark place is open to tourists and asylum Explore Beechworth offers a variety of guided tours.

It is possible to list, for example, “paranormal investigation night tours” only available for ages 16 and up as people explore the building with professional equipment.

The idea is to experiment for those who are interested and not afraid of being trapped by a ghost, and “to try to find out who or what is really haunting Beechworth Lunatic Asylum”.

In fact, only the Ghost Tours offered in Port Arthur in Tasmania attract more visitors.

Aerial view of the site after the transformation.

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