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List of Institutions/Homes
Australia


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All care is taken in trying to locate accurate information on the
homes and institutions listed below, but I do stress that most of
the information is from voluntary sources, and needs to be ascertained.

This page is continually being added to.I would welcome any
submissions that may assist others locate records
I would like to acknowledge the kind contributions
of Dot Wells,Valerie Wotten and Colin Liddle ,Elisa Juett,Anne Mason
John Nolan, Sharryn Capes,and many others in sending in valuable information.

List of Institutions

Abbotsford-Convent of the Good Shephards
located:			Abbotsford.Victoria
established:			c 1863
charges:			children of criminals
				women with convictions
				and out of gaols.
closed:
records located at:		PO Box 182 .Abbotsford.3067
				ph: 039 417 7581
extra:				Belfast Gazette of 11/11/1879
				has description of.

Anglican Girls Orphanage-W.A
located at:			240? Adelaide Terrace.
				Perth.W.A
ran by:			Anglican Church
established:
closed:
records located at:

Ararat & District Hospital [Benevolent Society]
located:			Ararat.Victoria.
established:
closed:
records located at:		Public Records Office.Vic.
	type:			: Register of Inmates 
				(including Benevolent Asylum)
				1874-1924 1 volume 
				Closed BAL VPRS 695 

Arncliffe. Salvation Army Home 
located:			Arncliff.N.S.W
established:
Agency:			Salvation Army.
closed:
records located at:		

Ashfield Infants Home - N.S.W
located at:			:Darlinghurst. [1874]
				:Paddington	 [1875]
				:Henry St.Ashfield [1876]
established:			1870's.as an institution
founded:			1874 by committee for abandoned babies
				known as Sydney Foundling Institution
closed:				still open [2000]
records:			02.97994844 
				Henry Street.Ashfield.NSW.
note:				ST Anthonys appear to be another home
				in this area [see below] and there 
				seems to have been at least a third 
				there also which is being determined, 
				and it is suggested that a fourth - 
				the "Good Shepherds" may have also had 
				a home in this region.

Ballarat. Victoria.
located at:			1.Victoria St.Ballarat.Vic
established:			1865 as Ballarat District Orphan Asylum
				in Victoria St.
				1909 as the Ballarat Orphanage Inc .
closed:				c1970
records located at:		contact
				Jacinta Wainwright. (03) 5332 1434.
				Agency address:
				Child and Family Service Ballarat Inc.
				Ludbrook House, Lydiard Street, Ballarat.
				Records able to be accessed
				Large Photo Collection can be viewed
				counselling and assistance provided
see also:			Stories of Abuse

Dr Barnado's Home for Girls.New South Wales
located at:			Burwood.
established;			
closed:
records:			photo c1954 can be found at the 
				Department of Immigration.
				ref no 54/8A/9,1 0

Dr Barnado's Home for Girls.New South Wales
located at:			Normanhurst.N.S.W.
Agency.			Barnados.
established;			
closed:
records:			photo c1954 can be found at the 
				Department of Immigration.
				ref no 54/8A/14

Dr Barnado's Home for Boys and Girls.'GREENHURST' N.S.W.
located at:			Normanhurst.N.S.W.
Agency.			Barnados.
established;			
closed:
records:			

Dr Barnado's Home for Boys.New South Wales
located at:			Mowbray Park. N.S.W.
Agency.			Barnodos.
established;			
closed:
records:			photo c1954 can be found at the 
				Department of Immigration.
				ref no 54/8A/11- 13

Dr Barnado's Farm School. N.S.W.
located at:			Picton N.S.W.
Agency.			Barnados.
established;			
closed:
records:			

Benevolent Asylum-NSW
located at:			Quay Street.Sydney.
established:
closed:
records located at:		most records destroyed in a
				fire, but remaining can be
				viewed at the Mitchell Library
				in Sydney

Benevolent Society Maternity Hospital-NSW
located at:			"Flinton", 
				Glenmore Road.Paddington.NSW.
established:
closed:
records:

Benevolent Home-Melbourne
located at:
established:
closed:
records:
extra:				was asking inmates to donate
				body to science after death
				source: BG 23/09/1869

Berry Street-Vict
located:			Berry Street,East Melbourne.
				formerly 331 Diamond Creek Rd
					     Diamond Creek.3089
established:			as Sutherland Children's Home
				by Selina M Sutherland.
				She worked for Scots Church Neglected
				children's society in Melbourne c 1881
				She was appointed 1888 the first to 
				legally recieve children in her care.
closed:
records:			1 Berry Street.
				East Melbourne. 3002
				or PO Box 279,East Melbourne.
				PH 039 429 9266
				Fax: 039 429 5160
Bethesda-NSW
religon:			Salvation Army
located at:			Marrickville-NSW
established:
closed:
records:
extra:				[also a private hospital]

Bexley Boys Home. N.S.W.
Agency.			Salvation Army
located at:			Bexley. N.S.W.
established:
closed:
records:

Big Brother Movement.later known as the British Boys Movement

Big Brother Movement.Hostel.Homebush.N.S.W.
located at:			Homebush.
ran by:			
established;			
closed:
records:			photo c1960 can be found at the 
				Department of Immigration.
				ref no 59/8A/1

Big Brother Movement.Hostel.nr Liverpool.N.S.W.
located at:			nr Liverpool
ran by:			
established;			
closed:
records:			photo c1960 can be found at the 
				Department of Immigration.
				ref no 59/8A/2-10


Bindoon-Western Australia
located at:			Bindoon.W.A
formerly known as:	St Joseph's Farm and Trade School.
established:			
Agency.			R.C.Christian Brothers.
current:			
located:			

Blind Institution-South Australia
located at:			
established:			1872.Act of Parliament.
				1874 began operating as
				Blind and Deaf Institute
current:			Known as TOWNSEND HOUSE
located:			28 King George Avenue
				Hove.5048
				PO Box 43. BRighton
				South Australia.

