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New South Wales - Archival Collection

Records of St Gabriel's (1922 - 1973)

The Christian Brothers


This archival collection contains records relating to St Gaberiel's residential 'home' run by the Christian Brothers. St Gabriel's was a residential 'home' for boys aged between 5 and 17 with a hearing impairment established in 1922. From1973 onwards St Gabriel's became a co-educational day school. The records in this collection are held at St Edmund's School.


Access Conditions

People wishing to access the records in this archival collection are advised to contact the principle of St Edmund's School.


There is almost no information publicly available about the records in this collection. As such information relating to some individuals who experienced 'care' at St Gabriel's may be missing.

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Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: 'A Piece of the Story': National Directory of Records of Catholic Organisations Caring for Children Separated from Families, Australian Catholic Social Welfare Commission & Australian Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes, 1999,; 'History', in St Gabriel's School, St Gabriel's, 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,

Prepared by: Naomi Parry