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New South Wales - Archival Series

Applications and Adoption files for State wards [Dependent Children and Adoptions Branch, Department of Community Services] (1940 - 1961)

From
1940
To
1961
Website
http://search.records.nsw.gov.au/series/14655
Reference No
14655
Legal Status
State Records Authority of New South Wales Series Number

This archival series, Applications and adoption files for state wards [Dependent Children and Adoptions Branch, Department of Community Services], relates to adoptions of State Wards through the New South Wales state government. The records in this series are dated between 1940 and 1961 and are mostly created by the New South Wales state government Child Welfare Department.

Details

Access Conditions

This series, Applications and adoption files for state wards [Dependent Children and Adoptions Branch, Department of Community Services], is held by the State Records Authority of New South Wales. However people wishing to access the records in this series will need to contact the Adoption Information Unit. The Adoption Information Unit (AIU) is part of the New South Wales state government department of Family and Community Services and provides adoption information and support for individuals and their families in relation to adoptions in New South Wales and Intercountry adoptions that involve New South Wales.

Publications

Online Resources

  • 'Applications and adoption files for state wards[Dependent Children and Adoptions Branch, Department of Community Services', in State Records Authority of New South Wales Online Catalogue, State Records Authority of New South Wales, c. 2014, https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/series/14655. Details
  • 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. Details

Sources used to compile this entry: 'Applications and adoption files for state wards[Dependent Children and Adoptions Branch, Department of Community Services', in State Records Authority of New South Wales Online Catalogue, State Records Authority of New South Wales, c. 2014, https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/series/14655; 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: Naomi Parry