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St John's Home, Goulburn (1905 - 1978)

  • St John's Orphanage (Goulburn)

    St John's Orphanage (Goulburn), 1950? - 1978?, courtesy of Care Leavers Australaisa Network (CLAN).
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From
1905
To
1978
Categories
Catholic, Children's Home and Home
Alternative Names
  • St John's Orphanage
  • St John's Orphanage for Boys

St John's Home, Goulburn was established in Clinton Street, Goulburn New South Wales in 1905, and moved to Mundy Street in 1907. It cared for boys aged 5 to 16 years.
In 1976 it took in girls from St Joseph's Orphanage in Goulburn. It remained on site until 1978, when it was closed and the remaining residents were placed in group homes.

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Location

1905 - 1907
Location - St John's Home was situated at Clinton Street, Goulburn. Location: Goulburn
1907 - 1978
Location - St John's Home was situated at Mundy Street, Goulburn. Location: Goulburn

Timeline

 1905 - 1978 St John's Home, Goulburn
       1976 - 1987 St John's Home, Auburn Street Goulburn

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St John's Orphanage (Goulburn)
Title
St John's Orphanage (Goulburn)
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Date
1950? - 1978?
Source
Care Leavers Australaisa Network (CLAN)

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Sources used to compile this entry: 'The St John's Orphanage for Boys Memorial Website was created to collect stories and connect former residents.', St John's Orphanage for Boys Memorial Website, 2012, http://www.stjohnsgoulburn.org/; McCowen, Sharyn, 'Website memories of orphanage life', Catholic Weekly, 9 September 2012, http://web.archive.org/web/20140408140401/http://www.catholicweekly.com.au/article.php?classID=1&subclassID=2&articleID=10683&class=Latest%20News&subclass=CW%20National; 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 and Naomi Parry