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Faulds House (1976 - 1988)

  • Faulds House

    Faulds House, 1980? - 1990?, courtesy of Care Leavers Australaisa Network (CLAN).
    Details

From
1976
To
1988
Categories
Children's Home, Government-run and Home

Faulds House was opened in 1976 at Guildford, in the Lynwood Hall complex. It was established by the Department of Youth and Community Services as a home for school aged girls. When Faulds House opened Linnwood was closed and renovated 'to be reopened as a hostel for working age girl wards'. Faulds House closed in 1988.

Details

Faulds House was opened on 23 April 1976 at Guildford, in the Lynwood Hall complex. It was designed to provide accommodation for girls who were of primary and high school age, and attended local schools. The intention, according to the Department, was to provide 'a family type setting with minimum restrictions'. When Faulds House opened Lynwood Hall (Linnwood) was closed and renovated 'to be reopened as a hostel for working age girl wards'.

Location

1976 - 1988
Address - Faulds House was situated at 11-35 Byron Road, Guildford. Location: Guildford

Related Organisations

  • Lynwood Hall (1939 - 1993)

    Faulds House was located in the grounds of Lynwood Hall. When it opened Lynwood closed for renovations and reopened as a hostel.

    Date: 1976 -

Publications

Books

  • Djuric, Bonney, Abandon All Hope: a history of Parramatta Industrial School, Chargan, Georges Terrace, 2008, 238 pp. Details

Online Resources

Photos

Faulds House
Title
Faulds House
Type
Image
Date
1980? - 1990?
Source
Care Leavers Australaisa Network (CLAN)

Details

Sources used to compile this entry: Djuric, Bonney, Abandon All Hope: a history of Parramatta Industrial School, Chargan, Georges Terrace, 2008, 238 pp; 'Linnwood: Location: 11-35 Byron Road, Guildford, NSW 2161', in Heritage Council of New South Wales, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/heritageapp/visit/ViewAttractionDetail.aspx?ID=5052822; 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