Bethesda Maternity Hospital
The Details of Unmarried Mothers' Babies for Child Endowment and Adoption comprises one volume that records: the name of the child; mother's name and address; date of birth; admission date; discharge date and the name of the person to whom the baby was discharged.
Access to information about adoptions is restricted to the adopted person and the birth parents under the provisions of the NSW Adoption Act 2000.
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.
Prepared by: Melissa Downing
Created: 10 August 2011, Last modified: 10 March 2014