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Matron
Matron was the title given to a woman responsible for the day-to-day running of a children's institution.
Somerville, Margaret (1912 - ), Matron
Methodist
The term Methodist describes a person or organisation affiliated with the Methodist Church.
Chapman Road Cottage (1969 - 1976)
Clarke Crescent Cottage (1971 - 1981), Somerville Homes Inc
Croker Island Mission (1940 - 1968)
Elcho Island Mission (1942 - 1974?)
Goulburn Island Mission (1916 - )
Griffiths House (1945 - 1965)
Henry Street Cottage (1969 - 1981), Somerville Homes Inc
Luxton Street Cottage (1971 - 1981), Somerville Homes Inc
Methodist Inland Mission (1926 - 1977)
Methodist Overseas Mission (1830? - 1980?)
Milingimbi Mission (1923 - )
Somerville Cottage Homes (1968 - 1980s)
Trower Road Cottage (1969 - 1976), Somerville Homes Inc
Yirrkala Mission (1935 - )
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.
Aborigines Inland Mission (1905 - 1998)
Angurugu (1943 - 1975?)
Areyonga (1920s - 1990)
Arltunga Mission (1942 - 1953)
Australian Inland Mission (1912 - 1977)
Bathurst Island Mission (1912 - 1970)
Croker Island Mission (1940 - 1968)
Elcho Island Mission (1942 - 1974?)
Ernabella Mission (1937 - 1981), South Australia
Finke River Mission (1877 - )
Garden Point Mission (1941 - 1968)
Goulburn Island Mission (1916 - )
Groote Eylandt Mission (1921 - 1978)
Haasts Bluff (1940s - 1959)
Hermannsburg Lutheran Mission (1877 - 1982)
Little Flower Mission (1935 - 1942)
Ltyentye Apurte (1953 - 1977)
Methodist Inland Mission (1926 - 1977)
Methodist Overseas Mission (1830? - 1980?)
Milingimbi Mission (1923 - )
Nauiyu (1957 - 1977)
Northern Territory Native Industrial Mission (1899 - 1903)
Oenpelli Mission (1925 - 1975)
Papunya (c. 1958 - )
Phillip Creek Mission (1945 - 1956)
The Plymouth Brethren Mission (1910 - 1912)
Port Keats Mission (1935 - 1939)
Presbyterian Inland Mission
Queen of the Holy Rosary Mission (1886 - 1891)
Rapid Creek Mission (1882 - 1891)
Roper River Mission (1908 - 1988)
Rose River Mission (1952 - 1978)
Sacred Heart Mission (1889 - 1891)
St Joseph's Mission (1891 - 1899)
Umbakumba Settlement (1938 - 1958)
Wadeye (1939 - 1975)
Yirrkala Mission (1935 - )
Mission Boarding School
Mission Boarding Schools were residential schools run by missionary organisations. They were usually exclusively for Aboriginal children.
Arltunga Mission (1942 - 1953)
Bathurst Island Mission (1912 - 1970)
Croker Island Mission (1940 - 1968)
Elcho Island Mission (1942 - 1974?)
Ernabella Mission (1937 - 1981), South Australia
Garden Point Mission (1941 - 1968)
Groote Eylandt Mission (1921 - 1978)
Hermannsburg Lutheran Mission (1877 - 1982)
Little Flower Mission (1935 - 1942)
Ltyentye Apurte (1953 - 1977)
Nauiyu (1957 - 1977)
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Primary School (1938 - 1983?)
Phillip Creek Mission (1945 - 1956)
Port Keats Mission (1935 - 1939)
Retta Dixon Home (1946 - 1982)
Roper River Mission (1908 - 1988)
St Joseph's Darwin (1908 - 1939)
Umbakumba Settlement (1938 - 1958)
Wadeye (1939 - 1975)
Yirrkala Mission (1935 - )
Mission Dormitory
Mission Dormitory refers to the dormitory style accommodation buildings that were often placed on Aboriginal missions to house children of school age apart from the rest of their families.
Goulburn Island Mission (1916 - )
Haasts Bluff (1940s - 1959)
Milingimbi Mission (1923 - )
Oenpelli Mission (1925 - 1975)
Papunya (c. 1958 - )
Port Keats Mission (1935 - 1939)
Rose River Mission (1952 - 1978)
St Mary's Hostel (1947 - 1972)