Box Hill Salvation Army Boys Home
located:			Box Hill.Victoria.
established:
closed:
records located at:		Public Records Office.Victoria. 
	type:			School Records
				1946-1969 1 box Open 
				LAV VPRS 6537 

Boothville? Hospital.Queensland
located:			Brisbane. Queensland.
established
closed
records;
purpose:

Boystown - New South Wales
located:
established:
closed:
records:


Broadmeadows Babies Home-experiments on children-Victoria

Broughton Hall Mental Hospital
established:
purpose:			1915-1920 used for soldiers 
				from war effects.
located:
closed:
records:			
				State Archives, Kingswood

Burnside Children's Home - New South Wales
aka				Burnside Presbyerian Orphan Home
located:			North Parramatta.Sydney.NSW.
				along Pennant Hills Road ?
established:
ran by;			Presbyterian Church.
records located:		at Burnside which is still in 
				operation.

Burton Hall Training Farm. Tatura. Vic.
aka				Tatura.
located:			Tatura.
established:		
ran by;			Church of England.
records located:

Callen Park - Mental Hospital,N.S.W.
located:			Sydney. New South Wales.
established;
merged:			1976 with Broughton Hall to 
				form Rozelle Hospital
closed:
used as:			Asylum [Mental Health]
records located:		
				State Archives.Kingswood.
				Extensive Collection of Records.

Cameron Street Acadamy-Tas.
located:			Cameron Street.,Launceston.Tasmania
purpose:			Educational
established:			1831
closed:
records located at:
extra:				article on opening April 18 1831 LA
Governers etc:			run by B.Smythe [Surveyor and Civil Eng]
				in 1831.

Canowindra Girls Home.N.S.W. 
located:			Canowindra. N.S.W
Agency.			Salvation Army.
purpose:			
established:
closed:
records located at:	Salvation Army Agency.
				
Church of England Boys and Girls Home.Carlingford. NSW 
located:			Carlingford. N.S.W
Agency.			Church of England.
purpose:			
established:
closed:
records located at:
extra:			

Church of England Childrens Home.Burwood NSW 
located:			Burwood NSW
				cnr Weldon & Wyatt Ave
Agency.				Church of England.
purpose:			
established:			op.1960's and 1970's.
closed:
records located at:
extra:		

	

Clarendon Childrens Home.Tasmania.
located:			Kingston.Tasmania
Agency.			Church of England.
records:			there is records in relation
				to child & youth migrants
				1949 - 1953
				held at the National Archives
				ref:Series number A432
				    Control symbol 1950/1454
				    Barcode no   73792
Clontarf Boys Town. Western Australia.
located at:			Perth.W.A
established:
Agency.			R.C.Christian Brothers.
closed:				
records:			
Records:	


Cooinoo/Cooenoo Childrens Home NSW	
located:			Enfield.NSW
purpose:
established:		
closed:				c1970's ?
records:				

Cooma - Home for Insane
located:			Cooma, New South Wales.
purpose:
established:		Jan 1877
closed:			6th Dec 1884
records:			
				State Archives,Kingswood

'Dalmar' see Methodist Home for CHildren.NSW.

Day and Evening School-Launceston-1830
located at:			Cameron Street.Launceston.
opened:				1830
closed:	
records located at:
extra: 				Mr Nicholson begs leave to inform
				his friends and the public in general
				of Launceston, that he has opened a
				Day & Evening School, on the premises
				of Mr John Griffiths, now in the 
				possession
				of Mr Flood in Cameron St, and he 
				respectfully solicits their support
				and patronage. Launceston Dec 18 1830
				source: LA Jan 3 1831
Deaf & Dumb Institute
located:			Prahran.Victoria
established:
closed:
records located at:		Belfast Gazette 18/08/1865
				has an article on fund raising for.

Dorcus Street,Sth Melb,-a history-Victoria

Dunwich Benevolent Asylum Queensland
located at:			Queensland
established;			
closed:
records:			closed 1999
access:				contact:-
				FOI Officer
				Legal & Administrative Law Unit
				Floor 10, Qld Health Building
				GPO Box 48
				Brisbane Qld 4001

Dhurringle Rural Training Farm. Qld.
located at:			Queensland
established;		Presbyterian?	
closed:
records:			photo c1952 can be found at the 
				Department of Immigration.
				ref no 52/8A/8

Dhurringle  Training Farm. Vict.
located at:			Tatura.Vict.
Agency.			Presbyterian
established;			
closed:
records:				

Epinae
located at:			Nepean Road, North Brighton.Vic.
established:
closed:
records located at:

