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The Nest Children's Home (1930 - 1941)

  • The Nest (Arncliffe Girls Home)

    The Nest (Arncliffe Girls Home), 1916? - 1941?, courtesy of Care Leavers Australaisa Network (CLAN).
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From
1930
To
1941
Categories
Children's Home, Home and Salvation Army
Alternative Names
  • Dappeto
  • The Nest

The Nest Children's Home was established in Arncliffe in 1930 by the Salvation Army in Dappeto, the building which had previously been Arncliffe Girls' Industrial Home. It was a children's home. In 1941 The Nest was converted to Arncliffe Girls' Home, which was often referred to as The Nest Girls' Home.

Details

Arncliffe Girls' Industrial Home became known as The Nest Children's Home in January 1930. From January 1941 to January 1969 it was then called Arncliffe Girls' Home, although commonly referred to as The Nest Girls' Home.

Location

1941 - 1969
Address - Arncliffe Girls' Home was situated at 171 Wollongong Road, Arncliffe. Location: Arncliffe

Publications

Online Resources

Photos

The Nest (Arncliffe Girls Home)
Title
The Nest (Arncliffe Girls Home)
Type
Image
Date
1916? - 1941?
Source
Care Leavers Australaisa Network (CLAN)

Details

Sources used to compile this entry: 'Victorian Domestic Architecture: Dappeto, built 1885. Girls' Home, Retirement Village', in Postcode 2205: Arncliffe, Turrella, Wolli Creek, 'Sally', 22 February 2008, http://arncliffesydney.blogspot.com.au/2008/02/victorian-domestic-architecture-dappeto.html; 'Children's Homes - Apology', in The Salvation Army, The Salvation Army, 2013, https://web.archive.org/web/20130502124828/http://salvos.org.au/need-help/family-and-personal-issues/childrens-homes.php; The Salvation Army Australia Eastern Territory, 'Submission 46: EASTERN TERRITORY SOCIAL CENTRES: A list of openings, closings, and function', in Inquiry into Children in Institutional Care - Submissions received by the committee as at 17/3/05, Senate Community Affairs Committee, Commonwealth of Australia, June 2003, http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Community_Affairs/Completed_inquiries/2004-07/inst_care/submissions/sublist; 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: Naomi Parry