Glandore Industrial School/Children’s Home
Provider: South Australian Government
Year Opened: 1950
Year Closed: 1972
Also known as Glandore Boys Home. Continued the work of the Edwardstown Industrial School accommodating ‘neglected and destitute’ boys.
Superintendents of Glandore Boys Home 1960 – 1971:
Superintendent Mr James F Slade: 1960 – 1967,
Superintendent Mr R D Mahar: 1967 – 1970
Acting Superintendent and Deputy Superintendent Mr Donald Gordon Craig: 1967 – 1971
Glandore lies south-west of Adelaide, halfway between the beachside suburb of Glenelg and the central business district. It is bordered by Anzac Highway (north), Cross Road (south), South Road (east), and Beckman Street and Winifred Avenue (west). Suburbs surrounding Glandore include Edwardstown, Black Forest, Everard Park, Kurralta Park and Plympton. The Glenelg tram line runs through the middle of the suburb with stations at South Road, Burke Street and Beckman Street. North of the tramline, Glandore is in the City of West Torrens local government area, and south of the tramline, it forms part of the City of Marion.
A number of parks are located within the suburb boundaries, including Glandore Oval, Jubilee Park and the shared grounds of the Glandore Community Centre, Coast FM radio station, and Community Centres SA.
Chairman of Children’s Welfare Public Relief Department 1960 – 1968:
Mr F J McNally, Retired 16th June 1961
Mr G J Cook, 19th June 1961 – 17th November 1968
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