Mowbray Park

Location

745 Barkers Road
Picton NSW
Australia

Provider: Dr Barnardo’s Home’s

Year Opened: 1929

Year Closed: 1959

Mowbray Park was initially for boys and girls aged 6 to 15 but was later used only for boys. Around 200 children could be housed within the 6 cottages that were built.

Related News Articles

Royal Historical Society to Visit Picton, 14 September 1950 (The Picton Post)

40 Children a Year, 13 January 1949 (The Producer)

Young British Migrants Enjoy Happy Home Life at Picton Farm School, 11 June 1948 (The Farmer and Settler)

Barnardo Farm Training Home Opened by the Governor at Mowbray Park Picton, 16 November 1929 (The Sydney Morning Herald)

New Barnardo Home Opened at Picton, 16 November 1929 (The Daily Telegraph)

Picton, 31 August 1928 (South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus)

Barnado Boys Arrive, 9 February 1923 (Daily Telegraph)

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