Looking for Patient Records?

People often contact Friends of Callan Park, hoping to track down records of family members who were patients at Callan Park or Broughton Hall.

Friends of Callan Park have no patient records. Patient records may be held by State Records NSW – the official archive of government in New South Wales – located in Kingswood, in Sydney’s west.

It is worth checking the web page for State Records first – see below. On the home page there are links to planning your visit and to preliminary steps and requirements in order to check your relative’s records.

Check these sites first and it may be useful to make a telephone call to State Records.

State Records NSW – home page
www.records.nsw.gov.au

Patient Records

www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives/research-topics/asylum-records/asylum-records

Plan your Visit
www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives/use-the-archives/getting-started/visit-us/visit-us

http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/state-archives/research-topics/asylum-records/asylum-records

Home page search – patients records mental brings you to a page with a number of options
www.records.nsw.gov.au/search?SearchableText=patient+records+mental

Check Archives in Brief 85 – Mental health facilities – patient records