Records of Dalwood Children's Home are held by Northern Sydney Local Health Network Medical Records. The records held are Day Books dating from the late 1960's. There are only minimal, if any, records from before then.
People seeking access to records will need to send a letter and provide a photocopy of identification, such as a drivers' licence. The letter should state the years they were in the Home, and include a contact number.
The records held by the Northern Sydney Local Health Network Medical Records about Dalwood Children's Home are Day Books. The Day Books describe when a child entered Dalwood Children's Home, usually including a letter outlining the reasons why they were entering the Home, when a child visited someone and who they saw, medical and dental appointments, and health issues during their stay.
The majority of records in this collection are from the late 1960's onwards. There are only minimal, if any, records held from before then.
Sources used to compile this entry: Correspondence between Find & Connect Support Services and Northern Sydney Local Health Network Medical Records, June 2017, a PDF version is held in the Find & Connect Project project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.
Prepared by: Naomi Parry and Nicola Laurent
Created: 9 April 2014, Last modified: 23 June 2017