Eventide
located at:			Queensland
established:			
records;			closed 1999
access:				contact:-
				FOI Officer
				Legal & Administrative Law Unit
				Floor 10, Qld Health Building
				GPO Box 48
				Brisbane Qld 4001

Family Action
see 				St James Melbourne Orphanage


Family Focus
founded:			1893 by Selina  Sutherland
originally:			Victorian Negl Children's Aid Society
located:			Latrobe St Melbourne and children
				distributed to Private Homes
				1901.new home-Parkville.
				1968.Black Rock

Fairbridge.Farm School.New South Wales
located at:			Molong
ran by:			FAIRBRIDGE
established;			
closed:
records:			photo's c1953 & 1958 can be found at the 
				Department of Immigration.
				ref no 53/8A/36-40 & 
				British 58/8/13-31also 1961 
				British 61/8/1-13


Fairbridge.Society Home.Tasmania
located at:			Pinjarra.W.A.
ran by:			
established;			
closed:
records:			photo c1958 can be found at the 
				Department of Immigration.
				ref no's 58/813-12 & British 58/8/1,2

Fairbridge.Western Australia
located at:			Pinjarra.W.A.
ran by:			FAIRBRIDGE
established;			
closed:
records:			photo c1954 can be found at the 
				Department of Immigration.
				ref no 54/8A/1-8

Geelong Hospital and Benevolent Asylum
located:			Geelong
established:
records;			

