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South Australia - Archival Series

St Vincent de Paul Admission Register, Book 1 (1875 - 1929)


These records are held at the Professional Standards Records Office Service of the Catholic Church.

Handwritten entries in ledger divided into columns crossing two pages. Year in top left hand corner. Left hand page: (1) Date, (2) Name in full, (3) Age, (4) Where from, (5) Parents or guardians. Right hand page: (6) Address, (7) Date of leaving, (8) Where gone to, (9) Remarks. Notes on contents - (5) Parents/Guardians until 1950 merely states 'mother' or 'father', without giving names. (6) Address column often blank. (9) remarks: Few entries in early years. Later entries can include birth date, whether parents are alive or dead, comments on family/child's situation, religion and baptism information.

Quantity: 1 ledger


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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