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Maternity Home
The term Maternity Home refers to institutions that provided residential accommodation to pregnant women, usually single women, and they often functioned (officially or not) as adoption agencies.
Bathurst Maternity and Rescue Home (1890s - 1919)
Belhaven Home for Mothers and Babies (1942 - 1948)
Benevolent Asylum (1821 - 1901)
Bethesda Home for Waiting Mothers (c. 1904 - c. 1976)
Bethesda Maternity Hospital (1957 - 1973)
Burwood Maternity Home (1898 - 1910)
Carramar (1961 - 1979?)
Cicada Home (1911 - 1930s)
Crown Street Women's Hospital (1893 - 1983)
Eastwood Home for Mothers and Babies (1915 - 1922)
Hillcrest Mothers' Hospital (1933 - 1977)
Hillside Home for Mothers and Babies (1913 - 1920)
Home for Mothers with Infants, Croydon (1909 - 1911?)
Home for Sick Infants, Paddington (1907 - 1913)
Home of Hope for Friendless and Fallen Women (1883 - 1904)
Hopeleigh Maternity Home (c. 1910 - 1956)
Maryville Mothers' Hospital (1924 - 1933)
Mater Misericordiae Hospital (1906 - 1982)
Montrose Maternity Hospital (c. 1920 - c. 1935)
Myee (1926 - 1970s)
Newcastle Maternity and Rescue Home (1897 - 1924)
Newtown Maternity and Rescue Home (1892 - 1898)
Queen Victoria Hospital for Women and Babies (1895 - 1976)
Renwick Hospital for Infants, Thomas Street (1911 - 1920)
Rescued Sisters' Home (1898 - 1917)
Royal Hospital for Women (1901 - )
Santa Marina (1919 - 1930?)
Shaftesbury Home for Babies and Mothers (1914 - 1915)
South Sydney Women's Hospital (1905 - 1976)
St Anthony's Home Croydon (1925 - 2003)
St Anthony's Petersham (1922 - 1925)
St Gerard's [Hospital] (1964 - 1980)
St Margaret's Home for Unwed Mothers (1894 - 1982)
St Margaret's Hospital (1894 - 1998)
Thirlmere Babies' Home (1907 - 1913)
Thomas Street Asylum (1904 - 1911)
Tresillian Petersham (1921 - 1997)
Methodist
The term Methodist describes a person or organisation affiliated with the Methodist Church.
Bailey Cottage (1969 - 1979?)
Central Methodist Mission, Sydney (1885 - 1977)
Crusaders Camp Mission Hostel (1940? - 1946?)
Elsie Cook Cottage (c. 1969 - 1977?)
Gateway Children's Home (c. 1979)
Heighway House Project (1960 - 1979?)
Iandra Methodist Rural Centre (1956 - 1974)
Methodist Department of Christian Citizenship (1965 - 1977)
Methodist Department of Social Services (c. 1943 - 1965)
Seventh Day Adventist Adoption Agency ( - 1993)
Wesleyan Methodist Church of New South Wales (1912 - )
Westwood (1965 - 1979)
Mission
The term Mission refers to a faith-based organisation that provides social and other forms of support to the needy. Missions continue to operate shelters and social services across Australia, including in cities. With Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the word Mission has a specific meaning, as a residential settlement or institution.
Bush Church Aid Society (1919 - )
Central Methodist Mission, Sydney (1885 - 1977)
Church Missionary Society Home for Half-Castes, Mulgoa (1942 - c. 1945)
Church Missionary Society of Australia (1916 - )
City Mission
Crusaders Camp Mission Hostel (1940? - 1946?)
Marella Mission Farm (1948 - c. 1986)
Presbyterian Metropolitan Mission (1900 - 1973?)
Singleton Aboriginal Mission (c. 1906 - c. 1923)
United Aborigines Mission (1894 - )
Wesley Mission, Sydney (1977 - )
Museum
A Museum is an institution, open to the public, which acquires, researches, communicates and exhibits the tangible and intangible heritage of humanity and its environment for the purposes of education, study and enjoyment.
National Orphanage Museum (2000 - )