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South Australia - Organisation

Girls' Friendly Society (1875 - )

From
1875
Categories
Anglican, Care Provider and Protestant

The Girls' Friendly Society began in England in 1875 and in South Australia in 1879. Its object was 'to unite girls and women in a fellowship of Prayer, Service and Purity of Life for the Glory of God'. The Society managed lodges in Adelaide, South Australia to provide safe, home-like accommodation for girls, particularly those from country areas, who were studying or working in the City.

Publications

Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005, http://nunku.org.au/resources/.

Prepared by: Melissa Downing