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South Australia - Archival Series

Admission Book St Joseph's Orphanage, Largs Bay (1966 - 1970)


This Admission Book contains records of children who were admitted to St Joseph's Orphanage in Largs Bay (from 1969, also known as St Joseph's Children's Home). Names listed alphabetically. Following pages are divided into hand drawn columns over two pages. Left hand page: (1) Admission, (2) Child's name, (3) Mother, (4) Father. Right hand page: (5) Address, (6) Birth, (7) Place, (8) Source, (9) Discharge, (10) Destination. Entries are not numbered in contrast to earliest ledger. Quantity: 1 index book


Access Conditions

Please contact the Professional Standards Office Records Service for an application form and information regarding procedures and conditions with regard to accessing information from records held or managed by this office.

Information is open to former residents or family members who can prove their relationship to the resident.

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