Anglican Diocese of Perth
Student Boarder Files is an archival series held by the Anglican Diocese of Perth. The contents of the earlier files are organised by family rather than by individual student boarder. In later decades, the organisation of files changes to individuals. Files have been sorted into decades via the decade the first child in the family attended Swan Homes or Swanleigh as it became known in November 1957. Swanleigh informed us that "Very few files remain prior to the 1960's as the earlier files were destroyed by mould having been stored in the cellar and affected by high temperatures and moisture". Unfortunately this means that records about some individuals may be missing.
This series contains the following records:
People who experienced 'care' (and their families) through Swanleigh or Swan Homes, wanting to find information about their time in 'care', or access personal files can contact the Anglican Diocese of Perth.
Prepared by: Elizabeth Daniels
Created: 4 November 2013, Last modified: 28 January 2015