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New South Wales - Archival Series

Registration Book (1969 - 1987)

Stanmore Children's Home

5 February 1969
5 December 1987

The Registration Book, comprising one volume, records: name, age and date of birth of each child; date and reason for admission; name and address of parent or guardian; date of discharge; health condition of child; address of future placement; name and address of future guardian; and any other remarks.


Access Conditions

Former residents and clients can access information about themselves after providing proof of identity. Access to information may be given to a third party providing they have written permission from the person to whom the information relates, can prove a connection with that person, or show evidence that the person is deceased. All other applications for access will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Access to information about adoptions is subject to 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