Access to information is restricted to the person to whom the information relates, or to an immediate relative, if necessary, who prove their relationship to that person.
Where adoption is involved, there are separate requirements related to accessing social and medical information in keeping with the Adoption Act 2000.
If you are experiencing any difficulties in meeting any of the identification requirements please contact Family Spirit.
The collection accessible through Family Spirit relates to St Catherine's Orphanage in Brooklyn, Waitara Foundling Home, Our Lady of Mercy Home at Waitara and the Mater Misericordiae Hospital. Until 2013, this collection of records was in the custody of the Mercy Family Life Centre.
The collection includes the following series:
We do not currently have any records linked to this organisation, but records may exist. The Find & Connect Support Service can help people who lived in orphanages and children's institutions look for their records.
We do not currently have any photographs linked to this entry. If you know of any additional photographs, please contact us.
The Find & Connect Support Service can help people who lived in orphanages and children's institutions look for their records.
07 September 2022
Cite this: http://www.findandconnect.gov.au/guide/nsw/NE00882
First published by the Find & Connect Web Resource Project for the Commonwealth of Australia, 2011
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