Lunacy Record Books

Book Contents

The Lunacy Record Book contains an index by alleged mentally ill person's name and the petition for commission of lunacy or application. A list of these books by date can be found below.

Information found in these books include:

  • Name of petitioner or applicant
  • Name of alleged mentally ill person
  • Names of three nearest adult relatives
  • Name of guardian
  • Name of attorney
  • Name of physician
  • Date
  • Name of judge


Book Title
DatesIndexedLocation OriginalMicrofilm
Writ of Lunacy 1March 1895 - May 1909YesRR C6-1PV, HR, GA
Lunacy Record CApril 1909 - January 1930YesRR C6-1
Lunacy Record DMarch 1930 - April 1947YesPV
Lunacy Record EMay 1947 - February 1953YesRR C6-1
Lunacy Record FFebruary 1953 - January 1963YesRR B5 top
Lunacy and Mentally Ill Record GJanuary 1963 - November 1969YesRR B4 top