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St. Josephs Orphanage and St. Vincents Foundling Home, Leederville, Western Australia

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Postal Address: PO Box 4924, Kingston, ACT 2604

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Reference Number

Quote this number to access your records: National Archives of Australia Reference Number, A445, 133/2/40

Records Location


This file in the National Archives of Australia contains reports to the Commonwealth Department of Immigration about children who had come as unaccompanied child migrants to Western Australia. Some children are named in the file, and there are general reports on educational and health conditions as well as correspondence about bringing Maltese child migrants to St Joseph’s Girls’ Orphanage.

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