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McAuley House (1942 - 1965)

From
1942
To
1965
Categories
Catholic, Home and Hostel

McAuley House was established by the Sisters of Mercy in 1942. It was a hostel for around 15 young women. The hostel was closed and the property sold in 1965.

Details

McAuley House was established by the Sisters of Mercy in 1942 (Catherine McAuley founded the Order in Ireland in 1831).

The Sisters saw the need for an institution for former residents of their orphanages to live when working in Melbourne. McAuley House had accommodation for 15 young women.

The hostel was closed and the property sold in 1965.

Location

1942 - 1965
Location - McAuley House was located in St Vincent's Place, Albert Park. Location: Albert Park

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Books

  • Barnard, Jill; Twigg, Karen, Holding on to Hope: a history of the founding agencies of MacKillop Family Services 1854-1997, Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne, 2004. Details

Sources used to compile this entry: Barnard, Jill; Twigg, Karen, Holding on to Hope: a history of the founding agencies of MacKillop Family Services 1854-1997, Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne, 2004.

Prepared by: Cate O'Neill