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New South Wales - Archival Series

Placement Book [Industrial Schools Branch] (1904 - 1911)

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The Placement Book [Industrial Schools Branch] is a record of the apprenticeship of boys from the Sobraon Training Ship from 1904 to 1911. The volume records information about the boy's name and age; to whom they were apprenticed; and details of the apprenticeship. There is an index in the front of the volume.


Access Conditions

These records are Open access. To access these records please contact Museusm of History NSW (State Archives).


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