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Queensland - Archival Series

Registers of Children Hired Out (1882 - 1978)

Meteor Park Orphanage (later St Joseph's Home, Neerkol)

29 July 1882
28 February 1978
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The Registers of Children Hired Out, Series ID 16535, relate to St Joseph's Home, Neerkol (also known as Meteor Park Orphanage). Each register records details of children hired out to service from the orphanage. Details include: name of employer, address of employer, name of child, age of child, date sent to service and any remarks. Remarks may include comments on behaviour, dates of discharge or transfer to guardianship.


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Prepared by: Lee Butterworth