These children were either unable to look after themselves, were leading a troubled life or, through no fault of their own, were placed in to care.
The records included in the CD/Book include:
- Roll of Inmates Shaftsbury Reformatory, South Head
- Admission, Discharge and after career register 1887-1925
- Register Committals Industrial School for Girls Parramatta
- Register of Apprenticeships
- Registers Committals Newcastle Public Industrial School for girls 1867-1871
- Biloela Training School for Girls 1871-1887
- Girls Training Home Parramatta 1912-1925
Indexed is the child's name, their age, the date of their committal or conviction, the date of discharge, and brief remarks about the child.
A reference number that refers to the original document is also included to assist you in obtaining the original document that may provide further information.
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