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New South Wales - Organisation

Glen Eden Home (1947 - 1961)

  • Glen Eden

    Glen Eden, c. 1960, courtesy of United Protestant Association of NSW.
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From
1947
To
1961
Categories
Children's Home, Home and Protestant

Glen Eden Home in Glen Innes was established by the United Protestant Association of New South Wales in 1947. It was a boys' home that had up to 40 boys in residence at any one time. The property included a two-storeyed dormitory building, but was closed due to high costs and changing patterns of child care in 1961.

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Location

1947 - 1961
Location - Glen Eden Home was situated at Glen Innes. Location: Glen Innes

Publications

Books

  • Agst, Thomas Urich [with Robert J Martin], The UPA Story, United Protestant Association of NSW Ltd, Wahroonga, n.d., 67 pp. Details
  • United Protestant Association of N.S.W., Souvenir pictorial of homes for children and pensioners / United Protestant Association of N.S.W., 1956. Details
  • United Protestant Association of N.S.W., Souvenir pictorial of homes for children and pensioners / United Protestant Association of N.S.W., 1963. Details

Journals

  • United Protestant Association of N.S.W. (ed.), The Protestant world : official organ of the United Protestant Association of New South Wales., 1921-1980. Details

Online Resources

Photos

Glen Eden
Title
Glen Eden
Type
Image
Date
1947? - 1961?
Source
Care Leavers Australaisa Network (CLAN)

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Glen Eden
Title
Glen Eden
Type
Image
Date
c. 1960
Source
United Protestant Association of NSW

Details

Sources used to compile this entry: Agst, Thomas Urich [with Robert J Martin], The UPA Story, United Protestant Association of NSW Ltd, Wahroonga, n.d., 67 pp; 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