Burwood Boys Home

Burwood Boys Home

155 Warrigal Road

Burwood

VIC

Australia

Provider: Church of England

Year Opened: 1895

Year Closed: 1972

 

Robert Campbell Edwards, a Melbourne tea merchant, became concerned about the number of homeless boys around Melbourne’s streets and established Burwood Boys’ Home in 1895 to provide a home for destitute boys.  In the mid 1980s the organisation moved from Warrigal Road to 538 Ferntree Gully Road.  Child and Family Care Network, as it had by then become known was incorporated in July 1991.

Their address was 155 Warrigal Road Burwood.  Some of the old buildings are still there but in the 1980s the land was sold for $5 million and turned into a retirement village.

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DUNSTAN –  William Henry Dunstan (late superintendent Burwood Boys’ Home), aged 58 years. Click Here to View Resting Place

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