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Novar (1916 - 1952)

  • Burnside Orphanage, Parramatta: general view

    Burnside Orphanage, Parramatta: general view, August 1920, courtesy of State Library of New South Wales.
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From
1916
To
1952
Categories
Children's Home, Cottage Home, Home, Orphanage, Presbyterian and Uniting Church

Novar was opened as part of the Burnside Presbyterian Orphan Homes in April 1916 at North Parramatta.In 1942, Novar, with all the Burnside Presbyterian Orphan Homes for Children, was evacuated for the duration of World War II.

It remained a cottage home until 1952.

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1916 - 1952
Location - Novar was situated at North Parramatta. Location: North Parramatta

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

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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: Naomi Parry