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The admission books contain the following information: date of admission; name of child; child's date and place of birth; child's health on admission; reason for admission and other details; name, occupation and address of mother; name and address of father; whether father was paying maintenance; subsequent information; discharge date; and details of to whom discharged.
Quantity: 4 volumes
Access to information is generally restricted to former residents and family members who can prove their relationship with the former resident.
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
Created: 10 August 2011, Last modified: 30 May 2014