List of children removed

List of orphan and deserted children taken out of the Destitute Asylum 1855 - 1861
 

This series records deserted and orphan children removed from the Destitute Asylum. Information includes register number (on admittance); date leaving the Destitute Asylum; name of the child; age of the child; with whom placed; residence; by whom recommended; date of return to the Destitute Asylum; and remarks.

Some children were adopted as evident in the remarks column: 'I hereby agree to take from the Destitute Asylum ....... to adopt as my own child, to supply him/her with good and sufficient food and clothing and to give him/her a decent education.'

Special List to GRS 3822 Nominal list of orphan and deserted children taken out of the Destitute Asylum 1855 - 1861 by name of child

Special List to GRS 3822 Nominal list of orphan and deserted children taken out of the Destitute Asylum 1855 - 1861 by name of person with whom child placed

 

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