Digitised Childrens Ward Registers 1864-189os Now Available!
Digital Collections Highlight
|Files which offer detailed information on children identified as 'wards of the state' during the years 1860s to the 1890s are now available to view online.
The files can provide terrific information for family researchers such as the child's name, date of birth, native place, religion, cause of commitment, where they were stationed, licensing out details, details of discharge and general reporting information.
To search by name use the function 'search within a series' and use the numbers 4527 after the letters VPRS, and then search by typing in a name.