Child welfare

Children’s Homes

This site by Peter Higginbotham aims to provide information on all the many and varied institutions that became home for thousands of children and young people in Britain. These establishments range from orphanages, homes for those in poverty, or with…

Adoption and Forgotten Australians

A family history research guide, by the State Library of Victoria, for adopted people, Forgotten Australians and child migrants.TIP: Check state libraries and state archival repositories for similar guides

Barnardos Australia – Supporting Old Boys and Girls

Barnardos provides a service for people who have lived in Barnardos care. They hold files on old boys and girls of Barnardos who migrated to Australia under the Child Migration Scheme and can provide  information on your files and general…

Judy Webster’s Genealogy Indexes & Advice

This site has 53,000+ names of local, interstate and overseas persons mentioned in records in Queensland, Australia. There is also 135+ pages of advice and indexes original records held by Queensland State Archives. Indexes to original records at Queensland State…

Helen Doxford Harris Homepage

The online Victorian Historical Indexes include: • Index to Missing People found in Victoria Police Correspondence Records• Index to Women Lecturers in Victoria 1880-1905• Index to Wife & Child Deserters• Index to Victoria Police & Police Stations• Index to Criminal…

Find & Connect Queensland

The Find & Connect web resource is for forgotten Australians, former child migrants and everyone with an interest in the history of out-of-home care in Australia. Use this site to find information, including documents and images, about institutions, organisations that…

Find & Connect South Australia

The Find & Connect web resource is for forgotten Australians, former child migrants and everyone with an interest in the history of out-of-home care in Australia. Use this site to find information, including documents and images, about institutions, organisations that…

Find & Connect Tasmania

The Find & Connect web resource is for forgotten Australians, former child migrants and everyone with an interest in the history of out-of-home care in Australia. Use this site to find information, including documents and images, about institutions, organisations that…

Find & Connect Victoria

The Find & Connect web resource is for forgotten Australians, former child migrants and everyone with an interest in the history of out-of-home care in Australia. Use this site to find information, including documents and images, about institutions, organisations that…

Find & Connect Western Australia

The Find & Connect web resource is for forgotten Australians, former child migrants and everyone with an interest in the history of out-of-home care in Australia. Use this site to find information, including documents and images, about institutions, organisations that…