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New South Wales - Archival Series

Immigrant Children's Index [School Attendance/Licensing Branch, Department of Community Services] (1940? - 1960?)

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Legal Status
State Records Authority of New South Wales Series Number

The Immigrant Children's Index is arranged alphabetically and it records the name of the child, place and date of birth, the child's religion, date and means of their arrival in Australia, whom their sponsor was, details of their parents, and particulars of placements and movements. The content date range is from the decade of 01/01/1940 to the decade of 01/01/1960.

Quantity: 4 cartons.


Access Conditions

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.

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.


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