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New South Wales - Archival Series

Patients' Medical Records (1937 - 1956)

Benevolent Society of New South Wales

Reference No
MLMSS 6091
Legal Status
State Library of New South Wales - Manuscripts & Pictures Call Number

The Patients' Medical Records are an incomplete series of records for Renwick Hospital for Infants from 1937 and 1955-1956. The records include the patient's history sheet, temperature and weight charts, consent form, pathological or post mortem report, X-ray reports, and other notes.


Access Conditions

These records are restricted and written permission from the Benevolent Society must be obtained. At the time of application proof of ID and/or proof of relationship to the person in the records must be provided. For preservation purposes you may only be able to access a copy of the original record. Contact the State Library of New South Wales for assistance in applying for access to the collection.


There are no records in this series from 1938 - 1954. The records are arranged alphabetically by name and there are 2 volumes.


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