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South Australia - Archival Series

Admission Records (1951 - 1979)

Sacred Heart Orphanage


Admission records, Sacred Heart Orphanage includes an original admission register covering the period 1951-1979 and scanned copies of the same admission register and two pages of a handwritten list of residents in the Orphanage with dates covering the same period.


Access Conditions

For access to records held by the Catholic Diocese of Port Pirie please contact the Professional Standards Office Records Service of the Catholic Church for an application form and information regarding the procedures and conditions for accessing information.

The Professional Standards Office does not charge any fees to former residents of Catholic Homes seeking their records.


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