Wanganui Adoption Case Files   (21587)
1884? - 2003  range held: 1916 - 1960


GENERAL

The files in this series contained legal papers, correspondence, affidavits of character and means of adoptive parents, copies of birth certificates and sometimes copies of marriage certificates relating to the adoption of children through the Wanganui District Court.

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Dates of Holdings : 1916 - 1960
Location of Holdings : Archives New Zealand, Head Office, Wellington
Access : Restricted  see more …


Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Adoption Act 1955
  • Adoption Amendment Act 1962
  • Adoption Amendment Act 2000
  • Adoption of Children Act 1881
  • Adoption of Children Act 1881 Amendment 1885
  • Adoption of Children Act 1895
  • Adult Adoption Information Act 1985
  • Guardianship of Infants Amendment Act 1927
  • Infants Act 1908
  • Infants Act Repeal Act 1989
  • Infants Amendment Act 1950
Archives NZ description type : Series (see more about description types)
Version Number: 1
Date Approved: 29/06/2009