This collection of records of the Church Missionary Society of New South Wales includes records relevant to the evacuation of Aboriginal children and women from Croker Island in the Northern Territory, and other parts of the NT, in World War I. A Guide to these records is available in the reading room of the Mitchell Library.
These records are restricted, please contact the State Library of New South Wales and they will assist you in accessing the records. This may involve contacting the Church Missionary Society for approval. Once permission to access these items has been granted please allow a week for these items to be retrieved from offsite storage.
The series relevant to Milleewa and Mulgoa are:
Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen and George, Gary, 'Interstate movement of Northern Territory children (1942-1970s)', in Find & Connect web resource, Find & Connect web resource project for the Commonwealth of Australia, 2013, http://www.findandconnect.gov.au/ref/nt/biogs/YE00088b.htm; George, Karen and George, Gary, 'Croker Island Mission (1940 - 1968)', in Find & Connect web resource, Find & Connect web resource project for the Commonwealth of Australia, 2014, http://www.findandconnect.gov.au/ref/nt/biogs/YE00021b.htm; Correspondence from Church Missionary Society 15 December 2011.
Prepared by: Naomi Parry
Created: 21 December 2012, Last modified: 15 December 2014