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South Australia - Archival Series

Minutes of the board of management (1948 - 1964)

Kate Cocks Memorial Babies Home

Reference No
PR9 Box 2
Legal Status
Uniting Communities Reference Number

Minutes of monthly meetings include attached Matron's monthly reports (from 1951 onwards) which record number of children in the home, give information about admissions and discharges including reasons for admissions, record adoptions, health and other issues. No names are mentioned. Minutes also provide background on the day-to-day running of the home including maintenance, alterations and purchases. Quantity: 2 notebooks. The Methodist Church homes were run by the Adelaide Central Methodist Mission, now known as Uniting Communities. Records are held at the Uniting Communities


Access Conditions

All personal information held by Uniting Communities is accessible upon request and is only limited in special circumstances. Proof of identity is required. Information affecting the privacy of others will be deleted from copies of documents made accessible. Contact Uniting Communities for further information.


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