Please contact the Care Leaver Records Service:
Phone: (03) 9096 8449
Quote this number to access your records: Public Record Office Victoria reference number, VPRS 18193/P0001
These records are part of Victorian Government Records relating to Wardship and/or Out of Home Care (1864 - current).
Bayswater No. 1 Group Home admission and discharge register is an archival series held by the Department of Health and Human Services. At some point following the closure of Bayswater Boys’ Home this volume was transferred to the Victorian government.
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 Bayswater No. 1 Group Home admission and discharge register documents the admission of male wards of state to the Home, between 1943 and 1950.
The register is a leather-bound volume with a split page format. Admissions are entered in the top half of the page, with discharges in the bottom half. Each page details weekly admission and discharges into and from the home.
The following information is recorded: