St Joseph's Refuge Fullarton
Begins with index on tabbed letter pages, giving surname, number and page number. Handwritten entries follow under printed columns on one page: (1) Date, (2) Number, (3) Name in full, (4) Age, (5) Where from, (6) When left, (7) Where gone to, (8) Married or Single, (9) Remarks. Notes on contents - (9) Remarks: Many entries late 1950s and 1960s record where woman was sent to give birth, for example 'To Queens Home' or 'QVH' [Queen Vic Hospital]. Many entries do not give date of birth, sex or name of child but do mention adoption. Entries from 1960s give more background to each case and include comments on character.
Quantity: 1 register
The Sisters of St Joseph welcome contact from previous residents of homes run by the order. Please contact Sisters of St Joseph for details of how to access records held by the Archives.
Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005, http://nunku.org.au/resources/.
Prepared by: Rosemary Francis
Created: 11 August 2011, Last modified: 28 January 2015