Registers Of Committals relates to boys who were committed to attend the Mittagong Farm Home for Boys between 1907 and 1921. The registers include information about the person, their personal history and maintenance orders.
Access to these records is open.
The registers record name of child, age at date of committal, date of committal, offence, name of parent or guardian, character of parents and home surroundings, maintenance orders and remarks. Also included is a list of boys transferred from the training ship 'Sobraon' in June 1911.
According to Connecting Kin (1998), there are 2 volumes of Register Of Committals.
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: 20 February 2012, Last modified: 2 December 2014