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Sisters of Mercy / Good Shepherd Perth

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Sisters of Mercy / Good Shepherd Perth

Posted: 23 Nov 2012 9:57AM GMT
Classification: Query
I believe that my grandmother may have been born at the Good Shepherd Hospital for Women (Adelaide Terrace) while my great grandmother was there being treated for alcoholism 1903.

I also believe that the nuns - well meaning at the time - did not record/report this birth to the WA State and raised my grandmother themselves at their St. Joseph School for Girls (orphange) in Subiaco.

We've had no success pressing the Sisters of Mercy,, for any info at all on my grandmother. Can't get info without a birth cert... which, of course, never left the convent so NOBODY can get it.

Has anybody else had this sort of experience in Western Australia. Help? Hints? Pointers?
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Valsobo 23 Nov 2012 4:57PM GMT 
warncoort1 23 Nov 2012 11:18PM GMT 
Valsobo 23 Nov 2012 11:51PM GMT 
Sad_Mushroom 25 Nov 2012 11:01PM GMT 
Sad_Mushroom 25 Nov 2012 11:24PM GMT 
Valsobo 26 Nov 2012 12:05AM GMT 
Valsobo 25 Nov 2012 11:19PM GMT 
joangroves66 9 Feb 2013 10:05AM GMT 
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