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New South Wales - Organisation

Dunkeld (1913 - 2000)

From
1913
To
2000
Categories
Children's Home, Cottage Home, Home, Hostel, Orphanage, Presbyterian, Protestant and Uniting Church
Alternative Names
  • Dunkeld Family and Youth Support (2000 - )
  • No 3 Home
  • No 4 Home

Dunkeld was opened as part of the Burnside Presbyterian Orphan Homes in May 1913 at North Parramatta. It was initially a boys' home then became a girls' home from 1919. In 1942, Dunkeld, along with the rest of the Burnside Presbyterian Orphan Homes for Children, was evacuated during World War II, Dunkeld served as Supplies and Transport for Australian Army. It remained a cottage home until 1983. It served as a residential unit from 1986 to 2000 and in 2012 was Dunkeld Family and Youth Support, operated by UnitingCare Burnside.

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1913 - 1983
Location - Dunkeld, a cottage home, was part of the Burnside Homes at Pennant Hills Road, North Parramatta. Location: North Parramatta
1986 - 2000
Location - Dunkeld was a residential unit situated at Pennant Hills Road, North Parramatta. Location: North Parramatta

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Burnside Orphanage, Parramatta: general view
Title
Burnside Orphanage, Parramatta: general view
Type
Image
Date
August 1920
Source
State Library of New South Wales

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Dunkeld
Title
Dunkeld
Type
Document
Date
c. 2013

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Sources used to compile this entry: Dunkeld [Document], Date: c. 2013; 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