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New South Wales - Archival Series

Notification of Reception (1956 - 1967)

Holy Family Children's Home


Notification of Reception is an archival series relating to the Holy Family Children's Home. These volumes contain carbon copies of Returns of Particulars to be Registered Pursuant to section 34 of the Child Welfare Act 1939, regulation 42 (Child Welfare Department Form 14). The information recorded includes: full name of child; date and place of birth; religion of child; name, marital status, address and occupation of parents; name and address of person from whom child was received into the home; date child was received; particulars of arrangements made by parent for clothing and medical attendance; and amount of monies paid and by whom.


Access Conditions

Access to information is generally restricted to the person to whom the information relates. People seeking access are required to provide proof of identity before information is released.


Quantity: 6 boxes in total (including other series)


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: Naomi Parry