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Geelong Protestant Orphan Asylum (1862 - 1909)

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    The old Protestant Orphanage, Geelong, Victoria, 19 March 1937, by C. Fox, courtesy of State Library of Victoria.
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From
1862
To
1909
Categories
Home, Non-denominational and Orphanage

Geelong Protestant Orphan Asylum was the new name given in 1862 to the Geelong Orphan Asylum. The orphanage's name was changed to clarify the asylum's religious connections and support base. There was no formal connection between the orphanage and the church.

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Location

1862 - 1909
Location - The Geelong Protestant Orphan Asylum was located in McCurdy Road, Herne Hill, Geelong. Location: Geelong

Timeline

 c. 1854 - 1862 Geelong Orphan Asylum
       1862 - 1909 Geelong Protestant Orphan Asylum
             1909 - 1955 Geelong and Western District Protestant Orphanage
                   1955 - 1977 Glastonbury - Geelong Protestant Orphanage
                         1977 - 1984 Glastonbury Children's Home
                               1984 - 2011 Glastonbury Child and Family Services
                                     2011 - 2015 Glastonbury Community Services
                                           2015 - Barwon Child, Youth & Family

Publications

Books

  • Jaggs, Donella, Advancing This Good Work: a history of Glastonbury Child & Family Services, Jaggs, Catherine, Glastonbury Child and Family Services, Belmont, Victoria, 1988, 80 pp. Details

Reports

  • Heritage Victoria, Victorian Heritage Database Place Details: Former Protestant Orphan Asylum and Common School [report generated 30 November 2011], 2011, 2 pp. Details
  • James Jenkinson Consulting, Guide to out-of-home care services 1940-2000 - Volume One: Agency Descriptions, Department of Human Services, Unpublished, November 2001. Details

Online Resources

Photos

Title
Former Protestant Orphan Asylum and Common School, Geelong
Type
Image
Place
150-220 McCurdy Rd, Fyansford, Greater Geelong City
Source
Heritage Victoria

Details

Title
Victorian Heritage Database Place Details: Former Protestant Orphan Asylum and Common School
Type
Document
Date
1855
Source
Heritage Victoria

Details

Title
The old Protestant Orphanage, Geelong, Victoria
Type
Image
Date
19 March 1937
Creator
C. Fox
Control
Accession No: H19366, Image No: b51504
Source
State Library of Victoria

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Prepared by: Cate O'Neill