Records held by AnglicareSA is a collection of records dating from 1948 to 1990, and includes information about children's Homes run by the Church of England in Australia and Tasmania and, later, the Anglican Church of Australia. The collection consists of admission and discharge registers, case notes, meeting minutes, Matron's reports, communication books, diaries and financial records.
For access to records related to former Church of England and Anglican Children's Homes please contact the Privacy Officer. Requests for records need to be made in writing and proof of identity provided. Where the request is about someone other than the applicant, permission from that person or other evidence of eligibility to access that information must be provided. AnglicareSA archives is not open to the public but an appointment can be made to discuss the records.
The records in this collection contain information about children in children's Homes run by the Church of England in Australia and Tasmania and, later, the Anglican Church of Australia. They also include records about the management and running of some of the Homes.
Records in this collection have been catalogued by AnglicareSA as part of the Records Access Documentation Grants in 2017.
The collection includes the following records:
St Mary's Home for Children
Anglican Child Care Services
Sources used to compile this entry: This entry has been updated with information received from the record holders as part of the Records Access Documentation grants. The source documents are held in the eScholarship Research Centre files at the University of Melbourne.
Prepared by: Nicola Laurent
Created: 20 July 2017, Last modified: 11 August 2017