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New South Wales - Archival Series

Registers Of The Arrival And Discharge Of Immigrant Children [School Attendance/Licensing Branch, Department of Community Services] (1953 - 1964)

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Registers Of The Arrival And Discharge Of Immigrant Children recorded the monthly arrivals and discharges of immigrant children between 1953 to 1956 and 1960 to 1964. The registers' arrival entries generally give names, ages and whether the child was nominated by an individual or sponsored by an organisation, such as Fairbridge, Big Brother or Dr Barnardo's. The discharge entries give a name, age, type of nomination, and a reason for discharge from the guardian. Statistics separated into three age groups of boys and girls are included.

Quantity: 2 volumes


Access Conditions

In New South Wales, records relating to individuals, such as case files and correspondence are closed to public access for 100 years. Records such as registers and indexes are closed to public access for 80 years. Individuals can apply to request access to records in this series. 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.


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