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New South Wales - Organisation

St Christopher's Home, Young (1927 - 1940?)

Anglican, Home and Protestant
Alternative Names
  • St Christopher's Children's Home, Young
  • St Christopher's Church Home, Young

St Christopher's Home in Young was a children's home operated on behalf of the Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn by Anglican sisters. As well as caring for approximately 14 'motherless children', the home provided 'vocational training' in the church's work for six girls, which included teaching, nursing and 'works of mercy'. It is not known when this home closed but it was open in the 1930s.


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: 'Anglican Synod: Dances in Church Halls Criticised; Motors and the Curate: Goulburn', The Sydney Morning Herald, 17 February 1928,; 'Temora', Albury Banner and Wodonga Express, 2 October 1931,; 'Town Talk', The Burrowa News, 6 October 1933,

Prepared by: Naomi Parry