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South Australia - Archival Series

Conference Committee 1957-62 and Conference Committee 1962-68 [Minutes] (1957 - 1968)

Kate Cocks Memorial Babies Home

Reference No
PR9 Box 2
Legal Status
Uniting Communities Reference Number

Minutes of meetings include reports from the Superintendent of the Women's Welfare Department. From 1959 these list 'cases' and give details about the situations of particular girls and babies admitted that year. Throughout minutes names are included in different ways. Pseudonyms (Christian name) are used, occasionally with real name of child handwritten next to pseudonym (1957-1959, 1961-1962). In 1960-1961 some full names are given. No names mentioned after 1963. 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.


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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