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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.

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, https://insideblog.nma.gov.au/2011/02/11/connecting-kin/.

Prepared by: Melissa Downing and Naomi Parry