• Archival Series

Bayswater No. 1 Group Home admission and discharge register

To access these records

Please contact the Care Leaver Records Service:

Phone: (03) 9096 8449

Email: clrs@dffh.vic.gov.au

Reference Number

Quote this number to access your records: Public Record Office Victoria reference number, VPRS 18193/P0001

Details

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.

Access Conditions

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.

Records

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:

  • date of admission/discharge
  • registration number
  • full name
  • date of birth
  • religion
  • from where received/how and where discharge to

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