These Client Files (1949-present) contain general information about the children who have been enrolled at St John of God Kendall Grange. Information about the child includes: name; date of birth; admission and discharge dates; reason for admission; medical history; information about the child's family and information about any previous placements. The files are arranged in alphabetical order by child's surname. Quantity: Over 1400 files
Access to information in these records is available to former residents of Kendall Grange or family members. Proof of identity must be provided to establish legitimacy of the request for information.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'A Piece of the Story': National Directory of Records of Catholic Organisations Caring for Children Separated from Families, Australian Catholic Social Welfare Commission & Australian Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes, 1999, http://www.cssa.org.au/storage/A%20Piece%20of%20the%20Story.pdf; 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, https://insideblog.nma.gov.au/2011/02/11/connecting-kin/; Telephone conversation with Provincialate Office, 5 May 2014.
Prepared by: Naomi Parry
Created: 10 August 2011, Last modified: 19 March 2015