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Victoria - Organisation

Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution (1860 - 1949)

  • Victorian School for Deaf Children

    Victorian School for Deaf Children, by John T. Collins
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From
1860
To
1949
Categories
Care Provider, Children's Home, Disability Institution, Home, Non-denominational and School
Alternative Names
  • Victorian College for the Deaf (Also known as, 1995 - )
  • Victorian School for Deaf Children (Also known as, 1949 - 1995)

The Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution was established in 1860. It moved several times before relocating in 1866 to a specially-designed building on the corner of St Kilda Road and High Street, Prahran. In 1949 it became the Victorian School for Deaf Children.

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The Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution was established in 1860 by F. J. Rose, a deaf man from England.

On 12 November 1960 the Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution opened at Mr Rose's residency in Peel St, Windsor. It moved several times before relocating to a specially-designed building on the corner of St Kilda Road and High Street, Prahran.

In 1949 it became the Victorian School for Deaf Children.

Location

1860
Location - The Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution was located at Peel St, Windsor. Location: Windsor
1861
Location - The Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution was located at Henry St, Windsor. Location: Windsor
1862 - 1864
Location - The Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution was located at Nelson St, Windsor. Location: Windsor
1864 - 1866
Location - The Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution was located at Commercial Rd, Prahran. Location: Prahran
1866 - 1949
Address - The Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution was located at the corner of St. Kilda Rd and High St, Prahran. Location: Prahran

Timeline

 1860 - 1949 Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution
       1949 - 1995 Victorian School for Deaf Children
             1995 - Victorian College for the Deaf

Publications

Online Resources

Photos

Victorian School for Deaf Children
Title
Victorian School for Deaf Children
Type
Image
Creator
John T. Collins

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Sources used to compile this entry: The history of the Victorian College for the Deaf, Victorian College for the Deaf, http://www.vcd.vic.edu.au/?page_id=56.

Prepared by: Sarah Green