Hartnett House and Melbourne City Mission Maternity Home Records is an archival collection held by the Department of Health amd Human Services. This collection comprises various records of children who lived at the Home in Brunswick, and of mothers who were admitted there before or after the birth of their child.
Conditional Access - Care leavers (and their families) wanting to find information about their time in care, or access personal files can contact the Care Leaver Records Service.
The Department of Health and Human Services holds a number of archival series relating to residents of Melbourne City Mission Maternity Home and Hartnett House.
The collection includes:
The Finding Records website page relating to Hartnett House (1900-1983) has a detailed Collection Guide with more information about these records.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'Hartnett House (1900-83)', in Finding Records, Department of Health and Human Services, State of Victoria, https://www.findingrecords.dhhs.vic.gov.au/collectionresultspage/HartnettHouse.
Created: 2 March 2018