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New South Wales - Archival Series

Children's Personal Record Cards (1962 - 1977)

St Anne's Orphanage

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

These Children's Personal Record Cards record: child's surname, Christian names, date and place of birth, religion, date and place of baptism; father's name and address; mother's name, maiden name and address; details of step parents, if any; name of person and organisation arranging admission; date and circumstances of admission; maintenance order or agreement; date of discharge; to whom discharged and at what address; and medical information. 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