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Queensland - Archival Collection

Tufnell Home, Records (1893 - 1990s)


The records about Tufnell Home, Nundah at the Anglican Records and Archives Centre include Admissions Book, Baptism Registers, correspondence, day to day diaries, case files and medical records. The collection has records dated from 1893 to the 1990s. The Anglican Diocese of Brisbane supports the efforts of past residents of Tufnell Home to find out as much information as possible about their time in 'care'.


Access Conditions

The Anglican Diocese of Brisbane allows for amendments to be inserted into the files, if requested, after verification or appropriate declaration. There are no charges to Forgotten Australians for the use of research facilities, replacement copies of certificates or photocopies.


The Tufnell Home records include the following nine Series of records:

  • Resident Files c.1960 - c.1980

  • Register of Admissions and Discharges 1963 - 1987

  • Baptism and Confirmation Records 1921 - 1978

  • Diaries 1947 - 2004

  • Other Miscellaneous Records 1926 - 1973

  • Enrolment Books 1901 - 1935

  • Cash Books 1904 - 1961

  • Departmental Registration/Payment Records 1960 - 1991

  • Lists 1956 - 1958


Online Resources

Prepared by: Lee Butterworth and Ann Mccarthy