Oamaru Adoption Case File Registers   (25064)
c.1885 - current  range held: 1908 - 1963


GENERAL


The volumes in this series record applications to adopt children heard at the Oamaru Magistrate's, and later District Court. Adoption application books contain details of the parties and children involved in an adoption.



This series contains correspondence relating to and lists of Adoption Case Files, from 1885 to 1915, sent to the Registrar of Births Deaths and Marriages in 1942.


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Dates of Holdings : 1908 - 1963
Location of Holdings : Archives New Zealand, Dunedin Regional Office
Access : Restricted  see more …


Mandates

CREATED BY
  • Adoption Act 1955
  • Adoption of Children Act 1881
  • Adoption of Children Act 1895
  • Adoption of Children Act 1906
  • Guardianship of Infants Act 1926
  • Infants (Statutes Amendment) Act 1951
  • Infants Act 1908
Archives NZ description type : Series (see more about description types)
Version Number: 1
Date Approved: 22/07/2015