• Archival Series

Register Of Baptisms, Benevolent Society of New South Wales

To access these records

Please contact a Librarian at State Library of New South Wales:

Postal address: 1 Shakespeare Place, Sydney NSW 2000

Phone: (02) 9273 1414

Email: library@sl.nsw.gov.au

Website: https://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/research-and-collections/ask-librarian

Reference Number

Quote this number to access your records: State Library of New South Wales - Manuscripts & Pictures Call Number, MLMSS 6091


The Register Of Baptisms for Renwick Hospital for Infants includes the date of the baptism, the name of the child, the name of the mother, the name of the minister ‘baptised by’, and religion of the family. They also occasionally show the date of birth or age of the child.

Access Conditions

These records are restricted and written permission from the Benevolent Society must be obtained. At the time of application proof of ID and/or proof of relationship to the person in the records must be provided. For preservation purposes you may only be able to access a copy of the original record. Contact the State Library of New South Wales for assistance in applying for access to the collection.


The series is arranged chronologically and there are 2 volumes.

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