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Jubilee Home (1887 - 1960?)

  • Gospel Union Hall and gable detail. Commonwealth Street view, Oasis Backpackers, 14-145 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills.

    Gospel Union Hall and gable detail. Commonwealth Street view, Oasis Backpackers, 14-145 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills., March 2014, courtesy of Michael Bogle.
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  • The Gospel Union Hall: 145 Commonwealth Street: Surry Hills NSW 2010

    The Gospel Union Hall: 145 Commonwealth Street: Surry Hills NSW 2010, 23 April 2014, courtesy of Michael Bogle.
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From
1887
To
1960?
Categories
Home, Hostel and Non-denominational
Alternative Names
  • Jubilee Registry Office and Home

The Jubilee Home was established in 1887 in Sydney by the Blue Ribbon Gospel Army and Woman's Christian Temperance Union, led by Louisa, wife of George Edward Ardill. It was later operated by the Sydney Rescue Work Society. It was a hostel for young women arriving in Sydney from the country and was located in Elizabeth Street, Sydney before moving to Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills. It closed in the 1960s.

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Location

1887 - 1911?
Location - The Jubilee Home was situated in Elizabeth Street, Sydney. Location: Sydney
1911 - 1960?
Address - The Jubilee Home was situated at 141-145 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills. Location: Surry Hills

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

Reports

  • Annual Report of the Home of Hope for Friendless and Fallen, Discharged Prisoners' Mission, and Open All Night Refuge; together with the general agencies of the Blue Ribbon Gospel Army, Blue Ribbon Gospel Army, 1884-1887. Details
  • Integricare History, Integricare, Burwood, 2012, 4 pp. Details

Online Resources

  • 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. Details
  • 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. Details

Photos

Gospel Union Hall and gable detail. Commonwealth Street view, Oasis Backpackers, 14-145 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills.
Title
Gospel Union Hall and gable detail. Commonwealth Street view, Oasis Backpackers, 14-145 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills.
Type
Image
Date
March 2014
Source
Michael Bogle

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The Gospel Union Hall: 145 Commonwealth Street: Surry Hills NSW 2010
Title
The Gospel Union Hall: 145 Commonwealth Street: Surry Hills NSW 2010
Type
Document
Date
23 April 2014
Source
Michael Bogle

Details

Sources used to compile this entry: Integricare History, Integricare, Burwood, 2012, 4 pp; Gospel Union Hall and gable detail. Commonwealth Street view, Oasis Backpackers, 14-145 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills. [Image], Date: March 2014; 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