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Queensland - Archival Series

Admission Registers (1871 - 1909)

Rockhampton Orphanage, later Rockhampton Receiving Depot

18 December 1871
3 June 1909
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Queensland State Archives Series ID

The Admission Registers, Series ID 16525, relates to the Rockhampton Orphanage, later Rockhampton Receiving Depot. This register of admissions to Rockhampton Orphanage includes the following details for each child: admission number, name of child, place and date of birth, date of admission, reason for admission and on what terms admitted, date and to whom the child was discharged, for what purpose the child was discharged (eg. Service, adopted, discharged because overage, gone to another orphanage etc.), name of parents (if known), occupation of parents, religion and residence of parents and any remarks. A digitised copy is available on the Queensland State Archives website.


Access Conditions

These records are open access and are available for viewing by the general public.


The reference number used by QSA to identify the digitised item is 313131.

Prepared by: Lee Butterworth