Geelong Record Centre
				51 Little Malop Street,
				Geelong, Vic 3220
Gill Memorial Boy's Home (SEE SAMUEL GILL)
also known as the GOULBOURN BOYS HOME
Located: Goulbourn district.N.S.W known in 1960's . now known as: Gill Memorial Aged Hospital. 2 Combermere St Goulburn ph: 02 48216237 established: records: ran by Salvation Army Glastonbury Orphanage located: Geelong.Vict established: records; located at the Geelong Records Centre 51 Little Malop Street, Geelong, Vic 3220 1856 First children admitted to the Orphan Asylum at Herne Hill 1887 Incorporated as The Geelong Orphan Asylum 1909 Name changed to Geelong and Western District Protestant Orphanage 1933 Building at Belmont opened and Herne Hill closed 1954 Glastonbury Children's Home adopted as the new name 1974 Opening of the first family group home 1977 Formal registration of the name Glastonbury Children's Home 1977 Purchase of St Cuthbert's children's home in Colac 1979-81 Total conversion to family group homes - children no longer in residence at Glastonbury. 1984 Name changed to Glastonbury Child and Family Services. Glebe Remand Centre.N.S.W. located: established: records: history: Glebe was used as a Remand centre prior to the establishment of Minda. Glenferri Road. Girls Homes.Hawthorn. Vic located: Glenferri Road Hawthorn. Vic. established: administration: Salvation Army records: Glenfield Farm Home - NSW located: established: records: State Archives, Kingswood, Glenside Hospital located at: Fullarton Road. Glenside. South Australia established: 1870 [Grolier Encyclopedia] formerly: Parkside Asylum current: Psychiatric Service resource: detailed in Sources for SA History history: available from the Canteen, Glenside Hospital.Fullarton Road. records: contact Institution address above or PO Box 17 Eastwood SA 5063 also at State Records Marion Road .Richmond. Good Samaritan Sisters Convent located at: Tempie-NSW established: closed: records: Good Samaritan Archives located at: 2 Avenue Road Glebe Point.New South Wales. (02) 9566-2188 The Good Samaritan Archives contains records generated by the general administrative body of the Sisters of Good Samaritan and some institutions (schools, orphanages, homes for aged, disadvantaged) for which the Sisters of Good Samaritan were/are responsible in Australia and Post World War II Japan. Kiribati Baeolod (Philippines) Goodwood Orphanage. See ST Vincent De Pauls orphanage. located: South Australia records: some records in relation to Child Migrants,1949-57 are held at the National Archives in South Australia. Series number :D400 Control symbol: SA1954/7424 Barcode no: 319452 open. Goulbourn Boys Home. N.S.W. located: Goulbourn. N.S.W. Agency. Salvation Army. records: see GILL MEMORIAL BOYS HOME Haglay Farm School. Tasmania. located at: Launceston.Tasmn. agency. Fairbridge. established: closed: records: Havilah located: Normanhurst.(Wahroonga & Carlingford.) N.S.W. established: known to be operative in the 1930's - 1970's.History not yet established fully.possibly c 1898 and disbanded in the 1970's. religon: Anglican/Uniting Church records: can be obtained from Care Force, 19a Gibbons St, Telopea, 2117.  (They are part of Anglicare.) notes: Havilah was a Church of England home for little children (aged 2-6), with the Girl's Children's Home and Boy's Children's Home taking children aged 6+ Heighway House NSW located; Duffy Avenue. Thornleigh adminstration: Court Appointed Institution run by the Methodist Church denomination: Methodist. records: apply to Methodist   contacts: Cheryl/former resident . HillCrest religon: Salvation Army located at: Harvest Road, North Fremantle.W.A established: closed: records: extra: converted to Elderly Folks Home in the late 1960's. Hobart School located at: Liverpool Street Hobart.-1831 purpose: Educational established: closed: records located at: extra: Advertisement in LA June 13 1831 Masters: 1831-James Sprent. Home of Hope-Geelong Orphanage-Victoria Home of Hope-NSW established: located at: Stanley STreet, Newtown,NSW. closed: records: Hospitals - Private - NSW records: contact State Archives, Kingswood The files relate to private hospitals within the region and contain such material as inspection reports, building alterations, Board of Fire Commissioners' reports, and licensing details. House of Mercy located at: Lake Street Perth-1892 Lincoln Street,East Perth 1901 established: closed: records located at: Industrial Schools-West Australia located at: Subiaco-W.A ran by: Government extra: & also Receiving Depot. established: closed: records located at: located at: Subiaco-1901? purpose: Orphanage/Industrial School for Roman Catholic Girls located at: Adelaide Terrace,Perth.W.A organization: Anglican Industrial School located at: Subiaco & Victoria Park purpose: Industrial School for Rom.Catholic Boys ran by: R.C Church. Ingham Hospital located at: Queensland index available: Judy Webster Kate Cock's located: South Australia. Brighton. established records: Kenmore New South Wales institution for: Girls administration by: Sisters of Mercy located: Thurgoona. established: closed: records: Kingswood Maternity Home institution for: administration by: located: 57 Cheltenham Street, Malvern (S.A) situated: next door to the Kingswood Private Hospital. (old houses ,joined by covered passageway). established: operating at least 1956-1978 closed: records: Ladies Benevolent Association located at: