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Victoria - Archival Collection

Alexandra Babies' Home (and Toddlers' Home) Records (1909 - 1973)


Alexandra Babies' Home (and Toddlers' Home) Records are held by the Central Highlands Libraries, Ballarat Library. The collection dates from 1909 to 1973 and includes admission records, annual reports and visitor records.


Access Conditions

Open access.


More specifically this collection includes:

  • annual reports for the Alexandra Babies' Home for the period 1960 to 1973
  • a Visitors Book for the Home from 1973
  • reports of visits to the Babies' Home by the ladies committee from 1909 to 1921

Note that 2 records series that were previously part of this collection at the City of Ballarat Library (Attendance Books 1953-1973 and Registers of Admission 1941-1973) were transferred to the custody of Public Record Office Victoria in 2018.

Sources used to compile this entry: Email correspondence with City of Ballarat, August-September 2018.

Prepared by: Rosemary Francis