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New South Wales - Organisation

Sisters of Mercy, Gunnedah Congregation (1887 - 2011)

From
1887
To
2011
Categories
Care Provider, Catholic and Religious Order
Alternative Names
  • Gunnedah Sisters of Mercy
  • Mercy Sisters

The Sisters of Mercy, Gunnedah were responsible for the administration of St Patrick's Orphanage (later called St Patrick's Home and St Patrick's Homes) Armidale, 1919-84. In December 2011 the Sisters of Mercy, Gunnedah Congregation became part of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy Australia and Papua New Guinea.

Timeline

 1887 - 2011 Sisters of Mercy, Gunnedah Congregation
       2011 - Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea

Publications

Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: 'Gunnedah sisters gift their heritage to community', in Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea, 21 May 2009, http://institute.mercy.org.au/gunnedah-sisters-gift-their-heritage-to-community/; 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