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New South Wales - Archival Series

Refused Admissions Book (1968 - 1972)

Scarba House

March 1968
September 1972
Reference No
MLMSS 6091
Legal Status
State Library of New South Wales - Manuscripts & Pictures Call Number

The Refused Admissions Book from Scarba House records the date, name, age, gender of the child, the name of the referee to Scarba House, the reason for refusal and action taken (including the name of the institution referred to). From January to September 1972, this volume includes a record of the age group of children admitted.


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.


This series is arranged chronologically and there is 1 volume.


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 & Naomi Parry