Geelong.Vict established: records located: Geelong Record Centre 51 Little Malop Street, Geelong, Vic 3220 Launceston Benevolent Asylum located at: established: closed: records located: Launceston Advertiser Jan 4 1838 had an article on same. Governers: 1838-Henry Dowling Launceston Day School located at: Launceston.moved from Wellington street to Charles St 1831 established: closed: records located: extra: article on school being moved in LA May 30 1831 Orphans instructed free. Governers/Masters William Bush-1831] Lady Bowen Hospital-Qld located at: Mary Street Brisbane. Queensland ran by: Anglican Church and Church of England Women'Shelter late 1800's-1940 records located at: Church of England Archives, Brisbane established: closed: Lakeside Hospital located at: Ballarat.Victoria established: closed: records located at: Public Records Office.Vic type: Notices of Death at Ballarat Mental Hospital 1933-1942 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 3597 Liddicombe State Hospital and Asylum - NSW located: New South Wales. established: closed: note: Rookwood Asylum holds earlier registers records: State Archives, Kingswood Liverpool State Hospital and Home - NSW located: established: closed: records: State Archives ,Kingswood Maquarie House-New South Wales see: Our Boys Home-Camden Marsden Home for Boys. Qld. located at: Kallangur.Qld. Agency. Congregational. established: closed: records: Melbourne Orphan Asylum located at: Melbourne.Vic see: St James Orphanage.Melb Melrose House.N.S.W located at: Parramatta.New South Wales Agency. United Protestant Association. established; closed: records: photo c1953 can be found at the Department of Immigration. ref no 53/8/11-17 Melrose. Pendle HIll.N.S.W located at: Pendle Hill.N.S.W. ran by: United Protestant Assocation established; closed: records: photo c1953 can be found at the Department of Immigration. ref no 53/8A/1 -8 Methodist Babies Home-Vict extra; Now under the Uniting Church established: closed: records: Child Care Services. 12 Copelan Street South Yarra. Vict. 039 827 8926 Methodist Home .Cheltenham.Vic. Agency. Methodist. located: Cheltenham.Vic. established: closed: records: Methodist Home for Children. Wattle Park/Burwood.Vic Agency. Methodist. established: closed: records: Methodist Girls Home. Mofflyn.W.A. extra; Perth.W.A Agency. Methodist. established: closed: records: Methodist Peace Memorial Homes for Children . N.S.W. located at: Burwood ran by: Methodist? established; closed: records: photo c1953 can be found at the Department of Immigration. ref no 53/8/1-10 & 53/8A/24-35 Methodist Home for Children.'DALMAR' N.S.W extra; Carlingford. Agency. Methodist. established: closed: records: Methodist Children's Home South Aust. located: Magill.S.A. Agency. Methodist. established: closed: records: McBrides Private Hospital located. 15 Briar Avenue,Menindie South Australia.5006 now a private residence. administration: Salvation Army. established: c1914. closed: 1986. records located: believed located at: Salvation Army territorial Office. Melb. or contact. Department of Human Services. Adoption Section. PO Box 39.Rundle Mall.South Aust 5000. ph 8226 6694. McKillop Family Services contact centre for information on Catholic Institutions in Vic. contact: Jenny Glare Social Worker. Co-Ordinator. Heritage and Information Service 155 Melbourne Avenue Glenroy 3046 ph: 03 9 300 1011 fax: 039 306 8859 Milleewa Home. N.S.W denomination: Church of England. located at: Brunswick Parade Ashfield. established: original home demolished 1966 and home built on the same site which was later sold to a Korean church. closed: Anglicare Child and Family Services 19a Gibbons Street Telopea 2117,NSW records: contacts: John Ryan/Former Resident Minda Remand Home.NSW located at: New South Wales established: closed: records located at: Mofflyn Childrens Home. located at: Western Australia. established: (operating at least 1930-1940's) closed: records located at: Mofflyn 32 Burton Street Cannington, WA 6107 Ph: 08 9458 5333 Fax: 08 9358 1022 Email: info@mofflyn.com.au Monte Pio Girls Orphanage.N.S.W www.users.bigpond.com/montepio/index.htm extra; Maitland. Agency. Sisters of Mercy established: closed: records: Reunions: contact MontePio@bigpond.com Murray Dwyer Boys Orphanage.Mayfield. N.S.W extra; Newcastle.N.S.W. Agency. R.C Daughters of Charity. established: closed: records: Nazareth House-Orphanage.Queensland. located: Wynnum.Brisbane/Queensland. purpose. Orphanage. established: :is currently a home for the aged.(2001) ran by: Sisters of Nazareth. links with Ballarat (Vic)Nazareth House. record located at: some records can be obtained from them now at their current address. other records available at the Archives Office.Don't accept a story that records were destroyed in the 1974 floods..surviving records have been found at the archives with history of former residents. contact also: ARGOS. other links: Abuse at Nazareth House Jude Bouckley Simons would like to hear from survivors and former residents Nazareth House- Ballarat. Victoria located at: Mill St.Ballarat.Victoria. established: c1880's? by Bishop Moore as home for orphans and the aged poor,under the supervision of the Sisters of Nazareth records: Nazareth House.East Camberwell.Vict located at: East Camberwell ran by: Roman Catholic. established; closed: records: photo c1953 can be found at the Department of Immigration. ref no 53/8A/9-23 Nazareth House.Western Australia located at: Geraldton.W.A ran by: R.C .Poor Sisters of Nazareth. established; closed: records: New Norfolk Asylum-Tasmania also known as: Royal Derwent Hospital. established: purpose; Mental Health. records located at: Tasmania State Archives. [eg Admittance Notes,Case Records etc] Nooralie Private Hospital located: 6 Ulupna Road. Ormond. c 1970's. description: single story residence with verandah on three sides. Northcote Farm (training farm?).Vict. located at: Bacchus Marsh.Vict. Agency. FAIRBRIDGE. established; closed: records: photo c1952 can be found at the Department of Immigration. ref no 52/8A/23 Ngala located at: Baron Hay Court.South Perth .W.A extra: this building is now the Ag.Dept established: closed: records located at: Ormond House.