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New South Wales - Archival Series

Admission Registers (1940 - 1969)

St Joseph's Home for Children, Croydon

November 1940
September 1969

The Admission Registers from St Joseph's Home for Children, Croydon comprise four volumes, that record: child's name, date and place of birth; date received and date discharged; to whom discharged; religion; and parents' names, addresses and occupations.


Access Conditions

Physical access to the original records is not possible due to their fragility and the need to protect the privacy of others mentioned in the records.


These records were transferred to CatholicCare Adoption Services Bankstown in April 2013. All written and telephone requests for access should be made to CatholicCare Adoption Services.

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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 and Naomi Parry