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.
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.
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 & Naomi Parry
Created: 10 August 2011, Last modified: 16 December 2014