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New South Wales - Archival Series

Admission Registers (1888 - 1971)

St Anne's Children's Centre

Reference No
Legal Status
Archives of the Sisters of Charity of Australia Reference Number

These Admission Registers record: date of admission; child's name, age at time of admission; residence; native place; by whom recommended; date of discharge; to whom discharged; surviving parent; religion; parents' and guardians' names and child's date of birth. From 1948 onwards, the following information is also recorded: parents' occupation; name, address and occupation of other person to whom child was delivered; and particulars of arrangements made by mother for care of the child. Quantity: 8 boxes (part)


Access Conditions

Application for access must be made, in writing, to the Archivist-in-Charge, providing personal identification and establishing the right to access information. Physical access to the records is not permitted due to their fragility and the need to protect the confidentiality of information concerning other persons. Information will be forwarded by mail.


Copies of these records are also maintained at CatholicCare Adoption Services.


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,

Prepared by: Melissa Downing