Children's Homes and Institutions in Australia
AB=Northern Ireland Area Board; IS=Industrial School; LA=Ladies' Association; PL=Poor Law Home;
Rfy=Reformatory School; SA=Salvation Army; MH=Magdalen Home; MB=Mothers/Babies;
CS=Certified School; AS=Approved School; CHE=Community Home; LD=List D;
PHm=Probation Home; PHs=Probation Hostel; BI=Borstal; DC=Detention Centre;
DB=Barnardo's; WS=Waifs & Strays / Children's Society; NCH=National Children's Home; CC=County Council;
BC=Borough Council; LC=London Borough Council.
Links marked * are to pages on www.workhouses.org.uk.
Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
- Barnardo House, Alt Street, Ashfield (DB)
- Barnardo House, 24 (later 13) Grantham Street, Burwood (DB)
- Atherstone House, 138 Nicholson Parade, Cronulla (DB)
- St John's Orphanage for Boys, Mundy Street, Goulburn
- Fairfax House, Greenwood, Normanhurst (DB)
- The Farm School, Mowbray Park, Picton (DB)
- The Farm House, Tooloogan Vale, Scone (DB)
- Distribution Home, Assembly Building, 1 Jamieson Street, Sydney (DB)
- Distribution Home, Rickard House, 84 Pitt Street, Sydney (DB)
- Lady Northcote Farm School, Glenmore, Bacchus Marsh
- Melbourne Orphan Asylum, Brighton North, Melbourne
- Melbourne Orphan Asylum, Emerald Hill, Melbourne
- Melbourne Orphanage, Windermere. Butler Street, Melbourne
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