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Orphanage
Orphanage is a term that was usually applied to institutions offering dormitory style accommodation for children. Often the children who lived in orphanages were not orphans in the traditional sense but rather children who could not live with their families for a variety of reasons.
Airlie (1914 - c. 1971)
Benevolent Asylum (1821 - 1901)
Bishop Murray Memorial Home (1910 - 1973)
Blackwood (1921 - 1984)
Blairgowrie (1911 - 1952)
Burnside (1986 - 2000)
Burnside Homes for Children (1978 - 1986)
Burnside Presbyterian Homes for Children (1955 - 1978)
Burnside Presbyterian Orphan Homes (1911 - 1955)
Christina Campbell Farm Home (1941 - 1952)
Church of England Orphanage (1893 - 1927)
Croagh Patrick Home (1929 - 1969)
Croagh Patrick Orphanage (1969 - 1986)
Cumbrae (1912 - 1987)
Dunkeld (1913 - 2000)
Eskdale (1915 - 1953)
Female Orphan School (1801 - 1850)
Glencoe (1918 - 1949)
Ivanhoe (1919 - 1984)
Lincluden (1931 - 1989)
Manly Industrial School and Orphanage (1881 - 1910)
Mater Dei Orphanage (1910 - 1957)
Murray-Dwyer Boys' Home (1933 - 1970)
Norfolk Island Orphan School (1795 - 1814)
Novar (1916 - 1952)
Our Lady of Mercy Home, Waitara (c. 1928 - 1977)
Protestant Orphan School (1850 - 1886)
Randwick Asylum for Destitute Children (1858 - 1915)
Reid Home (1922 - 1977)
Ritchie Home (1928 - 1941)
Robertson (1919 - 1977)
Roman Catholic Orphan School (1844 - 1886)
Ross (1935 - 1985)
Son of the Rock (1920 - 1979)
St Anne's Home (1898 - 1941)
St Anne's Home of Compassion (1941 - 1984)
St Anne's Orphanage (1888 - 1977)
St John's Orphanage, Thurgoona (1882 - 1978)
St Joseph's Orphanage, Bathurst (1867 - 1975)
St Joseph's Orphanage, Cowper (1914 - 1972)
St Joseph's Orphanage, Goulburn (1864 - 1975)
St Joseph's Orphanage, Kincumber (1887 - 1979)
St Michael's Orphanage (1902 - c. 1960)
St Patrick's Orphanage (1919 - 1983)
Troup (1933 - 1976)
Waitara Foundling Home (1898 - 1927)
War Memorial Home (1922 - 1982)