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Organisation Bendigo Benevolent Asylum Industrial School (1868 - 1885)
- Benevolent Asylum, Government-run, Home and Industrial School
- Alternative Names
- Sandhurst Industrial School
In 1868, the Victorian government established an Industrial School within the grounds of the Bendigo (or Sandhurst) Benevolent Asylum. 'Neglected' children had been housed at the Asylum since it was founded in 1860.The Asylum closed in 1885.
A copy of the Bendigo Benevolent Asylum Industrial School Children's Register 1868 - 1885 is held at the Bendigo Family History Library.
Annual reports of the Benevolent Asylum's Committee of Management are in the State Library of Victoria.
- The Bendigo (Sandhurst)Benevolent Asylum Industrial School is situated in Barnard Street, Bendigo. Location: Bendigo
Records managed by
- The Bendigo Benevolent Asylum and Industrial School
- Nicholas Caire
- Identifier: nla.pic-an21094459-8
- National Library of Australia
Prepared by: Cate O'Neill
Created: 5 June 2009, Last modified: 8 May 2013