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Karingal Children's Home (1956 - 1986)

  • Karingal Children's Home

    Karingal Children's Home, 1956? - 1986?, courtesy of Care Leavers Australaisa Network (CLAN).
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From
1956
To
1986
Categories
Baptist, Children's Home and Home

Karingal Children's Home, run by the Baptist Homes Trust, was officially opened at Mosman on 24 November 1956 by the Hon. F.H. Hawkins, MLA, Minister for Child Welfare and Social Services. The home provided accommodation for boys under the age of seven, and girls. On 24 April 1986 the home transferred to 27 Alan Avenue, Seaforth (near Manly).

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1956 - 1986
Address - Karingal Children's Home was situated at 46 Pariwi Road, Mosman. Location: Mosman

Related Organisations

  • Ruhamah (1959 - 1985)

    Boys under the age of seven and girls were housed in Kariingal Boys under the age of seven and girls were housed in Karingal. Boys over the age of seven were sent to Ruhamah.

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Karingal Children's Home
Title
Karingal Children's Home
Type
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Date
1956? - 1986?
Source
Care Leavers Australaisa Network (CLAN)

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Sources used to compile this entry: Thinee, Kristy and Bradford, Tracy, Connecting Kin: Guide to Records, A guide to help people separated from their families search for their records [completed in 1998], New South Wales Department of Community Services, Sydney, New South Wales, 1998, http://nma.gov.au/blogs/inside/files/2011/02/connectkin_guide1.pdf.

Prepared by: Melissa Downing