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South Australia - Archival Series

Admission Cards, August 1968-May 1971 (1968 - 1971)

St Joseph's Refuge Fullarton

Aug 1968
May 1971

Wooden box with small key containing small cards, filed alphabetically. Contents - Printed cards with: (1) Name, (2) Where from, (3) Occupation, (4) Next of kin, (5) Address of next of kin, (6) Admitted, (7) Left, (8) Age, (9) Place of birth, (10) Religion, (11) Nationality, (12) Marital status, (13) EDC, (14) Hospital, (15) Putative father, (16) Address of putative father, (17) Does he know of pregnancy? (18) Do next of kin know? (19) Referred by. Back of card: (20) Remarks. Notes on contents - (12) Marital status usually includes '1st pregnancy' or similar notation. (20) Remarks entries are comprehensive, giving information about woman's background, character and contact details as well as details about child.

Quantity: 1 box


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.

The Province Leader, Sisters of St Joseph
4 High Street Kensington SA 5068
Telephone: (08) 8130 5900 Fax: (08) 8130 5933


Online Resources

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

Prepared by: Rosemary Francis