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New South Wales - Organisation

Sisters of Mercy, Grafton Congregation (1884 - 2011)

From
1884
To
2011
Categories
Care Provider, Catholic and Religious Order
Alternative Names
  • Grafton Sisters of Mercy
  • Mercy Sisters

The Sisters of Mercy, Grafton were responsible for the administration of St Joseph's Cowper Incorporated, Grafton formerly known as Cowper Orphanage, St Joseph's Cowper Children's Home. In December 2011 the Sisters of Mercy, Grafton Congregation became part of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy Australia and Papua New Guinea.

Publications

Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea, Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia, 2011, http://institute.mercy.org.au/; Institute of Sisters of Mercy in Australia and Papua New Guinea: History, Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea, https://mercy.org.au/stories/beginning-with-catherine-mcauley/; 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