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Victoria - Archival Collection

Nazareth House, Camberwell - Admission and Discharge Registers, Personal Records (1953? - 1975?)


The collection at Nazareth House, Camberwell includes some personal records for some of the children who were at Nazareth House, as well as information recorded in admission and discharge registers.


Access Conditions

Conditional Access - Former residents and their families seeking information in the records can write to the Regional Superior at Camberwell.

The directory A piece of the story (1999), contains the following description of records in the custody of the Sisters:

"Name, date and place of birth, name and occupation of parents if known, date and place of baptism, date of arrival and date of discharge. There are some other personal records for some of the children."


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: 'A Piece of the Story': National Directory of Records of Catholic organisations caring for children separated from their families, Australian Catholic Social Welfare Commission & Australian Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes, November 1999,

Prepared by: Rosemary Francis