Series VPRS 17842
Index to VPRS 17822 Defacto Adoption Register
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Date Range: Series ? 1949 - ? 1955
  Series in Custody 1949 - 1955
  Contents 1949 - 1955
Public Access: Closed
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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1949 - 1955 Children's Welfare Department 1924-1961 (previously known as Department for Neglected Children 1887-1924), Chief Secretary's Department VA 1467
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2015 - cont Department of Health and Human Services VA 5037
Description of this SeriesDescription of this Series
  • How to use the Records
    The two extant volumes of index provides access to defacto adoption register located in VPRS 17822.

  • Function / Content
    This series provides access to the content of defacto adoption register located in VPRS 17822.

    Information recorded includes:

    - name of child (adoptee)
    - person by whom adopted
    - folio number of the register (located in VPRS 17822)
    - date of adoption registration number

  • Recordkeeping System
    Each volume of index covers a period of time, eg 1949 to 1955.

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1949 - 1955 De Facto Adoption Register VPRS 17822
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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 1949 - 1955 Closed 2
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