Admission Cards (Boys' Section) relate to boys at Minda with surnames A-F and whose dates of birth fall between 1 December 1957 and 31 May 1958. The Admission Cards contain personal information about the boys, the offence they committed and how they were discharged.
Access to these records is restricted. People wishing to access restricted records can either contact their nearest Community Services Centre to apply or they can post the information; an application form must be completed together with proof of identity provided..
The detail given on the Admission Cards include date and place of birth, religious denomination, parents' names and address, boy's occupation, date of admission, from whom received, the offence committed , "how disposed of", notes on court appearances, and their physical description.
According to Connecting Kin (1998), there are 1 box of Admission Cards (Boys' Section) for Minda.
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: 12 December 2014