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Western Australia - Archival Collection

Anglican Diocese of Perth, Western Australia, Records (1880s - 2010)


Anglican Diocese of Perth, Western Australia, Records is a collection of records and historical information that may be relevant to people who were placed in Homes including: Anglican Farm School, Stoneville, Forrest River Mission; Padbury Boys' Farm School, Parkerville Children's Home; Perth Boys' Orphanage and Perth Girls' Orphanage; Redhill; Seaside House, Coogee; Swan Boys' Orphanage; Swan Homes; Swan Native and Half Caste Mission; and Swanleigh.


Some records may be available for Children's Homes related to the Anglican Church.

Access Conditions

While access to records is restricted to protect the privacy of individuals, you are encouraged to enquire.


Related Organisations



  • Peterkin, A. Roy, The Noisy Mansions : the story of Swanleigh 1868-1971, Perth Diocesan Trustees, Anglican Church of Australia, Midland, Western Australia, 1986. Details

Sources used to compile this entry: Email correspondence with Diocesan Archivist - Anglican Diocese of Perth, December 2015, Find & Connect Project Files, University of Melbourne eScholarship Resource Centre.

Prepared by: Debra Rosser