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New South Wales - Archival Series

Inmates' Register (1927 - 1985)

Bexley Boys' Home

From
7 January 1927
To
13 November 1985

The Inmates' Register from Bexley Boys' Home comprises one volume. For each boy admitted to the Home, the register records the following: date of admission; name in full; date and place of birth; religion; reason for admission; name and address of parent or guardian; if handed over by the State; discharge date; condition of health; where sent (upon discharge); nature of employment and weekly wages if sent to a job; and name and address of future guardian.

Details

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.

Publications

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, http://nma.gov.au/blogs/inside/files/2011/02/connectkin_guide1.pdf.

Prepared by: Melissa Downing