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New South Wales - Organisation

The Laurels (1950 - 1978)

  • The Laurels

    The Laurels, c. 1950, courtesy of United Protestant Association of NSW.
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From
1950
To
1978
Categories
Children's Home, Home and Protestant
Alternative Names
  • The Laurels Girls' Home

The Laurels children's home was established in Kogarah as a girls' home by the United Protestant Association of New South Wales in 1950. The Laurels closed in 1978 and became an aged care facility.

Details

The Laurels was built in 1886 by Edmond English.

Location

1950 - 1978
Location - 'The Laurels' was situated on English Street, Kogarah. Location: Kogarah

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

The Laurels
Title
The Laurels
Type
Image
Date
c. 1950
Source
United Protestant Association of NSW

Details

The Laurels
Title
The Laurels
Type
Image
Date
c. 1950 - c. 1970
Publisher
United Protestant Association of NSW Ltd

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