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South Australia - Archival Series

Colebrook Home [Admission] Register (1941 - 1948)


Handwritten register initially divided into hand-ruled columns with registration number, surname and Christian names of child, date and place of birth, details of parents and column for additional information. Layout changes later, but similar information about each child is recorded. Notes on contents - Original format runs p.1-6. Additional information includes date of leaving, whom taken by and date when received at the home. A blank section after page six is followed by a new title page, Register 1946. Later entries are then divided into Girls, Boys and New Arrivals. Last half of register is blank. Quantity: 1 volume.


Access Conditions

To make an enquiry with regard to personal records which may be held by the UAM Archives, you will need to fill out a form entitled 'Request for details of personal information held by the United Aborigines Mission'. This form requires the provision of personal details and as much information as possible with regard to the home in which they were resident. Dates of admission and discharge are also required. The UAM will search records free of charge subject to the researcher signing the following agreement, included on the form:

1. That the UAM has no obligation to ensure that any information which it has in its records is found;

2. That you release UAM from any action, suit, claim or demand in respect of any act or omission of UAM and its servants and agents in respect of the subject of your inquiry.


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005,

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George