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Salvation Army Maternity Home Breakfast Creek (1897 - 1924)
Salvation Army Maternity Hospital in Newstead, ca. 1910, courtesy of Picture Queensland, John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland.
- Adoption Agency, Home, Maternity Home and Salvation Army
- Alternative Names
- Maternity Home Breakfast Creek (Also known as)
- Salvation Army Maternity Hospital (Also known as)
The Salvation Army Maternity Home Breakfast Creek, opened in 1897. Run by the Salvation Army, the Home provided accommodation and care for homeless girls and unmarried mothers and was a maternity home. Previously called the Maternity Home Brisbane, the home closed in 1924 when the Boothville Mothers Hospital opened at Windsor.
- 'The Salvation Army', Evening News, 20 April 1901, p. 2, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112566507. Details
- 'Salvation Army Rescue Work', Brisbane Courier, 24 June 1907, p. 5, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article19376881. Details
- 'Salvation Army', Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald & General Advertiser, 2 June 1908, p. 4, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article124250596. Details
- 'Institutions', in Forced Adoptions History Project, National Archives of Australia, 2014, http://forcedadoptions.naa.gov.au/resources/institutions. Details
- Salvation Army Maternity Hospital in Newstead, ca. 1910
- Picture Queensland, John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland
Sources used to compile this entry: 'The Salvation Army', Evening News, 20 April 1901, p. 2, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article112566507; Email from Major Reta Brown, Coordinator Salvation Army Heritage Centre, Booth College Sydney, 31 March 2014.
Prepared by: Lee Butterworth
Created: 28 March 2014, Last modified: 9 October 2014