Bayland Orphan Home Records

Records: 2,462 · Complete: 99%

These records consist of nine volumes, and several loose documents, kept by the Board of Trustees of the Bayland Orphan Home from inception until it closed in 1948. Originally, the Bayland Orphan Home was sited near Morgan's Point on Goose Creek in what is now Baytown, Texas. The children, both boys and girls, were not always orphans in the sense that both parents were dead. Often, children were admitted "on account of the extreme poverty of the applicants."

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Publication Title
Bayland Orphan Home Records
Total Records
Records: 2,462 · Complete: 99%
Content Source
Harris County Archives logoHarris County Archives
Published on Fold3
February 22, 2008
Last Updated
February 22, 2008
Description
Financial records, correspondence, and other materials document activities of the Board of Trustees of the Bayland Orphan Home from 1867 to 1948.