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Our Babies Home (1894 - 1904)

From
1894
To
1904
Categories
Babies' Home, Home and Non-denominational
Alternative Names
  • Babies Home

Our Babies Home was founded in Enmore in 1894 by George Edward Ardill's Society for Providing Homes for Neglected Children. It moved to Knox Street, Newtown in 1897 then to Albemarle Street Camperdown in 1901. Our Babies Home closed in 1904 and the children moved to the Society's new premises at Rockdale.

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Location

1894 - 1897
Address - Our Babies Home was situated in 'Unsworth', 15 London Street, Enmore. Location: Enmore
1897 - 1901
Address - Our Babies Home was situated in 'Brisbane Cottage', Knox Street, Newtown. Location: Newtown
1901 - 1904
Address - Our Babies Home was situated in 'Albemarle', Albemarle Street, Camperdown. Location: Camperdown

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Publications

Journals

  • Sydney Rescue Work Society/Society for Providing Homes for Neglected Children (ed.), The Rescue: official organ of the Sydney Rescue Work Society and Society for Providing Homes for Neglected Children, This item is available at the State Library of NSW., 1880-1910. Details

Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: Radi, Heather, ''Ardill, George Edward (1857-1945)'', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, Melbourne University Press, 1979, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/ardill-george-edward-5048; 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; Thornton, Bruce, George Edward Ardill and the Sydney Rescue Work Society (now Communicare Sydney) [also titled "Haste to the Rescue"], Baptist Historical Society of New South Wales, Sydney, 2008, 118 pp.

Prepared by: Naomi Parry