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New South Wales - Archival Series

Admission Registers (1976 - 1987)

St John's Home, Auburn Street


This series of Admission Registers relates to St John's Home, Auburn Street. In most cases these registers contain the following: name of child; date of birth; dates of admission and discharge; former address (sometimes only the name of a town); and religion. The name of at least one parent appears. If siblings came into care their details are also recorded. It is not always possible to determine the exact reason for admission. Quantity: 1 box and 1 filing cabinet


Access Conditions

Information in the records is available to the individual to whom it relates, or a family member provided they can prove their relationship to the person. Information is not available to third parties about a person who is still alive. All requests for access to information should be directed to the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of Australasia and Papua New Guinea.


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,; Document received from ISMAPNG Archives in June 2013, 'Information for Find & Connect Website - Records Access Documentation Project, Institute of Sisters of Mercy for Australia and Papua New Guinea - former Goulburn Congregation Records', held in RADP project files on the ESRC share drive. Email from Lachie Douglas (Lotus Place) dated 3 November 2016.

Prepared by: Melissa Downing