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New South Wales - Organisation

Manly Boys' Probationary Home (1903 - 1924)

Children's Home, Home and Salvation Army
Alternative Names
  • Manly Boys' Home

The Manly Boys' Probationary Home at Manly was a home for boys referred from the courts that was run by the Salvation Army. It replaced the Paradise Boys' Industrial Colony in 1903. In 1924 it became the Dee Why Home for Boys.



1903 - 1924
Location - Manly Boys' Probationary Home was situated at Pittwater Road, Dee Why. Location: Dee Why


 1897 - 1903 Paradise Boys' Industrial Colony
       1903 - 1924 Manly Boys' Probationary Home
             1924 - 1936 Dee Why Home for Boys

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Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: 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,; 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,

Prepared by: Melissa Downing