St Joseph's Refuge Fullarton
Purpose printed volume produced for State Children's Department. Each page carries title, Pursuant to "The State Children's Act, 1895" Lying-in Home Register and has printed columns and headings with handwritten entries: (1) Name and usual residence of woman confined, (2) Date of confinement, (3) Name of Doctor or midwife who attended during confinement, (4) Here state with whom the child leaves the home - if with other, enter where gone to; if placed with Licensed Foster-mother or near relative, enter name and address; if deceased, enter cause of death, (5) Date when woman left, (6) Date when child left. Notes on contents - First column also includes reference or admission number and gives the name of the child. Many entries note 'Gone with mother to St Joseph's Refuge, Fullarton'. Entries also record death or adoption of children.
Quantity: 1 volume
The Sisters of St Joseph welcome contact from previous residents of homes run by the order. Please contact Sisters of St Joseph for details of how to access records held by the Archives.
Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005, http://nunku.org.au/resources/.
Prepared by: Rosemary Francis
Created: 11 August 2011, Last modified: 28 January 2015