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New South Wales - Organisation

Commonwealth Street Mission (1910s - 1970s)

From
1910s
To
1970s
Categories
Care Provider, City Mission and Non Government Organisation

The Commonwealth Street Mission was established by the Sydney Rescue Work Society in approximately 1910. It provided food, shelter and clothing for homeless and destitute men and women. It closed around the 1970s.

Details

Location

1910 - 1970s
Location - Commonwealth Street Mission was situated in 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

Online Resources

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