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New South Wales - Archival Series

Registers Of Committals (1907 - 1921)

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State Records Authority of New South Wales Series Number

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 child, their personal history and maintenance orders.


Access Conditions

These records are Open access. To access these records please contact State Archives NSW.

Information from this register has been included in the Child Care and Protection Index (published by State Archives NSW), and is available online.


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.

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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