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Western Australia - Organisation

St John of God Hospital, Subiaco (1898 - )

  • St John ofGod Hospital, Subiaco, 1915?

    St John ofGod Hospital, Subiaco, 1915?, by Shapcott, L. E. (Louis Edward), courtesy of Shapcott collection of photographs, State Library of Western Australia.
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From
1898
Categories
Adoption Agency, Catholic, Hospital, Maternity Home, Records Access Service and Records Holder
Alternative Names
  • SJOGH (acronym)

The St John of God Hospital (SJOGH) was opened by the Sisters of St John of God in the Perth suburb of Subiaco on 19 April 1898. It has been one of the largest hospitals in Western Australia. Many children in Catholic out of home care were treated at SJOGH Subiaco. Babies were born, fostered and adopted from SJOGH Subiaco.

Details

Events

19 April 1898
Location - The Sisters of St John of God opened a hospital on Catholic church land between Cambridge Street and Salvado Road in Subiaco. Location: Subiaco

Publications

Book Sections

  • Brown, Phyl, 'St John of God hospitals', in Gregory, Jenny and Jan Gothard [editors] (eds), Historical Encyclopedia of Western Australia, University of Western Australia Press, Crawley, W.A., 2009, p. 840. Details

Online Resources

Photos

St John ofGod Hospital, Subiaco, 1915?
Title
St John ofGod Hospital, Subiaco, 1915?
Type
Image
Date
1915?
Creator
Shapcott, L. E. (Louis Edward)
Source
Shapcott collection of photographs, State Library of Western Australia

Details

Sources used to compile this entry: St John of God Health Care Governance, St John of God Health Care, 2010, https://www.sjog.org.au/about-us/governance-and-stewardship; Brown, Phyl, 'St John of God hospitals', in Gregory, Jenny and Jan Gothard [editors] (eds), Historical Encyclopedia of Western Australia, University of Western Australia Press, Crawley, W.A., 2009, p. 840; Western Australia. Department for Community Development, 'Saint John of God Hospital Subiaco Records p.62', ROADS. An index of locations and access to adoption records., with Adoption Service, Department for Community Development, Dept. For Community Development, 2005, https://web.archive.org/web/20110327071024/http://www.dcp.wa.gov.au/FosteringandAdoption/Documents/ROADS2006.pdf.

Prepared by: Debra Rosser