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South Australia - Archival Series

St Vincent de Paul Orphanage, Burnside [Admission Register] (1872 - 1889)


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

Entries handwritten in hand drawn columns: (1) Number, (2) Name, (3) Age, (4) Entry, (5) Departure, (6) Where gone, (7) Gone, (8) Particulars. Notes on contents - (8) Particulars includes information about who sent the child, reasons for admission, who recommended admission and parents circumstances.

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