Hopewood Home

Location

201 Centennial Road
Bowral NSW
Australia

Provider: L O Bailey

Year Opened: 1944

Year Closed: 1970

Hopewood was a unique children’s home operated by the Youth Welfare Association of Australia which was founded by Leslie Owen Bailey. Bailey gathered 86 babies from unmarried mothers from and raised them at Hopewood using his principles of ‘natural health’. He fed them a vegetarian diet of mostly raw food, never allowed vaccination and avoided modern medicine.

For further information about this Home, please refer to: Connecting Kin: Guide to Records.

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