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South Australia - Archival Series

Discharge Book (1866 - 1920)

St Vincent de Paul Orphanage


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

Small hardback lined notebook with title on inside cover 'January 1st 1890, Dates of children leaving the orphanage and to whom they have gone', inside manila folder titled 'St Vincent de Paul's Orphanage Pre Goodwood, 1866-1889 Minutes etc.'. Entries span two pages giving (1) Date, (2) Name of child and where went to. Notes on contents - Entries state to whom and/or where child was discharged. First entry is dated 6/1/1890 and last 2/4/1920. Last page of book is a list titled 'Children returned 1903' with names and dates.

Quantity: 1 notebook


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