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New South Wales - Archival Series

Register (1919 - 1932)

Dee Why Home for Boys

1 December 1919
27 February 1932

The Register, comprising one volume, records the following information: the name of the home or institution; the child's name and date of birth; the admission and discharge dates; and (if applicable) date of death. The volume is Marked 'Goulburn' on the front cover, but is in fact for the Dee Why Home for Boys.


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