• Book

Sister Kate: a life dedicated to children in need of care

Publication Resource Details

  • Author

    Whittington, Vera

  • Publication Date


  • Publisher

    University of Western Australia Press

  • Place Published

    Nedlands, Western Australia



  • Description

    'Sister Kate: a life dedicated to children in need of care' is a well-researched and sympathetic history of Sister Kate Clutterbuck and the organisations she founded: Parkerville Children's Home and the Children's Cottage Homes in Cottesloe and Queen's Park. The author has drawn on a range of sources, including letters, newspaper articles, government documents, interviews and Sister Kate's correspondence. People's pleasant memories of life in Sister Kate's are included and there are many photographs.

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