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New South Wales - Archival Series

Adoption Register (Completed Adoptions) (1967 - 1974)

Bethesda Maternity Hospital

30 November 1967
2 April 1974

This adoption register comprises one volume for the Bethesda Maternity Home contains information relating to completed adoptions. It contains the following information: name, age, occupation, educational standard, religion and marital status of the mother; father's age, occupation, educational standard and marital status; the baby's date of birth and sex; and the name, address, ages, occupation, educational standard and religion of the adoptive parents. It also gives the adoption order number and date.


Access Conditions

Access to information about adoptions is restricted to the adopted person and the birth parents under the provisions of the NSW Adoption Act 2000.


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: Melissa Downing