Launceston Girls’ Home

Launceston Girls Industrial School

273 Wellington Street

Launceston

TAS

Australia

Provider: Non-Denominational

Year Opened: 1921 (previously Launceston Girls’ Industrial School in 1877 – 1921)

Year Closed: 1989

The first intake of nine girls was housed in an old government cottage in Princes Square then shifted to 273 Wellington St where it remained until 1957.  They were taught house keeping and cooking skills.

The home was run by a volunteer ladies’ committee and an advisory council of five men.

Governors:  H C Barnard, Chairman.  Secretary and Treasurer:  P M Hughes.  Matron:  C E Caught

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