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New South Wales - Archival Series

Cooinoo Children's Home, Enfield: Personal files, [dates unknown] (1924? - 1970?)


The Personal Files from Cooinoo Children's Home, Enfield held by Anglicare Out-of-Home Care Services are incomplete and are not arranged in any particular order. They contain varying amounts and types of information, including: child's name and date of birth; parents' names and address; date of admission and discharge; and some correspondence. Quantity: 2 boxes


Access Conditions

Access to information contained in these records is restricted to ex-clients, or to a member of an ex-client's family providing they have the written permission of that person. Before information is given out it is checked for anything which may cause distress and if necessary a counsellor is called in. People applying to get access to information must provide proof of identity.


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: Thinee, Kristy and Bradford, Tracy, Connecting Kin: Guide to Records, A guide to help people separated from their families search for their records [completed in 1998], New South Wales Department of Community Services, Sydney, New South Wales, 1998,; Email correspondence between Naomi Parry and Stephanie Miller, dated 10 April 2013.

Prepared by: Naomi Parry