(remand home for girls) NSW located; Duffy Avenue. Thornleigh adminstration: Court Appointed Institution denomination: records: apply to Methodist   contacts: Cheryl/former resident . Our Boys Home -[Maquarie House] New South Wales located at: Camden.New South Wales Ferguson Road built: 1890 closed: 1945 original purpose: neglected children records located at: Padbury Boys's Farm School.Stoneville.W.A located at: Western Australia. Agency: Church of England. established: closed: records: Parkside Asylum now known as Glenside hospital..see same Penshurst Bushmans Home-Victoria located at: Penshurst.Victoria established: closed: records: extra: Article on formation etc in Belfast Gazette Jan 9th 1877 Protestant Orphan School NSW located: established: 1800's. closed: records: State Archives ,Kingswood Presbyterian Church ARchives: GPO Box 2196 Strawberry Hills. NSW. 2012 records held: no records re homes Riverview Training Farm. Qld. located at: Ipswhich. Qld. Agency. Salvation Army. established: closed: records: Romani Private Hospital located at: Homer St, Undercliff -NSW established: closed: records: Reformatory School located at: established: closed: records located at: Rookwood Asylum - NSW located: established: closed: records located at: State Archives, Kingswood.NSW. Royal Melbourne Orphanage.Vic. located at: Brighton.Vict. established: closed: records located at: Salvation Army Home located at: Bayswater, The Basin, Victoria. established: closed: records located at: Salvation Army Home located at: 92 Carrington ST.Adelaide.South Aust. established: closed: records located at: Salvation Army Training Farm.Qld. located at: Riverview.Queensland established; closed: records: photo c1952 can be found at the Department of Immigration. ref no 52/8A/9 Salvation Army-Womens;s Rescue Home located at: Gore Street,Fitzroy.Vict. established: closed: extra; from 1884 records no longer exist of admissions or births. Samuel Gill Home for Boys located at: 1970's-32 Eldon Street Goulbourn.NSW established: closed: extra; early 1970's was ran by Lawrence Wilson. Now a retirement home. ran by the Salvation Army Scarbra/Scarborough House [Benevolent Society?] located at: Ocean Drive,Bondi, NSW established: closed: records located at: ph: 02 9365 3444 Seaforth Home.Gosnells.Western Australia located at: Gosnells. Agency. Salvation Army. established: closed: records: The Sisters of The Good Shepherd-Vict purpose: rescue of women and child,esp women out of jail etc. located at: Clarke Street Abbotsford.Vict established: c 1863 closed: records: PO Box 182,Abbotsford,3067 ph: 039 417 7581 extra: see also above-Abbotsford St Anthony's-NSW Religon: Catholic located at: Croyden established: closed: records located at: Attached to the Royal Women's Hospital at Paddington. St Anthony;s -Vict located at: Kew,Victoria. established: closed: records: St Augustine's Geelong purpose: Christian Brothers Boy's Home located at: Geelong.Victoria. established: closed: records: South Valley Road HIGHTON. PH: 052 432 366 St Brigid's Orphanage. Ryde. N.S.W. located at: Ryde.N.S.W. Agency. R.C. Sisters of Mercy. established: closed: records: St Catherine's Children's Home-Vict located at: established: closed: records: contact Mercy Family Centre Helen Street. North Geelong. for more recent records: PO Box 858 Geelong. 3220 ph: 052 789 211 St Cuthberts located: Colac.Vict established: closed: records: St George's Children Home .Qld. located at: Parkhurst. agency. Church of England. established: closed: records: St Huberts Boys Home located at: Coldstream.Vict established: closed: records: St James Orphange located: Melbourne.Vict established: 1851.latrobe St Melbourne name change: 1853.The Melbourne Orphan Asylum 1926 Melbourne Orphanage. 1963 Melbourne Family Care location change; 1854 to Emerald Hill.South Melb 1878 to Brighton. 