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Maternity Home
The term Maternity Home refers to institutions that provided residential accommodation to pregnant women, usually single women, and they often functioned (officially or not) as adoption agencies.
Adelaide Maternity Home (1893 - 1914)
Kate Cocks Memorial Babies' Home (1954 - 1976)
McBride Maternity Hospital (1914 - 1975)
Methodist Home for Babies and Unmarried Mothers (1937 - 1954)
Queen Victoria Hospital (1966 - 1989)
Queen Victoria Maternity Hospital (1939 - 1966)
Queen's Home (1902 - 1939)
Methodist
The term Methodist describes a person or organisation affiliated with the Methodist Church.
Adelaide Central Methodist Mission (c. 1901 - 1977)
Cann Cottage (1957 - c. 1977)
Cann Home (1924 - 1957)
Cheltenham Cottage Home (1976 - 1980s)
Christies Beach Cottage (1976 - c. 1985)
Curtice Cottage (1957 - 1977)
Elizabeth Downs Cottage (1976 - 1980s)
Greenslade Home (1912 - 1976)
Home Missions Department of the Methodist Conference (1901? - 1950?)
Hove Cottage (1976 - 1986)
I'Anson Cottage (1957 - c. 1977)
Kate Cocks Memorial Adoption Agency (1967 - 1978)
Kate Cocks Memorial Babies' Home (1954 - 1976)
Largs Bay Cottage (1976 - c. 1985)
Lentara (1960 - 1977)
Methodist Children's Home (1905 - 1924)
Methodist Children's Homes (1924 - 1960)
Methodist Church (1837 - 1977)
Methodist Home for Babies and Unmarried Mothers (1937 - 1954)
Minnie Maughan Cottage (1955 - 1980?)
Mission
Roberts Cottage (1964 - 1980s)
Roberts Home (1921 - 1954)
Women's Welfare Department of the Methodist Conference (1936 - 1977?)
Mission
The term Mission refers to a faith-based organisation that provides social and other forms of support to the needy. Missions continue to operate shelters and social services across Australia, including in cities. With Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the word Mission has a specific meaning, as a residential settlement or institution.
Australian Board of Mission (1850 - 1995)
Australian Inland Mission (1912 - 1977)
Ernabella Mission (1937 - 1974)
Finniss Springs Mission (1939 - c. 1961)
Gerard Mission (1946 - 1974)
Killalpaninna Mission (1867 - 1915)
Koonibba Mission (1901 - 1975)
Manunka Mission (1901 - 1916)
Mission
Mission Boarding School
Nepabunna Mission (1931 - 1977)
Ooldea Mission (1933 - 1952)
Point McLeay Mission Station (1859 - 1974)
Point Pearce Aboriginal Station (1915 - 1972)
Point Pearce Mission Station (1868 - 1915)
Poonindie Mission (1851 - 1894)
Swan Reach Mission (1926 - 1946)
Umeewarra Mission Children's Home (1937 - 1964)
United Aborigines Mission (1895 - )
Yalata Mission (1954 - 1974)
Mission Dormitory
Mission Dormitory refers to the dormitory style accommodation buildings that were often placed on Aboriginal missions to house children of school age apart from the rest of their families.
Finniss Springs Mission (1939 - c. 1961)
Gerard Mission (1946 - 1974)
Killalpaninna Mission (1867 - 1915)
Nepabunna Mission (1931 - 1977)
Ooldea Mission (1933 - 1952)