Darling Babies Home

Darling Babies Home

Lower Malvern Road

East Malven (Darling)

VIC

Australia

Provider: Church of England

Year Opened: 1927

Year Closed: 1967

 

The Darling Babies’ Home was established Community of the Holy Name, led by Sister Esther (or Mother Esther) in 1927. It was run by the Mission to the Streets and Lanes. The Home accommodated babies and young children up to the age of 5. The Home was closed in 1967.

The photo above is of an illustrated article published in the Argus. It shows the proposed site of the Darling Babies’ Home – a mansion known as Yarrayne, in Lower Malvern Road, Darling.

Articles Mentioning this Home: 

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/216061965

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