Croagh Patrick Orphanage Records is a collection of records held by the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea Archives, Bathurst Repository. The records date from 1929 to 1981 and relate to Croagh Patrick Home and Croagh Patrick Orphanage. The collection is made up of seven series including; Admission and Dishcharge Registers, Record Books and Cards, Registers and Record Books.
Application for access must be made, in writing, to the Archivist, providing personal identification documents to establish 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.
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, http://nma.gov.au/blogs/inside/files/2011/02/connectkin_guide1.pdf; Email from Lachie Douglas (Lotus Place) dated 3 November 2016, held in project files at ESRC.
Prepared by: Melissa Downing and Nicola Laurent
Created: 10 August 2011, Last modified: 4 January 2017