Maryville Mothers’ Hospital

22 Curry Street,

Merewether

NSW

Australia

Provider: Salvation Army

Year Opened:1924

Year Closed:1933

 

Maryville Mothers’ Hospital, in Curry Street Merewether, was a maternity hospital run by the Salvation Army. As well as providing services to local women, this was a hospital from which adoptions were arranged. Maryville Mothers’ Hospital had its name changed to Hillcrest Mothers’ Hospital in 1933.

The name Maryville was chosen for the hospital in honour of Mrs Mary Longworth who opened the hospital.

Maryville Mothers’ Hospital was established in the building formerly called ‘The Ridge’. The official opening occurred on Saturday 4 July 1925, though it had already begun operating as a maternity hospital and 25 babies at been born.

 

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