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[Taken from the Queensland State Archives website)
This series provides a record of boys who were admitted to and served time in the industrial and reformatory school for neglect (i.e. neglected boys) or on conviction for a crime.
The most common offences include larceny, "beyond control of parents," and absconding from an apprenticeship. Most inmates were under the age of 18 and were sentenced to serve time in the reformatory by the Children's Court.
Information recorded includes: admission number, date of admission, name, age, height, weight, circumference of the chest, complexion, colour of hair and eyes, place of birth, previous trade or profession, where tried, name of justice, offence, date of conviction, particulars of previous convictions, name and address of parents, occupation of parent, religious denomination, date of expiration of sentence, date of discharge, and any further remarks.
The reference number used by QSA to identify the digitised item is 532416.
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13 May 2022
Cite this: http://www.findandconnect.gov.au/guide/qld/QE00777
First published by the Find & Connect Web Resource Project for the Commonwealth of Australia, 2011
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