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New South Wales - Organisation

St Anne's Home (1898 - 1941)

  • St Anne's Home of Compassion

    St Anne's Home of Compassion, 1920? - 1950?, courtesy of Care Leavers Australaisa Network (CLAN).
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From
1898
To
1941
Categories
Catholic, Home and Orphanage

St Anne's Home was established in 1898 at Broken Hill and operated by the
Sisters of Mercy Wilcannia-Forbes Congregation. In 1941 the Daughters of our Lady of Compassion (Sisters of Compassion) took over the home and it became known as St Anne's Home of Compassion.

Details

St Anne's Home was established at the request of Rev. T.M. Fox, Bishop of Wilcannia-Forbes.

Location

1898 - 1941
Location - St Anne's Home was situated on Piper Street, Broken Hill. Location: Broken Hill

Timeline

 1898 - 1941 St Anne's Home
       1941 - 1984 St Anne's Home of Compassion

Publications

Online Resources

Photos

St Anne's Home of Compassion
Title
St Anne's Home of Compassion
Type
Image
Date
1920? - 1950?
Source
Care Leavers Australaisa Network (CLAN)

Details

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 and Naomi Parry