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South Australia - Organisation

Catholic Boys' Hostel, Parkside (1977 - 1979)

Catholic, Home and Hostel
Alternative Names
  • After-care Hostel (Also known as)
  • Parkside Boys' Hostel (Also known as)
  • Parkside Hostel (Also known as)

The Catholic Boys' Hostel at Parkside provided accommodation for boys who had left the boarding section of the Salesian School, previously known as St John's Boys Town. The Hostel provided aftercare and supervision for boys who had taken up jobs. The Hostel closed in 1979. The premises at Parkside became the Hannah Buckley Cottage in 1980.



1977 - 1979
Address - The Catholic Boys' Hostel was situated at 49 Young Street, Parkside. Location: Parkside

Related Archival Series

  • Former Residents' Folders (1900s - )

    The Former Residents' folders, held by the Professional Standards Office, may contain information relating to the Catholic Boys' Hostel, Parkside

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Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005,; Information provided by Professional Standards Records Service of the Catholic Church, May 2014.

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George