These records are held at the Professional Standards Records Office Service of the Catholic Church.
Volume alphabetically arranged in 1950-1960s period. From 1965 recorded by year, ie 1965 Admissions. Pages 1-22 cover 1875-1899 then records date from 1954-1975. Same columns as previous volumes: Left
hand page: (1) Date, (2) Name in full, (3) Age, (4) Where from, (5) Parents or guardians. Right hand page: (6) Address, (7) Date of leaving, (8) Where gone to, (9) Remarks. Notes on contents - (9) Remarks include baptism, immunisation, whether parents are alive or dead, whether parents are Catholic, re-admissions, comments on family/child situation and reasons for admission, medical and hospital admissions. Later entries in remarks column include more information on family circumstances. Date range - 1875-1899, then 1954-1975.
Please contact the Professional Standards Office Records Service for an application form and information regarding procedures and conditions with regard to accessing information from records held or managed by this office.
Information is open to former residents or family members who can prove their relationship to the resident.
The Professional Standards Office does not charge any fees to former residents of Catholic Homes seeking their records.
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: Karen George and Gary George
Created: 11 August 2011, Last modified: 6 May 2015