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Queensland - Archival Series

SOWES229 Social Welfare Department Records, Anglican Church (1899 - 1992)

Children's Homes records


SOWES229 is a series consisting of records created by the Social Welfare Department of the Anglican Diocese (and its predecessor, the Home Mission Fund). Some of the records in this series relate to the Industrial School for Girls, Clayfield; St Mary's Home, Toowong; St Mary's Home, Taringa; Tufnell Home; Enoggera Boys's Home; Anglican Children's Home, Gympie; Female Refuge and Infants Home.

Note: This webpage is no longer available online. This version was taken from The Wayback Machine and is dated 1 March 2017.


Access Conditions

Some of these records are closed or partially closed.


The records are held at the Anglican Records and Archives Centre, Brisbane.


The records include:

  • minute books
  • correspondence
  • financial records
  • resident records
  • administrative records

Finding Aids

Detailed information about the contents of this series is available in the Anglican Records and Archives Centre Guide to Records finding aid.


Online Resources

Prepared by: Lee Butterworth