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New South Wales - Organisation

Son of the Rock (1920 - 1979)

From
1920
To
1979
Categories
Children's Home, Cottage Home, Home, Orphanage, Presbyterian, Protestant and Uniting Church

Son of the Rock was opened as part of the Burnside Presbyterian Orphan Homes in April 1920 at North Parramatta. Son of the Rock, along with the other Burnside Presbyterian Orphan Homes for Children, was evacuated during World War II. It remained a cottage home until 1979.

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1920 - 1979
Location - Son of the Rock was 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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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