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Victoria - Publications Details
- Marie Corrigan
- Ten Victorian Women
- Australian Women's Archive Project and Public Record Office Victoria, 2005
This is the story of a mother, Marie Corrigan, whose child William John (Willy) was taken from her in 1879 'due to neglect'. Letters from Marie Corrigan to her son, and to his foster parents, were reprinted in the 1884 annual report of the Department of Industrial and Reformatory Schools.