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New South Wales - Archival Series

Winbin records, State Archives NSW (1954 - 1978)

From
1954
To
1978
Website
https://search.records.nsw.gov.au/permalink/f/1e5kcq1/ORGANISATIONS1000690
Reference No
NRS-14770; NRS-21113; NRS-21114; NRS-21115
Legal Status
State Records Authority of New South Wales Series Numbers

These are records created by Winbin that are held by Museums of History NSW (State Archives). The records contain information about children living at the Home, and include registers of admissions and discharge and medical registers.

Details

Access conditions

Access to these records is currently restricted. 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.

Care Leavers wishing to access records about themselves will need to complete a Care Leaver Records Access Application Form (downloadable from the Care Leaver Records Access Unit website or available at a Community Services Centre). Completed application forms with proof of identity can be sent to the Care Leaver Records Access Unit, or lodged with a Community Services Centre. For further information please contact the Care Leaver Records Access Unit.

Records

The following information about these records has been published in the State Archives catalogue:

  • Admission and Discharge Register, 1954-1976. Reference Number: NRS-21115.
    These registers record information about children admitted to and discharged from Winbin. The registers include information such as date of admission, child's name, age, religion, from whom received, address, discharge date, to whom discharged, address, and additional remarks.
  • Medical Register, 1954-1976. Reference Number: NRS-14770.
    This register records information about children living at Winbin who received medical treatment while there. The register includes child's name, their medical complaint, and the treatment they received.
  • Admission Register, 1976-1978. Reference Number NRS-21113.
    This register records information about children admitted to Winbin. It includes information such as admission date, name, date of birth and age, type of admission (e.g. transfer or return from leave), from whom received (name and relationship), address, and notes for other relevant information.
  • Discharge Register, 1977. Reference Number: NRS-21114.
    This register records information about children discharged from Winbin. It includes information such as discharge date, name, date of birth and age, type of discharge (e.g. transfer, hospital stay, or leave), to whom discharged (name and relationship), and address.

Prepared by: Constance Thurley-Hart