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South Australia - Archival Series

Admission Register (1934 - 1944)

Farr House

Reference No
SRG 94/136/4
Legal Status
State Library of South Australia Archival Number

Large hardback volume with title inside front cover, Orphan Home, Mitcham.
First page index to entries listing name of child and page reference. Then one page per child listing: (1) Name, (2) Birth date, (3) Admission date, (4) Parental details and whether still living, (5) Addresses, (6) Nearest relatives and siblings, (7) Baptismal information, (8) School attendance, (9) Employment, (10) Discharge information - when and where to, (11) Health report including information about immunisations and illnesses.
Notes on contents - Entries are handwritten. Amount and order of information varies.


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Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005,

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George