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New South Wales - Organisation

Aborigines Inland Mission Bible Training College (1953 - 1973)

  • [BTI] Singleton, interior [showing two students cleaning the banister]

    [BTI] Singleton, interior [showing two students cleaning the banister], c. 1953 - c. 1971, courtesy of State Library of New South Wales.
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From
1953
To
1973
Categories
Children's Home, Home and Protestant
Alternative Names
  • AIM Bible Training College
  • Bible Training College, Singleton
  • Singleton Bible Training College

The Aborigines Inland Mission [AIM] Bible Training College was located in Mirimbah House, Whittingham, near Singleton. It was the new name for the Native Workers' Training College, which was a Baptist ministry training school for teenage and young Aboriginal people from all over Australia. The name change marked a shift from being Baptist to being non-denominational. It closed in 1973.

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1953 - 1973
Address - Aborgines' Inland Mission Bible Training College located at 'Minimbah', 119B Minimbah Road, Whittingham. Location: Whittingham

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[BTI] Singleton, interior [showing two students cleaning the banister]
Title
[BTI] Singleton, interior [showing two students cleaning the banister]
Type
Image
Date
c. 1953 - c. 1971
Source
State Library of New South Wales

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Bible Training Institute, Singleton, late 1960s
Title
Bible Training Institute, Singleton, late 1960s
Type
Image
Date
1960s
Source
State Library of New South Wales

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Sources used to compile this entry: 119B Minimbah Road Whittingham NSW 2330, realestate.com.au, 21 March 2013, http://www.realestate.com.au/property-house-nsw-whittingham-111418687; 'Minimbah House and Outbuildings', in State Heritage Register, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, 2000-2010, http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/heritageapp/ViewHeritageItemDetails.aspx?ID=14293; Radi, Heather, 'Long, Margaret Jane (Retta) (1878-1956)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/long-margaret-jane-retta-10857.

Prepared by: Naomi Parry