1987.administration to Glen Waverly extra: Belfast Gazette 30/12/1879 has article on. St John's Orphanage & Cemetery.THURGOONA. N.S.W. located: Albury.N.S.W. Agency. R.C. Sisters of Mercy. established: closed: records: St John's Orphanage .Goulbourn N.S.W. Institution for: Boys located: Mundy St, Goulbourn .NSW administration: R.C Sisters of Mercy established: closed: records: Centacare Archdiocese of Sydney, Polding House,276 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000. St John's Home.Canterbury.Vic. located: Canterbury.Vic. Agency. Church of England. established: closed: records: St John Bosco Boys Town.Tasmania. located: Hobart. Agency. Salesians. established: closed: records: St Joseph's Orphanage. Kenmore. N.S.W. located at: Goulbourn. N.S.W. Agency. R.C. Sisters of Mercy. established: closed: records: St Joseph's Girls Orphanage. Lane Cove N.S.W. located at: Lane Cove. N.S.W Agency. R.C. Sisters of St Joseph. established: closed: records: St Joseph's Foundling Hospital. Vict. located at: Broadmeadows.Victoria. established: closed: records: St Joseph's Recieving Home-Vict located at: Carlton-Victoria records; see McKillop Family Services on this page for contact address. St Joseph's Children Home-Vict located at: Surrey Hills.Victoria. records: see McKillop Family Services on this page for contact address. St Joseph's South Aust.. located: Fullarton.South Aust. records: St Josephs Orphanage.Home.Kellerberrin.W.A located at: W.A established: Agency. R.C.Sisters of ST Joseph. closed: records: St Josephs Orphanage.Leederville.Western Australia. located at: Leederville. established: closed: Records: photo c1948 can be found at the Department of Immigration. ref no 48/8A/18-21 St Josephs Orphanage.Subiaco.Western Australia. located at: Perth.W.A. established: Agency. R.C.Sisters of Mercy. closed: records: St Josephs Farm and Trade School.W.A see BINDOON St Joseph's Children's Home. Neerkol.Qld. located at: Rockhampton.Qld Agency. R.C Sisters of Mercy. established: closed: records: This Website reports" "The Sisters of Mercy and the Catholic Church negotiated an out-of-court settlement, in 1998, with more than 60 former resident of the Neerkol orphanage between 1924 and 1971, who claimed they were abused and imprisoned as children. In October 1997, the Sisters of Mercy apologised "unreservedly" to former residents who were "victims of physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual abuse". The settlement ended one of the largest litigation cases in Queensland history. St Josephs Orphanage.Tasmania located at: Hobart. Tas. established: Agency. R.C.Sisters of Charity. closed: records: St Joseph's Waterton Hall.Rowella.Tasmania located at: Launceston.Tasm established: Agency. R.C closed: records: St Luke's Family Care located at: Bendigo.Victoria. established: closed: records located at: Old records are held at Mussion of ST James & ST John, H.O St James Close 12 Batman Close.West Melbourne. ph: 039 329 6133 St Mary's Agricultural School. located at: Tardun established: Agency. R.C Christian Brothers. closed: records located at: St Margaret's Hospital located at: Bourke Street,Darlinghurst.NSW established: closed: records located at: St Mary's-Qld located at: Mount Street,Toowong. 4006 established: closed: Still operating records located at: contact address given St Vincent's -Vict purpose: Christian Bros Boy's Home located at: established: closed: records: 237 Cecil Street, South Melbourne. ph: 039 699 9177 St Vincents.Queensland located at: Nudgee (Brisbane) Administration: RC Sisters of Mercy established: closed: records located at: Sisters of Mercy Brisbane Headquarters or the RC Archdioceses Office, Elizabeth Street.Brisbane. Qld. St Vincent's Boys Home. Westmead..N.S.W located at: Westmead.Parramatta.N.S.W. Agency Marist Brothers. established: 1891 closed: records located at: Westmead's Old Boys Association PO Box 49.Westmead.2145.NSW. St Vincent de Paul's Orphange - Boondall-Queensland located at: Boondall Wetlands established; c1869 closed: St Vincent de Paul's Girls Orphanage-Vict located at: South Melbourne.Vic. established: closed: records: contact: St Vincent de Paul's Child Home 6 Prospect Grove. Black Rock. 3193 ph: 039 589 3238 St Vincent de Paul's Orphanage.Goodwood.South Australia. located at: Adelaide. S.A agency. R.C. Sisters of Mercy. established: closed: records: St Vincent's Foundling Home Western Australia. located at: Subiaco.Perth.W.A. Agency: R.C.Sisters of Mercy. established: closed: records: Records: photo c1948 can be found at the Department of Immigration.ref no 48/8A/12-17 St Vincent's Orphanage.Castledare.Western Australia. located at: Perth. W.A. established: Agency. R.C.Christian Brothers. closed: records: Records: Sunset Home - Western Australia located at: Claremont.W.A established: closed: records : Swanleigh Home.(Swan Homes?) Western Australia located: Perth established: Agency Church of England.(all Swan Homes) closed: records: photo c1948 can be found at the Department of Immigration. ref no 48/8A/12-17 (Swan Homes) Sydney Foundlings Home see: Ashfield Institution Townsend House - South Australia see: Blind Institute - South Aust Tresca House. Tasmania. located at: Exeter.Tas established: Fairbridge. closed: records located at: Waif's Home located at: Parkerville.W.A established: 1902 by The Sisters of the Church closed: records located at: Werribee Babies Home. located: Werribee [Victoria] established: closed: records located at: known/possible governers: Mrs Mary Black Miss D Black extra: possibly existed 1941-1954 Wesleyan Missionary Society-Tasmania located: Launceston.Tasmania established: closed: records: Launceston Advertiser 4th Jan 1838 has article on Annual Meeting. Wilson Youth Hospital. Queensland facility: Physciatric Home for Youths located: Brisbane established: 1937. Formerly 1911 as Eye treatment Hospital closed: still operational/detention centre records: Sharryn Capes can advise Wooroloo Sanitarium-West Australia located: West Australia established: formerly: home for T.B Patients now: a prison in West Aust records located at:
Public Records Office-Victoria-Some of their records nb.see also Adoption Page

