St Joseph's Orphanage, Bathurst
Record Cards is a series of records created by St Joseph's Orphanage, Bathurst (Girls' Home). The series is made up of photocopies of forty record cards. The records only relate to girls admitted between May 1962 and July 1968. The information includes: Name; Date of Birth; Date of Admission; Details of Parents; Details of other children in the family; Name(s) of Referee(s); Date of leaving the orphanage and with whom; Where educated. The Record Cards are managed by the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea (ISMAPNG).
Application for access must be made, in writing, to the Archivist, providing personal identification documents to establish the right to access information. Physical access to the records is not permitted due to their fragility and the need to protect the confidentiality of information concerning other persons. Information will be forwarded by mail.
Sources used to compile this entry: Document received from ISMAPNG Archives in June 2013, 'Information for Find & Connect Website - Records Access Documentation Project, ISMAPNG Archives, Bathurst'.
Prepared by: Elizabeth Daniels
Created: 31 October 2013, Last modified: 3 January 2017