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Barnardo's House, Burwood, New South Wales, Australia

Barnardo's House, a training home and hostel for girls emigrated from Britain, was opened by Barnardo's in 1938 at 24 Grantham Street, Burwood, New South Wales. The establishment had previously been located at Ashfield. The home's address was later recorded as 13 Grantham Street, although it is not clear if this was due to a relocation of the home or a renumbering of the properties on the street.

The home closed in 1958.


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  • Barnardo, Syrie Louise, and Marchant, James Memoirs of the Late Dr Barnardo (Hodder & Stoughton, 1907)
  • Batt, J.H. Dr. Barnardo: The Foster-Father of "Nobody's Children" (S.W. Partridge, 1904)
  • Bready, J. Wesley Doctor Barnardo (Allen & Unwin, 1930)
  • Higginbotham, Peter Children's Homes: A History of Institutional Care for Britain's Young (2017, Pen & Sword)
  • Rose, June For the Sake of the Children: Inside Dr. Barnardo's: 120 years of caring for children (Hodder & Stoughton, 1987)
  • Wagner, Gillian Barnardo (Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1979)