Institutionalised Children's Register records: 1937-1945 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 5064 located at: Public Records Office. Registered Persons Homes records: 1927-1933 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 4978 located at: Public Records Office.Vic DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL AND REFORMATORY SCHOOLS 1864-c.1887 [VA 1466] : Industrial and Reformatory Schools Regulations 1869 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 5691 : Neglected Children and Reformatory Schools Reports 1882-1908 3 volumes Open LAV VPRS 5690 : Henley's Boarding Out Reports 1870 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 5686 3.5.5 DEPARTMENT OF REFORMATORY SCHOOLS 1887-1954 : Neglected Children and Reformatory Schools Reports 1882-1908 3 volumes Open LAV VPRS 5690 : Juvenile Offenders Register 1893-1917 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 545

some Court Records held at the PRO

Allandale : Maintenance Register 1894-1943 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 1391 Ararat :Children's Court Registers 1907-1961 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 10741 Avoca : Maintenance Register 1907-1929 1 volume Open BAL VPRS 3900 : Children's Court Registers 1907-1967 2 volumes Closed BAL VPRS 5424 Bacchus Marsh Court of Petty Sessions Fines, Fees and Matrimonial Causes 1851-1861 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 6147 :Children's Court Register 1933-1954 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 6254 Ballan : Children's Court Register 1908-1964 2 volumes Closed BAL VPRS 6453 Ballarat : Notices of Deaths at Ballarat Mental Hospital 1933-1942 1 box Closed BAL VPRS 3597 : Summons in the Children's Court 1941 1 box Closed BAL VPRS 3594 Ballarat East : Maintenance Registers 1890-1921 2 volumes Closed BAL VPRS 3588 : Children's Court Registers 1907-1921 6 volumes Closed BAL VPRS 3581 Balmoral : Children's Court Register 1918-1969 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 5077 Beaufort : Maintenance Register 1887-1928 1 volume Open BAL VPRS 5412 : Children's Court Register 1910-1914 1 volume Open BAL VPRS 5413 Berringa : Children's Court Register 1908-1917 1 volume Open BAL VPRS 2519 Bungaree : Children's Court Register 1908-1971 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 4564 Buningyong : Children's Court Registers 1907-1969 2 volumes Closed BAL VPRS 4451 Camberwell : Maintenance Register 1956-1957 1 volume Closed LAV VPRS 6088 Camperdown : Children's Court Registers 1907-1962 3 volumes Open LAV VPRS 10367 Casterton : Children's Court Registers 1907-1976 2 volumes Closed BAL VPRS 4882 Castlemaine : Children's Court Register of Maintenance Instalments 1876-1955 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 2290 : Children's Court Registers 1907-1943 4 volumes Open LAV VPRS 736 Chiltern : Children's Court Registers 1890-1946 3 volumes Open LAV VPRS 1479 Clunes : Children's Court Register 1907-1943 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 5539 Cobden : Children's Court Register 1908-1951 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 10362 Coleraine : Children's Court Registers 1907-1970 2 volumes Closed BAL VPRS 4907 Creswick : State School Truancy Certificates 1878-1900 1 box Open BAL VPRS 5946 : Children's Court Register 1917-1968 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 3388 : Adoption Register 1933-1945 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 3373 Daylesford : Children's Court Maintenance Register 1878-1947 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 3706 : Children's Court Registers 1907-1968 5 volumes Closed BAL VPRS 3715 : Commonwealth Cases in the Children's Court 1917-1918 1 volume Open BAL VPRS 3705 Dimboola : Maintenance Register 1892-1950 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 5268 : Children's Court Registers 1908-1965 3 volumes Closed BAL VPRS 5264 Donald : Children's Court Registers 1908-1973 2 volumes Closed BAL VPRS 5457 Dromana : Children's Court Register 1953-1961 1 volume Closed LAV VPRS 4643 El Dorado : Children's Court Registers 1907-1924 2 volumes Open LAV VPRS 10603 Elmhurst : Children's Court Registers 1914-1915 1 volume Open BAL VPRS 10752 Euroa : Children's Court Register of Convictions, Orders and Other Proceedings 1907-1951 2 volumes Open LAV VPRS 1910 Geelong : Children's Court Registers 1907-1928 24 volumes Open LAV VPRS 10563 Geelong West : Children's Court Registers 1916-1938 4 volumes Open LAV VPRS 10558 Gisbourne : Children's Court Maintenance Book 1892-1946 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 2421 Gordon : Children's Court Register 1907-1924 1 volume Open BAL VPRS 2521 : Maintenance Register 1889-1906 1 volume Open BAL VPRS 2518 Hamilton : Children's Court Registers 1934-1967 8 volumes Closed BAL VPRS 5048 Harrow : Children's Court Register 1915-1962 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 4904 Heywood Hotham : Maintenance Register 1894-1917 1 volume Open BAL VPRS 6196 Inglewood : Children's Court Register 1907-1940 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 10545 Jeparit : Children's Court Register 1913 1 volume Open BAL VPRS 5244 Koroit : Children's Court Registers 1907-1969 2 volumes Open LAV VPRS 10617 Lancefield : Children's Court Maintenance Book 1910-1915 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 2437 Landsborough : Children's Court Register 1913-1957 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 5030 Lilydale : Children's Court Registers 1907-1968 12 volumes Open LAV VPRS 1422 Linton : Children's Court Register 1908-1915 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 10585 Macarthur : Children's Court Register 1907-1966 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 5039 Majorca : Children's Court Register 1907-1915 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 6161 Maldon : Children's Court Maintenance Register 1899-1921 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 2357 : Children's Court Register 1908-1926 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 10548 : Applications for Protections Certificates and Stay Orders 1931-1937 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 2298 Malvern : Children's Court Registers 1907-1939 8 volumes Open LAV VPRS 329 Nhill : Maintenance Register 1892-1952 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 5294 : Children's Court Registers 1907-1956 2 volumes Closed BAL VPRS 5296 Northcote : Children's Court Registers 1907-1958 18 volumes Open LAV VPRS 10559 Oakleigh : Children's Court Registers 1907-1968 18 volumes Open LAV VPRS 2473 Port Fairy : Maintenance Register 1897-1945 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 1530 : Children's Court Registers 1903-1964 2 volumes Open LAV VPRS 10620 Portland : Children's Court Registers 1907-1932 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 10068 Prahran : Industrial Schools Cash Book 1870-1874 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 1939 : Maintenance Ledgers 1890-1913 3 volumes Open LAV VPRS 1942 : Children's Court Registers 1907-1953 23 volumes Open LAV VPRS 1941 Rainbow : Maintenance Register 1912-1953 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 5255 Richmond : Richmond Children's Court Registers 1907-1961 34 volumes Open LAV VPRS 1792 Romsey : Children's Court Maintenance Book 1874-1900 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 2462 Rupanyup : Children's Court Register 1913-1949 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 5028 : Maintenance Register 1919-1931 1 volume Open BAL VPRS 4581 Rutherglen : Children's Court Registers 1907-1913 3 volumes Open LAV VPRS 10575 Scarsdale : Maintenance Register 1901-1912 1 volume Open BAL VPRS 10473 Sebastapol : Children's Court Registers 1907-1945 2 volumes Closed BAL VPRS 4452 : Maintenance Register 1921 1 volume Open BAL VPRS 4459 Skipton : Maintenance Register 1922-1923 2 volumes Closed BAL VPRS 10474 Smythesdale : Children's Court Registers 1907-1923 1 volume Open BAL VPRS 4310 Snake Valley : Children's Court Register 1912 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 10475 Sorrento : Children's Court Register 1908-1966 1 volume Closed LAV VPRS 4633 St Arnaud : Children's Court Summons 1960 1 box Open LAV VPRS 3440 Stawell : Maintenance Register 1883-1955 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 5026 : Children's Court Registers 1907-1954 5 volumes Closed BAL VPRS 5025 Tarnagulla : Court of Petty Sessions Maintenance Register 1900-1921 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 6223 Terang : Children's Court Registers 1910-1955 3 volumes Open LAV VPRS 10186 Trentham : Children's Court Register 1907-1961 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 3247 Wahgunyah : Children's Court Registers 1905-1916 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 10608 Wangaratta : Court of Petty Sessions Maintenance Registers 1891-1956 4 volumes Open LAV VPRS 1506 : Children's Court Registers 1907-1916 6 volumes Open LAV VPRS 10600 Warrnambool : Children's Court Registers 1907-1955 6 volumes Open LAV VPRS 10621 Willaura : Children's Court Registers 1909-1947 1 volume Closed BAL VPRS 10754 Williamstown : Children's Court Registers 1907-1942 10 volumes Open LAV VPRS 10589 Woodend : Children's Court Maintenance Book 1891-1915 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 2448 : Children's Court Security Book 1898-1915 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 2449 : Children's Court Registers 1907-1954 1 volume Open LAV VPRS 2447
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