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New South Wales - Organisation

Hartwell House (1960 - 1970)

  • Hartwell House Kiama

    Hartwell House Kiama, c. 1960 - c. 1970, courtesy of The Remmers.
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From
1960
To
1970
Categories
Family Group Home, Home and Non-denominational

Hartwell House was a Dr Barnardo's family group home for boys and girls that opened in 1960 at Kiama. It closed in 1970.

Details

In 1994 a former housemaster of Hartwell House, Vic Holyoak, was sentenced to 10 years jail for sexually abusing children placed in his care.

Hartwell House was sold by Barnardo's and became a private residence.

Location

1960 - 1970
Address - Hartwell House was located on the corner of Bourroul St and Farmer St, Kiama. Location: Kiama

Publications

Newspaper Articles

  • 'Hartwell House escapes hammer: couple plan authentic restoration', Illawarra Mercury, 2 June 1971, p. 6. Details

Online Resources

Photos

Hartwell House Kiama
Title
Hartwell House Kiama
Type
Image
Date
c. 1960 - c. 1970
Publisher
The Remmers

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Hartwell House
Title
Hartwell House
Type
Image
Date
c. 1960 - c. 1970
Publisher
The Remmers

Details

Sources used to compile this entry: 'Hartwell House escapes hammer: couple plan authentic restoration', Illawarra Mercury, 2 June 1971, p. 6; Matthews, Bernie, Mick's story, Online Opinion, 17 August 2007, http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=6235; Matthews, Bernie, Reap as you sow, The Griffith Review, Edition 16: Unintended Consequences, May 2007, 10 pp, https://griffithreview.com/articles/reap-as-you-sow/; 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: Melissa Downing & Naomi Parry