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South Australia - Archival Series

St Vincent de Paul Orphanage, Burnside [Admission Register] (1872 - 1883)


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

Entries handwritten in columns across two pages: (1) Number, (2) Name, (3) Age, (4) Admitted, (5) By order of, (6) Left, (7) Where to, (8) Particulars, by order of. Notes on Contents - (7) Where to gives person and/or place. (8) Particulars gives parental details, whether dead or alive and sometimes comments on character.


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