St Catherine’s Girls Orphanage
Roslyn Road, Highton
Provider: Sisters of Mercy
Year Opened: 1862
Year Closed: 1975
St Catherine’s Orphanage was the new name given in 1912 to what was formerly Our Lady’s Orphanage. It accommodated girls aged between three and 14.
In 1928, the Orphanage moved from Newtown to Highton in Geelong. In 1960, it became the St Catherine’s Children’s Home.
For further information about this Home, please refer to: A Piece of the Story.
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