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New South Wales - Archival Series

Notifications of Discharge (1958 - 1970)

Holy Family Children's Home


These Notifications of Discharge forms are declarations by the custodian (i.e. the Matron of the home) to the Director of the Child Welfare Department that custody of the child is being relinquished. The forms record: the name of the child; the address of the custodian; to whom the child was discharged (e.g. parent) and their address; the relationship of the future custodian to the child; and the date of discharge.


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